While this doesn’t have anything to do with VMware or technology as a whole, I still wanted to pause today and pay tribute to all that have ever served or are currently serving our country. I spent 4 years in the US Air Force from 1999-2003, given the events that took place during those 4 years, it actually felt more like 10 years, but I was glad to have served. A big thank you to my Grandfather who spent 10 years serving in the US Marine Corps, a World War II and Korea veteran. Thanks to his 3 brothers that all served as well, and especially to Uncle Art who was a wounded prisoner of war in Korea and was pronounced dead by the US papers, only to be released by the North Koreans 6 months later! Thanks for your bravery! A note to all that are serving overseas in Afghanistan or Iraq or other areas, we’re thinking of you and are hoping for your safe return.
I love my country and consider it an honor to have served. Please pause today to recognize the service of those that have put their lives at risk, their families and personal wants aside to serve our country in uniform. Thank you, have a great Veterans Day!