Savannah, Welcome home! It is our pleasure to host you in the Great Nation of the Republic of the State of Texas. It is great news to hear of your return.
Let me share an excerpt from a poem, Welcome Home! written by another hero from a time gone by that conveys my feelings for your return.
Welcome home my honored soldier
Responsible for the very air I breathe
Who once dauntless, a beloved homeland did leave
Sent to battlefields nourished by blood uncouth...
Forsaking forever flowers of fairest youth
Your heart bearing grave spiritís brave
Sent forth simply, our way-of-life to save...
Written by Gary Jacobson, 1st Air Cavalry, US Army, Vietnam
Poem copyrighted.Reprinted with permission.