By John R. Greenwood
|That's my father Ralph up front leaning through the railing|
I will keep this post simple because I know that's the way you would want it. I want you to know that I don't take my country for granted. I enjoy my life to the fullest because of the sacrifice of others. That is important for me to say. I come and go as I please. I write what I want, when I want. I fly the American flag proudly on the front porch of MY house. Today I pray for the safety and safe return of all veterans throughout the world. My heart aches for the parents of those who've lost a son or daughter.
Thanks Dad. Thanks son. I am forever grateful for your service.
|Dad served aboard a transport ship. He was also a Navy diver.|
He did love to talk about how many times he crossed the equator.
|The first time I saw this was a few years before my father passed away.|