I was at the evening lighting ceremony at Mt Rushmore on Thursday night. At the end of the presentation they asked all of us veterans to come down to the stage and help to retire the colors. Man, there were a lot of us! But how did we all get so old?
They passed the microphone and asked each of us to introduce ourselves, giving our name, hometown, branch of service and rank. It really made me feel good!
Sure was a far cry from the late 1970's when I was refused service in restaurants when I had my uniform on!