Today is the day we honor,
the noble and the brave,
the men and women who dedicated their lives,
and the sacrifices they made.
When America had an urgent need,
they were the first to raise their hand,
without thinking twice about it,
they were proud to stand.
Some came back from war with battle scars,
others in flagged draped coffins,
even though their flesh may have left,
their spirits will never be forgotten.
They unselfishly and knowingly,
put their lives on the line,
so when you see a veteran, thank them,
cause without them, freedom would have died.