We had the immense pleasure of taking out a very diverse group of amazing veterans. We had 1 WWII veteran, a Korean War Veteran, 2 Vietnam Veterans, and an OIF Veteran. The fishing wasn’t great but they all had a great time. We have also been given a tremendous gift with the Captain Patrick of Daymakers Fishing Charters. He is a truly amazing and giving person and because the fishing wasn’t great he is going to take this group out again free of charge. I am humbled and amazed by the generosity of this man. We have also scheduled for the WWII veteran to go on Honor Flight. I am personally going to be his Guardian, if I told him that is what they call me he would say he doesn’t need a guardian. He is 93 years old and has such an amazing spirit that I knew we had to take him on this adventure. I have been wanting to take a veteran but was waiting on the right time and circumstance and it has now come our way. We couldn’t have done this without the help of a great man in our community Jon Martin, he put us together and we are extremely grateful.
This is the email I received from Ralph, yes email, he is 93 and amazing. For all those men and women that say life is hard, wake up, pull your big girl/boy panties on, and deal. This man was shot down in the Pacific Twice. He deserves a standing ovation in my opinion but all I can do is take him on a fishing trip and take him on Honor Flight. So incredibly humbled to meet this man.
Just a note to let you now how much I enjoyed your great fishing trip, cannot thank you enough, hope to see you again soon.