Monday, November 12, 2012

Godspeed...

This is for one of my favorite troops!!!  My hubs co-workers is getting out of the Air Force and going full time Reserves later this week.  I sure am going to miss seeing him at the compound. 
   


This is my entry for CTS#5, and my first time playing with the gals over at CAS(E) this Sketch!  I started out with a card base of Night of Navy with a white layer.  Die-namics Notched Border, my Real Red was a couple of inches wide so I could use the piece that is left on the outside of the Notched Border, not the inside.  I stamped Godspeed on a white layer from the SU Godspeed set.  I used Die-namics Stacking Stars and Echo Park Dots & Stripes Metropolitan and Echo Park Little Boy


As we observe Veterans Day today, I'd like to share a poem and few photo's...


Freedom is not Free
by Ashley Persyn

There is a price we pay for freedom
For it is not truly free
But rather paid for by the contributions of veterans
To buy our liberty
As their blood drains from their body and runs like a river
through the grass
Over the years it's forgotten, war is placed in our past
I don't think we all realize the importance veterans
play
as they voluntarily serve America each and every day

We should honor the veterans for they act like a shield
Protecting us from danger, keeping America healed.
So if you would take a second to commemorate
You will instantly see
We owe veterans our gratitude
For they are the reason we are free
 

Me and my hubs at our second welcome home for the WWII Vets.
Normally my hubs would be in uniform saluting at the receiving line=(
  
The first welcome home we attended for the WWII Vets.
Sausa, my hubs, the First Shirt- Sgt White.
I can't explain the emotion felt seeing the Vets come down the receiving line...
It's such a humbling experience.
  
One of the strongest, most courageous women I have met. 
RIP Melissa.  We miss you dearly!!!
  
The Commander and his wife when we arrived at DMAFB. (We're on Commander #3)
Such a fabulous and fun couple!!!
  
Patriot Riders were there for the September 2012 WWII Vets Welcome Home.

This was from our first welcome home.
I'm honored to have been a part of such a special day for these WWII Vets! 

Thank-you to all the Veterans, past and present for your service and sacrifices...
for it is because of you we have the freedoms we do.

Thank-you for stopping by! 
Have a great week!

 




5 comments:

  1. Great patriotic card Tanya! So glad you played along with us in this week's CAS(E) this Sketch!

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  2. Perfect card and sentiment for this occasion. Thanks for sharing these wonderful photos too!
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS(E) this Sketch this week!

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  3. This is absolutely amazing and I'm sure was truly appreciated by your husband's co-worker. That was so thoughtful of you. Great pics of the military events! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS(E) This Sketch - we're so glad you did!

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  4. what a great card, perfect! These are awesome photos, thanks to you and your hubs for serving our country...I am very grateful...have a fabulous week!!

    enjoy *~*

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  5. Yay for Veteran's Day. Thanks for sharing your pics :)

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