Just A Common Soldier, also known as A Soldier Died Today, is one of the most popular poems on the Internet. Written and published in 1987 by Canadian veteran and columnist A. Lawrence Vaincourt, it now appears in numerous anthologies, on thousands of websites and on July 4, 2008 it was carved into a marble monument at West Point, US. 

Source: justacommonsoldier.com

In memorial of all who gave their all to protect our freedom and defend our allies all over the globe. Swore to protect the Constitution against all enemies foreign or domestic. 

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