Do you know what today is? Yes, I know it's Saturday and you're thrilled that you don't have to work, but that's not what I'm referring to. Today, May 17th, is Armed Forces Day -- a day that we take a moment to honor and remember all of the brave men and women who have fought (and are still fighting) for our freedom.
Keep in mind that while you are spending the day enjoying time with your family and friends, many of them are miles away from the ones they love, all for the sake of keeping us safe and sound.
Here are eight quotes to remind us that we should thank them for their service and dedication at every chance we get.
Do you have a family member in the military?
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