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FReeper Canteen ~ CELEBRATING AMERICAN PATRIOTIC MUSIC ~ July 3, 2004
Provided On The Thread | Kathy In Alaska & MoJo2001 and The Canteen Deejays

Posted on 07/02/2004 7:55:34 PM PDT by The Sailor


 
 
~ Fourth Of July Music Celebration ~

* WARNING* "God" is mentioned quite frequently in many of our Patriotic songs below. If you have problems with these lyrics, may He feel justified to light a fire under thy ass to alleviate this issue.

Music Key:
- Lyrics
- Song
Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
----Calvin Coolidge
 

~ Flag Salute ~
(Click on each flag)

The Star Spangled Banner by Whitney HoustonThe United States Army - GO ARMY!!!Anchors Aweigh (GO NAVY!!)Air Force - Wild Blue Yonder (This song is first!)USMC - Halls Of Montezuma (Second Song!) OOH RAH!The United States Coast Guard - GO COASTIES!!!

 

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
--Abraham Lincoln
 
The Star Spangled Banner (1st & 4th Version) - Mormon Tabernacle ChoirLyrics - The Star Spangled Banner The Star Spangled Banner The Stars & Stripes Forever - Mormon Tabernacle ChoirLyrics - The Stars & Stripes Forever (By Charles Burr)The Stars and Stripes Forever
God Bless The USA by Lee GreenwoodLyrics - God Bless The USA God Bless The USA Battle Hymn Of The Republic Battle Hymn Of The Republic LyricsBattle Hymn of The Republic
America The Beautiful by Ray CharlesAmerican The Beautiful LyricsAmerica The Beautiful Dixie (Vocals) by The Mormon Tabernacle ChoirDixie Lyrics

Dixie

Yankee Doodle Dandy - The Mormon Tabernacle ChoirYankee Doodle Dandy - LyricsYankee Doodle Dandy God Bless America by Kate SmithGod Bless America LyricsGod Bless America by Kate Smith
You're A Grand Ole Flag - Mormon Tabernacle ChoirYou're A Grand Ole Flag LyricsYou're A Grand Ole Flag My Country Tis Of Thee (America) VocalsMy Country Tis Of Thee Lyrics by Samuel Francis SmithMy Country Tis Of Thee (America)
Bonnie Blue Flag - Bobby HortonThe Bonnie Blue Flag LyricsThe Bonnie Blue Flag Elton Britt - There's A Star Spangled Banner Waving SomewhereThere's A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere Lyrics by Paul Roberts & Shelby Darnell 1942There's A Star Spangled Banner..


 

Give me liberty or give me death!
--Patrick Henry
 
Hail To The ChiefHail To The Chief LyricsHail To The Chief Over There by The Mormon Tabernacle ChoirOver There LyricsOver There
Rosie The RiveterRosie The Riveter Lyrics by Redd Evans and John Jacob LoebRosie The Riveter Praise The Lord & Pass The Ammunition VocalsPraise The Lord & Pass The Ammunition LyricsPraise The Lord & Pass The Ammunition
Who's Next?  by The Chamber-Made Brigade Who's Next lyrics by Christopher StorcWho's Next? By FReeper Vetnet The Suntones - I Want To Hear A Yankee Doodle TuneNo Lyrics Available At This TimeI Want To Hear A Yankee Doodle...
Red Skelton "Pledge Of Allegiance"Red Skelton's "Pledge Of Allegiance" the wordsPledge Of Allegiance by Red John Wayne's "America, Why I Love Her"America, Why I Love Her WordsAmerica, Why I Love Her
John Wayne "Taps"John Wayne's "Taps" (Taps was written by Colonel Dan Butterfield! May He never be forgotten!)Taps by John Wayne SSgt Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green BeretThe Ballad Of The Green Beret LyricsThe Ballad Of The Green Beret
Ragged Old Flag by Johnny CashRagged Old Flag lyrics by Johnny CashRagged Old Flag When Johnny Comes Marching Home by Mitch MillerWhen Johnny Comes Marching Home lyricsWhen Johnny Comes Marching..

 

The brave die never, though they sleep in dust:
Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
~Minot J. Savage
 
Eternal Father by The Mormon Tabernacle ChoirEternal Father lyrics by Reverend William WhitingThe Navy Hymn (Eternal Father) The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny HortonThe lyrics  by Jimmy DriftwoodBattle of New Orleans
No link! The Armed Forces Medley (Music) is the instrumental.Armed Forces Medley (Music) No Link! This is just a vocal compilation of all the service branches songs!Armed Forces Medley (Vocals)
82nd Airborne - Dog Faced SoldierLyrics to "Dog Faced Soldier" (Scroll down to find the words!)Dog Faced Soldier All American Soldier by the 82nd AirborneAll American Soldier LyricsAll American Soldier
"This Is The Army, Mr. Jones" by The 82nd Airborne All American ChorusLyrics to "This Is The Army, Mr.Jones" by Irving BerlinThis Is The Army, Mr. Jones Blood On The Risers "Blood On The Risers" LyricsBlood On The Risers
Anchors AweighAnchors Aweigh Lyrics by Midshipman First Class Alfred Hart Miles & revised by George D. LottmanAnchors Aweigh Liberty FanfareNo Link Available At This TimeLiberty Fanfare
The Limeliters - This Is Your LandThis Land Is Your LandThis Land Is Your Land Tex Ritter - Old GloryOld Glory LyricsOld Glory

 

But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for,
Is their monument to-day, and for aye.
~Thomas Dunn English
 
Land Of Hope (Instrumental)Land Of Hope Lyrics Land Of Hope and Glory (Instrumental) Acoustix - The Stars & Stripes Forever (Acapella Version. Very Good!)Acoustix's "The Stars And Stripes Forever" Lyrics!! Click To Support These Fine Men!The Stars and Stripes Forever (Ver 2)
Aaron Copeland's "Fanfare For The Common Man"The biography of the musical mind behind "Fanfare For The Common Man"Fanfare For The Common Man Mitch Miller - The Longest DayLongest Day LyricsLongest Day
Till Then by The Mills BrothersTill Then Oscar Brand - Army Air Force HeavenArmy Air Force Heaven has no link for a lyric! Sorry!Army Air Force Heaven
"Some Gave All" by Billy Ray CyrusSome Gave All LyricsSome Gave All Darryl Worley - Have You Forgotten??Have You Forgotten LyricsHave You Forgotten?
Aaron Tippin - Where The Stars And Stripes And The Eagle FlyWhere The Stars And The Stripes and The Eagle Fly LyricsWhere The Stars And Stripes And... Merle Haggard - The Fightin Side Of MeFightin' Side Of Me LyricsFightin' Side Of Me
The Courtesy Of The Red, White, and Blue (An Angry American) - Toby KeithThe LyricsCourtesy Of The Red, White, and... Neil Diamond's "America"Neil Diamond's "America" - LyricsAmerica by Neil Diamond

 

They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty or safety.
--Benjamin Franklin
 
Toby Keith - American SoldierAmerican Soldier LyricsAmerican Soldier Toby Keith - The Taliban SongThe Taliban Song LyricsTaliban Song
Brooks & Dunn - Holy War"Holy War" LyricsHoly War 3 Doors Down - When I'm Gone3 Doors Down - When I'm Gone LyricsWhen I'm Gone
Amazed - LonestarAmazed LyricsAmazed Lonestar - I'm Already ThereI'm Already There LyricsI'm Already There
Brooks & Dunn - Only In AmericaOnly In America LyricsOnly In America Letters From Home by John Michael Montgomery"Letters From Home" LyricsLetters From Home
Gary Allan - Tough Little BoysTough Little Boys LyricsTough Little Boys Toby Keith - Beer For My Horses Beer For My Horses LyricsBeer For My Horses
Lonestar - My Front Porch Looking InMy Front Porch Looking In LyricsMy Front Porch Looking In Montgomery Gentry - My TownMontgomery Gentry - My TownMy Town

 

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it
--George Bernard Shaw
 
John Mellencamp - Small TownSmall Town LyricsSmall Town Iraq and Roll - Clint BlackIraq and Roll LyricsIraq and Roll
George Gershwin - An American In Paris (Instrumental)George Gershwin BioAmerican In Paris Tchaikovsky's 1812 OvertureNo Lyrical Links Available 1812 Overture
El Capitan (Instrumental)No Lyrics ProvidedEl Capitan Lee Greenwood - The Great Defenders - (A Tribute To All The Military Branches!)The Great Defenders  Lyrics (Lee Greenwood)The Great Defenders
Will The Circle Be Unbroken - Johnny Cash, Roy Acuff, The Nitty Gritty BandWill The Circle Be Unbroken - Johnny CashWill The Circle Be Unbroken Duke Ellington & Mahalia Jackson - 23rd PsalmClick for the 23rd Psalm23rd Psalm
Jimi Hendrix - The Star Spangled BannerSorry No Link!The Star Spangled Banner (Hendrix) Louis Armstrong - When The Saints Go Marching InWhen The Saints Go Marching In LyricsWhen The Saints Go Marching In
Born In The USA by Bruce SpringsteenBorn In The USA LyricsBorn In The USA Don McLean - American Pie"American Pie" LyricsAmerican Pie

 

"We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal."
-Thomas Jefferson
 
Nat King Cole Trio - Straighten Up and Fly RightStraighten Up and Fly Right LyricsStraighten Up and Fly Right Count Basie - Shout It And Feel ItCount Basie - Shout It and Feel It (No Lyrics!)Shout and Feel It Count Basie
Louis Prima - Sing, Sing, SingNo Lyrical LinksSing, Sing, Sing Victory At Sea - Colonel Bogey MarchNo Lyrics Available! Sorry!Colonel Bogey March
Victory At Sea - Guadalcanal MarchNo Lyrics Link! Sorry!Guadalcanal March G.I. Jive - Johnny MercerG.I Jive Lyrics (Johnny Mercer)G.I. Jive
Hit That Jive JackHit That Jive Jack LyricsHit That Jive Jack The Andrews Sisters - Boogie Woogie Bugle BoyBoogie Woogie Bugle Boy LyricsBoogie Woogie Bugle Boy
We The People - A Message To The Terrorists!No Need For Translation! Pretty Much Says It AllWe The People
(A Message!)
Gordon Sinclair's - The Americans (A Canadian's Opinion!) Very good!Read Along!! ClickThe Americans by Gordon Sinclair
Patriotic Medley - The Vocal Majority!The Vocal MajorityPatriotic Medley Jive Bunny & The MixMasters - Swing The MoodUm, No Lyrics!! Probably are some, but I didn't look! I'm kinda tired. Hehe!Swing The Mood (Mix)

 

Have a safe Fourth Of July weekend!!!
 

 



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The signers of the Declaration represented the new States as follows:

New Hampshire:
Josiah Bartlett, William Whipple, Matthew Thornton

Massachusetts:
John Hancock, Samual Adams, John Adams, Robert Treat Paine, Elbridge Gerry

Rhode Island:
Stephen Hopkins, William Ellery

Connecticut:
Roger Sherman, Samuel Huntington, William Williams, Oliver Wolcott

New York:
William Floyd, Philip Livingston, Francis Lewis, Lewis Morris

New Jersey:
Richard Stockton, John Witherspoon, Francis Hopkinson, John Hart, Abraham Clark

Pennsylvania:
Robert Morris, Benjamin Rush, Benjamin Franklin, John Morton, George Clymer,
James Smith, George Taylor, James Wilson, George Ross

Delaware:
Caesar Rodney, George Read, Thomas McKean

Maryland:
Samuel Chase, William Paca, Thomas Stone, Charles Carroll of Carrollton

Virginia:
George Wythe, Richard Henry Lee, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Harrison, Thomas
Nelson, Jr., Francis Lightfoot Lee, Carter Braxton

North Carolina:
William Hooper, Joseph Hewes, John Penn

South Carolina:
Edward Rutledge, Thomas Heyward, Jr., Thomas Lynch, Jr., Arthur Middleton

Georgia:
Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, George Walton

______________________________________

Have you ever wondered what happened to the fifty six men who signed the
Declaration of Independence? Five signers were captured by the British as
traitors, and tortured before they died. Twelve had their homes ransacked and
burned. Two lost their sons serving in the Revolutionary Army; another had two
sons captured. Nine of the fifty six fought and died from wounds or hardships of
the Revolutionary War. They signed and they pledged their lives, their fortunes,
and their sacred honor.


What kind of men were they?

Twenty four were lawyers and jurists. Eleven were merchants, nine were farmers and large plantation owners; men of means, well educated. But they signed the Declaration of Independence knowing full well death would be the cost if captured. Carter Braxton of Virginia, a wealthy planter and trader, saw his ships swept from the seas by the British Navy. He sold his home and properties to pay his debts, and died in rags.

Thomas McKean was so hounded by the British that he was forced to move his family almost constantly. He served in the Congress without pay, and his family was kept in hiding. His possessions were taken from him, and poverty was his reward.

Vandals or soldiers looted the properties of Dillery, Hall, Clymer, Walton,
Gwinnett, Heyward, Ruttledge, and Middleton.

At the battle of Yorktown, Thomas Nelson Jr, noted that the British General
Cornwallis had taken over the Nelson home for his headquarters. He quietly urged General George Washington to open fire. The home was destroyed, and Nelson died bankrupt.

Francis Lewis had his home and properties destroyed. The enemy jailed his wife, and she died within a few months.

John Hart was driven from his wife's bedside as she was dying. Their thirteen
children fled for their lives. His fields and his gristmill were laid to waste.
For more than a year he lived in forests and caves, returning home to find his
wife dead and his children vanished. A few weeks later he died from exhaustion and a broken heart.

Norris and Livingston suffered similar fates.

Such were the stories and sacrifices of the American Revolution. These were not wild-eyed, rabble-rousing ruffians. They were soft-spoken men of means and education.

They had security, but they valued liberty more. Standing tall, straight, and
unwavering, they pledged: "For the support of this declaration, with firm
reliance on the protection of divine providence, “we mutually pledge to each
other, our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor."

They gave you and me a free and independent America. The history books never told you a lot about what happened in the Revolutionary War. We didn't fight just the British. We were British subjects at that time and we fought our own government!

So, take a few minutes this year while enjoying your 4th of July holiday or any other freedom that comes to mind and silently thank God and these patriots.

Written by Rush Limbaugh, Sr
(Yep! That's Rush's dad!)

Never forget the sacrifices by our Forefathers or those that bravely defend our Freedom around the world.


Posted on FR Canteen

 


1 posted on 07/02/2004 7:55:34 PM PDT by The Sailor
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To: The Sailor; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Ping, Mr.Tonkin!!

Congrats Sailor! You did it. We did it without getting ready for divorce proceedings. LOL!


2 posted on 07/02/2004 7:57:26 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: MoJo2001

I have to remember how to do your name. I didn't think it was just Mojo. I'll pay closer attention next time. Logging off.


3 posted on 07/02/2004 8:01:21 PM PDT by The Sailor (Say what you mean, Mean what you say...)
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To: The Sailor; MoJo2001; Kathy in Alaska; LaDivaLoca; Fawnn; Bethbg79; bentfeather; Ragtime Cowgirl; ..
Click on the pic and I'll guide you
to the start of today's thread




FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT
Showing support and boosting the morale of
our military and our allies military
and the family members of the above.
Honoring those who have served before.
CLICK HERE TO FIND LATEST THREAD.





4 posted on 07/02/2004 8:04:55 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: The Sailor; MoJo2001

Thank You for today's thread!


5 posted on 07/02/2004 8:06:55 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; All


6 posted on 07/02/2004 8:12:28 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (~The Dragon Flies' Lair~ Poetry and Prose~)
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To: The Sailor; kjfine; Old Sarge; USAF_TSgt; darkwing104; txradioguy; Long Cut; Jet Jaguar; armyboy; ..


FYI : Look in upper right corner of "My Comments" page.
Set it for "Brief" instead of Full.
You only will get title of thread and who pinged you.
No graphics will load.

7 posted on 07/02/2004 8:13:43 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: The Sailor

WOO HOO Sailor, you posted a thread!!

*HUGS*

Mojo's Queenie. :-)


8 posted on 07/02/2004 8:16:52 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (~The Dragon Flies' Lair~ Poetry and Prose~)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
Thanks for the ping, Tonk.

Going out at dawn's early light to begin my celebration. Wish me luck!

9 posted on 07/02/2004 8:17:50 PM PDT by BraveMan
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To: Kathy in Alaska; MoJo2001; LaDivaLoca; bentfeather; beachn4fun; Fawnn; Ragtime Cowgirl; ...
From the men in the Military and the Canteen


10 posted on 07/02/2004 8:18:59 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: BraveMan
"Going out at dawn's early light to begin my celebration. Wish me luck!"

Have fun and stay safe!
11 posted on 07/02/2004 8:20:35 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Hiya Tonk. How's the ship inspections going? Have you gotten to kick anyships out of port yet?


12 posted on 07/02/2004 8:22:00 PM PDT by txradioguy (It's Not A Choice Between Peace Or War...It's A Choice Between Fight Or Surrender)
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To: The Sailor
Very Cool Happy 4th to the mojo family!


13 posted on 07/02/2004 8:26:27 PM PDT by Diva Betsy Ross (It's not Bush's fault... it's the media's fault!)
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To: txradioguy
I'm still doing recreational boat inspections.
The ship inspections are done by special Coast Guard security teams.
I'm still training for commercial boats but this is different from boardings.
All of what I do is voluntary.
14 posted on 07/02/2004 8:27:43 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: The Sailor; LaDivaLoca; 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub; Kathy in Alaska; Fawnn; MoJo2001; bentfeather; ...
Good Evening Canteen FReepers. Good music thread. Just checking in before going to bed.


15 posted on 07/02/2004 8:30:16 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Yeah I remember you saying it was voluntary work. Just wasn't sure if you were involved with the boardings or not.


16 posted on 07/02/2004 8:30:22 PM PDT by txradioguy (It's Not A Choice Between Peace Or War...It's A Choice Between Fight Or Surrender)
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To: Diva Betsy Ross

*HUGS*

Have a fabulous 4th of July to the DBR Family!!

*HUGS*


17 posted on 07/02/2004 8:30:37 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: darkwing104

Good evening, darkwing! Thank you for your service to America!!

Happy Fourth!!

*HUGS*


18 posted on 07/02/2004 8:31:04 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

*HUGS*

Thanks for everything you do for all of us!!


19 posted on 07/02/2004 8:31:21 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: txradioguy

Hi txradioguy! How are you this evening?? The Sailor was trying to start a conversation, but he's not really into chatting online.

*HUGS*

Hope you are doing something fun this weekend!


20 posted on 07/02/2004 8:32:07 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: bentfeather

Queenie!

Thank you for posting the "Canteen Blessing For The Troops".

*HUGS*

It's always great to see you!!

I'm ready to rock n roll! wooHoo!!


21 posted on 07/02/2004 8:32:45 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: txradioguy
My inspections are voluntary, not mandatory.
The ship inspections are mandatory under new laws.
Safety inspections, both recreational and commercial are voluntary.
And I'm still a volunteer.
22 posted on 07/02/2004 8:33:07 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: darkwing104

Well, howdy, darkwing. Thanks for stopping around afore you hit the sack. Rest well.


23 posted on 07/02/2004 8:33:16 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (~The Dragon Flies' Lair~ Poetry and Prose~)
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To: MoJo2001

I'm ok. Enjoying the silence (kids are asleep) and VERY excited that my daughters are FINALLY coming up here for good. I've been working like crazy to get their rooms ready.

It's gonna be a GREAT 4th! For more reasons than one.


24 posted on 07/02/2004 8:33:23 PM PDT by txradioguy (It's Not A Choice Between Peace Or War...It's A Choice Between Fight Or Surrender)
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To: MoJo2001; The Sailor
Awesome thread Sis! ((HUGS))

Congrats Sailor! You did it!

25 posted on 07/02/2004 8:33:29 PM PDT by Bethbg79 (God bless our Troops and their families!)
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To: Fawnn; blackie; Radix; Valin; tomkow6; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; kjfine; LaDivaLoca; MoJo2001; ...
Star may be at the farm, but she left her Medal of Honor citations.

Return to CMH Online - Home

Photograph, Medal of Honor and Flags

 

*THOMPSON, WILLIAM.

Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Army, 24th Company M, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division.

Place and date: Near Haman, Korea, 6 August 1950.

Entered service at: Bronx, N.Y.

Birth: New York, N.Y.

G.O. No.: 63, 2 August 1951.

Citation: Pfc. Thompson, distinguished himself by conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action against the enemy.

While his platoon was reorganizing under cover of darkness, fanatical enemy forces in overwhelming strength launched a surprise attack on the unit. Pfc. Thompson set up his machine gun in the path of the onslaught and swept the enemy with withering fire, pinning them down momentarily thus permitting the remainder of his platoon to withdraw to a more tenable position. Although hit repeatedly by grenade fragments and small-arms fire, he resisted all efforts of his comrades to induce him to withdraw, steadfastly remained at his machine gun and continued to deliver deadly, accurate fire until mortally wounded by an enemy grenade. Pfc. Thompson's dauntless courage and gallant self-sacrifice reflect the highest credit on himself and uphold the esteemed traditions of military service.

 

*TURNER, CHARLES W.

Rank and organization: Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army, 2d Reconnaissance Company, 2d Infantry Division.

Place and date: Near Yongsan, Korea, 1 September 1950.

Entered service at: Massachusetts.

Birth: Boston, Mass.

G.O. No.: 10, 16 February 1951.

Citation: Sfc. Turner distinguished himself by conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action against the enemy.

A large enemy force launched a mortar and automatic weapon supported assault against his platoon. Sfc. Turner, a section leader, quickly organized his unit for defense and then observed that the attack was directed at the tank section 100 yards away. Leaving his secured section he dashed through a hail of fire to the threatened position and, mounting a tank, manned the exposed turret machine gun. Disregarding the intense enemy fire he calmly held this position delivering deadly accurate fire and pointing out targets for the tank's 75mm. gun. His action resulted in the destruction of 7 enemy machine gun nests. Although severely wounded he remained at the gun shouting encouragement to his comrades. During the action the tank received over 50 direct hits; the periscopes and antenna were shot away and 3 rounds hit the machine gun mount. Despite this fire he remained at his post until a burst of enemy fire cost him his life. This intrepid and heroic performance enabled the platoon to withdraw and later launch an attack which routed the enemy. Sfc. Turner's valor and example reflect the highest credit upon himself and are in keeping with the esteemed traditions of the U.S. Army.

 

If there be any glory in war, let it rest on the shoulders of men like these" -- Audie Murphy

Thank you to all the military heroes, past and present, who have given me my freedoms.  You are my heroes and I pray for God's blessings on you today.

 You will not be forgotten.

* indicates the Medal of Honor was awarded posthumously

 

     

Graphics and information from the Medal of Honor website.

26 posted on 07/02/2004 8:33:30 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (God Bless America and Our Military Who Protects Her)
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To: txradioguy

WooHoo!!

i can't wait to hear all about them.

What's your Diva doing tonight?


27 posted on 07/02/2004 8:34:34 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; StarCMC

WooHoo!! Thanks for posting the MOH winners for our Diva, Star!!

Hope you're having fun Star!!

*HUGS* to you both!


28 posted on 07/02/2004 8:35:09 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: Bethbg79

Well, we didn't fight while he tried doing it.

Of course, he wandered to find tomkow and ask for beer. Hello? LOL!!

I have a request. I wanna hear Linkin Park's "Faint". Can you play it for me.

*HUGS*


29 posted on 07/02/2004 8:35:57 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: bentfeather

I have a music request Queenie!

Could you play something really swinging?? Thanks!!

*HUGS*


30 posted on 07/02/2004 8:36:28 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: MoJo2001

Yep! Be right back!


31 posted on 07/02/2004 8:36:46 PM PDT by Bethbg79 (God bless our Troops and their families!)
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To: MoJo2001
Good evening, darkwing! Thank you for your service to America!!

I thank you for your support.


32 posted on 07/02/2004 8:36:55 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: darkwing104

Not a problem! It's a team effort!!

*HUGS*


33 posted on 07/02/2004 8:38:27 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: Bethbg79

Thanks Sis!!


34 posted on 07/02/2004 8:38:39 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: bentfeather
I always enjoy stopping by the canteen. Have a pleasant night...


35 posted on 07/02/2004 8:38:48 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: darkwing104
Hope you have a great weekend!
Thanks for making all of us safer for the 4th!
36 posted on 07/02/2004 8:38:49 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: Diva Betsy Ross

Hey Old School Diva!!

How about some Kid N Play?


37 posted on 07/02/2004 8:39:02 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: MoJo2001

She's at work tonite. I've got the next four days off. Except for a couple hours tomorrow nite when I cover the fireworks show.


38 posted on 07/02/2004 8:39:53 PM PDT by txradioguy (It's Not A Choice Between Peace Or War...It's A Choice Between Fight Or Surrender)
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To: MoJo2001

I would play you a tune.. but my music maker is broken....when Ma and I get it fixed I am going to play you and the sailor a tune...


39 posted on 07/02/2004 8:40:33 PM PDT by Diva Betsy Ross (It's not Bush's fault... it's the media's fault!)
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To: Diva Betsy Ross

Your music maker is broken?

Let's fix it!!

*HUGS*


40 posted on 07/02/2004 8:41:14 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; The Sailor

Absolutely stunningly beautiful.


41 posted on 07/02/2004 8:41:20 PM PDT by onyx (Be a monthly or a $1 a Day donor to FR -- I am.)
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To: MoJo2001; All

Brian Setzer~Dirty Boogie~
Click the graphic Diva....
WOO HOO away we go!

42 posted on 07/02/2004 8:41:59 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (~The Dragon Flies' Lair~ Poetry and Prose~)
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To: txradioguy

Well, I hope she gets home soon.

The Sailor and I just noticed that Terri Clark and Dierks Bentley will be playing a free show at Ft.Monroe tomorrow. We are somewhat planning on a DC trip, but the weather doesn't look promising. UGH!


43 posted on 07/02/2004 8:42:18 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: MoJo2001
been workin on it for a few days.. Ma is gong to fix it for me! Hopefully.. well not really.. but.. we will see...
44 posted on 07/02/2004 8:42:34 PM PDT by Diva Betsy Ross (It's not Bush's fault... it's the media's fault!)
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To: The Sailor

Thanks for posting all those songs. There were quite a few I hadn't heard and some classics that I really enjoyed. Happy Fourth!!


45 posted on 07/02/2004 8:42:40 PM PDT by AUsome Joy
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To: MoJo2001
 

Faint

Linkin Park

 

 


46 posted on 07/02/2004 8:42:47 PM PDT by Bethbg79 (God bless our Troops and their families!)
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To: Diva Betsy Ross; Kathy in Alaska

Oh my head is spinning. Ma is actually going to help you fix something that deals with a computer or a computer software? Oh my! My head is just hurting over this.

I need a drink. I need to take a breath. I need to stop laughing. Actually, I can't stop laughing.

I guess we'll call you in a few to help you with this issue.

Oh my head is hurting. LMAO!


47 posted on 07/02/2004 8:44:15 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: Bethbg79

Thank you so much Sis! I love this song!

*HUGS*


48 posted on 07/02/2004 8:44:35 PM PDT by MoJo2001 (Excuse me for butting in; I'm interrupt-driven.)
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To: MoJo2001

Yeah the weather is looking kinda iffy here. Mark Wills was here last week and stopped by the 3rd Brigade change of command rehersal (that I narrated) and thanked the entire brigade out on the parade field for "doing what you do and protecting the country".


49 posted on 07/02/2004 8:45:05 PM PDT by txradioguy (It's Not A Choice Between Peace Or War...It's A Choice Between Fight Or Surrender)
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To: MoJo2001

You're welcome! ((HUGS))


50 posted on 07/02/2004 8:45:05 PM PDT by Bethbg79 (God bless our Troops and their families!)
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