Veterans Day…

At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day, of the eleventh month…

We are the lucky ones that made it back. To all my shipmates, it was always ‘interesting’ serving with you.

And a special thanks to those maintainers who kept our birds flying and allowed us to come home safely. Without you, none of us would be here!

Thank you to those who are serving today and are standing the duty wherever they may be. Hand Salute!


Veterans Day… — 10 Comments

  1. Thank you and all of your comrades in arms for your service and sacrifices. I hope you have a peaceful day.

  2. Roger that.
    I was kind of disturbed to see all the Veteran’s Day celebrations on social media yesterday as if that were the date.

  3. We always have a Veterans Day assembly at our school instead of the 40 minute study hall. I requested that, as a veteran, I be allowed to have a study hall and not attend the assembly. My request was denied. 🤣

  4. Thank you, Jim, for all your years serving our Country. And welcome home, finally.

  5. Hey Jim,

    The Merchant Marine is not listed in the VA poster that is the lead. Hard to have military operations with out ship lift…

    Oh, and your stories are excellent!

  6. A happy Veterans Day to all, and especially my fellow Vastards–AN/USM-247(V).