We have unlimited religious freedoms.
Our country is second to none.
Guarded, protected, and preserved
By man , missile, bomb, and guns
men have sweated in training
For over two hundred years
Blood was spilled on ugly battlefields.
Why do so few of us shed tears?
tears of soldiers flow quietly
Whenever they lose a buddy.
a battlefield away from home,
tropical and muddy.
hospitals treat many soldiers,
Some are maimed and paralyzed.
We can only view the aftermath,
Not seeing through their eyes.
would still fight today, if called,
By missile or hand to hand.
They deserve our highest honor
For their sacrifice for our land.
who died in combat,
Had their bodies claimed;
However, some remain missing
And we have a wall with names.
of glory fly high each day
In our country strong and free.
I wonder which fallen soldiers,
for you and me?