It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. ~Author unknown, sometimes attributed to M. Grundler
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. ~Elmer Davis
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him. ~Abraham Lincoln
Freedom is never free. ~Author Unknown
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! ~Maya Angelou
Lord, bid war's trumpet cease;
Fold the whole earth in peace.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes
The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree. ~Thomas Campbell
Better than honor and glory, and History's iron pen,
Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men.
~Richard Watson Gilder
The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things that matter for a nation; the great peaks of honour we had forgotten - duty and patriotism, clad in glittering white; the great pinnacle of sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to heaven. ~David Lloyd George
And each man stands with his face in the light of his own drawn sword. Ready to do what a hero can. ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Chaplain Charlie Miller
Command Sergeant Major (Retired)
30 years U.S. Army
Sound track from "Good Morning Vietnam"
GREETINGS IN THE NAME OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR. I AM SO HONORED TO SERVE AS YOUR CHAPLAIN:
MY COMMITMENT TO YOU IS TO BE YOUR POINT MAN FOR JESUS, MISSION IS TO SEARCH AND DESTROY SATAN. THERE IS NO ROOM FOR HIM IN OUR CAMP. THE LORD HAS PROMISE TO GIVE US PEACE IN OUR GOLDEN YEAR AND I PRAY THIS PEACE AND HIS BLESSINGS UPON ALL OF YOU.
I PRAY, VISIT HOSPITALS, AND WHEREVER YOU NEED ME, THAT'S MY COMMITMENT TO THIS CHAPTER. PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL IF YOU NEED ME. (256-797-8187).
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1067
Home of the late Medal of Honor Recipient Col Leo K. Thorsness