Originally Posted by John_Deer
You are thanking them every day. You will be amazed at what you can do when the reaper is looking you in the eye. I am sure those veterans were amazed when they did the things they did.
When 2nd Lt. Audie Murphy was asked why he did what he did to win the Medal Of Honor, he said:
"Heck, I didn't do anything that any other soldier wouldn't have done under the same circumstances."
History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster.
If you think a strong military is expensive, think about what a weak one would cost