September 10, 2011

We will never forget...

A day that changed our lives
images forever stamped on our hearts
I spent this evening at my son's church as they held a 9/11 remembrance
and gathered together for sweet fellowship
I'd like you to meet one of my heroes...my son Luke.  He was asked to speak at this event
Luke enlisted in the Army, September 2001 because of 9/11

He has served in Afghanistan twice, and in Iraq twice as an Army Ranger...

and four times, the Lord has brought him home safely!
Now I'd like you to meet my other hero... my son Jim (shown here with his wife Angela)
Jim is a Captain in the US Army and has served in Egypt and Afghanistan( and may be deployed again soon).

Jim has currently served 15 years and is definitely a "lifer"

I'm proud of the patriotism of these two upstanding sons of mine
Tonight...and tomorrow...and forever, I would like to thank not only my sons, but the entire U.S. Military, our firefighters and police from all over the nation for their service and dedication.

And to all the families who lost loved ones on that horrific day, and to all the families who have lost loved ones on the battlefield since that day....

your nation is forever grateful...and it's heart aches for you always....

We will never forget..
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4 comments:

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Oh, how proud you must be of your son's! It has been a tough couple days reliving those dark days, it is good to be reminded...We will never forget. Tell your son's thank you from all of us!

Carol

Rebecca said...

Karen...I feel your pride my friend. May God's love, protection and grace be with both your handsome sons as they serve our nation.

Blessings and love~

Rebecca

A Cottage Muse said...

Hi Karen...thank your handsome sons for me proud Mama! I will never forget.

Passionate for White said...

Thank you Luke and Jim!