- A soldier sits down in a quiet moment to listen to a recordable storybook his child sent from home.
- A team of clydesdales pulls an iconic wagon into New York City, then bows silently before the Statue of Liberty in reverence.
- A couple drives frantically to the top of a parking ramp. The man jumps out and signals his confused girlfriend to follow, just in time to... miss the airplane banner flying by, asking her to marry him.
Here are links to the three commercials I mentioned in this post. A quick warning: If you haven't seen these, you might want to have a box of Kleenex nearby for the first two. Feel free to list some of your own favorites in the comments at the end of this post.
"Active Duty" Hallmark Commercial
9/11 Tribute from Budweiser
Wherever Life Takes You (Chevy Cruze ECO)