is the VETERAN, not the preacher, who has given us
freedom of religion.
is the VETERAN, not the reporter, who has given us
freedom of the press.
is the VETERAN, not the poet, who has given us freedom
is the VETERAN, not the campus organizer, who has given
us freedom to assemble.
is the VETERAN, not the lawyer, who has given us the
right to a fair trial..
is the VETERAN, not the politician, Who has given us the
right to vote.
is the VETERAN, who salutes the Flag.
is the veteran, who serves under the Flag,
REST GRANT THEM O LORD,
LET PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON THEM.
don't know if you saw this in the news but it really
impressed me. Our US Senate/House took 2 days off as
they couldn't work because of the expected storm.
the ABC evening news, it was reported tonight that,
because of the dangers from Hurricane Isabelle
approaching Washington, DC, the military members
assigned the duty of guarding the Tomb of the Unknown
Soldier were given permission to suspend the assignment.
respectfully declined the offer, "No way,
to the skin, marching in the pelting rain of a tropical
storm, they said that guarding the Tomb was not just an
assignment, it was the highest honor that can be
afforded to a serviceperson.
tomb has been patrolled continuously, 24/7, since 1930.
don't usually suggest that many emails be forwarded, but
I'd be EXTREMELY proud if this one reached as many as