For hundreds of years the light in the
distance meant hope.
The flickering in the distance
of the light high atop the lighthouse tells of nearing land in a
heavy fog, the dim light of a front porch says come inside to the
warmth of home, and let us not forget the lantern of Paul Revere
riding through the streets to warn the British were coming.
There was a time long ago that
our forefathers fought to provide us with freedom, then came other
wars fought to preserve those freedoms.
Today we fight to protect that
This flame is also a symbol.
It lights the way home for your brothers and
sisters in arms. It crosses this great country to tell everyone
the Soldier stands with pride and honor to keep us free and we
keep the light burning to show the way home.
The light does not cast a shadow for its sole
purpose is to send the message of hope, to let everyone know
will not forget.