My girls frequently ask me to play/sing the National Anthem for them. They love the song, and they know that the military fights to keep us safe (especially their Uncle Jonathan! =D). We were at an airport last May and we saw a bunch of Airmen who had just returned from Afghanistan. They were eating at the same restaurant we were, and Ruth said, "Mama, can I go thank them for fighting to keep me safe?" She chickened out, but it warmed my heart that she would think to thank these men who went thru things I can't imagine to keep my family safe.
While perusing youtube for the National Anthem, we ran across this video: