Skip to comments.Salute to FReeper Veterans; Check In!
Posted on 11/11/2004 3:57:16 AM PST by RightOnline
With Jim Robinson's permission (hopefully) and the cooperation of fellow FReepers, I'd like to reprise a "tradition" I began here some years ago on this Forum.
Today is the day that we, as a Nation, specifically set aside to express our thanks to all who have donned a uniform, rendered a salute, said 'good bye' to loved ones to travel to distant lands, and otherwise committed themselves to the defense of the United States of America.
This is your day, FReeper veterans. Whether you served in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf, Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq, or any other of the countless hot-spots around the globe, we salute you and thank you for your willingness to step up. Active duty, Reserves, National Guard, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard.....whatever service, no matter when, where, or how long, we thank you.
Check in and accept our salute in return.
RightOnline, USAF, SAC, KC-135 aircraft commander, 1977-1984.
GOD BLESS AMERICA.
US NAVY 1973-77
Thanks to all Veterans on their day. GOD BLESS and THANK YOU!
Mike 1sg IANG 106 Co F AVN.....OIF 2003-04.....my hero
Army 85 - 90
Rangers Lead the Way
Primatreat us5344.... '66-68. USATCA , funeral escort
Jaxter, USAF - '68-'75 - Vietnam, '70-'71 - Plus a couple of tours in Korea at Osan & Taegu.
US Navy 1965-1969.
US ARMY - Gulf War I
Thanks to all Vets and this one too
USAF 1968 - 1972
U.S.Navy ,Fighter Squadron 143Pukin Dogs 69-70, Fighter Squadron 154 70-72 Black Knights
US Army 1989-1997 (including reserves).
God bless this great country!
And my own thanks to all the veterans who paved the way for me and who have followed that path after!
USAF 1978-1982 2044th COMM GP - Pentagon
God Bless America
USAF '69-'86 USAFR '86-89 USAFR '99- ?
1/75 Ranger Bn. 1981-1985, Grenada , Headed to Iraq in a couple of Mo. Sua Sponte.
CheneyChick - Operation Enduring Freedom/Afghanistan - 2004
US ARMY - PSYOP SGT
Ditties drive yah nuts ;-)
May God Bless America...........and, May God Bless all Vets and all good citizens.
Ralph L. Keasling, original member of Merrill's Mauraders 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), Jimmy Keasling career 20 year USAF (Ret)(hubby's uncles)
Dennis Keasling USAF, 498 Tactical MSL GP (PACAF) 1966-1970 Sgt E-4 Vietnam Era Vet, Rocket Engine Mechnic for the Mace Missisle system. I laid Dennis to rest Nov 2, 2004.
USN, Submarine Service 79 - 88.
Proudly taking part in Reagan's War on Terror.
USAF Retired... 1972 - 1995
GOD BLESS AMERICIA
GOD BLESS George W. Bush
Enlisted 3 December 1969.
Vietnam (1970 - 1971)
Ft Knox (1971-1973)
Bootstrap to finish my BS at Western Kentucky University (1974-1975)
Germany - (1975-1978)
Ft Hood, 1st Cavalry Division "THE FIRST TEAM" (1978 - 1981)
Germany - (1981-1983)
Ft Hood, 2nd Armored Division "HELL ON WHEELS" (1983 - 1985)
Left active duty in August 1985 to work as a Department of the Army Civilian.
United States Army Reserve (1985 - 1988)
Kentucky Army National Guard (1988 - 1994)
Retired from the Kentucky National Guard in December 1994 as a CW3.
Still working as a Department of the Army Civilian at the Unit of Action Manuever Battle Lab located at Ft Knox.
U.S. Navy 1981 - 1992, Fast Attack Submarines
Checking in! 7-7-64 to 11-1-96, ARNG, USAR FA, Inf, CAV, SigC
U.S. Navy 1974 to 1986, EMC USS Pharris FF-1094, USS Frank Cable AS-40, U.S. Navy Recruiting in Las Vegas, NV and finally USS Wadsworth FFG-9.
US Army 1981 - 1990
2/7 USMC 82-86, 3rd ANGLICO 86-88, 109th ACS UANG, Kirkuk, Iraq 2004.
Thank you all for your service to your country!
USNR 1966-1972 - USS Robert H. McCard, Gulf of Tonkin 1967-68
USAF - 1981 to 2001, Misawa, Japan; Kelly AFB, Tx; Bad Aibling Germany; Eglin AFB, Fla; Elmendorf AFB, AK; Fort Meade, MD; with a host of TDY's to Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and other lovely spots around the globe.
US Army 1981-1984 Stationed in Okinawa, Japan and Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
USAF, Retired. 1976-1998. Wings over the World.
Cpl. USMC, Viet Nam era, no combat, not a hero, not a military genius, but nonetheless a proud Marine who believed we were on the eve of possible destruction on Nov. 1st when there still was a chance that the traitorous Kewwy might win.
For my husband Rafterman
US Navy 1985-1996
USAF 1986-90. Thanks to all veterans out there and God bless our current Soldiers/Sailors/Airmen/Marines!
Ken Daves, USAF (Ret.). USAFSS/ESC- Okinawa; NKP, Thailand; Osan, Korea
God Bless America and THANK YOU!!!
USN and USNR 1977 to 2000
God Bless America! I love this country.Thanks mom and dad for coming to this wonderful country.
OKARNG, 1981-84, Firing Battery XO, 1/160 Field Artillery, (105mm)
Artillery lends dignity to what would otherwise be a vulgar brawl.
Boot Camp = Great Lakes Naval Training Center
Sea Bee Builders School, Pt. Huneme, Ca
Fasron 200, Blackbushe ... West Malling, GB
MCB 6, Davisville, RI
MCB 6, Roosevelt Rhodes, PR
God bless our armed forces, present and past.
USMC 1966-1968, Viet Nam 1967-1968