Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.
Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.