Thank You for My Freedom, Grandpa

Ray H. Owen US NavyToday is Veterans day and the fact that I have the freedom to basically blog about whatever I want is a result of the Veterans of the US Armed Forces who gave or risked their lives for my freedom and yours.  If you have an opportunity today, thank a Veteran. 

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank my Grandfather, Ray H. Owen who was a pilot in World War II for the US Navy.  He is a true American Hero.

I would also like to thank one of my closest friends, Mike Kuta who served in Iraq during Desert Storm. 

Thank you to all of you who have served to protect our freedom!



  1. Brian, Thank you for acknowledging an important member of our family and the service he gave to this country. We all are so proud to call him Dad, Grandpa, and Great-grandpa!

  2. Well said Brian. We are all so very proud of Dad, Grandpa, Great-Grandpa.

  3. And proud to be named after my dad! Thanks for all you’ve done, dad, not just during the war but for every day you’ve supported, nourished and mentored all of us!

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