Marine Corps veteran Jim Brown, 83, (right) who served in Vietnam and Korea helps D-Day Veteran Howard Mills, 91, to the stage for special recognition during a Veteran's Day ceremony organized by Forever Young Senior Veteran Wish at Collierville Town Square in Collierville, Tenn. Sunday. (AP Photo: Jim Weber)
From fire and smoke and battle din
the silent lambs come home again;
Good Shepherd, lead these sons and daughters
to timeless peace beside still waters.
The Bard of Sherman Avenue