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Reader Opinion: Thank a veteran

No matter where or when they served, whether drafted or enlisted, say sincerely, "Thank you for your service to our country."

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Every Veterans Day all of us owe those who have served in the various branches of the military during all wars and conflicts an expression of appreciation.

So, when you see a veteran, thank him or her. No matter where or when they served, whether drafted or enlisted, say sincerely, "Thank you for your service to our country." Unfortunately, in the past, I have encountered some veterans who told me that they had never been thanked before. This should not be.

Let's collectively change our attitude and make Veterans Day and even more memorable one.

M. Fritz Bertelt

Brainerd

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