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To: wequalswinner
So very proud I can't even put it into words.
I graduated PI in Dec., 1966 and my platoon photo was sent home. I never saw it. When my mom died in '94 I was going through her belongings and came across the photo.
On the back she had identified me by my location in the photo and added the words, "How proud we were." Made me cry like a baby.

Semper Fi ...
19 posted on 07/19/2006 7:26:31 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven

Semper Fi ...


I sure can understand that! You have every right to get emotional. From the things that I saw at the EGA ceremony it was enough to make those young men fight back their tears and I have pictures to prove it. We were told (great advice given and ways to connect and share on the website www.recruitparents.com) that we needed to bring rolls of bounty paper towels, not little bitty tissues.

God Bless You Forever!!

Remember-Once a Marine, always a Marine.....


42 posted on 07/19/2006 11:28:36 AM PDT by SaintDismas
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