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    I know the forum doesn't get political...



    I just wanted to pass along a note that I wrote to my Grandfather back in 1998.

    It inspired me to write it after watching "Saving Private Ryan" These words were on my computer screen within about 3 minutes without me even realizing I was typing them.

    I am pretty sure that some of the members have served one way or another so here's to you.









    Dear Veteran, Soldier, Hero:



    I was born long after the many people who died giving their lives to protect the place we call HOME. I have never known what it might take to go and give your life to protect the RED, WHITE & BLUE of AMERICA.

    I feel fortunate, that I have not had to fill those shoes. Yet at times, I feel that myself, as well as many others take for granted what thousands of Americans did to make America what it is today. Only people who have been there know what it is like to reach down and fight for each and every breath, then reach a little more. You were trained to give it 1000% every time. The word RESPECT was used hand in hand with HONOR and AMERICA.

    The older I get, the more experience and wisdom I earn. The more I mature, the more I realize what thousands have done for me, so that I, along with millions of others can feel safe and smile everyday because we live in AMERICA.

    You are the reason I am here. The part of my heart that you fill is larger than you could ever dream. This letter is to tell you how grateful I am. Only the words of THANKS, RESPECT, HONOR AND LOVE can describe what you have done for me, and so many others. You mean the world to me, but what you and thousands of veterans have done for all of us Americans, I say "THANK YOU".



    Sincerely,







    Brock Thomas Halter

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    Well said!

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    That was said so eloquently. Thanks to all who have served, and gave there life’s too kept us free.

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    Brock,



    Very nice!

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