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Old 04-30-2015, 12:54 PM
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Default Re: A Strange Feeling

I understand your thought process of this being a selfish act, but it actually is a selfless act because when a person sees this it reminds them of the conflict, resolve, and sacrifice of so many that were involved went through. And rarely is the person wearing it as a "ME ME ME" item, it's to point out that people should never forget the past, as it helps us create a better future.

When I see such hats being worn or service ribbon worn on sports jackets (seen this only twice), I take the time to go up and offer my hand to say thanks for their service like many do. Plus it sometimes can start up a great conversation that has nothing to do with the wars, but about the reasons your at "XYZ" event/place.
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