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A Special Bond


It started with a handshake and ended with a flag. The relationship between Kenneth Walker and Edith Anaya was a special bond. After meeting through USMHAF, their friendship blossomed so quickly that over the course of a little less than a year that he called her his best friend. But it ended abruptly and far too soon.

25 Best Army Quotes

25 Best Army Quotes

It’s never a bad time to be motivated by the 25 best army quotes brought to you by some of the greatest minds in history. The 25 best army quotes will make you laugh, cry, think and be inspired.

1. “Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.” – Alexander Hamilton

2. “Discipline is the soul of an Army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to all of the weak, and esteem to all.” – George Washington

25 Best Army Quotes

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3. “Even a phone call that lasts a couple minutes or seconds can make your day or entire week.” – Military Moments

4. “The soldier is the Army. No Army is better than its soldiers. The soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country.” – George S Patton

5. “It is fatal to enter a war without the will to win it.” – Douglas MacArthur

6. “Soldiers can sometimes make decisions that are smarter than the orders they have been given.” – Orson Scott Card, Enders Game

7. “I am not afraid of an Army of lions lead by a sheep; I am afraid of sheep lead by a lion.” – Alexander the Great

8. “The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.” – Dwight D Eisenhower

25 Best Army Quotes

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9. “None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important.” – Thomas Jefferson

10. “I can’t expect loyalty from the army if I do not give it.” – George C Marshall

11. “Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way.” – George S. Patton

12. “The Army is the true nobility of our country.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

13. “I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.” – Abraham Lincoln

25 Best Army Quotes

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14. “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.” – Albert Einstein

15. “On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind .” – Dan Lipinski

16. “Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost their confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either is a failure of leadership.” – Colin Powell

17. “Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

18. “Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin

25 Best Army Quotes

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19. “Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

20. “America’s fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers who have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed.” – Allen Boyd

21. “Ten soldiers lead wisely will beat a hundred without a head.” – Euripides

22. “No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in a time of peace or ensure it of victory in time of war” – Calvin Coolidge

25 Best Army Quotes

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23. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine

24. “It is hard to lead a calvary charge if you think you look funny on a horse.” – Adlai E Stephenson

25. “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D Eisenhower

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A Letter Worth Reading – Military Housing Help

Military housing help can be hard to find. Amidst the politics, business issues and many other issues that can stymie the military housing help realm, good assistance can be hard to find. Today, we received an email.

Military Housing Help

Below is an email that forwarded to Military Housing Assistance Fund from one of our clients to another potential client. It’s worth a read if you are looking for military housing help!

A Letter Worth Reading – Military Housing Help

“Hello B,

Thank you for your note. My husband and I did use MHAF. We stumbled upon them accidentally and are glad we did.

These men are some of the best leaders in industry, dedicated to helping military families realize the American Dream… no I’m not paid to be their spokesperson. My experience – I cannot say enough about the kindness, dedication, expertise and patience MHAF had with our many questions and challenges. The leadership team screens all realtors to make sure that they are the best in the area and committed to working for military families.

Dodd-Frank – a law that changed home buying – impacts all organizations trying to assist home-buyers. This dictates how MHAF operates. They have a process they must use to comply with laws on any financial assistance/gain we have from working with them.

This process can seem frustrating to get into a house or have already started the process of buying a house then turned to them. Again, it is really a result of finance reform (Dodd-Frank), and the methods they developed to provide financial support and assistance.

We actually walked away from a house because we did not start with MHAF. In the end we found a BETTER house, better interest rate and because of MHAF we paid NO CLOSING COSTS. Not only that, two weeks after we moved into our home we received a check from MHAF for over $1,000. What a blessing!!

When we started our process we were living in a hotel and eager to get into a home but move only once. When we made MHAF aware of our need they worked so hard to get us processed and even got our closing date moved up 2 weeks. We were so grateful.

I’d like to make one more comment… their finance partner, is a veteran himself. He worked with us to get us qualified and gave us great financial advice. He works hard with those who may not qualify to help them and their finances so they can get qualified. He brings tremendous experience and insight and a true dedication to help you get the best loan for you.

At the time that we worked with them they did not know I was a columnist or talk show host… so I did not receive special treatment. It was in the midst of the process that I told them I wanted to have them on my show.

I can tell you that their leadership is top notch and they are committed to serving military while protecting us from tax liability. I hope this helps… and that you are soon in your dream home! Please feel free to contact me if I can be of any further assistance.



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