Skip to comments.SUPPORTING OUR TROOPS - Olney's Summer Wrap, Weeks 221-242, April 03 - Sept 03, 2010 Very Pic
Posted on 09/07/2010 5:35:18 AM PDT by trooprally
A lot has happened in Olney this lomg hot and dry summer of 2010. Our tale follows primarily in pictures. Not every week is included.
Patriots who have attended over the summer are: Legionnaires Glenn (USMC, Iwo Jima, WWII), Dave (Army, WWII) and friend Janet, Halsey (USMC, Korea), Jack (Coastie, Korean War Era), Dennis (Army, Korea) and Carl (Army, Vietnam).
And FReepers Cindy_True_Supporter, Eager, Fraxinus, GunsAreOK, iMacMan, [Mrs] T, me, [Mr] T, and VictoryNY.
And II - Lurker Bill and Daughter, and Lurker Deb
And III - GoE members Sandy and Theresa from New Jersey.
There are no pictures for Olneys August 28 Rally but Lurker Bill held down the corner while we all attended Glenn Becks Restoring Honor Rally.
WEEK 221, APRIL 03,2010
BELOW LEFT: Halsey, me and Lurker Bills daughter. BELOW RIGHT: Legionnaire Jack
BELOW: And we still had our passing supporters.
WEEK 222, APRIL 10,2010
Pictures this week also include those taken by iMacMan
BELOW LEFT: [Mrs] T and Cindy_True_Supporter. It was still chilly out there. BELOW RIGHT: Sisters on their weekly walk.
BELOW: And more of our passing supporters.
BELOW LEFT: Fraxinus, iMacMan and construction. BELOW RIGHT: Dave and Janet
BELOW LEFT: Me and Fraxinus. BELOW RIGHT: Supporter
WEEK 223, APRIL 17,2010
BELOW LEFT: Me with wind blown flags. BELOW RIGHT: Cindy_True_Supporter and Lurker Deb having a bad hair day with the wind.
BELOW LEFT: VictoryNY being herself. BELOW RIGHT: Lurker Bill, Glenn and Dennis.
WEEK 224, APRIL 24,2010
BELOW LEFT: Cindy_True_Supporter - Dang, they are leaving already?? BELOW RIGHT: Moonbats perp walk
BELOW: Continuous Support. While I am not posting similar pics in further weeks, they still continue to honk, wave and shout Thanks. One car even held up a small sign the said Thank You.
WEEK 228, May 22,2010
BELOW LEFT: After The ONEs repugnant behavior to the Israeli Prime Minister, we decided to show our support for Israel. BELOW LEFT: Close up of sign with Cindy_True_Supporter holding map of Israels peaceful Muslim neighbors.
WEEK 229, May 29,2010
BELOW LEFT: GunsAreOK with disgruntled passerby. BELOW RIGHT: We did not fly the Israeli flag this Memorial Weekend. This week was for our soldiers who have given the most they could. The freshly planted flowers were appropriate for this Memorial Weekend.
WEEK 230, June 05,2010
BELOW LEFT: We finally got our We Support Israel sign mounted in front of the Israeli flag. BELOW RIGHT: One of several small Israeli flags on soon to be gone raised planter.
WEEK 233, June 26,2010
BELOW LEFT: After several weeks of rehab, the all weather Blue Banner is back. Lurker Bills mother-in-law stitched a new border and L. Bill added grumlets to hang it. The banner is on our extreme right flank and almost never gets into pictures. BELOW RIGHT: GunsAreOK , Halsey and Dennis. Guns has become a regular in Olney this summer.
BELOW LEFT: Our raised planter has been removed. We found a new location for the U.S./Army flag. BELOW LEFT: Who can forget Doctor Raoul from Week 5 standing on the planter?
WEEK 234, July 03,2010
BELOW: After some health problems, Eager (right) once again joins the Olney Patriots.
WEEK 236, July 17,2010
BELOW: Lurker Deb with our famous Walter Reed sign, standing with Cindy_True_Supporter.
WEEK 237, July 24,2010
BELOW: With the very hot weather, the previous Monday & Tuesday temps were over 100, most everyone is wearing shorts. Our corner has also finally been finished. We have a NEW concrete walk
BELOW: Even the moonbats have learned. They have started to arrive an hour early. We adjusted out time appropriately but stay an extra half hour till 11AM, just because we are better.
WEEK 241, August 21,2010
This week was extra special. We had a whole lot of patriots this week so we were able to occupy 3 corners, surrounding the moonbats.
BELOW LEFT: GoE Member Sandy BELOW RIGHT: and his wife, Theresa.
BELOW LEFT: Lurker Bill on the northwest corner. BELOW RIGHT: Me and one of our grandsons on the southeast corner.
BELOW LEFT: One of our granddaughters. BELOW RIGHT: The other granddaughter.
BELOW LEFT: Our other grandson. BELOW RIGHT: The Legionnaires and GunsAreOK holding down our left flank.
BELOW: And with the earlier, cooler start, the moonbats have a big turnout protesting our military.
WEEK 242, August 28,2010
No pictures for this week. Lurker Bill held down the corner by himself as we were all at Glenn Becks Restoring Honor Rally.
WEEK 243, September 03,2010
[Mrs] T and I were absent this week attending our Marine sons WELCOME HOME party. But Fraxinus took pictures for us on his iphone. It takes some real good pictures.
BELOW LEFT: Halsey, Jack and Lurker Bill. BELOW RIGHT: Fraxinus (photo taken by Cindy_True_Supporter), Glenn and Dennis.
In the words of that waskily wabbit -
WARNING TO FREEPERS ATTENDING OLNEY
Some new money makingSPEED CAMERAS have been installed on north bound Georgia Avenue right before you enter the main business district. Slow your speed after the light at King William Drive.
And a new one has been placed just south of Brookeville, between Brookeville and the Longwood Community Center.
Next Saturday, same place, Georgia Avenue, MD Rte. 97 and MD Rte. 108 in Olney
NEW TIME - 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
As always, the D.C. Chapter's rules for protesting will be in effect. Briefly, they are: No violence, no profanity, no racism, no provocations, obey the law and treat all law enforcement officers with respect.
If you live in northern VA and want a short cut to Olney See Post 39 Here. It's an easy 20 minute drive from the American Legion Bridge.
A special Thanks to a FReeper FRiend for enhancing the original plain type directions.
The Archive of Olney FReeps is here or in the LINKS section of Trooprally's ABOUT Page.
WEATHER UPDATES HERE.
DC Chapter Master Ping List
It’s been a long summer, but we are still in Olney.
God bless and keep all of you in your wonderful work.
Great AAR !!!! Better late than never and what a grand job.
We have a great bunch of patriots in Olney. My busy situation didn’t allow me to do them justice by writing a weekly AAR.
Beautiful pictures...I found myself watching the construction finally get done and the flowers appear!
Thank you all for the troop support that you provide week after week.
This is from Bev Perlson. She is with the Band of Mothers. They watch over our soldiers like mother hens. She is a wonderful lady. They had a powerful weekend in Kansas.
One of the videos from Leavenworth
The Band of Mothers will have photos and After Action Report soon! Col Allen West spoke at the rally and hit it out of the park! He is the Leader our country is calling for and he stands by our troops
Just got back from the Leavenworth 10 rally in Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. It was terrific and I will try and get a write-up done before I leave for DC on Wednesday.
I just want to call attention to everyone here in this state that we have a Bronze Star and Purple Heart Recipient from the state of Illinois sitting in Leavenworth. His name is Sgt. Michael Patrick Leahy. Please go to http://www.supportsgtleahy.com/
and sign the petition for this Soldier, there are only 1006 signatures on this petition!!!!!!!!!
I only have one thing to say about this case: The terrorists that Sgt Leahy, Mayo and Hatley were convicted of killing were laughing about the American Soldiers they had killed.
Please send this email all over and ask those you know to sign the Clemency petition. PLEASE SEND A DONATION to help Sgt Leahy’s familiy. I had the honor of meeting his lovely wife this weekend and she is truly a warrior who has every intention of seeing her Hero come home. Jamie Leahy makes the trip to Leavenworth every two weeks, from Bolingbrook, Illinois. I can tell you folks, it’s almost an 8 hour drive.
Also, I am heading to DC this week and I plan to converge on John McCain’s office on Thursday. He sits on the Armed Services Committee and it is time he helped the Leavenworth 10. These Soldiers should be allowed to sign the same Pledge the terrorists are now given: the terrorists sign a Pledge that they won’t return to the battlefield and they are sent home! What is good enough for the terrorists should be good enough for American Soldiers!!!!!!!!!!!!!
IT WOULD BE A BIG HELP IF EVERYONE WOULD PICK UP THE PHONE TOMORROW AND CALL SENATOR MCCAIN’S OFFICE AND DEMAND THAT THE LEAVENWORTH 10 BE GIVEN THE SAME PLEDGE TO SIGN THAT THE TERRORISTS ARE BEING GIVEN AND RETURN THEM TO THEIR FAMILIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Senator McCain......(202) 224-2235
Links regarding the Pledge the terrorists are allowed to sign and then released to their “village elders”:
NY Times Article - http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/24/world/asia/24reconcile.html?src=mv
Diana West Article on releasing the Taliban - http://www.dianawest.net/Home/tabid/36/EntryId/1415/Clemency-for-Our-Troops.aspx
Please bombard McCain’s office tomorrow with calls!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Band of Mothers
Thanks for the ping. Hope to see you Friday
You are welcome and thank you for helping out. You were at Olney the week before this grand AAR.
See you Friday and hopefully we can meet up on Sunday.
Yep, Bev is a great lady. [Mrs] T and I, and several FReepers have stood with her in DC for her Pelosi protests.
Bev is also a FReeper. I’ve posted this response to her though she is too busy to frequently get onto FR.
Not this Friday, but I’m thinking of coming to Old Knee on Saturday. What time does that start nowadays?
Never mind. 10:15 am. Got it.
Actually for the summer it is starting at 9:30AM. The moonbats finally realized that their corner is really hot at 10:30.
LOL! Guess I’ll have to get up at 7 am or so.
With everything that’s been going on, I’m surprised that you ever get an AAR done. Great pictures, and great patriots. Thank you one and all.
7AM on a Saturday - It will do you good. :-))
Thanks and you are welcome from the Olney patriots.
I will support the troops but not the thug in the White House
Wow, blast from past AARs. Where did you come across this thread?
And I agree with you, support our troops but not Obambi