Look for that person who doesn't stand out in a crowd but deserves to. veterans - and all our veterans - a debt we can never fully repay." But why is this? Could the reason be because of the sacrifices they made or the bravery they showed?
Look for that selfless individual who gave more than most of us dream of giving. You never know, that mother, father, daughter, brother, or grandfather may be a veteran, and veterans are extraordinary no matter how ordinary they appear to be. Could it be for the tough times they have gone through and still have to go through?
Not a lot of people could pick a veteran out from a crowd.
They don't walk around decked out in medals, or brag about what they have experienced.
[WHY VETERANS ARE SPECIAL 1 The biggest sacrifices veterans have made for their country do not just happen on the battlefield.
They happen quietly, without fanfare, without recognition.
Some might have enlisted because of the influence of family; others, because they felt that they had to protect themselves or their loved ones.
Some veterans chose to enlist in the armed services because they felt patriotic.
There are many reasons why veterans have chosen to join the military, but that doesn't mean any reason is less special than the others.
Anytime anyone risks losing themselves for the purpose of the greater good, it is special.