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FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Gordon Douglas Yntema ~ August 6, 2012
Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC

Posted on 08/05/2012 5:00:20 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska

Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!
 
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 ~

Gordon Douglas Yntema
Information from here.

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Gordon Douglas Yntema (June 26, 1945 – January 18, 1968) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War.

Yntema joined the Army from Detroit, Michigan in 1964, and by January 16, 1968 was serving as a Sergeant in Company D of the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne). On that day, near Thong Binh in the Republic of Vietnam, Yntema and the two platoons of irregulars he was with were involved in a heavy firefight with the Viet Cong. After the group's Vietnamese commander was wounded, Yntema led the force for the remainder of the two-day battle as ammunition dwindled and losses mounted. With his position about to be overrun, he refused to abandon his wounded comrades and instead fought to the death.

Yntema, aged 22 at his death, was buried in Pilgrim Home Cemetery, Holland, Michigan. He and his wife Peggy had three daughters, Elizabeth, Jane and Julie.

The enlisted club at Fort Bragg, NC is named in his honor.

Sergeant Yntema's official Medal of Honor citation reads:

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life and above and beyond the call of duty. Sgt. Yntema, U.S. Army, distinguished himself while assigned to Detachment A-431, Company D. As part of a larger force of civilian irregulars from Camp Cai Cai, he accompanied 2 platoons to a blocking position east of the village of Thong Binh, where they became heavily engaged in a small-arms fire fight with the Viet Cong. Assuming control of the force when the Vietnamese commander was seriously wounded, he advanced his troops to within 50 meters of the enemy bunkers. After a fierce 30 minute fire fight, the enemy forced Sgt. Yntema to withdraw his men to a trench in order to afford them protection and still perform their assigned blocking mission. Under cover of machinegun fire, approximately 1 company of Viet Cong maneuvered into a position which pinned down the friendly platoons from 3 sides. A dwindling ammunition supply, coupled with a Viet Cong mortar barrage which inflicted heavy losses on the exposed friendly troops, caused many of the irregulars to withdraw. Seriously wounded and ordered to withdraw himself, Sgt. Yntema refused to leave his fallen comrades. Under withering small arms and machinegun fire, he carried the wounded Vietnamese commander and a mortally wounded American Special Forces advisor to a small gully 50 meters away in order to shield them from the enemy fire. Sgt. Yntema then continued to repulse the attacking Viet Cong attempting to overrun his position until, out of ammunition and surrounded, he was offered the opportunity to surrender. Refusing, Sgt. Yntema stood his ground, using his rifle as a club to fight the approximately 15 Viet Cong attempting his capture. His resistance was so fierce that the Viet Cong were forced to shoot in order to overcome him. Sgt. Yntema's personal bravery in the face of insurmountable odds and supreme self-sacrifice were in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflect the utmost credit upon himself, the 1st Special Forces, and the U.S. Army.

Please remember, the Canteen is family friendly and we exist to support and honor our troops and their families, as well as our Allies Troops and theirs.  Thank you to every Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Marine and Coast Guardsman out there for doing what you do to keep us safe.  We are ever in your debt.  And thank you, too, to the families and friends who support them.  God bless our troops.



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1 posted on 08/05/2012 5:00:27 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 08/05/2012 5:01:13 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD



GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS AND OUR BELOVED NATION!!!





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).
(Click for Bosun’s Whistle)




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!!!!!!!





Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

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)

3 posted on 08/05/2012 5:01:12 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
Aloha Night Owl!
4 posted on 08/05/2012 5:01:19 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Hold.....hold......hold.......)
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To: StarCMC; MoJo2001; 007; 1 FELLOW FREEPER; 11B3; 1FreeAmerican; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; 2LT Radix jr; ...
Please note: The author of the Hall of Heroes is StarCMC.

Please thank StarCMC for today’s thread.

~ Hall of Heroes: Gordon Douglas Yntema ~

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Know that we are are proud of each and everyone of you.

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The FR Canteen is Free Republic's longest running daily thread
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5 posted on 08/05/2012 5:03:35 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: All

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


6 posted on 08/05/2012 5:06:04 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hi.


7 posted on 08/05/2012 5:07:05 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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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


8 posted on 08/05/2012 5:07:36 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: HopeandGlory; ConorMacNessa

OK...is my computer going crazy.....

Hope’s post....4:01:13
Mac’s post......4:01:12

Hmmmmmm......maybe refreshing will change it.


9 posted on 08/05/2012 5:11:36 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; HopeandGlory
Calling Rod Serling!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

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)

10 posted on 08/05/2012 5:13:54 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: HopeandGlory
Thanks, Nana Hope, for today's Pledge…((HUGS)). Thanks, AfghanMan and Penguin Girl, for your service to America.


11 posted on 08/05/2012 5:15:16 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission Granted!


12 posted on 08/05/2012 5:17:30 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All

GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS!

GOD BLESS OUR COUNTRY!

GOD BLESS ALL TROOPS PAST AND PRESENT!

THANK YOU ALL FOR YOU SERVICE!

oh hello from Idaho!!


13 posted on 08/05/2012 5:18:55 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

On your computer, too????


14 posted on 08/05/2012 5:19:45 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
The same!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

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)

15 posted on 08/05/2012 5:28:02 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: HopeandGlory; ConorMacNessa
And a Rod Serling tie....Nana Hope and Mac!!


16 posted on 08/05/2012 5:29:58 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; StarCMC
Thanks very much, Ladies!

*HUGS*

Sgt. Yntema is an awe-inspiring addition to our Hall of Heroes!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

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)

17 posted on 08/05/2012 5:30:58 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

Hi Everybody!

(((HUGS)))


18 posted on 08/05/2012 5:32:44 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Thanks for remembering Sgt. Yntema, one of the hometown heroes from my hometown.


19 posted on 08/05/2012 5:33:47 PM PDT by cookcounty (Kagan and Sotomayor side with Joe Wilson: -------Obama DID lie!)
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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

“The Empty Chair”

By Captain Carroll “Lex” Lefon, USN (ret), on December 21st, 2004

“In the wardroom onboard the aircraft carrier from which I recently debarked was a small, round table, with single chair. No one ever sat there, and the reasons, both for the table being there, and for the fact that the chair was always empty, will tell the reader a little bit about who we are as a culture.The wardroom, of course, is where the officers will dine; morning, noon and evening. It is not only a place to eat – it is also a kind of oasis from the sometimes dreary, often difficult exigencies of the service. A place of social discourse, of momentary relief from the burdens of the day. The only things explicitly forbidden by inviolable tradition in the wardroom are the wearing of a cover or sword by an officer not actually on watch, or conversation which touches upon politics or religion. But aboard ships which observe the custom, another implicit taboo concerns the empty chair: No matter how crowded the room, no matter who is waiting to be seated, that chair is never moved, never taken.

The table is by the main entrance to the wardroom. You will see it when you enter, and you will see it when you leave. It draws your eyes because it is meant to. And because it draws your eyes it draws your thoughts. And though it will be there every day for as long as you are at sea, you will look at it every time and your eyes will momentarily grow distant as you think for a moment. As you quietly give thanks.

AS YOU REMEMBER.

The small, round table is covered with a white linen tablecloth. A single place setting rests there, of fine bone china. A wineglass stands upon the table, inverted, empty. On the dinner plate is a pinch of salt. On the bread plate is a slice of lemon. Besides the plate lies a bible. There is a small vase with a single red rose upon the table. Around the vase is wound a yellow ribbon. There is the empty chair.

We will remember because over the course of our careers, we will have had the opportunity to enjoy many a formal evening of dinner and dancing in the fine company of those with whom we have the honor to serve, and their lovely ladies. And as the night wears on, our faces will in time become flushed with pleasure of each other’s company, with the exertions on the dance floor, with the effects of our libations. But while the feast is still at its best, order will be called to the room – we will be asked to raise our glasses to the empty table, and we will be asked to remember:

The table is round to show our everlasting concern for those who are missing. The single setting reminds us that every one of them went to their fates alone, that every life was unique.

The tablecloth is white symbolizing the purity of their motives when they answered the call to duty.

The single red rose, displayed in a vase, reminds us of the life of each of the missing, and their loved ones who kept the faith.

The yellow ribbon around the vase symbolizes our continued determination to remember them.

The slice of lemon reminds us of the bitterness of their fate.
The salt symbolizes the tears shed by those who loved them.
The bible represents the faith that sustained them.
The glass is inverted — they cannot share in the toast.
The chair is empty — they are not here. They are missing.

And we will remember, and we will raise our glasses to those who went before us, and who gave all that they had for us. And a part of the flush in our faces will pale as we remember that nothing worth having ever came without a cost. We will remember that many of our brothers and sisters have paid that cost in blood. We will remember that the reckoning is not over.

We many of us will settle with our families into our holiday season, our Christmas season for those who celebrate it, content in our fortune and prosperity. We will meet old friends with smiles and laughter. We will meet our members of our family with hugs. We will eat well, and exchange gifts and raise our glasses to the year passed in gratitude, and to the year to come with hope. We will sleep the sleep of the protected, secure in our homes, secure in our homeland.

But for many families, there will be an empty chair at the table this year. A place that is not filled.

WE SHOULD REMEMBER.”

Thanks To Alfa6 For Finding The Narrative Of “The Empty Chair.”

Robert Schumann – “Traumerei”
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Never Forget Those Who Sacrificed All That We Could Live In Freedom!!







Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

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)

20 posted on 08/05/2012 5:33:57 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; ...


GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS AND OUR BELOVED NATION!


TATTOO
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Must retire – the 0500 Reveille approaches relentlessly.

The Bugler, his grim visage replete with an evil sneer, already mounts the parapet.

Do poor Tom some charity, whom the foul fiend vexes!




All Gave Some – Some Gave All!!!
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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!









Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

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)

21 posted on 08/05/2012 5:47:49 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: 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.


22 posted on 08/05/2012 6:21:44 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...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.


23 posted on 08/05/2012 6:22:22 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: ConorMacNessa

Nite, Conor! Guess I missed ya. I just got home from my trip...and then to worship right after that...just a few minutes ago.

I’m tard. LOL!

See ya in the mornin’, Early Bird! :)


24 posted on 08/05/2012 6:29:51 PM PDT by LUV W (Never forget...WE have THEM surrounded! ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; StarCMC

Thanks, Galz, for introducing us to yet another brave and true American hero! :)


25 posted on 08/05/2012 6:37:04 PM PDT by LUV W (Never forget...WE have THEM surrounded! ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Sgt. Yntema......a true American badass.

Hoisting one to you, Sarge.


26 posted on 08/05/2012 6:51:33 PM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: cookcounty
"...one of the hometown heroes from my hometown."

He is/was a great hero....he refused to give up protecting his fellow soldiers.

27 posted on 08/05/2012 7:18:07 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: BIGLOOK

Good afternoon and Aloha, Hawaii...((HUGS))

Little wahines this weekend? All is well on the mainland?


28 posted on 08/05/2012 7:28:12 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...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


Always

August 6, 2012

I love the words always and never. They hold so much hope! I would like to think that I could always be happy and that life would never fail me. But reality says that I won’t always be happy and that the things I hope would never happen just might. So, as good as these words sound, they struggle to live up to their potential—unless you are thinking about the promise of Jesus’ presence.

To a group of troubled disciples who feared facing life on their own Jesus said, “I am with you always” (Matt. 28:20). The writer to the Hebrews reminds us that Jesus said, “‘I will never leave you nor forsake you.’ So we may boldly say: ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not fear’” (Heb. 13:5-6). And the apostle Paul assures believers that after death, “We shall always be with the Lord” (1 Thess. 4:17). How encouraging!

No matter how scary our journey may feel today or how hopeless our future may look, the assurance of His never-failing presence can provide us with the courage and comfort to make it through. And best of all, when this short life is over, we will always be with Him. No wonder Paul encourages us to “comfort one another with these words” (v.18).

Jesus said He’s always with us,
He will never leave our side;
Someday we’ll be in His presence
Where forever we’ll abide. —Sper
Confidence in God’s presence is our comfort.

Read: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

We shall always be with the Lord. Therefore comfort one another with these words. —1 Thessalonians. 4:17-18
Bible in a Year:
Isaiah 31-33


29 posted on 08/05/2012 7:32:55 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: SandRat

Good evening, Sand...((HUGS))...any luck with the TIVO?

Any muggings today?


30 posted on 08/05/2012 8:23:16 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: BIGLOOK
And in second on Rod Serling night....Hawaii!!


31 posted on 08/05/2012 8:39:22 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: SandRat
And rounding out the top "three"....Sand bags the bronze!!


32 posted on 08/05/2012 8:47:40 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: ColdOne

Hello, Idaho...((HUGS))...hope you had a good weekend.

Thanks always for your prayers for our troops.


33 posted on 08/05/2012 9:01:07 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Good evening Kathy!! ((HUGS!!)) Thank you so much for the information on SGT Yntema. He was truly a hero!


34 posted on 08/05/2012 9:22:41 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Aloha again Night Owl! ((HUGS))

No visitors this weekend due to the little brouhaha that occurred earlier this week but with a little time that wiil resolve itself....I hope.
35 posted on 08/05/2012 9:23:15 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Hold.....hold......hold.......)
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To: left that other site

Good morning, ML...((HUGS))...you and Linda have a great Monday!


36 posted on 08/05/2012 10:09:26 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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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.
37 posted on 08/05/2012 10:17:14 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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38 posted on 08/06/2012 1:26:04 AM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: All
Good morning/afternoon/evening/night Troops, wherever you are.

Thank you for doing your part to help keep all of us free and safe.

Thanks, unique, for the pastries.

Coffee is always on........

How about a donut?

Cookies?

Veggies?

Sandwich?


39 posted on 08/06/2012 1:27:32 AM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; StarCMC
A very pleasant good morning to everyone at the Canteen and to all our military at home and abroad. Thanks for your service to our country.

((HUGS))Good morning, Ladies. Thanks for this morning's thread, Star. How's it going?

40 posted on 08/06/2012 1:31:18 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Monday Morning Coffee Bump.


41 posted on 08/06/2012 1:31:29 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: Jet Jaguar; Laurita; CMS; OneLoyalAmerican; Defender2; txradioguy; MEG33; The Sailor; Azbushgal; ...
God bless and keep safe our troops worldwide.

Good night.


Statler Brothers ~ How Great Thou Art


42 posted on 08/06/2012 1:32:10 AM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; txradioguy; beachn4fun; StarCMC; Lady Jag; laurenmarlowe; tomkow6; GodBlessUSA; ...











Good morning to everyone at the Canteen. It's already 78º here this morning.





43 posted on 08/06/2012 4:34:11 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (RINO season is open. No limit. Make them extinct.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; SevenofNine; StarCMC; MeekMom; MEG33; HiJinx; acad1228; Arrowhead1952; ...
 

 

 
 

 Good morning,

EVERYBODY!

GOOD

MORNING

TROOPS!

 

Cubs    43 WINS      63  LOSSES

 

 

There are two rules for success:

1.) Don't tell all you know.  
 

 



44 posted on 08/06/2012 4:38:14 AM PDT by tomkow6 (...................TOMKOW6 ! The ONLY voice of reason & sanity in a chaotic Canteen!...............)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Thank You!
When I awakened at 6:00AM, it was POURING Rain. I attempted to walk Linda, but it was too nasty out and we went right back inside.

I then made coffee, had breakfast, watched the news and awaited a slight break in the weather. Then we went out again and she did all her business, and we got home before the skies opened up again.

Now, we all know that doggies are creatures of habit, and such a radical break in Linda’s routine (walk first, THEN breakfast!), combined with her terror of thunder and lightening, might have caused her to have a little “accident”. But it DIDN’T happen!

She is SUCH a GOOD GIRL!!!!!!

:-)


45 posted on 08/06/2012 4:47:17 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: tomkow6; beachn4fun; LUV W
Good morning, Tomkow6.

((HUGS))Good morning, Beach, LUV W.

How's it going?

46 posted on 08/06/2012 5:43:40 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: y'all; Arrowhead1952; beachn4fun; E.G.C.; GodBlessUSA; ConorMacNessa; Kathy in Alaska; HiJinx; ...

Noooo...don't tell me it's really MOANday!
It's toooo soon, Early Birds!
At least it's supposed to be cooler
...99 instead of 105 or higher! :)
I'm more than ready for fall!
hope y'all have a GREAT day!
(((hugs)))

47 posted on 08/06/2012 6:06:12 AM PDT by LUV W (Never forget...WE have THEM surrounded! ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: beachn4fun
Morning Beachie!!

Working only today, taking a week off to play with son-boy; last time off for awhile..sigh.

Hot here over the weekend, 102 on Saturday! Back into the 80's this week which is fine with me!

Boy, I need more coffee, so I'm outta here...

Have a cooldocious day!

48 posted on 08/06/2012 6:06:55 AM PDT by PROCON (I have to vote for WHO?)
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To: beachn4fun

Mine!


49 posted on 08/06/2012 6:08:34 AM PDT by PROCON (I have to vote for WHO?)
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To: beachn4fun

Mine!


50 posted on 08/06/2012 6:08:59 AM PDT by PROCON (I have to vote for WHO?)
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