According to a piece that I saw on the Vanguard, "The Armed Forces Remembrance Day used to be celebrated on 11th November every year, which, throughout the world, is known as the Armistice Day, commemorating the end of the First World War. But, with the formal end of the Nigerian Civil War as a result of the surrender of the Biafran secessionists on 15th January 1970, the date was changed to mark the restoration of the unity of the country." So even though I missed it yesterday, today I join other Nigerians to salute our living and fallen heroes, particularly at this moment when the security and territorial integrity of Nigeria are being undermined on various fronts Kudos to the military ladies who went around selling the emblem. I'd seen them at the domestic wing of Lagos airport last December but really didn't take time to stop and buy. Then earlier this month as we arrived Lagos, the baby of the house Josey stopped and bought one with his pocket money. I was overwhelmed with joy for that awesome gesture. So on our way back to Benin hubby decided that we should buy five more for the rest of us. Though I don't always remember to wear it, I am glad that I have it. For your gallantry and sacrifices I pray God's blessings on all members of the Nigerian Armed forces and their families. God bless you all. #armedforcesremembranceday #armedforcesremembranceday2019 #salutetoourarmedforces #remember #Godblessourarmedforces #GodblessNigeria #nigeriagosurvive 🇳🇬🇳🇬
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#Repost @santykrishnan (@get_repost) ・・・ On the occasion of #kargilvijaydiwas I am reposting something I wrote just a month back.. food for thought here... . . . He stands there for hours, without a hint of tiredness. He doesn't flinch, he doesn't get irritated; despite all the accusations thrown at him and those of his ilk. He wonders why he's doing all this, who is he doing it for. His family isn't sure what news the next day would bring. . And yet, he does it everyday. Every hour. Every minute. He's ready! Ready to attack, ready to defend, ready to kill, and ready to die. Not because it's his job, but it's his unconditional love for this country that makes him do that. . And what does he ask in return from his own country men? Money? No. Fame? No. All he wants is respect. Can we give him that? The ball is in our court! . . #isupportindianarmy #salutetoourarmedforces #Respect
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#Repost @santykrishnan (@get_repost) ・・・ He stands there for hours, without a hint of tiredness. He doesn't flinch, he doesn't get irritated; despite all the accusations thrown at him and those of his ilk. He wonders why he's doing all this, who is he doing it for. His family isn't sure what news the next day would bring. . And yet, he does it everyday. Every hour. Every minute. He's ready! Ready to attack, ready to defend, ready to kill, and ready to die. Not because it's his job, but it's his unconditional love for this country that makes him do that. . And what does he ask in return from his own country men? Money? No. Fame? No. All he wants is respect. Can we give him that? The ball is in our court! . . #isupportindianarmy, #salutetoourarmedforces, #Respect
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BabyJ...and Stripes...#babyjesus #memorialday#salutetoourarmedforces
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Saare Jahaan Se Achcha Hindustan Hamara!!!🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳 #India#proudtobe Indian#republicday#patriotic#salutetoourarmedforces
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