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FReeper Canteen ~ Veterans Day 2011 ~ 11 November 2011
Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew

Posted on 11/10/2011 6:06:26 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska




~ The FReeper Canteen Remembers ~

~ Veterans Day 2011 ~


Veterans Day gives Americans the opportunity to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans. However, most Americans confuse this holiday with Memorial Day, reports the Department of Veterans Affairs. What's more, some Americans don't know why we commemorate our Veterans on Nov.11. It's imperative that all Americans know the history of Veterans Day so that we can honor our former service members properly.

Memorial Day honors service members who died in service to their country or as a result of injuries incurred during battle. Deceased veterans are also remembered on Veterans Day but the day is set aside to thank and honor living veterans who served honorably in the military - in wartime or peacetime.



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Showing support and boosting the morale of
our military and our allies' military
and family members of the above.
Honoring those who have served before.



Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918. In legislation that was passed in 1938, November 11 was "dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be hereafter celebrated and known as 'Armistice Day.'" As such, this new legal holiday honored World War I veterans.


In 1954, after having been through both World War II and the Korean War, the 83rd U.S. Congress -- at the urging of the veterans service organizations -- amended the Act of 1938 by striking out the word "Armistice" and inserting the word "Veterans". With the approval of this legislation on June 1, 1954, Nov. 11 became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.

In 1968, the Uniform Holidays Bill ensured three-day weekends for federal employees by celebrating four national holidays on Mondays: Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, and Columbus Day. Under this bill, Veterans Day was moved to the last Monday of October. Many states did not agree with this decision and continued to celebrate the holiday on its original date. The first Veterans Day under the new law was observed with much confusion on Oct. 25, 1971.

Finally on September 20, 1975, President Gerald R. Ford signed a law which returned the annual observance of Veterans Day to its original date of Nov. 11, beginning in 1978. Since then, the Veterans Day holiday has been observed on Nov. 11.



The White House Office
October 8, 1954

Dear Mr. Higley:

I have today signed a proclamation calling upon all of our citizens to observe Thursday, November 11, 1954 as Veterans Day. It is my earnest hope that all veterans, their organizations, and the entire citizenry will join hands to insure proper and widespread observance of this day. With the thought that it will be most helpful to coordinate the planning, I am suggesting the formation of a Veterans Day National Committee. In view of your great personal interest as well as your official responsibilities, I have designated you to serve as Chairman. You may include in the Committee membership such other persons as you desire to select and I am requesting the heads of all departments and agencies of the Executive branch to assist the Committee in its work in every way possible.

I have every confidence that our Nation will respond wholeheartedly in the appropriate observance of Veterans Day, 1954.

Sincerely,

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

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1 posted on 11/10/2011 6:06:30 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska
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To: Kathy in Alaska


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD!





SUPPORT OUR TROOPS!!!

OUR TROOPS ROCK!!!!!!!





Lamh Foistenach Abu!
2 posted on 11/10/2011 6:07:10 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
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


3 posted on 11/10/2011 6:07:25 PM PST by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Aloha Night Owl!
4 posted on 11/10/2011 6:07:56 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

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

True Security
November 11, 2011

During the Cold War—a period of unrest between major world powers in the last half of the 20th century—Americans lived under the threat of nuclear war. I recall that during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, we seemed to be a heartbeat away from annihilation. It was heady stuff for a sixth-grader.

One of my strangest memories of those turbulent times was the school safety drill. An alarm would sound, and we would hide under our desks—for protection from atomic bombs. Looking back, I’m certain it wouldn’t have helped us in the event of a nuclear holocaust. It may have even given us a false sense of security.

While we may not face the same level of nuclear threat today, there are still many dangers that scare us—and some of them are spiritual. Ephesians 6:12 reminds us that our battles are “against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.” These are mighty foes indeed, but God has given us His protective love (Rom. 8:35,38-39) and the spiritual resources of His armor (Eph. 6:13-17).

The result? While we face powerful enemies, “we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us” (Rom. 8:37). In our heavenly Father, we have true security.

Though danger lurks on every side,
In Christ our Lord we will abide;
Our God is strong, our hope is sure—
In Him alone we are secure! —Fitzhugh

Safety is not found in the absence of danger,
but in the presence of God.

Read: Romans 8:31-39

In all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. —Romans 8:37
Bible in a year:
Jeremiah 50; Hebrews 8


5 posted on 11/10/2011 6:08:14 PM PST by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission Granted!


6 posted on 11/10/2011 6:08:54 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: txradioguy; tongue-tied; SoldierDad; mike1sg; Milo828; mystery-ak; CMS; The Sailor; Jet Jaguar; ...
Honoring Our Heroes

1LT Carol USA, Nurse Corp (Vineyard)
2LT Rebecca USA (Daughter of U S Army EOD)
3 sons (armymarinemom and amdad)
86th Fighter Weapons Squadron "Combat Hammer" (saminfl)
AbnSarge USA
Adam USAF (Grumpybutt)
Allegra
Anoreth USCG (daughter of Tax-chick)
aviator USAF
BIGLOOK USN
Brett USN (CindyDawg)
Brother and Son-in-Law (kalee)
Cannoneer No. 4
CAPT Bryan USA (Diver Dave)
CAPT Future Snake Eater USA (RightOnline)
CAPT Jason Clendenin (friend of Frou)
Chris USA (amom)
Chuck USA (RightOnline)
COL Mike (gpapa)
CMS USA
ConorMacNessa USN USMC
David USAF (LUV W)
Defender2
Deven USA (Shimmer)
Diver Dave USN
Drumbo USN
Ethan USMC (georgiabelle)
forgotenknight13 USA (grandson of Monkey Face)
Fred (DocRock)
GulfWar1Vet USA
HiJinx USA
IS2 Brianne USN (My Hearts in London - Everett)
IS2 Heather USN (My Hearts in London - Everett)
Jade Falcon USN
James USA (Grumpybutt)
JemiansTerror USA (Jemian)
Jet Jaguar USAF
Joel (NEMDF)
Jonathan USMC (AZbushgal)
Josh USN (doug from upland)
Karen USA (fatima's granddaughter)
Kenneth (Sweetbaby/LadyPilgrim)
Kevin USMC (skimask)
Kevin and David USA (vigilante2)
KJD USAF (SuzyQue)
Laurita USA
LCpl Carter USMC
LCpl Joe USMC (Don’tMessWithTexas)
Lindsay (Sweetbaby/LadyPilgrim)
LT David (Coldwater Creek)
LTjg Gerald USN (Vineyard)
M1911A1 USMC (M0sby)
M1Tanker
Major Jennifer USA (Diver Dave)
Major joma89 USAF
MEG33's Navy Grandson
Michael USAR (RightOnline)
Mike1Sg USA (mystery-ak)
Milo828 USA (mystery-ak)
MSgt Eddie USAF ( Son of ThomasPaine2000, CMSgt USAF, Ret)
MSGT Glen Ignasiak USAF (nephew of AirForceMom)
Nate USN (sneakers)
Old Sarge USA
OneLoyalAmerican USCG
PFC Jake USMC (son of Enough_Deceit)
Philetus USA
PROCON USA
Pvt Alex USA (son of Enough_Deceit)
Rick USAF (Doogle)
Robert, Jeremy, Daynnis USA (SoldierDad)
SandRat USA
Sat-Com Chris USA (son of KC Burke)
SGT Chris USA (son of Vineyard)
SGT Ev USA (Mozie)
SGT Gray USA (colorcountry’s son)
SGT Matt USMC (SuzyQue)
SGT Robert USMC (MarineMom613)
SGT Sean Reed (preed)
Son USCG (GodBlessUSA)
SPC Drew USA (brother-in-law Stonewall Jackson)
SPC Mike USA (AbnSarge)
SPC Ted USA (nephew of hoagy62)
SPC William Akin USA (Step-son of BlueLancer)
SPC4 Adam USA (nephew of Repeal The 17th)
SPC4 Dan USA (son of swmobuffalo)
SSG Brian USA (repubmom)
SSG Dustin USA (SIL of U S Army EOD)
SSG Dusty USA (MountainDad)
SSG Mitchel USA (tina07)
SSG Spencer USA (grame)
SSGT Adam USA (Diver Dave)
SSGT Don May Jr USMC (debm29palms)
SSGT John Linde USA (JFoxbear)
SSGT The Black Knight USAF
Stevan USA (Grumpybutt)
Terrence USN (Sweetbaby/LadyPilgrim)
The Sailor
TMSuchman USMC
tongue-tied USN/USA
Tonkin USN/USCG
TSGT Jason M Kibler USAF (son of AirForceMom)
SFC txradioguy USA
USAFSecurityForces (son of visualops & TheStickman)
Valerie USAF (Shimmer)
Victor and Tony D USMC (weldgophardline)
Vineyard USN
William USA (jackv)
WOs Bob and Michelle USA (nephew, and his wife, of BnBlFlag)

 



7 posted on 11/10/2011 6:12:06 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
VETS96
8 posted on 11/10/2011 6:15:41 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Thanks very much, Kathy!

*HUGS*

And thanks very much for tonight's thread honoring our Veterans - it is by virtue of their service and sacrifice that we live in Freedom!

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
9 posted on 11/10/2011 6:15:55 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska






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~


10 posted on 11/10/2011 6:19:59 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: BIGLOOK
Aloha, Biglook! Thanks for your service to our Nation and all the best on this Veterans' Day!

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
11 posted on 11/10/2011 6:21:10 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: AZamericonnie
Good evening, Connie!

*HUGS*

Great to see you this evening - Thanks very much for your tribute to our troops!

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
12 posted on 11/10/2011 6:23:26 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa; All

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


13 posted on 11/10/2011 6:24:18 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa


Happy Veterans Day, Doc!



14 posted on 11/10/2011 6:24:32 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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~ Happy Veterans Day, Vets! ~

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15 posted on 11/10/2011 6:25:01 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; 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!!




Lamh Foistenach Abu!
16 posted on 11/10/2011 6:27:45 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Thanks Kathy...Happy Veterans Day to all my Brother’s and Sisters in Arms, and to our loving families that supported us during our careers and now in retirement. Planning another Alaska trip next summer, we have got to get together. Prayers up.


17 posted on 11/10/2011 6:29:06 PM PST by JohnD9207 (John McCain is a proud Ted Kennedy conservative!)
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To: StarCMC; Kathy in Alaska; Bethbg79; EsmeraldaA; MoJo2001; Brad's Gramma; laurenmarlowe; ...

18 posted on 11/10/2011 6:30:11 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: ConorMacNessa
And in first....Mac grabs the gold!!


19 posted on 11/10/2011 6:30:39 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
God bless you, Veterans!!!

And a big ((((HUG)))) for you, Kathy!!!

FReegards,
SirL

20 posted on 11/10/2011 6:31:51 PM PST by SirLurkedalot (I'm toning it down as much as I can.)
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To: SandRat
Good evening, SandRat! Thanks very much for your service to our Nation and all the best on Veterans' Day!

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
21 posted on 11/10/2011 6:32:24 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: HopeandGlory
And in second....Nana Hope snags the silver!!


22 posted on 11/10/2011 6:35:05 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: BIGLOOK
And rounding out the top three....Hawaii bags the bronze!!


23 posted on 11/10/2011 6:36:36 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
Happy Veterans Day, Mac.


24 posted on 11/10/2011 6:44:37 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; GodBlessUSA; Mrs.Nooseman; AZamericonnie; HiJinx; Colonel_Flagg; BIGLOOK; ...



In honor of the beautiful full moon outside!
Paul Hardcastle~Midnight Moon

Mannheim Steamroller~Midnight On A Full Moon

Frank Sinatra~Fly Me To The Moon

Barry Manilow~Moonlight Serenade.wma

Michael Buble~Moondance.wma

25 posted on 11/10/2011 6:45:50 PM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: BIGLOOK
Happy Veterans Day, Hawaii.


26 posted on 11/10/2011 6:46:24 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
And thanks for chewing the red dust over there with me, even though we never met while there. I know that you know that I know that you know.....ad infinitum....what the cost of Duty was and still is.


27 posted on 11/10/2011 6:46:31 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Thanks very much, Kathy! And thanks for all you do on this forum for our Troops, both past and present!

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
28 posted on 11/10/2011 6:50:40 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

God bless our Veterans!!!


29 posted on 11/10/2011 6:53:39 PM PST by lysie
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To: Kathy in Alaska

God bless our service men and women, current service, retired, wounded and fallen, their families and loved ones and all our allies.

To one and all: THANK YOU from this humble citizen of the USA.

Many of us know that all gave some and some gave all and those who wait also serve. I can’t begin to give back for the sacrifices you and yours have given!


30 posted on 11/10/2011 6:54:14 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012 -- the man we need at the time we need him)
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To: HopeandGlory
Thanks, Nana Hope, for today's Pledge…((HUGS)). Thanks, AfghanMan and Penguin Girl, for your service to America.

And Happy Veterans Day to you.

31 posted on 11/10/2011 6:56:32 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


FREEDOM ISN’T FREE!



It is purchased with the blood of Patriots!



Lamh Foistenach Abu!
32 posted on 11/10/2011 6:57:42 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Thanks Night Owl....but let's never forget the others who went before.







My Father, my Uncles and my Grandfather.
33 posted on 11/10/2011 7:05:41 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; GodBlessUSA; Mrs.Nooseman; AZamericonnie; HiJinx; Colonel_Flagg; BIGLOOK; ...

A special thank you to our brave veterans and to our current military heroes who sacrifice so much to keep all of us here in America safe and free. God bless our troops and God Bless AMERICA!!!

We celebrate their service on 11-11-11
...but we should remember to thank them EVERY day!

34 posted on 11/10/2011 7:07:46 PM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Hi All! Heading home in a week and a couple of wakeies.

Our Guys Rock!!

Image Source,Photobucket Uploader Firefox Extension

35 posted on 11/10/2011 7:08:02 PM PST by SkyDancer ('If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who you hate ")
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To: The Mayor
Happy Veterans Day, Mayor.


36 posted on 11/10/2011 7:13:09 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa

And the same to you Brother.


37 posted on 11/10/2011 7:16:21 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
Good Evening To The Canteen


*Thank You, Veterans, For Keeping Us Free*

38 posted on 11/10/2011 7:17:12 PM PST by MEG33 (God Bless Our Military Men And Women)
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To: SkyDancer
G'day, Janey...((HUGS))...visiting home for the holidays?

Thanks for the great picture honoring our Veterans.

39 posted on 11/10/2011 7:18:05 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

God Bless Our American Heroes





Thank You, to all Our Beloved Veterans.



Blessings on this Veterans Day



God Bless America!



ML/LTOS
(El Kabong)


40 posted on 11/10/2011 7:20:00 PM PST by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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To: BIGLOOK
I've been tracing the family history but I haven't been able to identify any WWI vets. I had a 3-greats grandfather who was in Battery C, Fifth US Artillery during the Civil War. Also a two-greats grandfather in the 1st Virginia Light Artillery in the same conflict. A cadre of uncles, and my father in WWII. I'm proud to have these great men in my family, and proud that I had the opportunity to serve, and did serve, in the Navy during the Vietnam War. I'm sure you recall that it was not a popular war. We took a lot of abuse on our return, but it was an honorable cause. On Veterans' Day I'm proud to stand as a Vietnam Veteran who answered the Nation's call and upheld the tradition of my family to render military service.

God save the United States of America!

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
41 posted on 11/10/2011 7:20:48 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


ENJOY FREEDOM? . . .

THANK YOUR VETS . . .



. . . AND SERVING MILITARY!!!!






Lamh Foistenach Abu!
42 posted on 11/10/2011 7:24:28 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Evening, Kathy!


43 posted on 11/10/2011 7:25:17 PM PST by MoochPooch (I'm a compassionate cynic.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska


44 posted on 11/10/2011 7:29:17 PM PST by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: SandRat; HiJinx
Diffenrent services, different times but that really makes little differences does it?

All the best this Veterans Day!


45 posted on 11/10/2011 7:31:13 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


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!
46 posted on 11/10/2011 7:37:39 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: BIGLOOK

We’re all Brothers.

The best this Veterans Day!


47 posted on 11/10/2011 7:39:02 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: AZamericonnie

Thanks, AZ, for the red, white, and blue tribute.

And thanks for being on standby. *HUGS*


48 posted on 11/10/2011 7:40:05 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
You're welcome. I was asked to post some cattle driving pictures so I hope it's okay. Here's what the outback/bush looks like when the cattle are being driven.

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The last picture is of Charleville at the other end of town. That's me in the shadow.

49 posted on 11/10/2011 7:43:08 PM PST by SkyDancer ('If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who you hate ")
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To: ConorMacNessa
With you on that.

My family's history at war goes back to the beginning but there aren't a lot of memorials to there successes nationally but lots locally.



Then of course there's this one...



The one that needs endure.
50 posted on 11/10/2011 7:45:44 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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