What It Means To Be A Veteran
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goldenphoenix Death doesn't discriminate
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Thank you, veterans, for your service to our country

What It Means To Be A Veteran

What it means to be a Veteran is far beyond what meets the eye,

What it means to be a Veteran is far beyond what meets the eye, Soldiers giving up their lives to fight a war for you and I,

What it means to be a Veteran not too many will ever know,

What it means to be a Veteran not too many will ever know, The price they paid with their blood, a debt this country will forever owe,

What it means to be a Veteran, an honorable act of sacrifice,

What it means to be a Veteran, an honorable act of sacrifice, Trading their shoes for helmets and guns, freedom was the highest price,

What it means to be a Veteran leaving their families all behind,

Fighting daily to keep our country free and safe for all of mankind, What it means to be a Veteran leaving their families all behind,

What it means to be a Veteran how they stared death in its face,

What it means to be a Veteran how they stared death in its face, Losing companions during the fight, lives that cannot be replaced,

What it means to be a Veteran, terrors of war keeping them awake,

What it means to be a Veteran, terrors of war keeping them awake, Dodging bullets and enemy fire, praying death was not their fate,

What it means to be a Veteran how the war made some depressed,

What it means to be a Veteran how the war made some depressed, Some took their very own lives to finally have some peace and rest,

What it means to be a Veteran some disabled and could not work,

What it means to be a Veteran some disabled and could not work, Turning to prescription drugs to fill that void and ease the hurt,

What it means to be a Veteran bruises fade, but scars remain,

What it means to be a Veteran bruises fade, but scars remain, Fighting for red, white, and blue, liberty was the ultimate gain,

What it means to be a Veteran is more than just a holiday,

What it means to be a Veteran is more than just a holiday, Because they chose to protect and serve, we are all here today!

To all the veterans out there, I thank you for your service. All of America does. You have done so much for our country, and we are forever grateful for it. Happy Veterans Day everyone! - Artemis

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