To All Veterans: Thank you!

It’s Veteran’s Day, 2020, and I just want to say a heartfelt “Thank you!” to all who have served in America’s Military, but most especially to:

  • Another Uncle who served in the Army in the Signal Corps, and trained to fight in high-altitude, cold-weather conditions in Northern Italy before being rushed over to the Pacific theater, where he served on Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s communications staff during the New Guinea and Philippines Campaigns. (“[Gen. MacArthur] was a mean SOB bast@rd, but he was precisely the mean SOB bast@rd America needed to defeat the Japanese!”)
  • A third Uncle who served in the Army Air Corps as a photo reconnaissance specialist and saw action in the New Guinea and Philippines Campaigns. (“[The Japanese] were shooting at us with bullets, and the only thing we could shoot back at them were photographs.”)
  • My Dad who served in the Army Air Corps during World War II as a Flight Officer in Consolidated Aircraft’s B-24 Bombers. He was scheduled to participate in Operation Olympic when atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki compelled the Imperial Nation of Japan to Surrender.

Again, thanks to all who served, and…

Thanks for Reading!

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