Hurricane Sandy and Veteran’s Day

by Jessie K on November 9, 2012

The night Hurricane Sandy tore up the East Coast wreaking havoc from North Carolina to New Hampshire, Jake and I attended a talk at Virginia Military Institute here in Lexington, which was unaffected by the storm.

The talk was given by a Lieutenant Colonel Jake met during his deployment to Afghanistan in 2011. His speech was heart felt and thought provoking, but the most moving and illuminating part of the evening was what he said afterward.

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Lois November 9, 2012 at 4:53 pm

Good article. My eldest son was in the military, first active duty then as a guardsman, At the time he was fighting overseas in the war on terror my youngest (17) was earning more money than his older brother was risking his life day in and day out. I know our country is going broke, make that broke, but where did the concept that our pay was equal to the danger we took on?

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Leah November 11, 2012 at 9:06 am

HAPPY VETERAN’S DAYS TO JAKE! AND THANK YOU TO ALL OUR VETERANS. THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING US AND OUR COUNTRY.

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