Skip to comments.DC Chapterís Four Corner Offense started 5 years ago on January 20, 2006! Week 301,January 21, 2011
Posted on 01/25/2011 8:25:20 AM PST by kburi
January 21, 2011 Notes
Tonight, January 21, 2011 was bitterly cold due mainly to the wind. Cold weather gear was the uniform of the day. The full moon was beautiful and the cold kept the crazies away.
Soldiers were paying attention to us. At one point, when the 82nd Airborne flag was prominently displayed, a soldier pulled over and yelled wheres the 101st Airborne flag? Ok, we will add the 101st Airborne flag to Flag Row.
The bus returned late as there was a program in addition to their dinner for the wounded warriors.
Below are excerpts from two AARs written in January and early February 2006, which recount the DC Chapters takeover of all four corners of Walter Reeds front gate.
Not only are some members still active on Friday nights, but also Freepers, who posted in those early days, still post.
Code Pink Retreats from Walter Reed-Freepers Win! (Week 40 Report)
Posted on Friday, January 20, 2006 7:50:58 PM by armymarinemom
I just received a phone call from Kristinn!! The DC Chapter of Protest Warriors obtained a permit for Code Pinks side of the street today after the Pinkos forgot to renew their permit. The blood dancers tried to stick it out for about 20-25 minutes before they tucked tail and retreated a block away to the closed entrance. Freepers and Protest Warriors now have all four corners outside the main entrance to WRAMC!
Armymarinemoms after action report generated one of the largest responses to any WR after action report.
In one week, 1,586 Freepers posted comments on this stunning takeover, orchestrated by ConcreteBob of the Protest Warriors and Free Republic, and over 31,200 members viewed the AAR!
tgsltakomas 2/16/06 After Action Report, week 43 summed up the importance of the DC Chapters presence on all 4 corners of the front gates of Walter Reed.
Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2006 3:02:43 PM by tgslTakoma
Now that we own all four corners, there is no doubt in the minds of passers-by as to what side we are on - and the horn honks and shouts of support for our troops, and thank yous to us for being there, are overwhelming! And when the cars drive by the new mid-block location for Code Pink? Nary a toot is sent their way. Word is getting around inside the hospital that the lefties are no longer out front with their demoralizing signs and anti-America attitudes; and the wounded troops are venturing outside the gate nowadays. This week saw even more Walter Reed patients coming out to talk to us and thank us for being there. While standing alongside us out on the sidewalk, they see and hear for themselves what the media won't report - that the majority of Americans do support them and their mission. It's a lot nicer now to stand on our four corners - we can focus our message solely on support of the troops.
The DC Chapter of Free Republic has maintained a continuous Friday night presence on all four corners since then.
Our mission continues to be supporting our troops, our Wounded Warriors and their families, and standing against those who would hurt our troops.
Announcement: All of you who are coming to DC to attend CPAC, please make plans to visit us on Friday night. Dont forget to dress warmly.
HONOR ROLL for January 21, 2011
Mr. and Mrs Trooprally, CindyTrueSupporter, VictoryNY, Fraxinus, Lurker Bill, TammyCat and Idaho, Kburi and RonGKirby
The DC Chapter invites you to join us every Friday night between the hours of 6:30pm to approximately 9:30pm.
BufordP's Walter Reed FReep archive
January 21, 2011 Photos, (courtesy of Mrs. Trooprally)
VictoryNY and Tammycat
Trooprally and Fraxinus
CindyTrue Supporter and Kburi
Spectacular Full Moon, Rising from the east
I'm hoping to make it up there sometime in early April, and am looking forward to joining you again.
Keep up your good work! We all know that it is appreciated..
THANK YOU ALL FOR WHAT YOU DO!
Thank you for the PING kburi! and for the thread & Pix.. good report
and HAPPY ANNIVERSARY DC CHAPTER!
You guys rock & it was my honor a few of those MANY days you were faithful, to join you
God bless the men and woman who serve & the patriots who care enough to support them as you all do
I can’t believe you guys were out there in that cold weather.
Thanks for remembering the Protest Warrior’s stealth take over of the leftist’s corner. Especially because [Mrs] T and I missed that Friday. We were on our 25th Anniversary cruise in a warmer climate.
God bless each and every one who participates in the Friday night troop appreciation events. The D.C. Chapter members are true patriots. Thanks to all who show our military and their families that they are appreciated, respected and loved.
Thank you from the DC Chapter. We sure have had a lot of help over the years - Texas, Alaska, Florida and many other states.
PS - Hawaii is one state that stands out that we have not had anyone stop by. There is still time.
To all the D.C Chapter Warrior, Much love from TEXAS!!
I have been up for the Friday night vigil on several occasions and it’s always an honor and a damn good time to be among Patriots!!!!
A special expression of much love goes out to Mr & Mrs. Trooprally for
1. keeping this Texas boy from freezing to death when he dressed for Texas cold instead of DC cold and
2. for making my father feel like family when I brought him to D.C for the Gathering of Eagles. He talks about that weekend with much laughter and happiness. He and I hope to make that trip again soon and he has said we will not miss the friday night freep.
There are so many more folks to thank and to pray for their continued health and weel being!!
May you all live as long as you want and never want as long as you live!!
Keep up the spirit and hope t
The pictures brought back memories of that initially confusing evening. IE: why are we on the other side of Georgia Ave? Concrete bob straightened us out.
We've never looked back since then.
And since you were on your 25th anniversary cruise, last week must have been your 30th. Congrats to you and Mrs Trooprally.
Thanks to all you “front lines” DC Chapter reps!! You have done yeoman’s work here in representing us all!
You must have posted between FR's off-on the internet last night. The TROPPRALLY's
TROPPRALLY = TROOPRALLY
I happened to be there that night. Different name though as that was a previous freeper life. It was a lot of fun.
Thanks for hooking me up with Aleethia by the way.
“And since you were on your 25th anniversary cruise, last week must have been your 30th. Congrats to you and Mrs Trooprally.”
Happy Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. T.