Hannah Cunningham is Vermont’s Patriot’s Pen winner. She is an 8th grader at Edmunds Middle School in Burlington VT and is sponsored by Burlington VFW Post 782 and it’s Auxiliary.Click on Name to read essay.
Our young Marines of today are courageous, willing to make sacrifices, and are marvelous team players. I am confident our Corps, and indeed our Nation, will be in great shape for a long time to come as these people continue to grow and assume greater positions of responsibility.
Keep working on a plan. Make no little plans. Make the biggest plan you can think of and spend the rest of your life carrying it out.
Today, women are in combat, that is just a reality. Thousands of women have been decorated for valor…and have given their lives. Today, what was once a band of brothers has truly become a band of brothers and sisters.