14 Ways to THANK A SOLDIER by a PRESIDENT WHO DOES it BEST

The following was compiled at Buzzfeed in an article titled “How to thank a soldier, by George W. Bush.” Here are a few of the best photos:

1. Look them in the eye and give them a firm handshake. No one appreciates a firm handshake more than a soldier.

2. If they prefer not to shake hands…

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…then a chest bump will do.

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Just make sure you do duckface afterward so they can laugh at you.

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3. Admire their medals. They were hard-earned.

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4. Always treat their families with great respect. They have been through more than you could imagine.

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5. Laugh with them! Laughter is a medicine that works 102% of the time.

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6. Sometimes it’s important that you treat a soldier the way you would treat anyone else.

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7. If you know a soldier, call them on the 4th of July.

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8. Or you can Skype them.

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9. Each soldier has an amazing story.