Though I think Dubya is the most inept piece of crap that has ever had the opportunity to be president...I respect and am thankful for all those who protect this country. In honor of their sacrifices...lyrics of a song that will touch you.
Arlington by Trace Adkins
I never thought that this is where I'd settle down, I thought I'd die an old man back in my hometown, They gave me this plot of land, me and some other men, for a job well done, there's a big white house sits on a hill just up the road, the man inside he cried the day they brought me home, they folded up a flag and told my mom and dad, we're proud of your son
And I'm proud to be on this peaceful piece of property, I'm on sacred ground and I'm in the best of company, I'm thankful for those things I've done, I can rest in peace, I'm one of the chosen ones, I made it to Arlington
I remember daddy brought me here when I was eight, we searched all day to find out where my granddad lay, and when we finally found that cross, he said, "son this is what it cost to keep us free" Now here I am, a thousand stones away from him, he reconized me on the first day I came in, and it gave me a chill when he clicked his heels, and saluted me.
And everytime I hear twenty-one guns, I know they brought another hero home we're thankful for those thankful for the things we've done, we can rest in peace, 'cause we are the chosen ones, we made it to Arlington, yea dust to dust, don't cry for us, we made it to Arlington
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