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Thoughts on Veterans Day still ring true today…

The Celebration

veterans-day-796038No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who enlisted him as a soldier. – 2 Timothy 2:4 (NKJV)

Growing up the daughter of a US Army Colonel shaped my life and gave me a perspective different from many of my peers. I understood from an early age that the true measure of a person was their level of commitment to their cause. Those who fulfilled their obligations were rewarded with honor; those who did not were branded as traitors. There was never any question in my mind which choice was most desirable.

Enlisting in the Armed Forces is tantamount to giving someone else complete control over your life. Soldiers understand that commitment to the Army means commitment to following all senior ranking officers in that army. Soldiers are told where to live, what to do, what to wear, how…

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