Letter: Wear The Blue Cap

Everyone should wear the blue military cap as a reminder to honor all who served in our armed forces, and to all who have fallen, having given their last great measure of devotion, sacrificing their lives so that we will continue to live free.

It is my opinion, that wearing the blue cap is the ultimate sign of respect for those who have served and will serve outside these United States protecting our freedoms.

The blue cap is a sign of respect and support, not a sign of service, for many in the Navy Auxiliary (Coast Guard) don’t wear a Blue Cap.

It is with an enormous sense of pride and gratitude that I wear the blue cap, having been unable to serve but keenly aware of the men and women who served in my stead, many of whom did not return. I am forever in your debt.

Richard Nielsen, Royal Palm Beach