Posted by: didyouseethis | June 13, 2007

Wednesday Hero

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69-year-old Bert Brady has never stepped foot in Iraq or Afghanistan, yet many soldiers who have know who he is and appreciate what he’s done for them. You see, for the past year Mr. Brady has made a trip to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport nearly every morning to welcome home returning American troops. Bert Brady, along with fellow veterans, is a member of the Welcome Home a Hero program. They make sure that every soldier who steps off a plane in Dallas gets a special homecoming.

Brady shows up each day with the goal of making soldiers feel appreciated and proud of their service. He’s often joined by veterans of the Vietnam and Korean wars who did not get a warm reception when they returned from battle.

“We are not going to forget them like a lot of Vietnam soldiers have been forgotten,” Brady said. “We are not going to forget the soldiers of today.”

To read more about Bert Brady, you can go to ABCnews.com.

These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives so that others may enjoy the freedoms we get to enjoy everyday. For that, I am proud to call them Hero.

We Should Not Only Mourn These Men And Women Who Died, We Should Also Thank God That Such People Lived.

This post is part of the Wednesday Hero Blogroll. To find out more about Wednesday Hero, you can go here.

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Responses

  1. He and the group are awesome. It just goes to show you that YOU can make a difference if you WANT to. The Vietnam Vets will make sure that our current Military will not have their valor stolen by the MSM.

  2. Been thinking about looking him up for an interview. Your post has reminded me all over again.

    Bert Brady — surely an American hero who loves other American heroes.


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