Veterans Prayers

French Paratrooper Prayer, First Indochina War
Veterans Prayers Text
Vietnam Vets Prayer
Army, by branch
Tribute to the Flag
11th ACR
28th Keystone Division
Patton's Weather Prayer
Airborne Prayers, Paratroopers, Gliderman and Air Assault
Airborne, 160th Night Stalkers
Airborne, text
St. Michael's Jump Commands
St. Mike JC, A
St. Mike JC, B
St Mike JC, C
US Navy
US Coast Guard
Knight's Prayer
Military Order of the Purple Heart
Red Horse Squadron, USAF, RVN
USMC & Dedication of 5th Marine Division Cemetary
USMC Prayer
5th Marine Division Cem. Dedication
5th Mar Div Cem, Story
Natl. Assoc. of Vietnam Veteran Ministers,VVA
French Paratrooper Prayer, First Indochina War
Women Veterans
USAF, and their families
Prayers from the Civil War
Common Catholic Prayers
Byzantine Catholic Prayers
Episcopal Prayers
Popular WWII Prayers
Hero's, The 4 Chaplains
Red Skelton's Pledge of Allegiance
links to Veterans Prayers 2
Links and Stuff
Medics and Corpsman
Seabee's Prayer
Prayers for those in Recovery
Veterans Poems and Such
Fraternal Bondage, vet to vet
Mortuary Affairs
Who's Packing Your Parachute?

The Paratrooper's Prayer
(Found by a French general in the pocket of a soldier killed in action at Dien-Bien-Phu, Viet Nam)

Give me, O Lord my God,
what is left Thee, that which no one aks of Thee.

I do not ask Thee for rest or tranquility,
either of soul or body.

I do not ask Thee for riches,
for success, or for health.

So many ask Thee for these, my God,
that none must be left Thee.

Give me, Lord,
what is left Thee.

Give me what the others refuse.

I want risk and anguish;
I want fight and pain.

Give me these, my God,
once and for all.

Give me the certainty that these
will always be my portion, for I will not
always have the courage to ask them of Thee.

Give me, O Lord,
what is left Thee.

Give me what others do not want.

But also give me courage,
strength, and Faith.


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