We will remember forever.

We will remember forever.

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    We will remember forever.

    70 years ago, young men left behind families and safety to fight and die in foreign lands.
    The evil they defeated was pushed into a corner, but, it didn't die...
    70 years later, it should be our job and purpose to keep it in that corner
    We have not forgotten and we will never forget the price those young men and their families paid.

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    May we never forget this generation.
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    We will always remember the sacrifice paid by these brave men.
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    May we never forget D-Day & this great generation!
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    A child came to this world,
    unimpeded,
    Happy to play and laugh...
    But one day,
    the weight of the world sat on his shoulders..
    A time of suspense and a quick decision sent him on his way,
    running away from hastily spent hours,
    his mind
    set on adventures and fortunes...


    One overcast morning ,
    Deaf presage of death,
    The sweet mothers milk,
    so far...
    His hands on the iron,
    His head under a helmet,
    his destiny a gamble...
    His heart crossed by destiny,


    The world we enjoy today
    is his legacy.


    Brave soldier,
    happy child born to bring freedom,


    We remember you today
    as we embrace our children
    as we embrace our dearest.


    We thank you,
    We mourn you


    Please in you last minute
    accept our love and go
    where the brave rest.
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    My stepmothers father stood landfall late in the day on the 6th........he alwAys accepted me as as a grandchild and i was better for it.

    Ordinary men doing extrordinary things.
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    G-d, Make me fast and accurate. Let my aim be true and my hand faster than those who would seek to destroy me. And G-d if today is truly the day you call me home, then let me die in a pile of empty brass.

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    Semper Fi

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    May God Bless these men for an eternity .
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    You are right, evil never dies it only waits for a better opportunity.
    Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunder bolt...... Sun Tzu.

    The supreme art of war is to defeat the enemy without fighting........ Sun Tzu.

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    Only those of us who know will remember these thousands. them that don't know, and too many don't know can't remember. History is an important teacher.

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    May they sleep well.

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    Rest in peace Soldiers & Sailors. You've passed the torch to new generations. May they be as worthy as you. My son was an Army Ranger & I was a Paratrooper & we have a lot to live up to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CIBMike View Post
    My stepmothers father stood landfall late in the day on the 6th........he alwAys accepted me as as a grandchild and i was better for it.

    Ordinary men doing extrordinary things.
    A-HEM...my grandmother was an air raid warden for the City of Norfolk during the war.

    Ordinary women did extraordinary things, too. She may have never heard bombs fall overhead like my British in-laws did, but my grandmother - in her late twenties - did her part where she could. (My grandfather was 4F'd, and my other grandparents were almost in their 40s when the war started.)

    The lives of many women were changed because of WWII.

    I might not wear the uniform I wear today had it not been for the brave women of the WASPs. I keep a Fifinella tie tac on my favorite purse in their honor. They did a "man's job" for less pay and no benefits and were not recognized as members of the military with veteran status until (unreal, I know, I know!) the Obama administration. The women who died as WASPs during AND after the war were not even permitted to have an American flag draped over their caskets.

    Thank you, Jackie Cochran and also to General Hap Arnold for believing in the capability of women.

    "We live in the wind and sand...and our eyes are on the stars." To the 38 WASPs who died in service to their country - and to the 1,074 WASPs who served during WWII, and the countless other women who served their country in wartime, "thank you" just isn't enough. I consider all of you as much a part of the uniform I am proud to wear as the parts of the uniform itself. Every day.

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