Tribute to Our Troops:  Thanks In Our Name For Deeds In Our Name (Acronym "TION4DION")

Thanks In Our Name For Deeds In Our Name

From farms in the country, from cities and towns,
from places quite humble, from places renowned,
from fact'ries, from stores and from offices tall,
from service professions, from stores in our malls,
come citizen soldiers their country to serve
as full time professionals or guard or reserve.

From mothers and fathers and husbands and wives,
from children and lovers and friends in their lives,
our citizen soldiers depart despite tears
on missions of danger in spite of their fears
as selflessly, proudly, and bravely they serve
that freedom of conscience and Faith be preserved.

In caves and in tunnels where murderers train
unspeakable terror they face in our name.
With principled discipline, training and skill
in taming the instinct to kill or be killed
our citizen soldiers have honored our name,
so, proudly we thank them for deeds in our name.

They serve in the skies, and at sea and on land,
in mountains and jungles and deserts of sand,
on foot and in foxholes, in trenches and tents,
in tanks and on submarine mission descents,
in planes and on ships and on carrier decks,
in Humvees, and hangars and convoys on treks.

For risks to themselves in their battles with terrors
increased by attempts to use force without error,
for risks to themselves they increase by providing
assistance to those who for freedom are striving,
our citizen soldiers have honored our name,
so thank them we must for their deeds in our name.

So we and posterity freedom retain
barbaric regimes you confront in our name.
To you who defend us, we proudly proclaim
our pride in the deeds you have done in our name.
We thank you, we thank you for deeds in our name,
We thank you, we thank you for deeds in our name.






Links to Other Tributes to Our Troops:


GCS Distributing:

(Note-- Several tributes below were created by GCS Distributing but links to other sites displaying them are provided to avoid over-using GCS Distributing's bandwidth.)

We Support You: (produced by GCS)

Until Then: (produced by GCS)

Still Here: (produced by GCS)

Freedom Isn't Free: (produced by GCS)

Honor, Duty, Sacrifice: (produced by GCS)

Why They Fight: (

Tributes to Heroes []

Red, White & Blue [](Rickie Lynne)

American Soldier [](song by Toby Keith)

Remember Me []

Over There []

Memorial Day Song/Video (also religious) []

Soldier Memorial Day Tribute ("Soldier" by Shawn Hooker) []

Memorial Day 2006 (Craig Maxim) []

True Meaning of Memorial Day (J.S. Cooley) []

Final Role Call Memorial Day ("Arlington" by Trace Adkins) []

Memorial Day Your Were A Man (Pre-sacrifice letter from fallen hero) []

Charles Durning at PBS Memorial Day Concert []

True Meaning of Memorial Day []

National Memorial Day Concert 2007 [Joe Montegna and Gary Sinise] []

Memorial Day Tribute []

Armed Forces Memorial Day Tribute []






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