Serving Your Country
People now a days take life for granted , they think tomorrow is assured when the reality is no one knows for certain what will happen. The majority has grown indifferent to the dangers surrounding them , rumors of war and threats from foriegn countries. They see on the news the atrocities happening in the Middle East and are still obscure to the fact that our country is in need of people to serve and protect. One way to offer your service to this country is joining the miliary. The great philosopher Thomas Jefferson once said " The tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. " Some sacrifices have to be made in order to maintain the life of routine people are living today. We need brave men and women willing to look beyond their own needs and put their life on the line for a greater cause , the cause of protecting our country.
Why serve an unappreciative country ? Duty and family , the duty to fulfill your obligations to this country. As a citizen one must protect and defend the very principles this country was founded upon ; freedom, liberty, and justice for all. As a father, or head of a family, one must do anything in their power to protect their family. " The few. The Proud " is a popular slogan of the U.S. Marines and it fits perfectly , many are called to duty, many neglect that calling, but the few that hear it are worthy of being called soldiers they are humble and honor their country. Fight for a greater cause , look beyond your own needs and realize that this country needs you!
People often say that we seek peace but fight a bloody battle. Why must we fight fire with fire? The earliest account of a war is dated back to more than 2,000 years ago, as much as we want all fighting to cease and live in harmony, that goal is close to impossible. What the military does is, it uses its skill set to try and diminish the use of the same skill which is often abused and used for terror....
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