Laughing @ Middle Age, a Memorial Day Cartoon by Pat Achilles
Here’s a salute to all our men and women in uniform, and a fond embrace to all those who have sacrificed their lives for our country, our citizens and our freedom. My dad was a veteran of World War II and I keep his service photo pinned above my drawing table. Thank you sincerely to all who have served our nation!
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Agreed. And one of my favorite memories from my time working in NYC was when my friend and I received an invitation (well ok, she did and I tagged along) to a party on a British Navy ship. Not only was it an experience, it was damn impressive—and every one of the Navy men, very gentlemanly—at least while we were on board.
Pat, thanks for a great cartoon and remembrance of those who have served. My dad was a captain in the air force and the photo we have of him in uniform is one of my favorites.
Thank you to all who have served our country. You are a blessing to all of us.