Comfort in the presence of veterans

List of United States Marine Corps installations

List of United States Marine Corps installations (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

My wife and I were in a restaurant tonight in Beaufort, SC.  Parris Island is very close to where we are staying.  I noticed two older couples sitting at a table nearby.  Soon I overheard one call the other gunny.  I immediately knew that I was in the company of a couple of Marine Vets.  I was Army, but there’s still a since of peace in knowing that I’m near some men who served like me.  I decided to leave them be and not interrupt their dinner, but secretly I was glad they were there.

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