Posts tagged Veterans Day

A Fun Project For Veterans Day

(you can play this while you are reading this post) Tomorrow is Veterans Day.  Today is the birthday of the Marine Corps. Do some hoo-hahs and push-ups for them. Mike Bylen, a businessman from Detroit and a friend of mine, …






Lessons On Entrepreneurship From the Military

In Chicago, we have a new military veteran focused incubator called The Bunker.  I will mentor a little at the Bunker.  One of the fun parts of mentoring is meeting other mentors.  I was at a small group dinner hosted …






Just Say “Thanks”

It’s Poppy Day in England.   You may have noticed yesterday in some college football games, teams had altered their insignias to reflect the colors red, white, and blue.  Tuesday in the US, it’s Veterans Day. Memorial Day is for …






I Owe You a Debt I Can Never Repay

It’s Veterans Day.  I like to tell vets that I owe them a debt I can never possibly repay.  I am free.  America may not be perfect. But, it’s the best place to live in the entire world. Nick Mueller, …






Talk to Your Veterans-Listen to Them and Thank Them

Veterans Day happens every year.  Sometimes we forget them.  Veterans get lost in the shuffle between sales at stores and pageantry at sporting events.  Fly overs and big flags.  One of my favorite poems is Flanders Fields.  So simple, yet …






Thank You For My Freedom

The National World War Two Museum is sponsoring a video compilation. It’s at the link, My Veteran’s Day. You make a short video, upload it and it will be compiled with all the other videos there. Some famous people have …






Celebrating Veterans Day

One of the most cherished things that I do in my life is serving as a Trustee on the Board of the National World War Two Museum. One of my fellow trustees, Drew Brees, penned an editorial for Veterans Day. …