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FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Fort Monmouth, New Jersey ~ 24 MAY 2011
Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World! | The Canteen Crew

Posted on 05/23/2011 6:11:02 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe

 
 

~The FReeper Canteen Presents~

Road Trip: Fort Monmouth, New Jersey

Fort Monmouth is an installation of the Department of the Army in Monmouth County, New Jersey. The post is surrounded by the communities of Eatontown, Tinton Falls and Oceanport, New Jersey, and is located about 5 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. The post covers nearly 1,126 acres of land, from the Shrewsbury River on the east, to Route 35 on the west; this area is referred to as 'Main Post'.

The post is home to several units of the U.S. Army Materiel Command and offices of the Army Acquisition Executive (AAE) that research and manage Command and Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities and related technology, as well as an interservice organization designed to coordinate C4ISR, an academic preparatory school, an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) unit, a garrison services unit, an Army health clinic, and a Veterans Administration health clinic.

The post was selected for closure by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission in 2005. Most Army functions and personnel are required and scheduled to be moved to Army facilities in Maryland and Ohio by the end of 2011.

The installation began with the lease of a defunct racetrack by the Army for a training site for officers. The location near Eatontown, with rail sidings out of Hoboken and proximity to the port of Little Silver was ideal. Known temporarily as Camp Little Silver, it was renamed Camp Alfred Vail shortly after in September 1917. The Chief Signal Officer authorized the purchase of Camp Vail in 1919.

 The Signal Corps School relocated to Camp Vail from Fort Leavenworth that year. The Signal Corps Board followed in 1924. In August 1925 the installation was granted permanent status and was renamed Fort Monmouth. It was named in honor of the soldiers of the American Revolutionary War who died in the Battle of Monmouth; aptly, it is also located in Monmouth County. The first permanent building was built in 1928. Other structures were built to house units the Army consolidated at Fort Monmouth.



In 1928, the first radio-equipped meteorological balloon reached the upper atmosphere, a forerunner of weather sounding techniques universally used today. In 1938, the U.S. Army's first radio-based aircraft detection and ranging system (later called radar) was developed on post. A production model of this equipment detected the oncoming Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, but the warning it provided was discounted. In 1946, celestial communications was proved feasible when the radar developed by the Project Diana team was used to bounce radio signals off the moon.

At its peak during World War II, Fort Monmouth measured 1,713 acres, and had billeting space for 1,559 officers and 19,786 enlisted personnel. The Eastern Signal Corps Training Center consisted of the Eastern Signal Corps Schools (enlisted, officer candidate, and officers) and the Replacement Training Center at Camp Charles Wood. The Signal Corps Officer Candidate School (OCS), the major activity on the main post, graduated 21,033 new Signal Corps second lieutenants during the period 1941-1946.



More communications units, including the Pigeon Breeding and Training Center, were consolidated into Fort Monmouth after the war ended. The pigeon service was discontinued in 1957; the birds were either sold at auction or donated to zoos.

Today, Fort Monmouth is home to the CECOM Life Cycle Management Command (CECOM LCMC). CECOM LCMC is a lead command for the Army in the area of C4ISR development, acquisition and sustainment. Though no longer the home of the US Army Signal Corps (after its move to Ft. Gordon, Georgia in the 1970s), Ft. Monmouth is sometimes referred to as the "Soul of the Signal Corps". It housed the official Time Capsule of the Army Signal Corps until June 21, 2010 when it was removed for relocation to the U.S. Army Signal Center & School at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

On April 28, 2006, Governor of New Jersey Jon Corzine signed into law the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Act, which established the Fort Monmouth Revitalization Planning Authority, to plan the redevelopment of Fort Monmouth once it closes. FMERPA completed the Fort Monmouth Reuse and Redevelopment Plan in 2008.



FMERPA is no longer active following the creation of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) to provide investment, continuity and economic growth to the communities impacted by the federal government's decision to close Fort Monmouth, and signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie Tuesday, August 17, 2010. FMERA will advance FMERPA's Reuse and Redevelopment Plan for economic development, growth and planning, with a focus on technology-based industries, for the 1,126 acres of real estate at Fort Monmouth following the base closure in September 2011.

Learn More About Fort Monmouth HERE!!

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1 posted on 05/23/2011 6:11:10 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe
Woo-Hoo!!

Proudly Supporting The United States Armed Forces!!


2 posted on 05/23/2011 6:11:35 PM PDT by PROCON (Liberals Mistake Education and Knowledge for Wisdom and Common Sense.)
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To: laurenmarlowe


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD!





SUPPORT OUR TROOPS!!!

OUR TROOPS ROCK!!!!!!!





Lamh Foistenach Abu!
3 posted on 05/23/2011 6:11:45 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: laurenmarlowe
Good morning Troops, Veterans and Canteeners.

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Our Flag Flying Proudly One Nation Under God

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Lord, Please Bless Our Troops, They're fighting for our Freedom.

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God Bless Our Republic

I pledge allegiance to the Flag
of the United States of America,
and to the Republic, for which it stands;
one nation UNDER GOD,
indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.

Prayers going up


4 posted on 05/23/2011 6:11:45 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: laurenmarlowe
Aloha Lauren!
5 posted on 05/23/2011 6:11:59 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: All

6 posted on 05/23/2011 6:12:21 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe

Hiya Lauren and thanks for tonight’s Road Trip!


7 posted on 05/23/2011 6:14:11 PM PDT by PROCON (Liberals Mistake Education and Knowledge for Wisdom and Common Sense.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; beachn4fun; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; PROCON; ...


REST IN PEACE, FALLEN BROTHER!





1st Lt. Demetrius M. Frison, USA, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, KIA Afghanistan 10MAY2011



I have fought a good fight,
I have finished my course,
I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:7 (KJV)


God Of Our Fathers



Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in peace!
We who remain hold you in high honor.
Rest, fallen brother, in this sacred precinct;
We who remain keep this place sacred.
Rest, fallen brother, among these, your comrades;
We who remain keep the watch.
Rest, fallen brother, among these who answered the Nation’s call;
We who remain press the fight forward in your name.
Rest, fallen brother, lay down thy burden;
We who remain have taken up the torch.
Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in eternal peace!



Taps




Lamh Foistenach Abu!
8 posted on 05/23/2011 6:14:22 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: BIGLOOK; HopeandGlory; ConorMacNessa; PROCON

Howdy Howdy y’all!

You’re all FIRST in my book!

*HUGS*


9 posted on 05/23/2011 6:14:52 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: PROCON
Good evening PROCON, AWESOME post!

FIRST!!

10 posted on 05/23/2011 6:16:27 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe
Good evening, Lauren!

*HUGS*

Thanks very much for tonight's road trip to Ft. Monmouth!

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
11 posted on 05/23/2011 6:17:44 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission Granted ConorMacNessa! WOO HOO!

SECOND!!

12 posted on 05/23/2011 6:18:27 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: ConorMacNessa
Oh just DARN!

SECOND!!

13 posted on 05/23/2011 6:19:54 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: HopeandGlory
Good evening to you Hope!

THIRD!!

14 posted on 05/23/2011 6:21:30 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: Publius; Laurita; laurenmarlowe; MoJo2001; 007; 1 FELLOW FREEPER; 11B3; 1FreeAmerican; 1stbn27; ...
~ Road Trip: Fort Monmouth, New Jersey ~

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15 posted on 05/23/2011 6:23:06 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Hiya Navy Bro and thanks for remembering Our Fallen!

My weekend was very relaxful, how about yours?!

16 posted on 05/23/2011 6:23:47 PM PDT by PROCON (Liberals Mistake Education and Knowledge for Wisdom and Common Sense.)
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To: BIGLOOK
Aloha ahiahi BIGLOOK!
17 posted on 05/23/2011 6:23:47 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe

Two assignments there - father born five miles from there, even though I am from California, and live in Colorado now.


18 posted on 05/23/2011 6:23:53 PM PDT by LiteKeeper ("Who is John Galt?")
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To: laurenmarlowe; Kathy in Alaska; BIGLOOK; beachn4fun; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; PROCON; ...


REST IN PEACE FALLEN BROTHER!




Sapeur de 1re Classe Loic Roperh, Armee de la France, 13ème Régiment du Génie, KIA Afghanistan 10MAY2011



J'ai combattu le bon combat.
J'ai achevé ma course.
J'ai gardé la foi.
2 Timothée 4:7 (La Bible du Semeur)


Flowers of the Forest



Black Watch Piper

Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in peace!
We who remain hold you in high honor.
Rest, fallen brother, in this sacred precinct;
We who remain keep this place sacred.
Rest, fallen brother, among these, your comrades;
We who remain keep the watch.
Rest, fallen brother, among these who answered the Nation’s call;
We who remain press the fight forward in your name.
Rest, fallen brother, lay down thy burden;
We who remain have taken up the torch.
Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in eternal peace!



French Military Cemetery at Soupir


Last Post




Lamh Foistenach Abu!
19 posted on 05/23/2011 6:26:07 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: PROCON
Weekend went well, thanks - busy but productive.

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
20 posted on 05/23/2011 6:28:33 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All

Hi MA!

*HUGS*

All unpacked boxes are now combined into one room! YAY! Maybe one more week, and this chaos will be somewhat organized. One can hope, LOL!

And in other exciting news, our family has grown by one more wee one!

Younger son and wife are now the proud parents of their first child, a baby girl, Annabelle Jeanette came into our family this past week.

One more little baby girl for Grandma to spoil!

*MUCHO HUGS TO ALL*


21 posted on 05/23/2011 6:30:02 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe

Cool thread, ((((Lauren))))!

Did ya finally get moved? I hope things slow down a bit for you before long!


22 posted on 05/23/2011 6:32:15 PM PDT by LUV W (RAISING CAIN!!!!********CAIN is ABLE!*******Time to CAIN obama!!)
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To: laurenmarlowe


Aloha ahiahi Lauren!

Got to admit that the Army Signal Corps' advancements have always fascinated me.
23 posted on 05/23/2011 6:32:44 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: BIGLOOK
Aloha, Biglook! How goes it this evening?

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
24 posted on 05/23/2011 6:35:48 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Hi All!!!!

What Aussies Do When They Are Bored

Image Source,Photobucket Uploader Firefox Extension

25 posted on 05/23/2011 6:36:25 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Interferes With Justice)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hello from Idaho ... much to tell Saturday siting with the neighbors on their front porch I heard a CRACK in the distant, a Elk was being chased by a Wolfe, just 70 yards away. Called the game warden said OK to shoot it. Now it is the closest a Wolfe has ever been near my place. It was a bout 150lbs. It stopped when it noticed us we are sure 5 more were on the other side of the hill backtracking to the Elk.

Most of the snow is gone.. Hummingbirds, chipmunks, golden mantles,blue birds, robins, mooose all around. Best time of the year no body in town, just awful about the wolves though. Now we all have riffles and guns with us any place we go in town.

I see 2 more soldiers died in Iraq Saturday... Prayers. GOD BLESS YOU ALL IN THE MILITARY...*hugs* Support Israel!


26 posted on 05/23/2011 6:37:14 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: laurenmarlowe
Other Hero's

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27 posted on 05/23/2011 6:38:29 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Interferes With Justice)
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To: laurenmarlowe






Supporting our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen
at more than 1,000 places across the U. S. and around the world.

~Tribute to Our Troops~


28 posted on 05/23/2011 6:38:44 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; beachn4fun; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; PROCON; ...


REST IN PEACE, FALLEN BROTHER!





Sgt. Amaru Aguilar, USA, 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, KIA Afghanistan 13MAY2011



I have fought a good fight,
I have finished my course,
I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:7 (KJV)


God Of Our Fathers



Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in peace!
We who remain hold you in high honor.
Rest, fallen brother, in this sacred precinct;
We who remain keep this place sacred.
Rest, fallen brother, among these, your comrades;
We who remain keep the watch.
Rest, fallen brother, among these who answered the Nation’s call;
We who remain press the fight forward in your name.
Rest, fallen brother, lay down thy burden;
We who remain have taken up the torch.
Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in eternal peace!



Taps




Lamh Foistenach Abu!
29 posted on 05/23/2011 6:41:05 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: laurenmarlowe; NYTexan

Awwww....that is such wonderful news! Have you seen her yet?

Glad you are getting things organized! :)

Does NYT still have Lucy? She’s gonna be rotten. ;)


30 posted on 05/23/2011 6:41:14 PM PDT by LUV W (RAISING CAIN!!!!********CAIN is ABLE!*******Time to CAIN obama!!)
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To: AZamericonnie
Good evening, Connie!

*HUGS*

Great to see you this evening!

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
31 posted on 05/23/2011 6:43:01 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: laurenmarlowe

Thank you for the road trip & congratulations to you & the family on the birth of Annabelle Jeanette! *hugs*


32 posted on 05/23/2011 6:43:33 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: ConorMacNessa

God rest the souls of the fallen heroes. So many........


33 posted on 05/23/2011 6:45:45 PM PDT by LUV W (RAISING CAIN!!!!********CAIN is ABLE!*******Time to CAIN obama!!)
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To: LUV W
Good evening, Luv!

*HUGS*

How are you doing this evening?

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
34 posted on 05/23/2011 6:45:56 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Rest In Peace our Heroes

Il Silenzio

Let Them In St. Peter

35 posted on 05/23/2011 6:45:59 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; beachn4fun; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; PROCON; ...


REST IN PEACE, FALLEN BROTHER!





SSgt. David D. Self, USA, Fires Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, KIA Afghanistan 16MAY2011



I have fought a good fight,
I have finished my course,
I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:7 (KJV)


God Of Our Fathers



Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in peace!
We who remain hold you in high honor.
Rest, fallen brother, in this sacred precinct;
We who remain keep this place sacred.
Rest, fallen brother, among these, your comrades;
We who remain keep the watch.
Rest, fallen brother, among these who answered the Nation’s call;
We who remain press the fight forward in your name.
Rest, fallen brother, lay down thy burden;
We who remain have taken up the torch.
Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in eternal peace!



Taps




Lamh Foistenach Abu!
36 posted on 05/23/2011 6:47:58 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

A very good evening to you as well Conor & trust your Monday went well? *hugs*

Off to start supper....


37 posted on 05/23/2011 6:48:07 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: ConorMacNessa

I’m doing well. Had a day off and just wasted it. LOL!

I don’t even feel guilty. Well...I did work on settings on
my “new” laptop.


38 posted on 05/23/2011 6:49:56 PM PDT by LUV W (RAISING CAIN!!!!********CAIN is ABLE!*******Time to CAIN obama!!)
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To: AZamericonnie
It went well, thanks - how was yours?

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
39 posted on 05/23/2011 6:50:11 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

No doubt those drones ensconsed by Gov. Corzine are still collecting their stipend and accruing “time in government service” to be paid off later with some meaningless high-salaried “job” in order to collect their state pension.... >PS


40 posted on 05/23/2011 6:59:10 PM PDT by PiperShade
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; beachn4fun; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; PROCON; ...


Welcome To All Who Enter This Canteen, To Our Serving Military, To Our Veterans, To All Military Families, To Our FRiends and To Our Allies!





Missing Man Setting

Never Forget Those Who Sacrificed All That We Could Live In Freedom!!





41 posted on 05/23/2011 7:00:14 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: laurenmarlowe; Kathy in Alaska; PROCON; BIGLOOK; LUV W; AZamericonnie; All


SUPPORT OUR TROOPS!





Must retire – the 0500 Reveille approaches relentlessly – the bugler already mounts the parapet. Will chat with you all on the morrow.

Good night, God bless you, and God bless the United States of America!

Godspeed our Troops around the Globe – especially those in harm’s way – by virtue of their service and sacrifice we continue to live in Freedom!







Lamh Foistenach Abu!
42 posted on 05/23/2011 7:03:22 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: laurenmarlowe

Freep mail me to be on or off the Daily Bread ping list

Simplify
May 24, 2011

In a radio interview, a basketball superstar was asked about his knack for making the game-winning shot in crucial situations. The reporter asked how he was able to be so calm in such pressure-packed moments. His answer was that he tried to simplify the situation. “You only have to make one shot,” the player replied. One shot. That is the essence of simplifying a difficult situation. Focus only on what is in front of you right now. Don’t worry about the expectations of your coach or teammates. Simplify.

Recognizing that the challenges of life can be both overwhelming and suffocating, Jesus urged us to take matters in hand by simplifying. He said, “Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble” (Matt. 6:34). This was His wise conclusion to His teaching on the debilitating power of worry. Worry doesn’t accomplish anything positive; it just adds to the sense that we are drowning in the troubles we are facing. We must take things as they come­—one day at a time­—and trust Him for the wisdom to respond properly.

If you feel overwhelmed by life, do what you can today and then entrust the rest to Him. As Jesus said, “Each day has enough trouble of its own” (niv).

Don’t worry for your future needs,
It will only bring you sorrow;
But give them to the Lord instead—
He’ll take care of your tomorrow. —Sper

We lose the joy of living in the present
when we worry about the future.

Read: Matthew 6:25-34

Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. —Matthew 6:34
Bible in a year:
1 Chronicles 22-24; John 8:28-59


43 posted on 05/23/2011 7:09:33 PM PDT by The Mayor (Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is Liberty!)
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To: laurenmarlowe
Good evening, lauren...*HUGS*...had to attend a mandatory off site class thsi morning, 8a to noon....then the work day started. (Monday thru Thursday)

Needless to say, we are 4 hours behind and hurrying to catch up before going home. Tomorrow will be worse.

Sounds like you just about have the moving stuff whipped. Good for you!!

44 posted on 05/23/2011 7:11:51 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Nighty-night! See ya manana, friend! (((hugs)))


45 posted on 05/23/2011 7:18:29 PM PDT by LUV W (RAISING CAIN!!!!********CAIN is ABLE!*******Time to CAIN obama!!)
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To: LUV W
Hiya Luvvy!

Have you heard the latest on the Rapture?

46 posted on 05/23/2011 7:21:54 PM PDT by PROCON (Liberals Mistake Education and Knowledge for Wisdom and Common Sense.)
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To: laurenmarlowe
Happy BIRTHday, Annabelle!!


Click

47 posted on 05/23/2011 7:22:35 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)
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To: PROCON

Well....it’s not every day we get a second...or twenty-second chance! ROFL!!!

(will be re-posting this.....) :D


48 posted on 05/23/2011 7:32:08 PM PDT by LUV W (RAISING CAIN!!!!********CAIN is ABLE!*******Time to CAIN obama!!)
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To: laurenmarlowe

Thanks for the road trip to Fort Monmouth. We are steadily moving forward with our relocation to Aberdeen Proving Ground and time left for this historic military installation is running short.

I am sad to see it go. Every day I pass the hundreds of stone markers along Avenue of Memories dedicated to Signal Corps soldiers who gave their lives for this great country. Many of them trained or billeted at Fort Monmouth before meeting their fate. In a few months, “their” fort will just be a memory also.


49 posted on 05/23/2011 7:33:11 PM PDT by XRdsRev (New Jersey - Crossroads of the American Revolution)
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To: ConorMacNessa


Honoring our Fallen

50 posted on 05/23/2011 7:34:12 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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