American pride still exists! Perhaps as much as it did in the past, perhaps it is somewhat waning under our current political climate. However, this is not a day for political punditry. Instead, it is a day to honor the 21 million living U.S. veterans who either served or are currently keeping the wolf from America’s doors.
Posts Tagged ‘Veteran’s Day’
All gave some, and some gave all. A lot has been made of “whom” you should thank on Memorial Day. Personally, I have no problem thanking a veteran 366 days a year. Even if it only comes once every four years during a leap year, I do not want to miss a day. That being said, I do not confuse Memorial Day with Veteran’s Day.
Colors have meaning. For instance, Navy Blue is anything but blue. However, as the story goes, the Navy wanted blue uniforms that would not fade. A million dollars
The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month–that was when the armistice ending the hostilities of World War I was signed. Although the Treaty of Versailles would not be signed for many more months, we still recognize 11/11 as the day to honor all those served before WWI, during WWI and although it was believed to be the war end all wars, those who would later serve.
The first Patriot Range Day is Veteran’s Day weekend, November 8-11, 2012. Participating ranges will ask shooters to donate $1 towards the Folds of Honor Foundation.
In honor of Veteran’s Day, I decided to feature items that commemorate those that have served and those that still serve our great country.