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***STARS & STRIPES SALUTES THE DISABLED AMERICAN VETERAN`***





Stars`And`Stripes
2013/May/19

"IN GOD WE TRUST"
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`Today, Stars&Stripes` Salutes `DAV` `The Disabled American Veteran!

Memorial Day/Armed Forces Day is approaching,
and we must remember those who served to protect our freedoms.
With the current tone in the white house,
it is even more important that this coming Memorial/Armed Forces Day
be remembered even more than before.
 
YOU MAY HAVE SERVED IN COMBAT OR WHILE PRESERVING PEACE.
 
YOU MAY HAVE RETIRED OUT OR YOU MAY HAVE SERVED FOR A SHORT TIME.
 
 YOU MAY HAVE BEEN A DRAFTEE OR A VOLUNTEER.
 
YOU MAY HAVE SERVED IN THE CORPS, ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE,
COAST GUARD OR THE MERCHANT MARINES.
 
BUT YOU SERVED. YOU DID YOUR JOB HONORABLY AND FOR THAT
I AM PROUD
TO CALL YOU 'BROTHER' OR 'SISTER'.
 
YOU MAY HAVE SERVED DURING WWII, KOREA, VIETNAM, NICARAGUA,
 PERSIAN GULF, IRAQ OR AFGHANISTAN, BUT YOU SERVED.
YOU DID NOT RUN.
 
YOU HAVE EARNED YOUR DD-214 WITH THOSE WORDS,
"HONORABLY DISCHARGED"
TWO OF THE MOST NOBLE WORDS IN THE WORLD.
I AM PROUD TO KNOW EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU.
 
Today is "Band of Brothers/Sisters Day"; Send this out
to all your brothers, sisters, fathers, sons
and fellow veterans you know.

HAPPY BAND OF BROTHERS/SISTERS DAY!

~ ~ ~ ~ ~
 
To the good men and women who have touched my life, Here's to You!
I was never a hero, but I am thankful and proud
to have served among them...
 
 REMEMBER.....A REAL BROTHER OR SISTER WALKS WITH YOU,
WHEN THE REST OF THE WORLD WALKS ON YOU.
 
Buzz

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ I AM A VET ~ FORGET~ME~NOT ~ ~ ~


Forget-me-not
when you're lost
in thought
as you make it
through the day...

Forget-me-not
I am one who fought
and was scarred along the way

Forget-me-not
for the freedom bought
with the lives
one can't repay...

Forget-me-not
when your child
is taught
to remember yesterday...

Forget-me-not
when the day is hot
and you bend your
knees to pray...

Forget-me-not
Yes..I heard the shot
but I did not run away...

Forget-me-not
I'm a patriot
and I need your help today...
(author unknown)
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'Disabled American Veterans'
DAV National Headquarters
www.dav.org
I Am A Vet!

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'AMERICA' ~*~`MY COUNTRY `TIS OF THEE`~*~
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My Country `tis of thee
sweet land of liberty
of thee I sing ;
land where my fathers died,
Land of the pilgrim's pride,
from every mountainside
let freedom ring!

My native country thee
land of the noble free,
thy name I love;
I love thy rocks and rills,
thy woods and templed hills;
my heart with rapture thrills,
like that above.

Let music swell the breeze,
and ring from all the trees
sweet freedom's song;
let mortal tongues awake;
let all that breathe partake;
let rocks their silence break,
the sound prolong.

Our Fathers' God to thee
author of liberty, to thee
we sing;
long may our land be bright
with freedom's holy light;
protect us by thy might,
great God our King!



God Bless America!
StarsAndStripes
"IN GOD WE TRUST"
2013/MAY/30~`MEMORIAL DAY`









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