Who am I?
#1-In our war of independence, I commanded a Navy ship, and when in battle, the enemy ask us to surrender. My reply was "We have not yet begun to fight"? Who am I ?
#2-In 1814 we took a little trip, down the Mississippi, to New Orleans, our commander said" don't shoot till you can see the whites of their eyes." We call him "old Hickory" Who was he?
#3-During the civil war, I took a shot to my arm buy stood "stone walled" to lead my men. Who am I?
#4-WW1, I was a conscientious objector, but when I saw my men being gunned down, I took up a rifle and killed 28 Germans and took 128 as prisoners. When asked why a conscientious objector would kill, I said, I did it to SAVE my men" Who am I?
#5-WW2, I was the most decorated soldier, received the Medal of Honor at age 19, became a Hollywood star, and died in a plane crash. Who am I?
#6-Viet Nam war, I was a pilot in the Navy, got shot down and was captured, spent almost 7 years as a POW, ran and lost for President of USA, and am still serving my country as a Senator. Who am I?
#7-Afghanistan; I was a Navy seal, was killed in battle trying to get help for my fellow Seals who were being shot at. I put myself in harms way to make a radio call for help. It cost me my life. I received the Medal Of Honor for my sacrifice from President Obama. Who am I?
#8-I am buried in Arlington Cemetery. An Honor Guard walks by my grave 24/7/365. The inscription on my tombstone reads, "Known only to God". Who am I?
I am free today because of your sacrifice. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
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