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President George W. Bush salutes navy personnel aboard the USS Enterprise in Norfolk, Va., on the 60th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks Dec. 7, 2001. .Today we take special pride that one of our former enemies is now among America.s finest friends,. said the President. grateful to our ally, Japan, and to its good people. Today our two Navies are working side by side in the fight against terror." President George W. Bush addresses soldiers at Fort Campbell, Ky., Nov. 21, 2001. .These have been hard months for Americans,. said the President. .Yet, this Thanksgiving we have so much to be thankful for. thankful for the love of our families. thankful for the goodness and generosity of our fellow citizens. thankful for the freedoms of our country. And so very thankful to you, the men and women who wear our uniform."
President George W. Bush addresses troops and families of the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, N.Y., July 19, 2002. .This great base, the 10th Mountain Division, has a special place in American military history,. said the President. .Fort Drum has given continuous service to the defense of our country since the beginning of the last century. This unit has produced some of the finest soldiers ever to wear the uniform." Veterans hold flags during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., November 11, 2002. .This is a place of national mourning and national memory,. said the President. .We remember those who served America by fighting and dying on the field of battle. And we remember those veterans who lived on for many decades to serve America in many ways."
President George W. Bush meets with Joint Chiefs of Staff October 24, 2001 at the White House. Pictured, from left, are Admiral William J. Fallon, Vice Chairmen for Naval Operations; General Eric Shinseki, Chief of Staff of the United States Army; General Peter Pace, Vice Chairman of the United States Marine Corps; and General Michael J. Williams, Assistant Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. Cadets pay their respects to the victims of the World Trade Center disaster in New York, September 11, 2002. .For members of our military, it.s been a year of sacrifice and service far from home,. said the President. .For all Americans, it has been a year of adjustment, of coming to terms with the difficult knowledge that our nation has determined enemies, and that we are not invulnerable to their attacks.
Sailors listen to President George W. Bush speak aboard the USS Enterprise in Norfolk, Va., on the 60th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks Dec. 7, 2001. .Today is an anniversary of a tragedy for the United States Navy,. said the President. .Yet, out of that tragedy, America built the strongest Navy in the world. And there is no better symbol of that strength than the USS Enterprise." President George W. Bush greets military personnel aboard the USS Enterprise in Norfolk, Va., Dec. 7, 2001. .When America looks at you, the young men and women who defend us today, we are grateful,. said the President. .On behalf of the people of the United States, I thank you for your commitment, your dedication and your courage."
President George W. Bush delivers remarks to Air Force personnel and their families at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska, February 16, 2002. .I.m honored to be in a place where people understand the need for sacrifice and patriotism,. said the President. .And come to Alaska to let you know that I.m proud of our United States military; that when I sent you into action, I knew you would not let this nation down." President George W. Bush prays with troops before sharing Thanksgiving dinner at Fort Campbell, Ky., Nov. 21, 2001. .This Thanksgiving, Americans are especially thankful for our freedom,. said the President. And we are especially thankful to you, the people who keep us free."