Frank Buckles, the last American WWI veteran

If his words don’t humble you, then nothing ever will.

I especially was touched by his comments about what he expected from his government in return for his service. He didn’t serve in WWI and WWII because the government asked him to; he served because his country needed him. He didn’t want or expect anything back. How many of us can learn from that?

How sad that he is the last of the WWI soldiers. Some of the best Americans we’ve ever had… let’s make sure to honor their legacy. These men and women who serve us in uniform are putting their lives on the lines for their love of country. Let us never, ever forget that sacrifice.

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