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May is Military Appreciation Month–God Bless Our Soldiers

I love America. I love our military. I love my Navy daughter and my Army son.

You don’t have to watch all of these. I got carried away on YouTube. I just couldn’t pick a favorite…





And the ever-favorite (17 million views):

If you want to simply click play and meditate, here’s a great playlist with a lot of my favorites:

Bless our warriors.


Jacqui Murray is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy, and the thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and  Twenty-four DaysShe is also the author/editor of over a hundred books on integrating tech into education, adjunct professor of technology in education, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer,  a columnist for TeachHUB, monthly contributor to Today’s Author and a freelance journalist on tech ed topics. You can find her books at her publisher’s website, Structured Learning.

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36 thoughts on “May is Military Appreciation Month–God Bless Our Soldiers

  1. How sweet! I didn’t realize the whole month was military appreciation month. I’m so glad they get a whole month. I think we should take better care of our veterans and military personnel–there should be no homeless vets or vets without good healthcare.

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  2. As a daughter of an Indian Naval officer I can understand the pride you feel when you see your children march for their country. All over the world , we civilians owe a lot to those who defend our freedom.

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  3. Hi Jackie – you’ve definitely found some amazing videos … and yes a military life is an honour to be a part of, and to know beloved veterans, new recruits and special people – some sadly lost to us – but who give us protection in that final salute to life … thank you – Hilary

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    • I remember when my son joined. He has always been a bit of a loner–enjoying his own activities. His Sgt told him he would never be alone again–literally. They are always supposed to have their ‘battle buddy’ with them.

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      • Hi Jacqui – I’m sure it’s done him the power of good being in the army … a good ‘crew’ to be with … with thoughts for them all – Hilary

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