“Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.” “This nation will remain the land of the free only as long as it is home of the brave.” “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” “Courage is contagious.
A veteran (from Latin vetus, meaning “old”) is a person who had long service or experience in a particular occupation or field. A military veteran is a person who has served and is no longer serving in a military .
A veteran is a former member of the Armed Forces of the United States ( Army , Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard) who served on active duty and was discharged under conditions, which were other than dishonorable. (Reservists called to active duty by Executive Order qualify as veterans .)
There are no words to express how grateful I am to all of our Veterans . Thank you for all you have done! Thank you for the sacrifice you made so that we can enjoy this beautiful thing called “freedom”. Thank you to all who served and continue to serve this amazingly complex country we are all so fortunate to call home.
To all veterans of all branches: Thank you for your sacrifice, your bravery, and the example you set for us all. In short, thank you for your service! To all those who have served, and those who continue to serve… Happy Veterans Day!
Veterans deserve our respect . They honor us with their presence. They are men of courage and discipline. We honor those who serve or who are currently serving on veteran’s Day.
“Anyone who has reached 20 years of service, even if they were never activated on a [federal] order for more than 180 days outside of training, will now be considered a veteran,” he said.
Served on active duty, in the Reserves, or in the National Guard (including the Coast Guard), and. Received an honorable or general discharge (under honorable conditions)
Open to Veterans (active duty, Guard, and Reserve) If you served on active duty during wartime, are at least 65 years old or have a service-connected disability , and have limited or no income, find out if you qualify for Veterans Pension benefits .
Can I call myself a Veteran ? Yes, just recently signed legislation allows you to call yourself a Veteran . During the December 2016 transition period, President Obama signed H.R. 6416, a bill that says National Guard and Reserve retirees who had zero active duty time are now eligible to be referred to as Veterans .
Even in the private sector, your DD214 proves you are a veteran , letting you apply with companies looking to support or hire vets.
If you’re a current or former member of the Reserves or National Guard , you must have been called to active duty by a federal order and completed the full period for which you were called or ordered to active duty. If you had or have active-duty status for training purposes only, you don’t qualify for VA health care.
Other Ways to Say “ Thank You So Much” and “ Thank You Very Much” in Writing 1 Thank you for all your hard work on this. 2 Thanks again, we couldn’t have pulled this off without you . 3 Thank you , you ‘re amazing! 4 I’m so thankful for everything you bring to the table. 5 Thank you kindly. 6 Thanks a million. 7 Many thanks .
Acknowledge Veterans for their service by saying a simple: “ Thank you for your service .” Whether that’s on Facebook, a text message, a phone call, a letter, or an in-person greeting, a basic acknowledgment can go a long way. Veteran organizations are always looking for volunteers.
Card Messages Thank you for ensuring the freedoms I enjoy every day. Happy Veterans Day! Your service will never be forgotten. Happy Veterans Day! I am forever grateful for the service you give. Happy Veterans Day! I will always appreciate you. Happy Veterans Day! Your sacrifice can never be repaid. Happy Veterans Day!