Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Essayons! Combat Engineer, and Desert Storm Veteran, Will Keep His Oath

To whom it may concern:

I'm old, broken down, and way out of practice, but working to correct that problem. It's been 13 years since my last drill, 1996, and 18 years since my last active duty deployment, 1991, Desert Storm. You can be sure, however, that I will uphold my oath to defend the Constitution, even after all of this time.


James Zucker
High Point, NC


Opus #6 said...

Thank you, Mr. Zucker.

Anonymous said...


Essayons, sound out the battle cry
Essayons, we'll win or we'll die
Essayons, there's nothing we won't try
We're the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Pin the castle on my collar
I've done my training for the team
You can call me an engineer soldier
The warrior spirit has been my dream
We are builders, we are fighters
We are destroyers just as well
There've been doubters who met with the sappers
1 - We know our sappers will never fail
2 - And then we blew them all straight to hell
Our brothers fighting on the battlefield
Look to us to point the way
We get there first and then we take the risks
To build the roads and the air strips
And bridge the mighty river streams
We don't care who gets the glory
We're sure of one thing, this we know
Somewhere out there an engineer soldier
Designed the plan for the whole darn show
Essayons whether in war or peace
We will bear our red and our white
Essayons we serve America
And the U.S. Army Corps of engineers
Essayons! Essayons!