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What is a hero? My heroes are the young men who faced the issues of war and possible death, and then weighed those concerns against obligations to their country. Citizen-soldiers, who interrupted their personal and professional lives at their most formative stage, in the timeless phrase of the Confederate Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery, 'not for fame of reward, not for place of for rank, but in simple obedience to duty, as they understood it.'

Author: James Webb, Source: former Secretary of the NavySaved by ImaWriterIII in hero duty selfless soldiers heroes arlington confederate jameswebb EDS 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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