(Reprinted from our blog last Veterans Day – Because we can’t say it any better – ed.)

Our Town Tustin

Thanks you to every veteran, active or discharged, for your serviceYou have enough blogs, newspapers, radio and TV stations that will give you the history of Veterans Day. So, I’ll just tell you what it means to me.

It has been my privilege to serve this great Country in the armed forces during time of conflict. My two older brothers served in the same era and my mother and father served during World War II. Even a younger brother has served in the Naval Reserves. I have one close friend’s name etched on Section 42E Line 003 of the National Vietnam War Memorial, which I have touched during my only trip to Washington D.C. I wear a daily reminder of his friendship.

So, it should come as no surprise that Veterans Day is very special to me. While Memorial Day is a rememberance of our fallen, Veterans Day remembers the sacrifice of the living. In my time of war, veterans…

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About Jeff Gallagher

I am a retired peace officer from the 2nd largest law enforcement agency in Orange County. I live in and love Tustin where my family and I have resided for the past 25 years. I am a highly moderate libertarian that despises hardcore Republicans, Democrats and anyone else who is not willing to compromise for the good of the people.

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