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Have you stopped to thank a veteran today?
For the price of freedom they had to pay?
Did you gaze into those distant eyes?
Did you see the ghosts he can't deny?

Did you think a soldier's heart was made of steel?
Because he was trained to kill, he couldn't feel?
Did you see the guilt written on his face,
For the loss of life he can't replace?

Did you know he mourns the lives he couldn't save,
And walks with comrades in their grave?
Did you remember the boy with innocence lost?
Do you really know war's ultimate cost?

Have you felt the blast of artillery fire?
Do you have the courage it would require?
Have you stood in trenches consumed with fear?
Felt the enemies breath so very near?

Have you walked with God on a battleground?
Seen your brothers dead or dying all around?
Have you stopped to thank a vet today,
Or did you just turn and walk away?

From the pain he'll carry for the rest of his life,
Did you consider his family, his children, his wife?
That watch him suffer in silence each and every day,
As he's haunted by memories that don't go away?

Did you care that the soldier is still pulling guard?
That his heart, mind, and soul will forever be scarred?
Do you know how he suffers from ptsd?
Or that our precious freedom is never free?

Do you care that he still hears the blood curdling screams?
Or that he returns to the war each night in his dreams?
Have you felt the sorrow of a combat vet?
Or would you rather just forget?

That war has pierced his hardened heart,
And torn this soldier all apart?
Would you rather our heroes just fade away?
Or will you stop to thank a vet today?
Flight get canceled?
Nah. I'm here in Candy Bar. Kicking my heels for a few days. It's 2009hrs. The bar's open, but it only serves fucking soft drinks!
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Old 04-25-2010, 09:41 AM
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Have you stopped to thank a veteran today?
For the price of freedom they had to pay?
Did you gaze into those distant eyes?
Did you see the ghosts he can't deny?

Did you think a soldier's heart was made of steel?
Because he was trained to kill, he couldn't feel?
Did you see the guilt written on his face,
For the loss of life he can't replace?

Did you know he mourns the lives he couldn't save,
And walks with comrades in their grave?
Did you remember the boy with innocence lost?
Do you really know war's ultimate cost?

Have you felt the blast of artillery fire?
Do you have the courage it would require?
Have you stood in trenches consumed with fear?
Felt the enemies breath so very near?

Have you walked with God on a battleground?
Seen your brothers dead or dying all around?
Have you stopped to thank a vet today,
Or did you just turn and walk away?

From the pain he'll carry for the rest of his life,
Did you consider his family, his children, his wife?
That watch him suffer in silence each and every day,
As he's haunted by memories that don't go away?

Did you care that the soldier is still pulling guard?
That his heart, mind, and soul will forever be scarred?
Do you know how he suffers from ptsd?
Or that our precious freedom is never free?

Do you care that he still hears the blood curdling screams?
Or that he returns to the war each night in his dreams?
Have you felt the sorrow of a combat vet?
Or would you rather just forget?

That war has pierced his hardened heart,
And torn this soldier all apart?
Would you rather our heroes just fade away?
Or will you stop to thank a vet today?
Flight get canceled?
Nah. I'm here in Candy Bar. Kicking my heels for a few days. It's 2009hrs. The bar's open, but it only serves fucking soft drinks!

AHHHH....OK. I was under the impression that you were heading back last night (my local time).

A bar with only soft drinks? They can't call themselves a bar! Thats against international law or sumtin'.
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Have you stopped to thank a veteran today?
For the price of freedom they had to pay?
Did you gaze into those distant eyes?
Did you see the ghosts he can't deny?

Did you think a soldier's heart was made of steel?
Because he was trained to kill, he couldn't feel?
Did you see the guilt written on his face,
For the loss of life he can't replace?

Did you know he mourns the lives he couldn't save,
And walks with comrades in their grave?
Did you remember the boy with innocence lost?
Do you really know war's ultimate cost?

Have you felt the blast of artillery fire?
Do you have the courage it would require?
Have you stood in trenches consumed with fear?
Felt the enemies breath so very near?

Have you walked with God on a battleground?
Seen your brothers dead or dying all around?
Have you stopped to thank a vet today,
Or did you just turn and walk away?

From the pain he'll carry for the rest of his life,
Did you consider his family, his children, his wife?
That watch him suffer in silence each and every day,
As he's haunted by memories that don't go away?

Did you care that the soldier is still pulling guard?
That his heart, mind, and soul will forever be scarred?
Do you know how he suffers from ptsd?
Or that our precious freedom is never free?

Do you care that he still hears the blood curdling screams?
Or that he returns to the war each night in his dreams?
Have you felt the sorrow of a combat vet?
Or would you rather just forget?

That war has pierced his hardened heart,
And torn this soldier all apart?
Would you rather our heroes just fade away?
Or will you stop to thank a vet today?
Flight get canceled?
Nah. I'm here in Candy Bar. Kicking my heels for a few days. It's 2009hrs. The bar's open, but it only serves fucking soft drinks!
I'm sure the Taliban are greatly relieved by your delayed return!!
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Flight get canceled?
Nah. I'm here in Candy Bar. Kicking my heels for a few days. It's 2009hrs. The bar's open, but it only serves fucking soft drinks!

AHHHH....OK. I was under the impression that you were heading back last night (my local time).

A bar with only soft drinks? They can't call themselves a bar! Thats against international law or sumtin'.
Left yesterday morning. Arrived in Candy Bar (Kandahar for the uninitiated) last night.
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Nah. I'm here in Candy Bar. Kicking my heels for a few days. It's 2009hrs. The bar's open, but it only serves fucking soft drinks!

AHHHH....OK. I was under the impression that you were heading back last night (my local time).

A bar with only soft drinks? They can't call themselves a bar! Thats against international law or sumtin'.
Left yesterday morning. Arrived in Candy Bar (Kandahar for the uninitiated) last night.

Gotcha.

Srsly tho...a bar with no booze? Isn't that just a soda fountain?
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Flight get canceled?
Nah. I'm here in Candy Bar. Kicking my heels for a few days. It's 2009hrs. The bar's open, but it only serves fucking soft drinks!
I'm sure the Taliban are greatly relieved by your delayed return!!
They have the base surrounded now. Sounds like they're chanting:

"What do we want?"
More jokes!
When do we want them!
Now!"

Well they can fuck off. I'm here to chat up my bird!
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AHHHH....OK. I was under the impression that you were heading back last night (my local time).

A bar with only soft drinks? They can't call themselves a bar! Thats against international law or sumtin'.
Left yesterday morning. Arrived in Candy Bar (Kandahar for the uninitiated) last night.

Gotcha.

Srsly tho...a bar with no booze? Isn't that just a soda fountain?
No. It's a fucking nightmare!
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Nah. I'm here in Candy Bar. Kicking my heels for a few days. It's 2009hrs. The bar's open, but it only serves fucking soft drinks!
I'm sure the Taliban are greatly relieved by your delayed return!!
They have the base surrounded now. Sounds like they're chanting:

"What do we want?"
More jokes!
When do we want them!
Now!"

Well they can fuck off. I'm here to chat up my bird!
I thought it was "Boots! Boots! He's The Man! If he can't catch us, no one can!"
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AHHHH....OK. I was under the impression that you were heading back last night (my local time).

A bar with only soft drinks? They can't call themselves a bar! Thats against international law or sumtin'.
Left yesterday morning. Arrived in Candy Bar (Kandahar for the uninitiated) last night.

Gotcha.

Srsly tho...a bar with no booze? Isn't that just a soda fountain?
USMC got there first. Drank it dry. Left.
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Left yesterday morning. Arrived in Candy Bar (Kandahar for the uninitiated) last night.

Gotcha.

Srsly tho...a bar with no booze? Isn't that just a soda fountain?
USMC got there first. Drank it dry. Left.
I think even they are having a hard time finding booze. They search your bags for it when you arrive in country if I'm not mistaken.
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Srsly tho...a bar with no booze? Isn't that just a soda fountain?
USMC got there first. Drank it dry. Left.
I think even they are having a hard time finding booze. They search your bags for it when you arrive in country if I'm not mistaken.
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Nah. I'm here in Candy Bar. Kicking my heels for a few days. It's 2009hrs. The bar's open, but it only serves fucking soft drinks!
I'm sure the Taliban are greatly relieved by your delayed return!!
They have the base surrounded now. Sounds like they're chanting:

"What do we want?"
More jokes!
When do we want them!
Now!"

Well they can fuck off. I'm here to chat up my bird!

Those duffers can drip all they want, because I'm corps pissed for my pusser!
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