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VESUVIS-I KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN ABOUT THANKING SEVICE PERSONS.I LIVE OUTSIDE FT. STEWART<3RD ID>, AND OFTEN SEE YOUNG POPLE IN UNIFORM. AS OFTEN AS I CAN, I WILL GO UP TO THEM AND SAY 'THANK YOU FOR SERVING YOUR CONTRY'. MOST OF THEM LOOK AT ME FUNNY, BUT I GET A FEW THANK YOUS , TOO! ITMAKES THEFFORT SEEM WORTHWHILE ! I ALSO SAY THE SAME TO ANY PERSON WEARING A SERVICE CAP THAT SAYS ANY TYPE OF SERVICE WAS GIVEN.THANX FO R LETTING ME GET UP ON MY SOAPBOX, TODAY! GD BESS!! JUDY
Judy, as a former Marine I can tell you that your effort is appreciated. The reason you get funny looks at times is they see that their service is something normal so why get thanked. They will learn that many of us know they aren't just making normal sacrifices to serve our country.