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Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by Sir Daniel, May 25, 2009.
Happy Memorial Day, and a big THANK YOU to all that serve our country!
My namesake died a few years ago.. here's to him. And the other people I've known personally that died in non-combat duties.
*pours a drink on the ground*
Aye.I know i served with a lot of good people from all walks of life, and i miss every one of you crazy Troops.Thank you.
Our version of Memorial Day is in November and here in the UK its what's known as the Late Spring Bank Holiday today, formerly called Whitsun so here's to all those that have gone and those that still serve, and let's enjoy the day thoroughly wherever you are or whatever you may be doing.
My little brother is currently in the U.S. Navy a BIG thanks to him and all of our troops and veterans!
I know taht we have SEVERAL vets here on the boards I definitely thank you and all that you have done for our country. I know cash, blindside, speedy are just a few. who else should we be thanking on siege...
can't forget my Brother Te'kan
and...well, Kelmo. But peeling potatoes for our country...nah, you can include him
Thank you and be well vets...
Me,and thank you all
My father served in the US Army WW2, pacific front/ amphibians, after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
I lost two uncles in that same war, US Army/US Marines Iwo Jima
I lost friends and a cousin in Viet Nam, whom each served in assorted branches of our military.
My son served as a submariner US NAVY USS PITTSBURG
My daughter still serves, US NAVY Reserves, San Diego.
May you each continue to hold up our flag, it's freedoms,
and all that it stands for, and garner the support and respect,
from all of us whom need you, to continue to do so.
To all whom served, we owe you our depth & debt of gratitude.
Dont forget about your Airman (Astynax) and Marine (Tek)
Thank you all for the sentiments, it really does mean alot. I'll retire next June with 21 yrs in the USAF...still having fun.
Rico was Air force.
Memorial day is a day of solemn remembrance of those that gave the ultimate sacrifice for country and cause. While you enjoy the freedom of this holiday, take a moment and remember. Honer the women and men that died fighting for what they believed in. Honer those that did their duty even when they did not volunteer. *sighs* Yes, I am old enough to remember the draft.
You can honor my peeled potatoes on Veteran's day. Today is for those that died on the killing field and those that died from the effects of war. I am humbled and honored to have known some few of them.
*removes hat and bows*
luckily both of my grandfathers were at major engagements in WWII but both returned home to participate in my appearance.......