It was a bit cathartic and surprised me. It was the bottled water delivery guy (I've known him for a few years) and I said something about having to work on a holiday and asked him if he was a vet. He said no, but he sometimes regretted it. Then he asked me if I was and thanked me. I told him I didn't want to be thanked for enlisting and also told him he was the first one who ever had. We talked a bit more about times then and times now. He has military folks in his extended family and is aware of how some of us were treated 40 years ago even though he's a young guy.
Salty Fog Rally 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014 And DRAT! Missed the last one in 2015!