I thank all of our men and women who have been and are currently in the armed forces protecting the wonderful freedoms and liberties on which this country was founded. There also are others who have been of service to those on the home front -- like the late Buck Townsend and John Shores. They unselfishly served on many projects, board, committees, etc. Buck Townsend believed "if you can dream it, then you can see it." John Shores believed "if it's needed to be done, then do it." These men of service will be missed, but those they have inspired will carry on their legacy.