11:11:11

On Armistice Day, the French people stop at 11 A.M. on the 11th day of the 11th month.

This moment of silence across the nation is to remember the sacrifices of the men and women who died for their country.

Life Mag Mar 3 1941 p 29
“A Frenchman sheds tears of patriotic grief as flags of his country’s last regiments are exiled to Africa”  M. Jerome Barzetti, Marseille,  ~Photo Life Magazine March 3, 1941

 

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Thank you for your service

 

Sitting in the Huntsville Airport, I witnessed a scene that probably takes place often in America.

There was a young soldier saying goodbye to his family as he prepared to go through the TSA en route to his next duty assignment in the Middle East.

His wife and young son were there to say goodbye. Continue reading “Thank you for your service”