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Dolphins honor our military -- God bless them

The Dolphins will celebrate and salute America's military and its veterans Sunday at their home game against Tampa Bay. And I salute them for that.

The team will have a moment of silence in memory of the Fort Hood soldiers and civilians killed or injured by the treasonous, traitorous, terrorist act of Nadil Malik Hasan. The Dolphins will be collecting donations at all stadium entry gates in memory of the fallen Fort Hood soldiers, with the contributions going to the Fisher House Foundation.

The Foundation provides travel, comfort and lodging to military families at a time of illness or injury.

There will be a pregame flyover of four T-38s from the 50th Flying Training Squadron. There will be a halftime rendition of God Bless America, a performance by the Parris Island Marine Band and a Military Stand To and enlistment ceremony with 300 members of all five branches at the end of the first quarter.

Outside the stadium, there will be a display of military vehicles and banners along with performances from the National Guard Band at the Grand Plaza.

The Veteran's Day celebration, although a few days late of actual Veteran's Day, is something for Dolphins fans to embrace. You root for the guys in Dolphins uniforms all the time.

We all should unfailingly root for the guys in U.S. military uniforms first and foremost. They volunteer to serve, if necessary shedding their blood, so that our American way can endure. God bless them.

Anyway, I got an email from a reader who passed along a poem from U.S. Marine corporal Aaron M. Gilbert, who years ago served aboard the U.S.S. Saipan in the Persion Gulf. The poem was sent by corporal Gilbert to his father. The poem:

We all came together,
Both young and old
To fight for our freedom,
To stand and be bold.

In the midst of all evil,
We stand our ground,

And we protect our country

From all terror around.

Peace and not war,
Is what some people say.

But I'll give my life,

So you can live the American way

I give you the right
To talk of your peace.

To stand in your groups,

and protest in our streets.

But still I fight on,
I don't fuss, I don't whine.

I'm just one of the people
Who is doing your time.

I'm harder than nails,
Stronger than any machine.

I'm the immortal soldier,

I'm a U.S. MARINE!

So stand in my shoes,
And leave from your home.

Fight for the people who hate you,

With the protests they've shown.

Fight for the stranger,

Fight for the young.

So they all may have,

The greatest freedom you've won

Fight for the sick,
Fight for the poor

Fight for the cripple,

Who lives next door.

But when your time comes,
Do what I've done.

For if you stand up for freedom,

You'll stand when the fight's done.

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I am overseas so i wouldn't know. See I didn't do it for "slave wages" or any other agenda. I did it because I love my country and wanted to contribute any way I could. That's why it's called the SERVICE... You have every right to ur point of view.. Go dolphins!!!

Thanx for telling,

Good job. Keep putting the boots to these fools.

Chewbacca,

The Nazi soldiers were doing sd they were told when they were killing the Jews. They were following orders, even though it is wrong. You are the fool

as they were told

Truth ur just an idiot... Case closed!!! U make no sense yet you claim to be some sort of smart guy. I could give 2 turds what u say. Disrespectful, like the greatest band in the world sang, round and round what comes around goes around and ur a turd!!!

Santo u make me laugh turdboy

Chewy why you still here if you dont give 2 turds.....you brainwashed idiot
Thanx for telling would eat you for breakfast.

Comparing Nazi's to the American military shows your ignorance.... Wow laughable though I did laugh thanks santo u made my night I needed a laugh u turd

Santo I am here to torment your liberal butt my little pal!!!

Santo why u care about where I work I don't yell at u about your big mac cooking skills

KillerDolphin, you shouldn't believe everything you read (or hear). The Civil War had more to do with the fact that the Southern States wanted to break away from the union than the slavery issue. You could argue that because the Japanese attacked on American soil that American soldiers on the day fought to protect the freedoms of Americans on the island...I'll give you that...but if you consider the fact that the Japs had no interest in occupying the island then my point still remains true. World War II was fought by Americans to free Europe and prevent the Germans from building and empire similar to what the French had built in Europe during the 18-19th centuries. The United States along with Russia had an interest in becoming the worlds lone superpowers. Finally the cold war was an arms race wtf. I just gave YOU a history lesson. Like most people in the armed forces you're not very bright are you ? You're exactly what the armed forces is looking for. High testosterone, low intelligence quotient (that's IQ).

Thx for telling u r a joke. Have a great night. Go spew ur hatred all u want. No one cares and no one will. Anyone who uses a football blog to put down his country has some real mommy/daddy issues to deal with, and consequently no life at all. Goodnight u turd

Thanx for telling, Sunday Silence, santo
Are what the extreme left communist liberals are all about they think that their smarter then the rest of us and that we are fools because we belive in each other we don't fight for any corporation we fight for our mothers fathers sisters brothers our childeren so they can have the freedoms to live their lives and dreams as they wish you clam to be enlighted but it's so sad the truth is you are so Jaded and have no one that you love and loves you that you would fight for their freedoms instead your a coward thats hiding behind the lies that liars ,cowards, and Murderers write like Che, Lenin, Mao, Marx, Ho Chi Mhin and Mike More who twist and pervert the truth, the truth is your a scared little boy who's afraid and alone and mad at the rest of us just like Chavez, Che, Castro, Hitler,Mussolini, and every other dysfunction F*** that has tried to impose their will on us but we'll fight you to the last breath not for a corporation but for childrens FREEDOM!!
Chewyphins God bless you and your family brother

Really the south just wanted to leave and why was that? Because the union was trying to band slavery their main sourse of income in the farming industry (Wiskey, Tobacco and Cotton) you clueless fool and WWII Japs didn't occupy Hawaii because the lack of resources at the time they were spread throughtout like China, Phillipines, Australia, India and all of southeast Asaia there plan was to distract the U.S. so the Nazis had an easier time with the English and then both Japs and Nazi can jump to the US mainland together, let's move on to the cold war the communist plan was world domination by spreading their ideaideolgy and converting the world in to one communist Union ( all east Europe, Angola, Congo, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Cuba, Grenada, Southern Columbia and others) this lesson was free of charge Jaded one!

Too bad our commander in chief won't root for our military. He won't even call it terrorism. He doesn't even like to use the word victory. With Satan at the helm of this great Nation we have no chance tto defeat the enemy when he won't even acknowledge who the enemy is. Way to go Satan.

KillerDolface

What a ediot next time your in souther california let me know and I will show you what the mean American streets taugth me fuckin ass wipe!

Sunday Silence were in southern Cali little man:)

Maravilla projects on Cesar Chavez Ave and Mednik right by East LA College. Let me know big man ;(...

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