If you were born and raised in America, then hopefully you know a little something about your nation. You probably know you have the right of free speech and the right to remain silent. You probably know that this is the “land of opportunity,” a great “melting pot,” and the “home of the free, land of the brave.” You probably know plenty of other facts about America too, including its history, culture, and more.
But how much to you know about the brave men and women who have made all of this possible? Do you think about them very often? This upcoming Veterans Day, here’s your chance. Don’t let this special day pass you by without reflecting on exactly what these heroes do to make your everyday life possible.
These men and women are the support of your country. Take some time to recognize their sacrifices. It might help to start with the numbers, but don’t forget that there are real people behind each of these statistics. These people have sacrificed time with their families and put their own lives in jeopardy. These people are the reason that our freedom has been preserved today.
Do you know their reason for making that kind of sacrifice? They do it for you, and millions of other Americans. Your life and the lives of your loved ones are built upon their sacrifice. Take some time to recognize their fight for your freedom this Veterans Day.