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To All Veterans, Thank You For Your Service

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Today, we pause to honor all veterans. Thank you from this corner of the internet.

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Today is Veterans Day, and we here at BRB want to take a moment to express our heartfelt indebtedness to each and every one of you who have served our great country. When my words ring hollow, I try to find someone who said what I want to say far better than I ever could. The man who held the highest office in our land when the holiday was officially born is such a person.

Back in 1919, Woodrow Wilson proclaimed that November 11th of every year would be a day to honor those who have served by saying, in part:

"To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…"

To all of you who are serving or have ever served our country, please accept these humble words as wholly insufficient appreciation and thanks for what you have done and/or continue to do. Your sacrifices allow us to live a blessed existence, and we thank you for it.