Just A Common Soldier
Just a Common Soldier is one of the most popular poems on the internet. Written and published by Canadian veteran and columnist A. Lawrence Vaincourt, in 1987, it now appears in numerous anthologies, on thousands of websites and on July 4th, 2008 it was carved into a marble monument at West Point, New York. This year marks the poem’s 28th anniversary.
Please enjoy this tribute to the Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Airmen who have given so much for our freedom and country.
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