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FReeper Canteen ~ Memorial Day Weekend ~ 27 May 2011
Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew

Posted on 05/26/2011 6:11:05 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska




~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~

~ Memorial Day Weekend ~ Remembering Our Troops ~


RECRUIT CORRECTION

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Michael Saldana corrects a recruit during a senior drill instructor inspection on Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, May 6, 2011. Saldana, assigned to the 1st Battalion, was nominated Drill Instructor of the Year for the entire Marine Corps. U.S. Marine Corps courtesy photo




Canteen Mission Statement

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.




CHRISTENING CEREMONY

Streamers mark the christening of the destroyer USS Michael Murphy during a ceremony in Bath, Maine, May 7, 2011. The destroyer is named for Medal of Honor recipient Navy Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who received the honor for heroic actions during Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan, June 28, 2005. U.S. Navy photos Petty Officer 1st Class Tiffini Jones Vanderwyst

ENDURANCE EFFORT

A U.S. Marine helps a fellow Marine through a muddy obstacle at the endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan, April 29, 2011. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Patricia D. Lockhart

LEVEE PROTECTION

U.S. Army soldiers construct sand-filled basket barriers on top of a levee along Lake Palourde in Morgan City, La., May 10, 2011. The soldiers, members of the Louisiana National Guard assigned to the 927th and 928th Engineer companies, are adding three feet of protection to the levee to block possible flooding from the rising Mississippi River. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael Owens



Liberty Fanfare

We Are All A Family

The Higher We Fly

God Bless The USA

The Washington Post




WASH DOWN

U.S. Air Force airmen wash fire retardant off of a C-130J Hercules aircraft on Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 3, 2011, after a day of firefighting operations. The airmen are assigned to the 146th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, California Air National Guard. The highly corrosive fire retardant needs to be washed off as soon as possible to prevent aircraft damage. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Harris


AFGHAN MISSION

An F-16 Fighting Falcon returns to mission after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over the skies of Afghanistan to support Operation Enduring Freedom, May 8, 2011. The Falcon is assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron based on Aviano Air Base, Italy, and the Stratotanker is assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. William Greer

CAVE CAUTIOUS

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Rudy Skultety pulls security near a cave as members of Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul and the U.S. Agriculture Department visit a village near the city of Qalat in Afghanistan's Zabul province, May 8, 2011. Skultety is assigned to the reconstruction team. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson



The Thunderer

The West Point March

America The Beautiful

Trinkets & Beads

Lord Guard & Guide



Courtyard Concentraton

U.S. Army Sgt. Johnny Hoyos pulls security above a prisoner courtyard as members of Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul and 25th Infantry Division's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team visit the Zabul Provincial Prison, Afghanistan, May 11, 2011. Hoyos is assigned to the team's security force. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson

GRADUATION CELEBRATION

Cadets celebrate their graduation after commencement exercises at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley


CARRIER COLORS

U.S. Navy sailors render a salute to Navy Secretary Navy Ray Mabus aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis in the Pacific Ocean, May 16, 2011. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is participating in a training unit exercise off the coast of Southern California. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Crishanda K. McCall

Welcome home, SFC FReeper txradioguy, from Kandahar....
thank you for your service to America.



Please remember that The Canteen is here to support
and entertain our troops and veterans and their families,
and is family friendly.




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To: unique

Excellent video, unique.
That’s going out to the e-mail list, and FB Friends...


101 posted on 05/27/2011 9:21:47 AM PDT by HiJinx (Old Cold Warrior)
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To: BIGLOOK
I don't know if this has been posted already or not. I posted it in the FR weekly cooking thread, but thought it would get even more viewings/clicks by posting it here as well.

Help Taste of Home donate up to $100,000 to the USO by viewing their Flag Cake

Saying thanks to the men and women in the Armed Forces has never been easier. View this patriotic recipe before the 4th of July and Taste of Home will donate 10¢ to the USO for every person who visits.


102 posted on 05/27/2011 10:24:07 AM PDT by Netizen
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To: Netizen

Man, that looks like a lot of work!
Bet it’s tasty, though.


103 posted on 05/27/2011 10:50:48 AM PDT by HiJinx (Old Cold Warrior)
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To: HiJinx

I “get” to work! Feh

Hope you get to be off!


104 posted on 05/27/2011 11:01:01 AM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...RUN!)
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To: LUV W

We’re off on Monday - lots of household chores over the weekend, though; and furniture shopping with the youngest Sunday after Church.

Never a dull moment around here!


105 posted on 05/27/2011 11:20:01 AM PDT by HiJinx (Old Cold Warrior)
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To: Netizen
Aloha Netizen!

That's it? Just visit the site and Taste of Home's donations will increase?

Done! And I encourage all Canteeners to do the same.
106 posted on 05/27/2011 12:11:44 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; AZamericonnie; LUV W; MS.BEHAVIN; All
Aloha kakahiaka Ladies!

See the post above and stand the rails.
107 posted on 05/27/2011 12:19:23 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: BIGLOOK; Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; beachn4fun; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; PROCON; ...


FREEDOM ISN’T FREE!



Memorial to the Fallen of Third Battalion, Fifth Marines October 2010



Lamh Foistenach Abu!
108 posted on 05/27/2011 12:49:02 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Thanks and Prayers Up for our Troops...past/present/future!


109 posted on 05/27/2011 2:29:53 PM PDT by FlashBack ('0'bama: "Katrina on a Global Level")
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To: Kathy in Alaska; tomkow6; LUV W; All

Kathy what going on in Anchorage

BreakingNews Breaking News
Update: 5 killed in suburban Anchorage airport, FAA says - AP
7 minutes ago Favorite Retweet Reply


110 posted on 05/27/2011 2:50:39 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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To: Kathy in Alaska; tomkow6; LUV W; All

Kathy what going on in Anchorage

BreakingNews Breaking News
Update: 5 killed in suburban Anchorage airport, FAA says - AP
7 minutes ago Favorite Retweet Reply


111 posted on 05/27/2011 2:50:52 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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To: LUV W

Good evening LUV W and (((HUGS))). We had several chores to get done today.


112 posted on 05/27/2011 4:47:20 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (zero hates Texas and we hate him back.)
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To: Netizen; BIGLOOK; Kathy in Alaska; MoJo2001; HiJinx; Lady Jag; SandRat; StarCMC; Fawnn; CMS; ...
Thanks for posting this Netizen.....clicking away!

I don't know if this has been posted already or not. I posted it in the FR weekly cooking thread, but thought it would get even more viewings/clicks by posting it here as well.

Help Taste of Home donate up to $100,000 to the USO by viewing their Flag Cake

Saying thanks to the men and women in the Armed Forces has never been easier. View this patriotic recipe before the 4th of July and Taste of Home will donate 10¢ to the USO for every person who visits.



113 posted on 05/27/2011 5:04:39 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: Arrowhead1952

Howdy! I am glad you got a lot done! I guess you are on vacation?

Very nice for you if so! :) Have a GREAT weekend!


114 posted on 05/27/2011 5:05:19 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...RUN!)
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To: BIGLOOK

Yep, click the link to that cake recipe and they will donate a dime for each click, up to $100,000. I get their newsletters and some recipes in email and knew exactly where to post it! :)

Every little bit helps. You might want to repost it in future threads as well. Its good til July 4.


115 posted on 05/27/2011 5:10:40 PM PDT by Netizen
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To: HiJinx

It does look like it would be a bit of work. I’d set aside a little extra time for it, though just to be sure.


116 posted on 05/27/2011 5:12:53 PM PDT by Netizen
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To: AZamericonnie

Yummers! I did visit and wanted a slice! LOL!


117 posted on 05/27/2011 5:16:14 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...RUN!)
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To: LUV W

My holiday since we are on a four day work week.


118 posted on 05/27/2011 5:17:21 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (zero hates Texas and we hate him back.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

Kewl!! Enjoy!


119 posted on 05/27/2011 5:21:27 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...RUN!)
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To: FlashBack

{{{FlashBack}}}! *hugs*

So good to see you!

How’s the racing going this year? Car running well?


120 posted on 05/27/2011 5:39:46 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: LUV W

Me too Luvie...let’s skip dinner & go strait for dessert.

Oh wait....it’s enchilada night right? Nevermind!:)


121 posted on 05/27/2011 5:49:05 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: AZamericonnie

It was!...and I saved room for that cake! :)

Now...on with the show!


122 posted on 05/27/2011 6:38:36 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...RUN!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; AZamericonnie

Mr. SG once told someone that his mother made his DI look like a pussycat.


123 posted on 05/27/2011 8:50:02 PM PDT by Silentgypsy
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To: Silentgypsy

LOL!! Good evening, SG...((HUGS))

Have you had a good week? I’m gonna have to work this weekend.


124 posted on 05/27/2011 9:00:58 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)
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To: AZamericonnie

BTTT


125 posted on 05/28/2011 3:13:51 AM PDT by E.G.C. (Edward's Soft Rock Playlist: On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/my_playlists?p=A7A56731DE671E6A)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Every week’s a good week! (((HUGS))) back atcha, FRiend!


126 posted on 05/28/2011 9:15:21 AM PDT by Silentgypsy
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