Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Veterans Day

June 2: U.S. Army Maj. David Waldron with the 3rd Infantry Division walks with his 3-year-old twins Zoe and Andrew to pick up his duffle bag after a homecoming ceremony for about 265 soldiers with the Special Troops Battalion after a 15-month deployment to Iraq, in Fort Stewart, Ga. The 3rd Infantry, which began sending troops home in March, was the first Army division called up for a third tour in Iraq.
Stephen Morton-AP

Thank many a vet today.

And take the time to read this letter...

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

That was a GREAT Tribute.
Thanks for it

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 6:44:00 AM  
Blogger Chuck said...

Wordsmith, I've looked at a lot of blogs today, this picture is the best I've seen. There is nothing that shows what these men are fighting for more than this picture does.

Good post.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 3:32:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree with Chuck great picture. Thank a vet today.

Very nice blog that you have here. I'm looking to blog roll you if you're willing to blog roll me back in return. Let me know.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 9:26:00 PM  
Blogger Bloviating Zeppelin said...

WWII vets of the Greatest Generation. . .

So damned FEW of them left and, when they go, so goes our history as the media is replete with Historical Alzheimers -- and purposely so.


Tuesday, November 11, 2008 10:18:00 PM  
Blogger The WordSmith from Nantucket said...

I'm looking to blog roll you if you're willing to blog roll me back in return. Let me know.


When I remember, I usually blogroll people automatically even if they only ever comment just once. But clicking your profile, it says it's not available.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 10:29:00 AM  
Blogger knowitall said...

How could the left-wing illuminati even think about not voting for the troops, and they're doing so much for us.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 5:45:00 PM  
Blogger bkimberly said...

The picture is my husband and kids and one I love! It was a great day when he came home, we missed him so much!

Sunday, July 18, 2010 8:51:00 AM  
Blogger The WordSmith from Nantucket said...

God bless your husband and family! From the bottom of my heart, I am grateful for his service to our country.

Sunday, July 18, 2010 8:54:00 AM  

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