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Shared by Frank Vance People like my Father and all Soldiers make me very proud to be AMERICAN My wife's father was in the Navy during WWII My father graduated Glider Pilot flight school from South Plains Air Field He served in the European Theater His name was Frank L Vance III They have a Silent Wings Museum in Lubbock Texas at South Plains Air Field that Honors all Gliders Pilots There was a picture of his 306th Glider Group in the museum the same picture we have at his house My father passed on Dec30th2013He was a WWII Glider Pilot He was in the ArmyAircorp 9th Corp442nd Division306th Troop Carrier Group He flew CG-4A Gliders and C-47’s in Holland France Belgium and Germany His main mission was Operation Market Garden Many British and Americans died in that battle He received the Air Combat Metal for his Service He was my HERO and my BEST FRIEND He always said the HERO'S were the ones that gave their lives during the war He said he was not a HERO I always thought he and all men like him were HERO'S I'd like to share a poem I wrote a few weeks after he died It's called Soldiers Pain Thanks Frank L Vance IV Dedicated to Frank L Vance III and all soldiers Soldier's Pain He is my eternal flame Many have come before and after but they are all the same Young boys protecting the world and always taking the blame They didn't ask to be in this situation but do their job because they love their nation They never have time to cry or be afraid something we take for granted every day I owe a great amount of appreciation because my father was part of the Greatest Generation There's a place in my heart for all the families that are mentally and physically so far apart Many lose their life and some come home to their wife The ones that are sane settle back in society and sustain but the ones that gave and saw pain will never be the same If they make it back sane I think they wonder why we all complain So if you see a soldier give them a hand shake and a hug because freedom is not free and they sacrifice everything for you and me We will never know a Soldiers Pain because they risk and give their lives for our gain By Frank L Vance IV January 2014 PS please share with all Soldiers and Veterans Meme

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