If you can't afford to take care of your # veterans , then don't go to war.— Bernie Sanders
Devotion War Veteran quotations
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
By interviewing at least one veteran, you can preserve memories that otherwise might be lost. My uncle was a downed fighter pilot and P.O.W. in World War II, and I am looking forward to recording his story for inclusion in the project.
War is organized murder, and nothing else.
Within the soul of each Vietnam veteran there is probably something that says "Bad war, good soldier." Only now are Americans beginning to separate the war from the warrior.
Casualties many; Percentage of dead not known; Combat efficiency; we are winning.
The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.
Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow.
America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.
Any soldier worth his salt should be antiwar. And still there are things worth fighting for.
We owe our World War II veterans - and all our veterans - a debt we can never fully repay.
I won’t stop fighting to give Nevadans access to affordable health care just because my husband is a doctor, just like I won’t stop standing up for veterans because my father served in World War II.
The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
I will no longer allow my obligation as a veteran to remember those who died in the great wars to be co-opted by current or former politicians to justify our folly in Iraq, our morally dubious war on terror and our elimination of one's right to privacy.
I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask: "Mother, what was war?"
From the world wars of Europe to the jungles of the Far East, from the deserts of the Middle East to the African continent, and even here in our own hemisphere, our veterans have made the world a better place and America the great country we are today.
War is life multiplied by some number that no one has ever heard of.
War is awful. Nothing, not the valor with which it is fought nor the nobility of the cause it serves, can glorify war. War is wretched beyond description and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality. Whatever is won in war, it is loss the veteran remembers.
The bombs in Vietnam explode at home; they destroy the hopes and possibilities for a decent America.
I am a veteran of the War on Christmas.
I am just emerging from a battlefield strewn with dead trees and torn shreds of brightly colored wrapping paper.
I learned a lot from Vietnam veterans, especially as some of them turned against their own war.
You and I have a rendezvous with destiny.
We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth.
When the peace treaty is signed, the war isn't over for the veterans, or the family. It's just starting.
The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields.
The Chinese soldier was tough, brave, and experienced.
After all he had been fighting on his own without help for years. He was a veteran among the Allies.
When I first went to jail in 1960 with seven classmates trying to use their public library against the backdrop of my father being a veteran of World War II, not being able to use - having to sit behind Nazi on American military bases, I lost my fear of jails and death.
The enduring realization that when a great challenge comes, the most ordinary people can show that they value something more than they value their own lives. When the last of the veterans had gone, and the sorrows and bitterness which the war created had at last worn away, this memory remained.
There will be no veterans of World War III.
All of my high school male teachers were WWII and/or Korean War veterans.
They taught my brothers and me the value of service to our country and reinforced what our dad had shown us about the meaning of service.
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men.
The most certain way of ensuring victory is to march briskly and in good order against the enemy, always endeavouring to gain ground.
There are some who've forgotten why we have a military.
It's not to promote war, it's to be prepared for peace.
It's quite a traumatic thing for a lot of our veterans that come back.
.. You're in a war zone, you're dodging IED's and bullets one day and a couple days later you're back in society again with a bunch of people that have no idea of what you've been through.