SUBMARINE VETERANS -
THE SILENT LEGACY
I am honored to be in the presence of so many heroes!
Thank you for inviting me and my wife to share this spectacular evening with you.
There’s an old adage floating around out there, and I happen to quote it frequently when in the company of other
So many of us young adults do not have the slightest idea of what the Medal of Honor is. We go through life day by day taking it for granted while these courageous men, who are awarded these medals, went through life with fear that they possibly would have their last day and there last breathe in a
My Role in Honoring Veterans
What does honoring means? Honoring is high respects, as shown for a special merit; esteem. Although honoring a veteran may not seem important to some, it should be a very high priority and very important to all Americans. After all, we would not be the country we are
When is the time to honor our military heroes?
The best time to honor our military heroes is every chance we can at least get. We should be thinking of them every day. It’s important to realize what they have done. They possibly won’t stop helping us, even if after they service is up we reap
The American Way: Courage, Pride, and Honor
“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country: but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.” These words, uttered
Veterans Day is an annual American holiday honoring military veterans. A federal holiday, it is usually observed on November 11. However, if it occurs on a Sunday then the following Monday is designated for holiday leave, and if it occurs Saturday then either Saturday or Fri
July 22, 2011
In 1918, the wars of all wars ended on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. Four years after World War I ended an armistice was signed. November 11, 1919 was set as Armistice Day, a day to remember the sacrifices that all the men and women made d
Growing up as a child, I can remember playing war with my cousins. I never had full understanding of what “war” meant. I have always wanted to be in the military due to the history in my family of past military veterans. Now that I am older and have been educated on the meaning of war and the me
“Soldiers, Past and Present….America Honor your Veterans”
Soldiers are people who serve in an army or other military services. Soldiers are heroes. A hero is somebody who commits an act of remarkable bravery or who has shown great courage, strength of character, or another admirable qual
Service and Sacrifice made by our American Veterans
This essay is about service and sacrifice by American Veterans, and
how it benefits our youth. My first paragraph will include my first
opinion on why I believe today’s youth benefits from our American
Veteran’s sacrifices, in
Shakespeare depicts honor as the main theme in his Hamlet. Different symbols of honor are portrayed through the characters Hamlet and Laertes. Various conflicting situations arise in the constant struggle to obtain power and control, rather than true leadership and loyalty. Family loyalty is the pri
War is a universal reality for powerful nations. No matter how tragic and hideous we as a people think war is, it has become an integral part of our nation’s history. War is used as a tool to protect those people in most dire need; whether for freedom from persecution of any kind, as prevention fr
STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL BEHAVIOR
University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Nursing
One of the goals of a school of nursing is to educate student nurses during the transition to a professional life. The University of Missouri – Kansas City School of
The Veterans Health Administration
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), one of three departments within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is the largest integrated health system in the United States. Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the component of the United
"Chronicle of a Death Foretold" is a fiction novel written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Colombia in 1981. It was originally written in Spanish and later translated into English. Marquez started working as a journalist before he became a writer. In this particular work you can see his skills as a
I want to take this opportunity to thank the staff and faculty of Kessler Elementary school for allowing me this opportunity to speak. I want to welcome all the students, parents and veterans in the audience today. My name is Timothy Shampoe and I served in the Army for 10 years. I now take every
Land of the Free, Home of the Brave
Over years America has been a part in several wars. Since then, thousands of men and women have fought for the freedom of American citizens: their families, friends, for everyone. Some veterans have faced unspeakable hardships and unfortunately death. And for
8 May 2013
Honor, Courage, Commitment
Present Arms! Ready, Aim, Fire! These words were followed by a loud “bang”! The sound filled my young ears with ringing and my heart with pride as they lowered my Hero to his final resting place. Little did
What Veterans Day Means to me
To some people Veterans Day is just an inconvenience because the banks and post offices are closed. To me, Veterans Day is the most important holiday in the United States. This day honors all of the men and women that have served in the armed forces. I believe that w
Year 10 Assignment – Vietnam
- Vietnam veterans and families
The impact of the Vietnam War on soldiers and their families has been huge especially in the first 15 to 20 years after they returned home. There has never been full recognition or a ‘celebration’ committed to th
Military veterans often receive special treatment in their respective countries due to the sacrifices they made during wars. Different countries handle this differently, some openly support veterans through government programs and others ignoring them. Veterans are also subject to illnesses directly
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Veterans Day isn’t about relaxing at home or hanging with friends. Instead, it’s about remembering those who served in the war and died, and honoring the military soldiers. It first started on November 11, 1919. Just one American Veteran is still
In The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, I feel as if there is one character that represents honor, and there are a few that are not honorable. The one character who I think represents honor is Brutus. The reason I think Brutus is honorable is because he was willing to give sacrifices for the good of Rome.
Since the start of our country, over 2,800,000 soldiers have died in battle. In the time when we needed them most, they were there. They did what their country asked of them. They did it proudly and with honor. This essay is honoring them.
Soldiers and veterans are all around us. They are husbands
What is Honor?
I believe honor can be described as having honesty fairness and integrity in one person’s life. Honor could have many different meanings. Is honor actually the same thing as reputation or fame? In a certain way I think that it may be the same as both reputation and fame. Honor can
I think American veterans should be honored for several key reasons. The first and foremost reason is that these brave men and women risked ther lives for the freedom of the United States, or even for the freedom of a country half way around the world, which they knew nothing about. Either way these
We should honor our veterans and those in active duty because everything that we hold dear: our family, friends, our life, would be nonexistent or altered. These Soldiers, Sailors, Air Men, Marines, and Coast Guard have been ready to stand in the way and stare into the eyes and face of the enemy rea
Why America’s Veterans Should be Honored
“Former member of the armed forces” is what the Webster’s Dictionary says for the definition of veteran, but it is so much more that just that.
Veterans have been nationally remembered once every year since 1919. That was the year Armi
Veterans are those who have serve in order to honor and protect their country. As these individuals boldly practice their beliefs in freedom, they rewrite history, and we as American honor these patriots who were willing to give the ultimate sacrifice.
Veterans Day: A Celebration of Courage and Honor
Why do we celebrate Veterans Day and what makes it different than any other holiday in America?
November 11 is known in the United States as Veterans Day. It is a day to honor all of our military, current, past, and those lost. It was first inst