Since 2007, Burger King franchisees and their customers have contributed over $5 million to the VFW Unmet Needs program. Their generosity has been put to work, as the Unmet Needs program has provided more than $10 million in assistance to nearly 9,000 veterans and military families who came face-to-face with unexpected financial difficulties since its inception in 2004.
I may not always believe in and trust our government, but I will ALWAYS believe and trust the American Soldier. You have taken a sacred oath to protect the many FREEDOMS that so many of us take for granted. Please understand that I am grateful for your sacrifice(s) and your service on my behalf. It is an honor to call you "My Countrymen".
Ask NOT what your country can do for you, rather what you can do for your country.
"Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime." I agree wholeheartedly that it is the dedication of a lifetime that defines true patriotism. You all have given not only your time, dedication and effort, butâ€”most importantlyâ€”your very being to the protection and advancement of this great country. You work tirelessly for the rights of the veterans who serve our country, while conducting the nationâ€™s finest civic training to instill young future leaders with the knowledge, understanding and wisdom to govern this country.
I want to sincerely thank all of our members for the hard work and commitment to service you have exhibited over the past year. In the face of 12 m...