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FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 09 January 2014
Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew

Posted on 01/08/2014 5:59:53 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska




~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~

~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~


CARGO CHALLENGE

A U.S. sailor aboard the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Richard E. Byrd attaches cargo to an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter while conducting a replenishment with the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz underway in the Pacific Ocean, April 28, 2013. The Seahawk is assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 6. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Apprentice Aiyana Paschal




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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.




THUNDERBOLT MANEUVER

Air Force Senior Airman Casey Kubick, left, and Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher Roof refuel an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during Angel Thunder 2013 on White Sands, NM, April 18, 2013. Kubick and Roof are assigned to the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon


MARINE MARKSMENSHIP

U.S. Marines fire M4 carbines while conducting a marksmanship training exercise at a range in Al Galail, Qatar, April 22, 2013. The Marines are assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Maritime Raid Force. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone


AIRCRAFT DEMONSTRATION

Aircraft fly in formation during a demonstration above the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis in the Pacific Ocean, April 20, 2013. The aircraft are assigned to the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, which is returning from an eight-month deployment in areas of responsibility for the U.S. 5th and 7th fleets. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Marco Villasana



PATROL PAUSE

U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Paul Gates pauses during a patrol with Afghan civil police during Operation California in the Kajaki district in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 28, 2013. Gates is the commanding officer of Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment. Afghan police led the joint operation to clear enemy presence from the village of Loy Mandah. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trent A. Randolph


TOWER TOP

U.S. Navy Seabees work to complete a tower for the launch and recovery of unmanned aerial vehicles for Regional Command South near Kandahar in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 19, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer Class 2nd Class Daniel Garas


EAGLE EXERCISE

U.S. Marines exit the back of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter while conducting a parachute operation during exercise Eagle Resolve 2013 over Qatar, April 26, 2013. The helicopter crew is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone




DETECTOR TRAINING

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Ryan Burdge, front, uses a metal detector during counter improvised explosive device training on Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. Burdge, a rifleman, is assigned to Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline


KAHILTNA GLACIER

A CH-47F Chinook helicopter transports equipment and supplies to the 7,200-foot level of Kahiltna Glacier, April 26, 2013. Crews, assigned to the 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, aided the National Park Service by transporting equipment and supplies to the 7,200-foot level of the glacier to set up a base camp for climbers attempting Mount McKinley this summer. U.S. Army photo by John Pennell


ROOFTOP RADIO

U.S. Army Pfc. Robert Tucker talks on his radio while providing rooftop security for the customs checkpoint at Torkham Gate in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, April 24, 2013. Tucker, an infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor



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1 posted on 01/08/2014 5:59:53 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska
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To: Kathy in Alaska


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD



CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (Jan. 14, 2008) The first major snowfall of the New Year blankets the USS Constitution. Despite the weather "Old Ironsides," 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)

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!!!!!!!






"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

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 01/08/2014 6:00:36 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: The Mayor; SandRat; ConorMacNessa; BIGLOOK; laplata; mountainlion; HiJinx; Jet Jaguar; Publius; ...

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


3 posted on 01/08/2014 6:01:25 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission Granted!


4 posted on 01/08/2014 6:02:22 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

In


5 posted on 01/08/2014 6:05:14 PM PST by 2111USMC (Aim Small Miss Small)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

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


As Below, So Above

January 9, 2014

Read: Luke 24:44-53

You are witnesses of these things. . . . but tarry in the city . . . until you are endued with power from on high. —Luke 24:48-49
Bible in a Year:
Genesis 23-24; Matthew 7

The Roman paganism of Jesus’ day taught that the actions of gods in the heavens above affected the earth below. If Zeus got angry, thunderbolts shot out. “As above, so below,” went the ancient formula.

Jesus, though, sometimes inverted that. He taught: As below, so above. A believer prays, and heaven responds. A sinner repents, and the angels rejoice. A mission succeeds, and God is glorified. A believer rebels, and the Holy Spirit is grieved.

I believe these things, yet somehow I keep forgetting them. I forget that my prayers matter to God. I forget that the choices I make today bring delight or grief to the Lord of the universe. I forget that I am helping my neighbors to their eternal destinations.

The good-news message of God’s love that Jesus brought to this earth we can now bring to others. That was the challenge He gave His disciples before ascending to His Father (see Matt. 28:18-20). We who follow Jesus serve as an extension of His incarnation and ministry. It is why He came to earth. Before He left, He told His disciples that He would send His Spirit from above to them below (Luke 24:48). He did not leave us alone. He fills us with His power that we might touch lives here below to affect eternity.

You ascended before our eyes, and we turned back grieving, only to find You in our hearts. —Augustine



6 posted on 01/08/2014 6:06:57 PM PST by The Mayor (Honesty means never having to look over your shoulder.)
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To: MoJo2001; 007; 1 FELLOW FREEPER; 11B3; 1FreeAmerican; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; 2LT Radix jr; 300winmag; ..

~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~

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7 posted on 01/08/2014 6:08:08 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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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.

Brad Fletcher - To All Our Mothers Children

Due South - The Good Guys

Perry Nunley - When Freedom Rings

FReeper musical artists. Let me know if you have a submission.



8 posted on 01/08/2014 6:10:20 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: All



9 posted on 01/08/2014 6:16:59 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska


Thanks very much, Kathy!

***HUGS***



Striding up the gangplank as we speak,
rendering Hand Salutes to our National Colors
and to the Officer of the Deck!

Thank you very much for this evening's
"Remembering Our Troops" thread!






"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

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 01/08/2014 6:17:25 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: All


Kate Smith ~ God Bless America


11 posted on 01/08/2014 6:19:06 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
In first....Mac grabs the gold!!


12 posted on 01/08/2014 6:20:42 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: 2111USMC
And in second....Marine snags the silver!!


13 posted on 01/08/2014 6:23:34 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
 photo GermanyMunster_april-march1945_zps9b57cadd.jpg Some pictures from WWII showing how to repair a bridge.
14 posted on 01/08/2014 6:25:21 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
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15 posted on 01/08/2014 6:27:22 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
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16 posted on 01/08/2014 6:28:56 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...








T/Sgt. Russell E. Dunham, USA, (MOH)

T/SGT. RUSSELL E. DUNHAM, USA, (MOH), Company I, 30th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division, 8 January 1945 near Kayserburg, France.

"For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at risk of life above and beyond the call of duty. At about 1430 hours on 8 January 1945, during an attack on Hill 616, near Kayserberg, France, T/Sgt. Dunham single-handedly assaulted 3 enemy machineguns. Wearing a white robe made of a mattress cover, carrying 12 carbine magazines and with a dozen hand grenades snagged in his belt, suspenders, and buttonholes, T/Sgt. Dunham advanced in the attack up a snow-covered hill under fire from 2 machineguns and supporting riflemen. His platoon 35 yards behind him, T/Sgt. Dunham crawled 75 yards under heavy direct fire toward the timbered emplacement shielding the left machinegun. As he jumped to his feet 10 yards from the gun and charged forward, machinegun fire tore through his camouflage robe and a rifle bllet seared a 10-inch gash across his back sending him spinning 15 yards down hill into the snow. When the indomitable sergeant sprang to his feet to renew his 1-man assault, a German egg grenade landed beside him. He kicked it aside, and as it exploded 5 yards away, shot and killed the German machinegunner and assistant gunner. His carbine empty, he jumped into the emplacement and hauled out the third member of the gun crew by the collar. Although his back wound was causing him excruciating pain and blood was seeping through his white coat, T/Sgt. Dunham proceeded 50 yards through a storm of automatic and rifle fire to attack the second machinegun. Twenty-five yards from the emplacement he hurled 2 grenades, destroying the gun and its crew; then fired down into the supporting foxholes with his carbine dispatching and dispersing the enemy riflemen. Although his coat was so thoroughly blood-soaked that he was a conspicuous target against the white landscape, T/Sgt. Dunham again advanced ahead of his platoon in an assault on enemy positions farther up the hill. Coming under machinegun fire from 65 yards to his front, while rifle grenades exploded 10 yards from his position, he hit the ground and crawled forward. At 15 yards range, he jumped to his feet, staggered a few paces toward the timbered machinegun emplacement and killed the crew with hand grenades. An enemy rifleman fired at pointblank range, but missed him. After killing the rifleman, T/Sgt. Dunham drove others from their foxholes with grenades and carbine fire. Killing 9 Germans – wounding 7 and capturing 2 – firing about 175 rounds of carbine ammunition, and expending 11 grenades, T/Sgt. Dunham, despite a painful wound, spearheaded a spectacular and successful diversionary attack."






"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

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 01/08/2014 6:30:12 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: The Mayor
And rounding out the top three....The Mayor bags the bronze!!


18 posted on 01/08/2014 6:30:47 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
 photo Germanyapril45_05_zps86cbdd1f.png The guy in the middle was my Father's best friend. They exchanged Christmas cards until he died. He was the oldest guy in the battalion.
19 posted on 01/08/2014 6:31:04 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Good evening, Mac...*HUGS*...how were today’s commutes? Warming up finally?

We are finally getting below freezing and working our way back to winter. Thank goodness!!


20 posted on 01/08/2014 6:34:33 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: 2111USMC

Good evening, Marine...((HUGS))...a little more warmth today? Have you had lots of snow with your cold?

We have the possibility of a little snow tonight.


21 posted on 01/08/2014 6:37:04 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Today's commutes were much better, thanks! Gradually warming up here.



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

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)

22 posted on 01/08/2014 6:39:14 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: The Mayor

Good evening, Mayor, and thank you for today’s sustenance for body and soul.

I hope you are starting to warm up a bit.


23 posted on 01/08/2014 6:40:10 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...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

"Träumerei"
Robert Schumann
(Click)


Never Forget The Brave Men And Women Who Gave Their Lives To Secure Our Freedom!!






"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

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)

24 posted on 01/08/2014 6:40:36 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: yarddog

Good evening, yarddog....are they building a bridge?

Another great picture. Thank you for sharing.

I wonder how many of the guys kept in touch with their mates?


25 posted on 01/08/2014 6:46:21 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: AZamericonnie

Good evening, Connie, and thanks for the tributes to the troops. *HUGS*

I’m going to head for home. The guy on the radio is listing accident after accident, one on the route I used to take home. Back shortly.


26 posted on 01/08/2014 6:48:24 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

No, they are repairing one which was damaged by shell fire. It is hard to tell from these pictures but other ones show it was hit in at least two places

Mother and Daddy wrote to several members of their platoon when they were alive and kept doing so to their widows. Just about all of them are gone now.


27 posted on 01/08/2014 6:53:30 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: ConorMacNessa




GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS AND OUR BELOVED NATION!


TATTOO
(Click)


Must retire for the evening -

For Every Morn' Brings Forth A Noble Chance,
And Every Chance Demands A Noble Knight!

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

Soldiers of the Greatest Generation
Stand The Watch Tonight!



Standing With Them
One Of Their Greatest!



T/Sgt. Russell E. Dunham, USA (MOH)

TAPS
U.S. Marine Band
(Click)


"Do poor Tom some charity, whom the foul fiend vexes!"
(King Lear, Act III, Scene iv)




All Gave Some – Some Gave All!!!
(Click)


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!

"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

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)

28 posted on 01/08/2014 6:56:26 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Hi Kathy! *Hugs*

The guy on the radio is listing accident after accident, one on the route I used to take home

Don't be a statistic!

Safe travels!

29 posted on 01/08/2014 6:58:54 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hi Everybody!

((((HUGS))))


30 posted on 01/08/2014 7:02:52 PM PST by left that other site
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To: Kathy in Alaska; GodBlessUSA; Mrs.Nooseman; AZamericonnie; HiJinx; Colonel_Flagg; BIGLOOK; ...

Always remembering them!

31 posted on 01/08/2014 7:16:44 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

What a hero he is!


32 posted on 01/08/2014 7:19:37 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!)
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To: AZamericonnie

Safely home. but the time I picked to try was not good. Bumper to bumper traffic all the way. And 2 idiot tailgaters and weavers. UGH!!

I shall visit a bit before I go in search of food.


33 posted on 01/08/2014 7:40:06 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: yarddog

Great pictures, yarddog. ((HUGS))


34 posted on 01/08/2014 7:42:51 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Thank you.

I was sent the official U.S. Army Signal Corps history of the battalion. It is so long that I have only read a part of it.

They really were impressive. The first impression I got was just how competent they were. Their officers were clearly real engineers who knew what they were doing.

The other thing was just how fast they worked. Time after time, I would see where one or two companies would be assigned something like building a railroad trestle over some river. Two days later RR trestle completed, then assigned to build a foot bridge six inches below the water and do it at night because they were losing too many men and machines working in the day time.

They had a sergeant shoot down a Focke Wulf 190 which was strafing them, with a BAR. They were attacked by jets who bombed them but all missed. The nearest AA battery tried to get them to certify that they shot down one of the jets. The engineers said they couldn’t as they saw them all fly away.


35 posted on 01/08/2014 8:07:34 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: yarddog

I just realized how poorly one of the last lines was written.

No the FW-190 was not using a BAR to strafe them. The sergeant used one to shoot down the FW-190.


36 posted on 01/08/2014 8:12:17 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: ConorMacNessa
T/Sgt. Russell E. Dunham, USA, (MOH)

Company I, 30th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division, 8 January 1945 near Kayserburg, France.

We thank you, Sir, for your extraordinary service to our country.


37 posted on 01/08/2014 8:17:20 PM PST 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.
38 posted on 01/08/2014 8:19:27 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: LUV W

I love that picture.


39 posted on 01/08/2014 8:19:58 PM PST by left that other site
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To: left that other site

Thanks! You’re welcome to borrow it. :) (if you haven’t already :) )


40 posted on 01/08/2014 8:21:58 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!)
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To: yarddog

A tip of the hat to your parents for their caring.


41 posted on 01/08/2014 8:22:12 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
GOD BLESS AMERICA!!

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.


42 posted on 01/08/2014 8:23:41 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: LUV W

Saved it for next week’s thread!


43 posted on 01/08/2014 8:29:30 PM PST by left that other site
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To: left that other site

Good evening, ML...((HUGS))...hope you had a Wonderful Wednesday.

Are your students getting back into the swing of things?


44 posted on 01/08/2014 8:32:01 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Yes, warmer tomorrow


45 posted on 01/08/2014 8:35:01 PM PST by The Mayor (Honesty means never having to look over your shoulder.)
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To: left that other site

Awesome! :)


46 posted on 01/08/2014 8:41:25 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!)
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To: The Mayor

We are headed back to more of the norm....teens by the weekend. Maybe some snow.


47 posted on 01/08/2014 8:42:28 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: LUV W

Good evening, Luv....today they need more remembering than ever before.


48 posted on 01/08/2014 8:43:31 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: yarddog


49 posted on 01/08/2014 8:57:49 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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Good evening LUV and (((HUGS))). Just finished my evening shift.


50 posted on 01/08/2014 8:59:26 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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