I’m a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and my ancestor, Thomas Gresham was a member of Washington’s Army at Valley Forge. I’m proud to have had members of my family serve in the armed forces of this country for every generation since the very beginning. My first ancestor to arrive on these shores was from England. He was a younger son that couldn’t inherit the estate due to the laws of primogeniture. He came to the New World in 1690 with great plans to make a life for himself. We have been patriots since the very beginning.
I have had a family member serve during each armed conflict that this country has been involved in and although I’ve never been in the forces myself, I am eternally grateful for all the men and women who have been.
As a world traveler, I’m very cognizant that we indeed do live in the greatest country on Earth. A special thanks to all who have fought for us and a prayer for all who have died to make this country great.
I hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day yesterday and thanked a veteran!