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DAVE GRALNIK, San Clemente

I highly commend Mr. Hernandez for his service and the points he made in his letter. I, too, am curious how many of the flag-waving “Patriots” he noted would qualify for USAA insurance (only available to military families or service members).

We have an all-volunteer military. Rather than making up one’s own self-serving definition of patriotism, and thanking others for their service, why don’t they enlist to serve their country (or why haven’t they in the past)?  

Hey, folks, we’re all in this together. Let’s not forget that we have to work as one for the bigger good of all.  

Please, let’s consider the Golden Rule and make for a better city and country.

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