Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Veterans Day 2015: Honoring the Brave and Strong

Image result for free patriotic poems for veterans day Thinking of my family and friends, and others I'll never know, who have served in the U.S. military in the past and serve today, defending democracy and protecting the people of America, the country of my birth.

Thank you!! 


To my grandfather Paul (Army) who served during World War I
and World War II.

To my Uncle Mervin (Army), Uncle Jim (Navy), and father Robert (Navy) who served during World War II.

Special thanks to my Uncle Russ (Army), who was captured during World War II and spent the duration in a German prison camp.

To my Uncle Art (Army) who served during the Korean War.

To my husband Vince (Air Force) who served during the 
Vietnam War. 

To my friend's brother Alan (Army), who served during the Vietnam War and lost his life.
 
To niece Jammie and husband Kevin, and niece Jessica for your past and present service in the Air Force today. God bless you!


Thank you!!


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7 comments:

  1. Hi Sharon - every family has someone to remember from those ghastly two world wars - perhaps necessary ones ... recent wars I'm not so sure ... but we need to salute all who serve, and their families and remember all who died serving ... thank you - Hilary

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  2. A wonderful Rememberance post Sharon. Thanks for sharing this with us.
    Yvonne.

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  3. Some families are heavily into the military, to which we should all be forever grateful for their service. My family had an uncle in the Korean war, but that's all I can think of who served during wartime. This was a lovely remembrance of your brave relatives.

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  4. Lovely post, Sharon! We have many, many wonderful veterans in our family and I'm so grateful to each and every one for their service.

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  5. Thank you Sharon, and may their lives lost not be in vain.

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  6. My goodness, there are quite a few in your family who have served their country. You must be proud

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