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#1 blackjackjakexxix OFFLINE  

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Posted May 30, 2016 - 11:22 AM

Please remember out fallen heroes, no matter how bad we think things are,we still have it better than anywhere else in the world,IMO
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Posted May 30, 2016 - 11:53 AM

Rick, I don't mean to pick on your thread but I don't like the term " they gave their lives ". Most "lost their lives" they weren't trying to die. They were serving our country and and their lives were lost. I won't go into the fault of why so many lives were wasted on pointless excursions. There are some that "gave their lives" while trying to save buddies but that is not the majority.

 

Serving our country is honorable but often trajic. I served 29 years, damaged half a lung and the top of my stomach. I am also numb in many areas. I am luckier than most. My nightmares were few and long ago. Many that survived are doomed to nightmares for the rest of their lives. One WWI vet that I met at the VA, had 75 years of reliving, the trenches of France, most nights. He paid a hell of a price.

 

My point is trying to be: Veterans are victims.


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Posted May 30, 2016 - 04:23 PM

My thoughts were they made the ultimate sacrifice,there lives being lost,no offense taken

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Posted May 31, 2016 - 05:17 AM

All wars are bankers wars. See last three wars. Who made out?
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Posted June 02, 2016 - 07:12 PM

Memorial Day is intended as a day of remembrance and honor to those who did not return.  It never was intended as a forum for political hay. I say, "Well said", Rick.


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