When someone retires it’s usually quite a big deal. But doing so from the military is an even greater event. A lifetimes worth of service to the country should be celebrated. Not to mention recognising what an amazing achievement it is. But if you’re going to give a speech or send someone a card for their retirement then it can be tricky knowing what to say. Choosing to use one or more military retirement quotes is the perfect way to reach someone with a military background and to appeal to their interests.

So use one of the many military retirement quotes below in your retirement card.

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. – E. Davis

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. – Ronald Reagan

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. – John F. Kennedy

The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment. – Judd Gregg

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die – G.K. Chesterton

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! – Maya Angelou

In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. — Mark Twain

I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot. — Gary Hart

The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave … — Patrick Henry

The number of medals on an officer’s breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line. — Charles Edward Montague

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! — Maya Angelou

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. — Joseph Campbell

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. — John F. Kennedy

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes. — Maya Angelou

Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can’t retire his experience. He must use it. — Bernard Baruch

Thank God every day when you get up that you have something to do that day which must be done whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and forced to do your best will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know. – Basil Carpenter

Retirement has been a discovery of beauty for you. I never had the time before to notice the beauty of your grand kids, your wife, and the tree outside your very own front door. And, the beauty of time itself. – Hartman Jule

What you leave behind is not what is engraved on stone monuments but what is woven into the hearts of others – Pericles

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