Former President George W. Bush secretly visited Ft. Hood last night to meet with the victims of the troops affected by the recent massacre at the hands of a Muslim extremist within our ranks. This is typical for President Bush who worked hard during his presidency not to use the military for political gain, especially when it came to wounded troops and their families. He made many unannounced and unpublicized visited to military bases in and out of the country. He invited military bloggers, myself included, to meet with him one on one without fanfare or media. That's the way he was and I'm glad to see that he has continued this respect and admiration for our military".
When President Bush gave his farewell address to his troops he received heartfelt respect from his troops. Direct from the U.S. Dept. of Defense's website are the following testimonies from our servicemen at former President Bush's farewell address to the troops at Andrews Air Force base on Jan. 20,2009: