(July 13, 2009)
|They made the hard calls, in hot moments,
far from home, in the darkness of war, as I cupped a hot
Camel cigarette in my hand, and told the boys... "Where Sir
goes!... we go!" |
It was the young Officers who had to make the calls for all
of us. I wish to remember the 6600 young Company grade
Officers, who gave their lives in the war in Vietnam.
This Memorial Day is for them. I shall pray for them.
who led us all in that war in Vietnam.
We have never really thanked you, Trav! ... And you Poppa!
and all the young Officers who took our lives into their
decisions, and made those decisions, and ohhh.! .........
God... you were young, just like us.
I thank you now.
I have many Brothers here, of the many stripes of the ranks
of the enlisted. I ask you to think of these Officers this
Memorial Day. I hope you will agree that it is time that we
thanked them, for being with us, and doing their best. It
took all of us... ALL of us... to make it here to the 2003
Hand Salute Brothers!
God Bless All of you!
Lou J. Klaiber
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