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1 posted on 02/14/2013 6:08:02 PM PST by beachn4fun
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To: beachn4fun


CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (Jan. 14, 2008) The first major snowfall of the New Year blankets the USS Constitution. Despite the weather “Old Ironside,” remained open for free public tours. At 210-years-old, USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world, manned by 67 active-duty United States Sailors and visited by nearly half a million visitors annually. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Brown (Released)


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)


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)

2 posted on 02/14/2013 6:08:32 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: beachn4fun
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,
with liberty and justice for all.

Prayers going up

3 posted on 02/14/2013 6:09:22 PM PST by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; E.G.C.; GodBlessUSA; LUV W; Arrowhead1952; HiJinx; AZamericonnie; MEG33; mylife; ..

4 posted on 02/14/2013 6:09:24 PM PST by beachn4fun (Conservatives have been shamed into silence by progressives.)
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To: beachn4fun
Aloha Beachy! ((HUGS))
5 posted on 02/14/2013 6:09:48 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul the usual suspects!)
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To: beachn4fun

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Crying Out To God

February 15, 2013

After all these years, I still don’t fully understand prayer. It’s something of a mystery to me. But one thing I know: When we’re in desperate need, prayer springs naturally from our lips and from the deepest level of our hearts.

When we’re frightened out of our wits, when we’re pushed beyond our limits, when we’re pulled out of our comfort zones, when our well-being is challenged and endangered, we reflexively and involuntarily resort to prayer. “Help, Lord!” is our natural cry.

Author Eugene Peterson wrote: “The language of prayer is forged in the crucible of trouble. When we can’t help ourselves and call for help, when we don’t like where we are and want out, when we don’t like who we are and want a change, we use primal language, and this language becomes the root language of prayer.”

Prayer begins in trouble, and it continues because we’re always in trouble at some level. It requires no special preparation, no precise vocabulary, no appropriate posture. It springs from us in the face of necessity and, in time, becomes our habitual response to every issue—good and bad—we face in this life (Phil. 4:6). What a privilege it is to carry everything to God in prayer!

What a Friend we have in Jesus,
All our sins and griefs to bear!
What a privilege to carry
Everything to God in prayer. —Scriven
God’s help is only a prayer away.

Read: Psalm 142

By prayer and supplication . . . let your requests be made known to God. —Philippians 4:6
Bible in a Year:
Leviticus 17-18; Matthew 27:27-50

6 posted on 02/14/2013 6:11:22 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: beachn4fun

Heaven Knows Mr. Allison
The Longest Day
The Dirty Dozen
Stalag 17
The Great Escape
Von Ryan’s Express
The Secret of Santa Vittoria
Tora Tora Tora
Run Silent, Run deep
The Enemy Below
The Guns of Navarrone
The Hiding Place
Enemy at the Gates
Grand illusions
Sgt York

I like the old ones.

10 posted on 02/14/2013 6:20:25 PM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: beachn4fun

Funny, this morning I was just thinking about ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT. I liked PURPLE HEART, CAINE MUTINY, GREAT ESCAPE — quite a few, interestingly. There are many I’d still like to see — mostly older ones, which were at least respectful of the military.

11 posted on 02/14/2013 6:21:32 PM PST by MoochPooch (I'm a compassionate cynic.)
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To: beachn4fun
Well, The Pacific.

That's not a movie.

Okay, The D.I.

That's not a war movie.

Okay, Full Metal Jacket.

Okay, half war...

Enough! The D.I., dammit!

Rodriguez! If you were comepletely surrounded this morning by a force of 500 men, what would you do?

Kill 'em, Sir!

12 posted on 02/14/2013 6:24:34 PM PST by real saxophonist (You can't take the sky from me)
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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~

16 posted on 02/14/2013 6:31:44 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: beachn4fun; All

Fantastic Friday to all.

25 posted on 02/14/2013 6:46:41 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: beachn4fun

Hmmm. Favorite war movies?
Midway and Tora, Tora, Tora.
Flying Leathernecks.
The Longest Day.
The Patriot.

28 posted on 02/14/2013 7:00:23 PM PST by HiJinx (The New Year is here; to all Men Good Cheer. (Last one out, turn out the lights.))
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To: beachn4fun
"The Sand Pebbles" - (1966) Steven McQueen aboard a U.S. gunboat in China, during the 1920s.

"The Battle of the Bulge" (1965) - Robert Shaw is superb as "Col. Hessler" (based on Joachim Peiper). Good performance by Telly Savalas, as "Sgt. Guffy".

"Kelly's Heroes" - Clint Eastwood.

43 posted on 02/14/2013 8:29:39 PM PST by holymoly (Lead is the new gold. Particularly when backed by a charge of smokeless powder.)
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To: beachn4fun
Morning and a Fabulous FRiday to ya, Beachie!!

"We Were Soldiers" is a great movie, I'm a big Mel Gibson fan. My favorite is "The Longest Day"; I remember watching it as a kid and it's been my favorite ever since. The "Band of Brothers" series is also great!

Warm, sunny weather will keep us on the lawnmowers again today, baseball and softball seasons start next week.

Not sure what I'm doing this weekend, more laziness may be in order.

Better slurp some more 'joe and run...

Have a blessedocious weekend!

89 posted on 02/15/2013 6:10:35 AM PST by PROCON (Never underestimate the power of low information voters in large numbers.)
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To: beachn4fun

Gone With The Wind

....and that’s just my movie title!

However, I must go like the wind, now, too! Have a great day, Early Bird! (((hugs)))

94 posted on 02/15/2013 6:33:00 AM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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