SEARCH BLOG: MILITARY
Too often the "voices of reason"... the Code Pinks... forget one truth: our democracy and freedom exist because we have a military that allows it to exist. Sure, you can point to the Constitution and our laws and the foresight of our Founding Fathers, but in the end that Constitution, those laws, and our Founding Fathers would have vanished off the face of this earth without the dedication and sacrifice of our military.
Having once been a part of the mission above and having friends who were participants in other military organizations, Armed Forces Day remains a special day... even after more than 35 years. Yesterday, as I watched military helicopters and jets flying above our lake cottage in preparation for and participating in ceremonies, I knew that 35 years from now some other men and women will have similar thoughts.