"It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you."
(Aaron arriving home on emergency leave from Korea)
I just wanted to say a sincere thank you to all soldiers who serve or have served our country.
My husband was lucky enough to make it home alive, with a metal plate in his skull, but alive. That might scare some of you, but we are so blessed that he made it home. Not everyone is that lucky. Aaron lost many friends while he was in Iraq, and more die in the middle east every day that we don't hear about on the news because it's "depressing", "discouraging", or "old news." To me, that's sad.
It's not an easy life, but somebody has to do it.
Thank you for keeping us free.
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."
-John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Some great songs to listen to today:
"American Soldier" -Toby Keith
"'Til the Last Shot's Fired" -Trace Adkins
"Have You Forgotten?" -Darryl Worley
"Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue" -Toby Keith
"If You're Reading This" -Tim McGraw
"Arlington" -Trace Adkins
"Drive On" -Johnny Cash
"If I Die Before You Wake" -Dustin Evans
"God Bless the USA" -Lee Greenwood
"Come Home Soon" -SheDaisy
"Iraq and I Roll" -Clint Black
"8th of November" -Big and Rich
"Message from Home" -Lonestar