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Old 11-11-2011, 08:28 AM   #1
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Veteran's Day November 11, 2011

Thank you to all the Veteran's and their families who have sacrificed to keep this country safe.


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Old 11-11-2011, 11:08 AM   #2
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You're welcome.
And, thanks to all the vets who have served and to all active duty who are serving and most of all to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms.
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Old 11-11-2011, 11:26 AM   #3
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If you are active military or a veteran, Applebee's will give you a free meal. Unfortunately there are no Applebees in my neighborhood, so I can't tell you what or how good the meal is.
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Old 11-11-2011, 11:47 AM   #4
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Golden Corral, too.
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Old 11-11-2011, 12:01 PM   #5
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I want to add my Thanks to those who have served and protected my way of life.

Grand-Daughter, Daughter and Wife of Veterans
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Old 11-11-2011, 12:06 PM   #6
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a deep, heartfelt thank you to all veterans of this great country, for all the sacrifices you and your families have made to keep us free as a people and nation. bless you one and all. and god bless the united states of america.
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Old 11-11-2011, 01:37 PM   #7
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Coco's is also running a Veteran's special today.
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Old 11-11-2011, 02:02 PM   #8
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My father, who faught in WWII, got a thank you plaque from the people of Norway for liberating them. It's signed by somone, but you can't read the signature.
Something tells me our servicemen don't get thank you plaques from the countries anymore...
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Old 11-11-2011, 02:29 PM   #9
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In Canada, we call this Remembrance Day, but it is the same idea.

My father also fought in WWII and when my daughter visited France this year she got to see some of the sites dedicated to the Canadians who fought for the liberation of France. I think it brought things home to her in a more personal way.

My thanks go out to ALL veterans who fight for liberty and the freedoms many of us enjoy every day. I got an email a long time ago that I think says it all. "If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you can read it in English...thank a veteran."

Thanks Dad, and all the other servicemen out there who put their lives at risk everyday to preserve our freedom.
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Old 11-11-2011, 02:40 PM   #10
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My dad was in France, too. Actually, he was all over Europe and in Africa once. He fought in five major campaigns, so only had to serve three years instead of four.
He told me this story a few months ago, about how he and a buddy were playing poker in France and how he won big. The French guys took both of them over to the bar to buy them each a drink. Next thing he knows, he wakes up in the gutter. He said they put his friend on a bench, but layed him right in the street, lol. He said it cost him a promotion because he missed curfew.
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