We would not be here or free today, if it were not for them. Every single American (and, frankly most of the people of the world who are free) owes thanks to the Men and Women of the United States Military: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard.
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. May God bless you and keep you. And, may you always know that your are remembered. (And don't forget to pin your medals on and wear them proudly!)
You can read about the history of Veterans Day here.
And President Bush's remarks at the Rededication Ceremony of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. God bless him for his courageous service to our country in a time of war.