Originally posted on Loki's Gift:
Remembrance Day, November 11, 2011
Around the World on this Day, we honor the fallen human heroes who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our right to Freedom. We honor those who have survived the unimaginable horrors of War, those men and women who continue to suffer the after effects of the severe trauma inflicted upon them, both physically, mentally and emotionally. It is one day out of 365 when we stop, put aside our own hectic schedules, to acknowledge our War Heroes, our War Dead and their families. To these men and women around the world who continue even today, to make the sacrifices our many Nations call upon them to make in the name of our Freedom and Privileges , I thank you.
In my own moment of silence, I will remember my favorite uncle Dan who served under U.S. General Patton, and who was captured by…
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