Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
 
 
 

Valley’s Veterans Look Back on Their Service

Boots (and paws) on the ground: Marine & canine comrade reunite

May 27, 2013

RAYLAND — Not every individual serving in the United States military wears boots and carries a gun, according to Marine Sgt. Shain Nickerson....

« Back to Article

 
 
sort: oldest | newest

Comments

(9)

mikeyd

May-28-13 8:18 AM

well there is some disrespectful person on here with these disagrees.i don't know about your luck but those of us that have served and our parents that have served don't appreciate it.please identify yourself and state the reason for your disagreement.or just hide like a coward.

1 Agrees | 1 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

LogHog

May-27-13 9:12 PM

Let us not forget that people in many countries including our own are free from tyranny because of the US Military men, and women, and dogs, and horses. Many of whom gave their all and never came home. It seems that yr. after yr. less people show the respect for this day that is deserved. God Bless our Military to keep us free.

1 Agrees | 1 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

daWraith

May-27-13 8:20 PM

Thanks Mike.

And Triton, thanks for you service.

3 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

Triton

May-27-13 7:45 PM

I am a vet and served overseas and Memorial Day really means a lot to me because I think about the soldiers I served with who did not come to home. Its a sacred day to honor those who sacrificed for this country. Having said that, I was at two ceremonies this morning and it was infested with sleazy, non vet, political candidates interrupting people's thoughts with their lousy, selfish campaigns for office. I appreciate public officials who show respect and represent their office, but the candidate types? Its why people think that politcians are the problem in this country. It takes a lot of nerve for non vet polis to work the crowd. What a contrast, we gather to honor those who gave all and yet those who serve only themselves have no problem looking for votes in a crowd remembering courage. Contrast! You bet.

4 Agrees | 1 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

mikeyd

May-27-13 6:22 PM

wraithy,i don't usually resort to namecalling but you got the right word.i don't think that some of these people can read and/or interpret.makes you wonder about bogus disagrees.

3 Agrees | 1 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

daWraith

May-27-13 5:16 PM

Would the azzwhole who disagrees Identify themselves:______________???

3 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

daWraith

May-27-13 9:51 AM

Really great story, military soldier and dogs, can't get any better on Memorial Day.

Thanks for your service.

4 Agrees | 2 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

Ragnar

May-27-13 9:44 AM

Thank you, both, for your service. We are free and safe because of men, and dogs, like yourselves!

4 Agrees | 1 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

mikeyd

May-27-13 7:39 AM

what a great story.dogs will always be man's best friend.happy memorial day to all and especially to our members and former members of the military.once a military man always a military man.

4 Agrees | 0 Disagrees | Report Abuse »

Showing 9 of 9 comments
 
 

Post a Comment

You must first login before you can comment.

*Your email address:
*Password:
Remember my email address.
or
 
 
 

EZToUse.com

I am looking for: