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THIS is what honor looks like

Monday, June 04, 2012





The flash mob at Gate 38 of Reagan National Airport

Honor is a hard term to describe. Something happened on May 23, 2012 that might just give you a definition to hold onto. Please watch this video. I wish I had been there to shake their hands and thank them for the honor I have to live in this great country. God bless the U.S.A.

I love all of my friends from other countries and some of you tire of my patriotic blather I know but if you care about me, you know it is part of who I am and I can never stop sharing forward and remembering those who have defended my rights and freedoms. All gave some. Some gave all.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
FgecqttxoQg


I want to also highlight this organization if I may. Thank you Sunny for commenting on it!

Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America's veterans for all their sacrifices. We transport our heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to the senior veterans – World War II survivors, along with those other veterans who may be terminally ill.

Of all of the wars in recent memory, it was World War II that truly threatened our very existence as a nation—and as a culturally diverse, free society. Now, with over one thousand World War II veterans dying each day, our time to express our thanks to these brave men and women is running out.

These flights are FREE and based on the generous donations and open hearts of many.

www.honorflight.org/

Semper Fi!
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  • HILLRUNNER
    Thank you so much for posting this video and blog.
    I'm the daughter of a US WWII Navy Flyer. My dad received the Distinguished Flying Cross and was also in the Korean War. All of my uncles were military on both sides of my family. Only one lost his life during the war and that was returning from a flight over Europe back to base in England.

    I am the sister of military brothers one served in the Navy the other in the Air Force.

    Iam also the mother of military sons. Both Air Force one of which is a pilot in the reserves.

    I watched the video with tears streaming as my late father would have been 95 this year on the 4th of July. Bless all those who serve!
    3146 days ago
  • MARJORIEWRIGHT
    Thank you for sharing. It helps to know that those of us who have served are appreciated. Don't forget those who fought in Vietnam and were ridiculed and shamed for their service. I want to thank all those who came before me and I have proud to have served.
    3149 days ago
  • ZANNACHAN
    Thanks for sharing this. Both of my grandfathers were WWII vets.
    3164 days ago
  • MADLYINLOVE
    This made me tear up, so very touching, thanks for posting!

    I've heard on Honor Flight - you work for them? Please message me if you have any ideas on ways people can fundraise!
    3180 days ago
  • JENS_DOIN_IT
    WOW! Thanks for Sharing!
    3186 days ago
  • SHARON10002
    This was so touching . . . Thank you for posting it to share with the rest of us.

    My dad and all of his brothers were World War II vets. 2 of my uncles were in the initial groups that landed at Normandy. My DH is a vet of 20 years, and my son now serves his country proudly.
    3195 days ago
  • ALOHAEV1
    Keep them coming Kal!!! emoticon
    3195 days ago
  • 4CYNDI
    Very inspiring. I know this issue is near and dear to your heart. I appreciate and am ever grateful for those in the armed forces for their many sacrifices and keeping us safe.
    3195 days ago
  • LILYGAL
    THanks for posting this! My husband is a Viet Nam Vet. He has never been thanked. A sad state. But this brought tears to my eyes also.
    3195 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Thank you so much for sharing. Appreciate it.
    3195 days ago
  • PRIZM96
    Mama Kal,
    This brought tears to my eyes. That man holding the "Nazis Quit" headlined paper...... Good grief, I'm a blubbering mess. Thanks for sharing.

    Thank you, Soldier.
    3195 days ago
  • RASMUSSEN5
    Awesome and thanks for sharing! I for one will never grow tired of your patriotic posts! It should be a part of every American. HUGS
    3195 days ago
  • SUNNY332
    We were so blessed that our Father was able to make this trip last April our of Hannibal, Mo.

    Honor Fligh an amazing organization!

    Sunny
    3195 days ago
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