Monday, November 12, 2007

In loving memory

Today is Veteran's Day, a day of reflection and remembrance for all of those who have served our country since the Revolutionary War. This year, we lost a nephew to a roadside bomb in Iraq. He was honored for his service with a Bronze Star, Purple Heart and Order of the Golden Spurs. However, this is small recompense for the level of sacrifice. He will be missed and never forgotten. There can never be enough said or done to honor our service men and women in my mind. Freedom does require responsibility, duty and honor and our military personifies this in full measure. As my father would have said, "Semper Fi!" As Americans, we should always be faithful to their memories.


Kyle Kunnecke said...

loss is a hard thing to deal with - but being remembered is the biggest honor we can give those who fought so bravely. Keep the memories alive; it's the stories and legacies that matter most.

Panhandle Jane said...

What a moving tribute!

ChelleC said...

Janice, I am so sorry to hear about your beloved nephew's loss. You are keeping you his memory alive, and sharing his devotion to his country with us.