Three Ways to Honor Veterans on Veterans Day

Saturday, November 11, 2017, marks a day when military men and women who honorably served or are serving the United States of America receive gratitude for their service from the American people. As you are reading this, take a moment to breathe in the fresh air of freedom. That breath of freedom was bought with a price — the service of American men and women in the United States military. The American men and women who swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign or domestic.[1]

Veterans Day exists for the American people to say “thank you” to active, reserve and honorably discharged military men and women who are still alive.[2] (Memorial Day, on the other hand, is reserved for commemorating those who gave the ultimate sacrifice—their final breath—to protect and defend our country.[3]) Veterans Day should be recognized by all Americans including faithful followers of Jesus Christ. After all, these men and women support and defend our First Amendment right to freely exercise our faith.[4] Therefore, all Americans in general — and Christians in particular — can use this opportunity to honor the men and women who served or are serving in the armed forces.

As a former Marine Officer, here are three ways you can honor veterans. …Read More.