Do you remember this?

Do you remember this?

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    Do you remember this?

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    Thanks Patti not a lot of people remember or care.

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    God Bless our POW's.
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    I really can't find the words to express my sympathy for these brave souls. They endured years of unimaginable conditions, then came home to a country where people looked down on them. They are heroes and should be treated like heroes. Lots of us hated the war, but respected those who fought there. That war touched the lives of nearly everyone in some way. Many thanks to those who served, and more for the POWs. May they never be forgotten. Thanks Patti for the reminder.
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    That was wonderful to watch Thank You for posting . God bless our Vets/Pows
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    Hats off to these guys. I joined the Corps and became a 'Nam combat vet and we thought we had it bad. Even after serving in that Blood-bath, I cannot even imagine how it must have been for the POWs.
    We DID know it was better to get killed than captured. Saw so many good people die, even lost count.
    Too strange, I got a medal for being in the way of shrapnel and the guts of the Marine who was next to me... a few seconds before.

    God Bless the REAL Heros of that Nightmare. Especially the 538,193 that returned in body-bags from that worst of wars. Also, the POWs, MIAs, and the ones who came home in pieces &/or missing parts. No parades when we came home; just hoards of Hippies spitting at us and calling us "Baby-Killers".

    Now, those same 'Hippies' like Bill Ayers, his "Weather Underground" friends + others who spat on us for serving, are running this Nation into the ground and trying to destroy The U.S. Constitution we fought to defend.
    Our finest Americans had to wait 40 years to be recognized, publicly. How sick is that?

    Thanks for the post Patti, (it brought many tears to my eyes) these True American Heroes Really Do Need to be 'Remembered'.
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    Thank you for your service, Patriot.
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    Patriot , We as Americans cannot change the way Veitnam Vets were treated like all wrongs commited we must learn from them and never repeat them .

    My freedoms i enjoy are from the men & women that step up and put it on the line .
    Much love and respect to our Service Members and a Special Thank You to our Vietnam Veterans
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    That was moving.

    Jeremiah Denton's book, "When Hell Was in Session", should be required reading for every American high school student. I read it immediately after SERE School.

    Instead we get text books designed and written by Bill Ayres (that is what he does). Sickening.
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    Patriot, many, many people honored the Viet Nam Vets. Unfortunately, the loud mouth, vile ones make the news...even in the 60's and 70's.

    My older sister's husband was killed at the beginning of the war. I remember the people of the small town we came from in northern NY were so supportive of her and her two small children. I don't think there was one person who ever said a bad word about our soldiers in that town.

    Thank you for your service. You went to hell and back and don't think there aren't millions of Americans who appreciate it from the bottom of their hearts.
    It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others.

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    Thanks for posting, while stationed at Travis in the 7th MAS I had the honor and pleasure of flying with Maj. James E. Sehorn a former POW. Once in a great while and after many beers he might mention some funny thing that happened while a POW but never the conditions or treatment. Sometime a while back I did find his bio and the accompanying story by Ted Ballard is quite an eye opener.

    Bio, Sehorn, James E.
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