On 9/11, Remembering and Thanking

Track says goodbye to Tripp at the airport as he heads back to Afghanistan after his visit home this summer. :(

On this September 11, we remember the thousands who died on that terrible day, the thousands more who’ve fallen defending us abroad, and the men and women who have sacrificed so much to defend us during eleven long years of war.  I’d especially like to thank my brother, Track, for his service in Iraq and Afghanistan.  I love you and admire you more than you know.

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  • http://twen-teen.com Kimberly @ Twen-Teen

    This is a really sweet photo. Tripp is adorable — he could be a model!

  • Bree Merr

    This is a sad anniversary. God bless those who have lost loved ones. Many thanks and prayers for Track and other men and women in unform around the world.

  • Mariah

    Oh Bristol, Thank You for Remembering!!!! Have many of us forgotten? Have we just left it behind, as we simply put the blame on one not involved? Have we taken this country for granite? Have we left America in the dust? We must Remember!! Saver every moment like a sweet ice cream cone. Love with all your heart. Never give up on her!! God Bless you, Bristol. And God Bless America!!

  • Penny

    Bristol

    I would like to also say THANK YOU to your brother and all the others for the serves to watch over us all. I am proud of all our men and women.

  • https://www.facebook.com/sarahforpresident Tom Dooley

    Thank you Track! Safety and success to you. Say hello to my brother Bill at Camp Phoenix, Kabul!

  • bellagrazi

    Oh my gosh, what a sweet picture, Bristol. We’d all like to thank Track for his service to this great country of ours. Britta and Kyla Grace are very blessed to have him in their lives. (as are all your family and friends) He’s a true American hero. And a very handsome one. I’ll continue to keep Track in my prayers. As well as all those who continue to keep America safe.

  • Thomas Hubbard

    Oh, I remember that morning well and will never forget. When I saw that second plane hit I knew I was right. I had just said seeing the news reports of the first plane that was no accident.

    • Mariah

      Thank You, Thomas!! I will alwats remember, for my cousin has a cousin who fell with the towers. It is sad!!

      • Mariah

        Always, sorry.

  • pam

    Such an adorable photo Tripp!!! You are so blessed to have them both in your life….Thanks to all the Americans who lay their lifes on the line everyday for us….Such a sad day!! God Bless the Palin family and God Bless America!!! Will be watching you on Dancing!! Good Luck!! :)

  • Jilline

    Track is the nicest young man. You can tell by your pictures Tripp adores him. He knows what’s important in life.
    And boy does he look like your father.

  • Blake

    OMG I just tweeted a similar picture (not in car) of my uncle saying bye to the family. It is heartbreaking but there’s so much to admire about these brace souls.

  • Jody kauaihilo

    Bristol I’m so glad that trip has such out standing male role models in his life your dad track and gino will help him to know what a real man is like and he adores them

  • AnnA

    Thank you to the troops. And thank you to our President for ending the long war in Afganistan and for killing Osama Bin Laden. May we continue to work toward peace, not war.

    • Kate

      Obama didn’t kill Osama Bin Laden, Navy SEALS who are risking their lives everyday for this country killed him. If you are going to thank anyone, thank them, and the thousands of other soliders who have risked or lost their lives.

      • Mariah

        Kate, Thank You!!!! It was the work of our finest!!!! God bless!!

      • AnnA

        Kate, looks like you missed that I actually did thank the troops. And while President Obama was not on the ground with the Seals when Bin Laden was killed he is their Commander in Chief and responsible for the mission. You certainly would have blamed him if it had failed badly. We congratulate him for it bring done and done well.

        • Pat

          Anna, Pres. Obama did make the call, but it was probably the easiest call he has had to make. I can’t imagine any president that would not have made that call in the aftermath of what happened on 9/11.

    • section9

      Actually, the Long War in Afghanistan is going on with no real end in sight, unless you really believe we’ll be out of there by 2014.

      • AnnA

        The end has been section9 and thd mission shifted. Thank you President Obama. Thank you to thd troops who are still there and will be into 2013.

    • Bruce O’H.

      I’m a White male, Christian and Conservative. I’m a Tea Party member since day one.
      The President and his Party, and their sycophantic followers, and their union thugs, have labeled me the enemy. They’ve branded me a likely domestic terrorist. I’m called evil for being pro-life. I’m called a racist. I’m called a reactionary. I’m called stupid.
      I don’t think the President considers me worth worrying about.
      So I don’t consider him my President.
      He’s just a bad nightmare for America that needs to be defeated politically.

  • http://berkerblog.blogspot.com SueB

    Yes, this is a day we always need to remember and honor. God be with your brother.

  • sodakhic

    Thank you to your brother, Bristol. May he return home safely to his wife and daughter.

  • Joseph

    I will never forget that day! May God be with the friends and families of the victims who have died tragically that day. And God bless our troops who have fought for our country and who are still fighting! May God’s hand of protection be over our all our troops, especially your brother, Track! Love you Palin family! And God bless America!

  • wendy

    Just curious what’s up with the little boy’s attire. It looks like he is wrapped up in a blanket or sheet but not really dressed for the outdoors or travel.

    • AnnA

      Whatever the case, at least he is buckled into a car seat. Sarah Palin has been neglectful of having Piper and Trig seat-belted in moving vehicles.

      • Sue

        And you know this how? You have a hidden camara in her car?

  • Kim Castro

    Bristol, I agree September 11, 2001 brings so much into perspective. It demonstrates why we should always be vigilant locally and throughout the world. Our public safety personnel, intelligence community and our military are at the forefront in our battle with those that would harm us. Thank God that they’re there and God Bless them for all they do!

  • Sharon

    Bristol, I’m so proud of Track and I appreciate his service to our country!! You keep up the good work!!

  • David

    I still remember where I was and what I was doing when I heard about the Terrorists Attacks on 9/11/01. It is hard to believe that our Troops are still fighting in Afghanistan 11 years after those attacks. Our Troops should have been brought home from Iraq after Sadam was captured and executed, and our Troops should have been brought home from Afghanistan after Bin Laden was killed.

  • Gilly

    I’m a White female, Non-Religious and Liberal. I’m a Democratic member since day one.
    Mitt Romney and his Party, and their sycophantic followers, and their Relgious Right thugs, have labeled me the enemy.
    They’ve branded me a likely feminist terrorist. I’m called evil for being gay. I’m called a slut. I’m called a reactionary. I’m called stupid.
    I don’t think Mitt Romney considers me worth worrying about.
    So I won’t consider him when I vote in November.
    He’s just a bad nightmare for America that needs to be defeated politically.

    • Mariah

      Wow!!! How Crazy!!! Just yesterday I was mobbed for being conservative…and many of my Tea Party friends Hurt Physically. One sent to the hospital. Some beating for being Christian!!! I have been branded the same thing just for being conservative!! Maybe we should stop Hating, and start Loving!!! think about these things before you speak!!!

  • Holley

    God Bless your Brother for his service!! My younger brother served with the army over in Iraq. Prayed for his safe return daily. He did return home safely! Praying for the families who have lost a loved one, from 9-11 and praying for our troops safe return.

  • Kelly

    Bristol,
    You will be happy to know that I spent September 11th giving birth to our beautiful daughter Rachel (our third child). She arrived 3 weeks before her due date. After spending a week in the hospital with minor complications for both of us, we are back home now and in good health again.

  • Sue

    Oh loookie, a one of the palin-hater nuts is here.

  • AnnA

    Just keeping it real Sue!

  • jj

    What’s the matter with you? Take the hate to other sites and don’t use 9/11 and our troops as a guise to voice your inaccuracies!

  • Mariah

    Thank You JJ!!!!


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