On 27 May I had the pleasure of flying Southwest 612 from Reno to Portland for the Memorial Day holiday. I'm a Viet Nam veteran (USN 1965-69) and I was wearing a hat with the name of the carrier I served on during that time. As I entered the plane I was greeted by the First Officer and one of the Flight Attendants with "Thank You! We appreciate your service" and a handshake from the First Officer.
As you may know. many of the men and women serving in SE Asia during that time were subject to a less-than-warm welcome when they returned to US soil after their tour, I being one of them. Just know that even though 40-plus years have passed, the kind words from people such as your flight crew do not go unnoticed and are appreciated beyond words... ask any vet.
Southwest doesn't just "Talk the Talk" when it comes to support for our troops; you prove that every day and I will always call you first when I need to travel!
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