A Song For Veteran’s Day 2011

CPO Allan Oliver, U.S. Navy

Veteran’s Day is when we stop as a nation and thank those who have served our country in the military, making many sacrifices in their lives so that we may continue to enjoy ours. I come from a military family; my father Allan Oliver spent nearly a quarter-century in the US Navy, most of that on submarines during Vietnam and the height of the Cold War when the possibility of launching those missiles they were carrying around the ocean was all too real. Add to that several grandparents, great-grandparents, uncles and cousins who have served, and the Olivers have done more than their share to protect and serve. It’s for them, then, that I offer up this touching montage set to the Nora Jones tune “American Anthem”:

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