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Honoring those who serve, Memorial Day Weekend

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by SaltwaterServr, May 30, 2010.

  1. SaltwaterServr

    SaltwaterServr Blank Paper Offends Me

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    We've got members currently deployed in some places most of us would pay to never see. They are away from friends, family, and loved ones. Take a minute or two out of your day to honor those who honor us now with their service, and honor those who have served before.

    Thank you to all the active, reserve, and retired men and women who have served our country. I mean that.

    Casmith07, come back safe man.

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  2. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    Thank-you is not enough but it's the least we can say. God bless..:america: :usflag:
  3. LeonDixson

    LeonDixson Illegitimi non carborundum

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    Well said. God Bless all of our troops, and those that have served before.
  4. justbob

    justbob The Peacemaker Staff Member

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    :bow: Thank -you and my God bless and keep you safe from all harm
  5. BIGDen

    BIGDen Dr. Freakasaurus

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    To all those serving or who have served:

    Thank you, good luck, and God bless.
  6. hammer1

    hammer1 New Member

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  7. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Zone Supporter

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  8. CowboyMcCoy

    CowboyMcCoy Business is a Boomin

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    I usually only celebrate Memorial Day because it gives me the day off. But I like casmith07 and I have family in Afghanistan and I hope she returns safely. So, today, I will take a few moments of silence while at church to pray for those who serve our country, even if it is over something I disagree with.
  9. iceberg

    iceberg nothing is nothing Zone Supporter

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    we could never thank our military enough, so let's just try when we can to do things for active military and retired vets.
  10. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin

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    Agreed
  11. bigE79

    bigE79 Active Member

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    :hammer: :clap2: :fact:
  12. Hostile

    Hostile Persona Non Grata Zone Supporter

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    It is the
    VETERAN
    ,
    not the preacher,
    who has given us freedom of religion.

    It is
    the
    VETERAN,
    not the reporter,
    who has given us freedom of the press.

    It is
    the
    VETERAN,
    not the poet,
    who has given us freedom of speech.


    It is
    the
    VETERAN,
    not the campus organizer,
    who has given us freedom to assemble.


    It is
    the
    VETERAN,
    not the lawyer,
    who has given us the right to a fair trial.



    It is
    the
    VETERAN,
    not the politician,
    Who has given us the right to vote.






  13. Gemini Dolly

    Gemini Dolly Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Men and Women in the service for risking your lives so that we can live ours. God Bless and come home safe.
  14. Big Dakota

    Big Dakota New Member

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  15. paladin78749

    paladin78749 Active Member

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  16. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    always in your debt

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  17. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    May God bless all our troops - past, present and future.
  18. CowboyMcCoy

    CowboyMcCoy Business is a Boomin

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    This is the main thing. I really don't even get along with my sister-in-law. We butt heads, but I still want her home safely. So we sent some shouts out to the whole situation in church today.
  19. CowboyMcCoy

    CowboyMcCoy Business is a Boomin

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    Great post, Hos. Unfortunately, I think the POLITICIAN is slowly taking away some of these things for which our vets have fought and sacrificed for.

    In church today, the preacher was speaking of a man who lost his arm in the war. The soldier's surgeon was a compassionate surgeon. When he amputated his arm he felt bad for the young man who lost his arm. It couldn't be saved.

    The surgeon waited by his bed throughout the night until he awoke, so he could tell him how sorry he was about having lost his arm.

    The kid's response was, "I didn't lose my arm. I gave it fighting for a cause."

    A Memorial Day theme no doubt, but he made the point well.
  20. brickman

    brickman Well-Known Member

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    Ditto. Thanks you so much for everything you guys do. You are the REAL heroes!

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