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WE ALL FEEL IT
by Christopher Boyce, Ex RAF Gulf War 1990/91 Veteran

WHENEVER you feel down and depressed, whether you were Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines, no matter who, what, where, when or how , we lived as one, we fought as one and we feel as one.
Every time a fellow brother or sister dies or is injured no matter what, WE ALL FEEL IT.

Think back to the news or the Facebook pages or Twitter feeds that you have read,

VETERAN WITH NO FAMILY TO BE BURIED ALONE
or
WW2 HERO TO HAVE NO ONE THERE FOR THEM

How many of you wish you could be there ? How many do go and show their respect? I bet if you could every single veteran would be at every single fellow veterans funeral till the day it is their funeral !! Why? Because WE ALL FEEL IT.

The next time you turn on the TV or look at the Facebook page or Twitter feed you see that 100, 500 a 1000 people turned up, the local Royal British Legion Standard Bearer went along, How many of you smile then thinking "we gave that brother or sister a good send off"? Because WE ALL FEEL IT.

Whether we are Old or Young, whether we are bedridden, in a Wheelchair, Limbless, Blind, Deaf, Suffer Mental Illness, PTSD, Have been poisoned by cocktails of drugs that supposed to save us, keep us safe and well , what ever our conditions,
WE ALL FEEL IT.

So when you receive that letter from the Veterans Agency, SPVA, ATOS, DWP, ESA or whoever and it say No, Never give in, No Retreat, No Surrender, you fight and fight, you write and write, you ring and you talk, but remember this,
Never let them grind you down, Why Because WE ALL FEEL IT.

So whether we served a day, a month, a year, a decade or a lifetime we are members of thee greatest band of brothers and sisters we will always answer the call, And Why? Because WE ALL FEEL IT.

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.

WE ALL FEEL IT - by Christopher Boyce


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