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FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Lynn D "Buck" Compton ~ March 12, 2012
Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC

Posted on 03/11/2012 5:00:22 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska

For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.

Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!

~ Hall of Heroes ~

Lynn D. "Buck" Compton

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Lynn Davis "Buck" Compton (December 31, 1921 – February 25, 2012) was a California Court of Appeals judge who served as the lead prosecutor in Sirhan Sirhan's trial for the murder of Robert F. Kennedy. From 1946-1951, Compton served with the Los Angeles Police Department. During World War II, he was a commissioned officer with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army. Compton was portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers by Neal McDonough.

Compton was a star athlete at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), being named an all-conference catcher and All-American selection in 1942. Among his baseball teammates was Jackie Robinson. He majored in physical education, with a minor in education. He joined the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity in 1940. He also played with the UCLA football team in the 1943 Rose Bowl Game on January 1, 1943; in which the Georgia Bulldogs beat the UCLA Bruins by a score of 9-0.

At UCLA, Compton also participated in ROTC under Cadet Commander John Singlaub. In December 1943, he joined the Army and was assigned to Company E of the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment in the 101st Airborne Division prior to Operation Overlord. During the company's action at Brécourt Manor, Compton and others, under the leadership of Lieutenant Richard Winters, assaulted a German battery of four 105 mm howitzers firing on Utah Beach, disabling the guns and routing the enemy. Compton was awarded the Silver Star for his action in disabling the guns. Episode two ("Day of Days") of the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers depicts this assault.

Later in 1944, Compton was shot in the posterior while participating in Operation Market Garden, the Allies' ill-fated attempt to seize a number of bridges in Holland and cross the Rhine River into Germany. After a partial recovery, he returned to Easy Company in time for the month-long siege in the frozen Ardennes that became known as the Battle of the Bulge. In January 1945, Compton left Easy Company for another assignment.

According to Band of Brothers, though ostensibly evacuated for severe trench foot, his transfer was due in part to combat fatigue, culminating when Compton witnessed two of his closest friends, Joseph Toye and William Guarnere, being badly maimed by artillery fire resulting in each losing his right leg.

In 1946 he turned down an offer to play minor league baseball, choosing instead to concentrate on a career in law. Compton married Donna Newman in October 1947 and the couple adopted two children. He attended Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1946 and became a detective in the Central Burglary Division. He left the LAPD for the District Attorney's office in 1951 as a deputy district attorney, and was promoted in 1964 to chief deputy district attorney. During his time with the District Attorney's office, he successfully prosecuted Sirhan Sirhan for the murder of Robert F. Kennedy. In 1970, Governor Ronald Reagan appointed him an Associate Justice of the California Court of Appeal. He retired from the bench in 1990 and resided in the state of Washington until his death.

Compton's memoirs, entitled Call of Duty: My Life before, during and after the Band of Brothers and written with Marcus Brotherton, were published by Berkeley Publishing on May 6, 2008. A celebration of Compton's 90th birthday was held in January 2012 with nearly 200 in attendance including Band of Brothers actors Michael Cudlitz, James Madio, Neal McDonough, and Richard Speight Jr. McDonough developed a friendship with Compton while making the miniseries and kept in touch afterwards. McDonough's son Morgan is nicknamed "Little Buck" in honor of Compton.

In January 2012 Compton suffered a heart attack. On February 25, 2012 he died at a daughter's home in Burlington, Washington. His wife Donna having died previously in 1994, Compton was survived by two daughters and four grandchildren.

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1 posted on 03/11/2012 5:00:26 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska
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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

Prayers going up


2 posted on 03/11/2012 5:00:51 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: HopeandGlory

“Band of Brothers”: THE SONG with LYRICS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKg1vMeaY5M

Requiem For A Soldier (Theme From Band Of Brothers) lyrics

Songwriters: MUSKER, FRANK JOHN / KAMEN, MICHAEL ARNOLD

You never lived to see
What you gave to me
One shining dream of hope and love
Life and liberty
With a host of brave unknown soldiers
For your company you will live forever
Here in our memory
In fields of sacrifice
Heroes paid the price
Young men who died for old men’s wars

Gone to paradise
We are all one great band of brothers
And one day you’ll see we can live together
When all the world is free
I wish you’d lived to see
All you gave to me
Your shining dream of hope and love
Life and liberty
We are all one great band of brothers
And one day you’ll see - we can live together
When all the world is free


3 posted on 03/11/2012 5:08:35 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: StarCMC; MS.BEHAVIN; MoJo2001; 007; 1 FELLOW FREEPER; 11B3; 1FreeAmerican; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; ...
Please note: The author of the Hall of Heroes is StarCMC.

Please thank StarCMC for today’s thread, and MS.BEHAVIN for the suggestion.

~ Hall of Heroes: Lynn D "Buck" Compton ~

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4 posted on 03/11/2012 5:09:30 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD!





SUPPORT OUR TROOPS!!!





BOSTON, (Oct. 21, 2009) Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Philip Gagnon pipes as USS Constitution performs an underway demonstration in honor of the three-masted wooden frigate's 212th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Mark Alexander/Released).




USS Constitution's 1812 Marine Guard fire vintage Springfield flintlock muskets during the ship's underway. "Old Ironsides" was underway for the "Constitution Day Cruise," which is conducted to thank the family and supporters of Constitution. U.S. Navy photo by Airman Nick Lyman (RELEASED)

OUR TROOPS ROCK!!!!!!!







Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

5 posted on 03/11/2012 5:09:33 PM PDT 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

In.


6 posted on 03/11/2012 5:19:39 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hello Everybody!
I had the Day OFF today!
Woo Hoo!
(((HUGS)))


7 posted on 03/11/2012 5:22:35 PM PDT by left that other site
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To: All

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


8 posted on 03/11/2012 5:24:23 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Couldn’t find an Airborne video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNwLiY6MvwM&feature=related


9 posted on 03/11/2012 5:25:33 PM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission Granted!


10 posted on 03/11/2012 5:25:52 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: HopeandGlory
Thanks, Nana Hope, for today's Pledge…((HUGS)). Thanks, AfghanMan and Penguin Girl, for your service to America.


11 posted on 03/11/2012 5:28:10 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

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


The Greatest

March 12, 2012

What is the greatest thing in sports? Is it championships? Records? Honors? In the Palestra, the University of Pennsylvania basketball arena, a plaque offers a different perspective on the greatest thing in sports. It reads: “To win the game is great. To play the game is greater. But to love the game is the greatest of all.” This is a refreshing reminder that sports are, after all, just the games we played with joy as kids.

A religious leader once asked Jesus about greatness: “Which is the great commandment?” (Matt. 22:36). Jesus responded by challenging that leader to love—love God and love others. Jesus said, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself’” (Matt. 22:37-39).

Whatever else our faith in Christ compels us to do, there is nothing greater we can do than to show our love—for love reveals the heart of our holy heavenly Father. After all, “God is love” (1 John 4:8). It’s easy to be sidetracked by lesser things, but our focus must remain on the greatest thing—loving our God. That in turn enables us to love one another. There’s nothing greater.

When amazed by His love for me, To love Him back became my prayer. I sought an answer sincerely— It was: Love the neighbor who’s there. —Verway
The proof of our love for God is our obedience to the commands of God.

Read: Matthew 22:34-40

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” This is the first and great commandment. —Matthew 22:37-38
Bible in a Year:
Judges 19-21


12 posted on 03/11/2012 5:35:18 PM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; StarCMC; MS.BEHAVIN
Good evening, Ladies!

*HUGS*Thanks very much for tonight's great Hall of Heroes thread! Col. "Buck" Compton is a worthy addition to this great Company of Heroes!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

13 posted on 03/11/2012 5:38:51 PM PDT 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

Compton was also on the UCLA team that beat USC in 1942—The Bruins’ first-ever win over the Trojans.


14 posted on 03/11/2012 5:39:55 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Kartographer

Welcome to the Canteen, Kartographer, and thanks for posting the thread of Lt Compton going home.

Thanks, too, for the video of “Band of Brothers”, along with the lyrics.


15 posted on 03/11/2012 5:39:55 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; StarCMC; MS.BEHAVIN; LUV W; AZamericonnie; laurenmarlowe; TASMANIANRED; MEG33; ...

Greetings, everybody, from a quiet Sunday evening in the Sunshine State!

We had a few brief rainshowers here, which made the temps nice and comfortable this afternoon. It was a neat thing, to stand outside and listen to the rain on the carport roof, and take in the knowledge that the place is MINE.

I walked over to Demented Sis’s house to walk the puppy, and she had arranged to have the crock pot going with a huge pot roast. After walking the dog, I went home with a batch of roast and taters, and sat watching “Lord of the Rings” with a nice supper and a rum & coke.

Tomorrow, I’m taking Sissy with me to the VFW Post and enjoy the convivial atmosphere of the Canteen. We always have a good time when we go, and looking forward to more of same.

Have a great evening, all!


16 posted on 03/11/2012 5:47:53 PM PDT by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: SandRat

Good evening, Sand...((HUGS))...now for 8 months you get to keep your regular time, but try to remember us poor folks that had to spring ahead.


17 posted on 03/11/2012 5:49:02 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Aloha Night Owl!
18 posted on 03/11/2012 5:50:37 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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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!!






Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

19 posted on 03/11/2012 5:51:59 PM PDT 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
Yes, but now the folks handling what's left yet of my Dad's Estate, and many of my relatives are now on EDT.
20 posted on 03/11/2012 5:54:50 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: left that other site

WOOHOO!!! Good for you, ML...a day off! ((HUGS))

Did you and Linda do anything exciting to celebrate?


21 posted on 03/11/2012 5:59:08 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

We washed the car!


22 posted on 03/11/2012 6:06:31 PM PDT by left that other site
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To: mountainlion

Good evening, mountainlion...Ballad of The Green Berets works for me. Thanks for the video.


23 posted on 03/11/2012 6:22:18 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

My Brother and a Cousin were both Airborne.

God Bless


24 posted on 03/11/2012 6:28:42 PM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Here in Australia, under certain circumstances, it is normal for a veteran to wear his medals - most commonly on days like ANZAC Day or Remembrance Day when we remember and honour those who have served and died. When I was at school, these days used to be astonishing for me - it was the 1960s and most of my teachers were middle-aged men, who to us were just our teachers. It was astounding to realise that the not-very likeable man who taught mathematics had a Distinguished Flying Cross and an Air Force Cross for heroics actions that began with the Battle of Britain and ended with deep reconnaisance flights in the dying days of the European War. That the very effeminate Music Master had served in three different theatres. Virtually all of them had served in some capacity or other which really drove home to those of us born after the War, just how widespread it really had been.

Reading the Compton story reminded me of this. A distinguished career in peace, following on from sterling service in war. So many men - and some women too - went off to fight and serve their country. Then came home and continued to work for it for its benefit in a different way.

25 posted on 03/11/2012 6:31:12 PM PDT by naturalman1975 ("America was under attack. Australia was immediately there to help." - John Winston Howard)
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To: The Mayor

Good evening, Mayor, and thanks for today’s sustenance for body and soul. ((HUGS))

Hope The Mayor family had a nice, relaxing weekend.


26 posted on 03/11/2012 6:35:31 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Thanks for this post. While I enjoyed his interviews that were interspersed with Band of Brothers and the mini-series itself, I had no idea of how much this hero gave us all. The Greatest Generation has so much to teach those of us who benefit from their selflessness.


27 posted on 03/11/2012 6:45:56 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: ConorMacNessa
Good evening, Mac...*HUGS*...hope you had a restful weekend.

Heroes for sure....

I've been moving and rearranging computer stuff, externals, and trying to find everything again. Still trying to make a couple things work again.

28 posted on 03/11/2012 7:02:55 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Fiji Hill

Good evening, Fiji....go UCLA!!

Thanks for adding a bit more information about this hero.


29 posted on 03/11/2012 7:10:32 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
I'm afraid it wasn't a very restful weekend, Kathy. Worked a nine hour day yesterday then woke up today feeling fatigued. After church I went to Sam's Club for some essentials - by the time I got home from that I was totally wiped out. I see the cardiologist tomorrow afternoon - may have to schedule an appointment with my PCP - I've developed heavy nasal congestion over the weekend.

I hope everything is going well with you.



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

30 posted on 03/11/2012 7:12:49 PM PDT 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; ...


SUPPORT OUR TROOPS!




Tattoo

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!









Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

31 posted on 03/11/2012 7:15:20 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Old Sarge

Good evening, Sarge, ((HUGS))...in your new house.

Nice dinner after walking the dog. Sounds like a tasty repast.

Have fun at the VFW tomorrow.


32 posted on 03/11/2012 7:17:04 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: BIGLOOK

Aloha, Hawaii...((HUGS))...a sunny weekend? Any visitors?

A beautiful sunny, blue sky weekend here. Been watching 3 guys next door...I think they were there to clear the roof, but their ladder wouldn’t reach the roof. They just left.


33 posted on 03/11/2012 7:28:39 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Old Sarge

You have found a lovely life and I am so happy for you! :)


34 posted on 03/11/2012 7:29:23 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes............my AF son....our troops....the vets from all wars...)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Thanks, Mac, for the Missing Man Setting as we remember those who have given their all that we may gather safe and secure.
35 posted on 03/11/2012 7:30:03 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; StarCMC

What a full life this hero lived and always in honor and protection of the country he swore to serve. *Salute*

Thanks, Galz! (((hugs)))


36 posted on 03/11/2012 7:33:53 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes............my AF son....our troops....the vets from all wars...)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Thanks Kathy, we had a good weekend. Today was a beautiful day with temps in the 50’s.


37 posted on 03/11/2012 7:35:24 PM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: mountainlion
Our thanks to your brother and cousin for their service to our country.


38 posted on 03/11/2012 7:37:38 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: naturalman1975
G'Day, naturalman...I'm glad that you had the opportunity to see that your teachers were men of substance, men willing to give their all if necessary.

Thanks for being such a good ally, always.


39 posted on 03/11/2012 7:48:33 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
God Bless you good, Mac. Good night and rest well. Thanks for helping honor our troops, past and present. Thank you for your service to our country.


40 posted on 03/11/2012 7:50:42 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Nifster
Welcome to the Canteen, Nifster.

The Greatest Generation has so much to teach those of us who benefit from their selflessness.

Hear! Hear! If only everyone would listen.

41 posted on 03/11/2012 7:54:22 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Band of Brothers ping.


42 posted on 03/11/2012 7:58:57 PM PDT by StarCMC (Sometimes you need a Jimmy Carter to get a Ronald Reagan.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All

Hi everyone! Just a fly-by to say hello! Hope you’re all doing well! <3


43 posted on 03/11/2012 8:00:07 PM PDT by StarCMC (Sometimes you need a Jimmy Carter to get a Ronald Reagan.)
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To: ConorMacNessa
My goodness...you did have a busy weekend. Feel better in the morning.


44 posted on 03/11/2012 8:17:55 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Aloha again Night Owl! ((HUGS))

Rain yesterday and sun today but no visitors. My son has built a new playground for the cute young wahines and they never want to leave it.

The weather in NY and TN has been unusually warm and no one can make any sense of it.....but that's the way it is here where the weather has been cool.
45 posted on 03/11/2012 8:29:47 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: StarCMC

Good evening, Star, as you fly-by. Thanks for the great thread.

May I interest you in some snow? I have plenty to share. ((HUGS))


46 posted on 03/11/2012 8:31:43 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: LUV W

Good evening, Luv...hope you had a great day, and even a nap. ((HUGS))


47 posted on 03/11/2012 8:34:56 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

I had both! It was a GOOD Sunday! (((hugs)))

Hope you have a great week! :)


48 posted on 03/11/2012 8:40:26 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes............my AF son....our troops....the vets from all wars...)
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To: BIGLOOK

A new playground is pretty exciting. You may have to travel to visit them.

This year seems to be VERY unpredictable weather-wise.


49 posted on 03/11/2012 8:45:20 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: SoldierDad; arbee4bush; vigilante2; Jemian; Old_Professor; mystery-ak; freema; kalee; ...
Thanks, Families, for your service to our country.

Thanks, unique, for the perfect woohoo.


John Conlee ~ They Also Serve


50 posted on 03/11/2012 8:49:22 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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