Ahead of Veterans Day, CNN’s Jake Tapper tweeted pictures and descriptions of many veterans from past generations, starting with those in his own family.

Don’t tell Salon, but these are American heroes.

Unfortunately, some sad people even try to corrupt a noble exercise such as this.

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