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Thanks to the Veterans
« on: November 11, 2003, 12:43 PM »
Just wanted to say thanks to all of those who have served the US in our military.  Thank you so much for serving and protecting our country...

Also wanted to say a word of rememberance for both of my Grandfathers who served in Europe in WWII and have both since passed on.  I often think if faced with a similar situation would I do the same thing that millions of others around the world did.  I hope so, but I am glad because of our military now and their efforts I haven't had to.

Thanks again... :-*

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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2003, 12:56 PM »
Well said.  It's called Remembrance Day north of the 49th, but the same intent and meaning.

To those that have served in the past and continue to serve in the present.  Thank you.
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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2003, 01:06 PM »
Ditto. You both have said it well.  Remembrance  Day/Veterans Day.

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the dead. Short days ago
We lived, saw dawn, felt sunset glow,
Loved, and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up your quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.


Lest We Forget.

Thanks to all that have served & those that continue to serve!
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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2003, 01:17 PM »
Thank you - as a vet that means alot. Its a nations soldiers who gave us and preserve our freedoms, freedom was never free
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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2003, 01:28 PM »
My thanks goes out to Wayne and all the other vets out there who served and protected us.

And a special thanks to my late grandfather who served in Korea and to my father, who didn't fight in any war, but did serve in the Army.

Once again, thanks to all who would be willing to give up their lives for others.
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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2003, 02:15 PM »
Both of my grandfathers were in WWII, and if it wasn't for their sacrifices, I wouldn't be able to waste my time at a place like this and enjoy my hobbies and life. Thank you. :)
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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2003, 02:32 PM »
Indeed.  Heartlfelt thanks to Wayne, and all of the veterans out there who have helped serve and protect our country over the years!   8)

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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2003, 04:05 PM »
Agreed, a big thanks to all of the veterans out there that keep us safe each and every day, they truly are heroes.  God bless you all.

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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2003, 05:14 PM »
Sweet pic, Wayne.

Big  :-*'s out to all the Vets...  ;)

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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2003, 09:18 PM »
Amen.

WWII dead:

Britain:  326,000
USA:  295,000
Canada:  39,000

We must never forget the ultimate sacrifice of MANY people for the freedoms we take for granted today.

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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #10 on: November 11, 2003, 09:26 PM »
My post sort of implied this was only for the US which it shouldn't be...it is one of the best things in the world to have such friends in the Land up Yonder and all US allies throughout the years

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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2003, 10:05 PM »
Thanks to all the vets who have servered in the armed services of their respective countries.  THese people do a service which many  people would never want to do.  

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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2003, 10:26 PM »
Thank you to all the veterans out there!
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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #13 on: November 11, 2004, 09:39 AM »
My continued thanks and support for all of the troops everywhere who have and continue to serve their country.  My hats off to thee, thank you from the bottom of my heart

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Re: Thanks to the Veterans
« Reply #14 on: November 11, 2004, 10:03 AM »
Lest We Forget.

In honor of the Veterans here in Canada, the Canadian Mint has produced special edition Poppy coins commemorating Canadians who have died in service.

The Poppy Coin

Thanks to all the Veterans.   :)