To Our Veterans, Thank You And Bless You
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To Our Veterans, Thank You And Bless You

We are very blessed.

To Our Veterans, Thank You And Bless You

Today is Veterans Day. Most of us will be curling up under the covers, sleeping in and basking in the glory of a day off. Most of us will forget and most of us won't even bother to make an effort.

"Thank god today is a three-day weekend."

I'm here to remind you to make sure you take a moment to remember why you've been given that opportunity.

To remind you to take a moment to be thankful for all of the opportunities you have, because your ancestors probably didn't have them.

Here is why:

Veterans Day began as Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1918, as it was the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. In 1954 it was renamed Veterans Day.

So, that means this year is the 100th anniversary since we first began honoring them. Thus, our country has also honored 100 years of sacrifices and lives lost.

Families have lost moms, dads, sons, daughters, husbands, wives and friends. The choice to go to war to protect your country is one our citizens shall not overlook.

That is why. This day is more important than you realize.

To all those who have served, past, present and future:

I am so grateful to everything you have sacrificed for us. Today I and millions of others are reminded of that.

I've always found how incredibly humbling to be in the presence of you. I'm blessed to have those willing to lay their lives down for our country.

There are not enough words for me to express my gratitude to you all. Please know your service has never been overlooked or underappreciated.

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