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Halloween's Little Patriots!
Grab your candy and throw on your costumes! Halloween is here! We thought it'd be a cool idea to give our Little Patriots some props. Click to see their adorable pictures!
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You probably know John Wayne best as an actor--as the cowboy, the lawman, the soldier, or the sharpshooter. What some of you may not know is that John Wayne was an avid supporter of our troops throughout his life. In 1966, Wayne even traveled to Vietnam to spend time with our brave soldiers. His support doesn't stop there, however.
Grab your candy and throw on your costumes! It's that time of year, folks! Halloween is here! Here on the Veterans Site, we thought it'd be a cool idea to give our Little Patriots some props. What's a Little Patriot? A Little Patriot is a child dressing up for Halloween in any sort of patriotic fashion, namely military. Below, and on the pages that follow, you'll find pictures of these Little Patriots.
Noah Galloway is a double amputee veteran who has overcome counless obstacles in order to be who he is today. After returning injured from overseas, Noah fell into a depression and stopped taking care of himself the way he should. He made some drastic changes in his lifestyle and habits, and drastically improved his well-being. The popular magazine Men's Health recognized his determination and gave him the title of the 2014 Ultimate Men's Health Guy!
Halloween is the one and only holiday that we celebrate by dressing in costume. Some go for the comical route, dressing like their favorite sitcom character. Others go for scary--a mask, a black robe, a sickle. Some even dress like their heroes. And who's to deny that right to our pets!? In the photos below, and on the pages that follow, you'll find a variety of pets that simply want to show their patriotism. USA, they say, USA, USA, USA!
Canadian soldiers have sacrificed and served alongside coalition forces in Afghanistan with our own troops and have done so with great distinction and honor. All of us who have served and who are presently serving, experience this loss as a loss of one of our own brothers. We honor Cpl. Nathan Cirillo with our thanks for his service to his country and with our promise to never forget.