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War Pig
War Pig
2 years ago

Yes, there are, but the MSM does not cover them. They are the soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who serve quietly and without recognition day by day. Whether in a helicopter waiting to parachute or fast rope down in a spec ops raid or simply standing watch or guard duty, they serve. The serve quietly, faithfully and patiently. Not for glory but for love if country. One of the best quotes I heard is “The soldier does not fight because he hates what is in front if him, but because he loves what is behind him. I think that covers… Read more »

2 years ago

My Dad was a platoon commander with the 101st at Normandy. He was shot a couple of times, relatively minor, but then an MG42 got him and he spent years in various hospitals. Ended up with a non-functional right leg with no muscle or nerve tissue.

He did pretty well after though, got a MS in Chemical Engineering and had a successful career.

Picture below is from Arlington National.

Edward Brault
Edward Brault
1 year ago
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Slow Salute!

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