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Marine Corp! God Bless America!!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by toku58, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. Dec 12, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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    toku58

    toku58 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    (((I got this in Email and was asked to pass it on. I hope this is O.K. with the Powers that be.
    Lets remember that there are young men and women out there who won't be able to spend the Holidays with their loved ones!
    Happy Holiday Everyone!!)))

    > >THE UNITED STATES NAVY SALUTES OUR U.S. .. MARINE CORPS....
    > >
    > >THE MARINES WANT THIS TO ROLL ALL OVER THE U.S. , Canada and The World.
    > >Please don't delete this until you send it on, Let's send it around the
    > >world.
    > >FRIENDS ARE BORN, NOT MADE
    > >
    > >This is a poem being sent from a Marine To his Dad. For those who take
    > >the time to read it, you'll see a letter from him to his dad at the
    > >bottom. It makes you truly thankful for not only the Marines, but ALL of
    > >our troops.
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >THE MARINE
    > >
    > >We all came together,
    > >Both young and old
    > >To fight for our freedom,
    > >To stand and be bold.
    > >
    > >In the midst of all evil,
    > >We stand our ground,
    > >And we protect our country
    > >From all terror around..
    > >
    > >Peace and not war,
    > >Is what some people say.
    > >But I'll give my life,
    > >So you can live the American way.
    > >
    > >I give you the right
    > >To talk of your peace.
    > >To stand in your groups,
    > >And protest in our streets.
    > >
    > >But still I fight on,
    > >I don't bitch, I don't whine.
    > >I'm just one of the people
    > >Who is doing your time.
    > >
    > >I'm harder than nails,
    > >Stronger than any machine.
    > >I'm the immortal soldier,
    > >I'm a U..S. MARINE!
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >So stand in my shoes,
    > >And leave from your home.
    > >Fight for the people who hate you,
    > >With the protests they've shown.
    > >Fight for the stranger,
    > >Fight for the young.
    > >So they all may have,
    > >The greatest freedom you've won.
    > >
    > >Fight for the sick,
    > >Fight for the poor.
    > >Fight for the cripple,
    > >Who lives next door.
    > >
    > >But when your time comes,
    > >Do what I've done.
    > >For if you stand up for freedom,
    > >You'll stand when the fight's done
    > >By: Corporal Aaron M. Gilbert , US Marine Corps
    > >USS SAIPAN, PERSIAN GULF
    > >
    > >July 23
    > >Hey Dad,
    > >Do me a favor and label this 'The Marine' and send it to everybody on
    > >your email list. Even leave this letter in it. I want this rolling all over
    > >the US and Canada and The World. I want every home reading it. Every eye
    > >seeing it. And every heart to feel it. So can you please send this for me? I
    > >would but my email time isn't that long and I don't have much time anyway.
    > >You know what Dad? I wondered what it would be like to truly understand
    > >what JFK said in his inaugural speech. 'When the time comes to lay down my
    > >life for my country, I do not cower from this responsibility. I welcome
    > >it.' Well, now I know. And I do.. Dad, I welcome the opportunity to do
    > >what I do. Even though I have left behind a beautiful wife, and I will miss
    > >the birth of our first born child, I would do it 70 times over to fight for
    > >the place that God has made for my home. I love you all and I miss you
    > >very much. I wish I could be there when Sandi has our baby, but tell her
    > >that I love her, and Lord willing, I will be coming home soon. Give Mom a
    > >great big hug from me and give one to yourself too.
    > >Aaron
    > >Please let this marine (and all our military) know we care by passing
    > >his poem onto your friends even if you don't usually take time to forward
    > >mail...do it this time!
    > >Thanks,
    > >Let's help Aaron's dad spread the word .......FREEDOM isn't FREE
    > >Someone pays for you and me.
    > >
    > >God bless you!
    > >What a privilege it is to live in AMERICA !!!!!
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >Paul Myers
     
  2. Dec 12, 2011 at 4:43 PM
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