A special post today for our veterans on Veterans Day. I’ve been lucky enough to make some very good golf friends who are veterans. Some long time pals of mine are veterans of several wars, primarily Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. Some of those friends are no longer here.
I have one special veteran friend, a purple heart recipient, who invited me golfing on his day. I was quite honored but since I’m traveling I had to decline. This particular gentleman has suffered greatly from a roadside bomb which blew up under his humvee in Iraq. I’ve watched this man deal with pain I will (hopefully) never be able to relate to, yet still has one of the most positive attitudes I’ve ever seen.
I have great respect for our veterans and I’m grateful for their sacrifices. Those sacrifices go way beyond their deployments and stay with them their entire lives.