2023 VETERANS DAY MESSAGE:
R 091752Z NOV 23 MID120000614290U
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
MSGID/NAVADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/CNO/NOV//
SUBJ/2023 VETERANS DAY MESSAGE//
RMKS/1. Team Navy: Today the words service and sacrifice take on special
significance as we honor the many Americans, past and present, who have taken
up the profession of arms to defend our great Nation.
2. We commemorate Veterans Day because it is our sacred obligation as a
country to recognize our veterans, to remember what they have fought and died
for, and to reaffirm our commitment to the values that inspired their
3. Today, we also extend our gratitude to the families and support networks
who enable service members to deploy wherever needed around the world. We
think about the caregivers who attend to our veterans and ensure they are
treated with dignity and respect. And our thoughts and prayers go out to the
survivors of all those who laid down their life for their country.
4. On this Veterans Day, I thank all of you on our Navy team for raising
your hand and taking the oath to support and defend our Constitution. I ask
all of us to remain faithful to our veterans, to continue to earn the trust
and confidence of the American people, and to serve every day with honor,
courage, and commitment.
You represent the warfighting spirit of the Navy and those who have gone
before us to defend freedom around the world.
5. I'm proud to serve alongside you and to commemorate this Veterans Day
6. Released by ADM L. M. Franchetti, Chief of Naval Operations.//