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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Antis ~ July 21, 2014

    07/20/2014 5:00:08 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 69 replies
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      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 ~ Antis Info from here.             This story is a little different from our usual fare, but I hope that you enjoy it as much as I did!  I know that the animal lovers in the Canteen will!  *HUGS* As enemy fire tore into its engines, the stricken warplane began...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ NEVER ENOUGH TIME ~ 20 July 2014

    07/19/2014 4:59:56 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 96 replies
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          NEVER ENOUGH TIME While I have only been an occasional visitor to Washington, I was struck by one scene so strongly that it remains as somewhat of a reference. My first view "up close and personal" of the Pentagon was neither awe-inspiring nor intimidating. To be sure, I was impressed with the size of the building, but that was about it. What came upon me, and has stayed with me, is the image of an ant farm. An enormous one, surely, but an ant farm nonetheless. So many passageways with so many ants constantly traveling them...seemingly...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 17 July 2014

    07/16/2014 6:04:35 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 87 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ AIRDROP MISSION U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael R. Brown II, left, and Air Force Airman 1st Class Marcus Kraatz, right, check the seal around a C-130's ramp after releasing cargo during an airdrop mission over Afghanistan, Aug. 2, 2013. Brown and Kraatz, aircraft loadmasters, are assigned to the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Marleah Miller Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: SSgt Henry "Red" Erwin ~ July 14, 2014

    07/13/2014 4:59:47 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 79 replies
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    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 ~ SSgt Henry "Red" ErwinSome info from this website.              By: DaveTroll Without counting the cost to himself, SSgt. Henry Erwin did what had to be done to save the B-29 crew. We may marvel at the heroism and tenacity of the men whose stories have been told in this...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ MOVING BEYOND CAPE BOJADOR ~ 13 July 2014

    07/12/2014 4:59:49 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 76 replies
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          MOVING BEYOND CAPE BOJADOR The early Portuguese explorers believed that the oceans were impassable below Cape Bojador, a point on the West African coast. When sailors set aside their fears and moved past Cape Bojador, they found that their fears were groundless, that their limitations were imaginary. We all have our own Cape Bojador. We fear things that we need not fear. We draw boundaries around areas of our lives and decide that we can't go past them. Since we believe these false paradigms, we will stay within their artificial boundaries and lose whatever experiences we...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~10 July 2014

    07/09/2014 6:08:07 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 106 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ WATER RESCUEA U.S. Coast Guardsman is lowered from a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter to assist an airman out of the water during a joint training exercise in Port Republic, NJ, Aug. 9, 2013. The airman is assigned to the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing, and the aircrew is assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City. The 177th Fighter Wing and U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City are both based out of the Atlantic City International Airport, NJ. U.S. Air Force photo by...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Real Hollywood Heroes Part 9 ~ July 7, 2014

    07/06/2014 5:04:20 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 63 replies
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      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 ~   Real Hollywood Heroes Part 9 Info from here.               "Armies do not fight wars; nations fight wars. War is not a military activity conducted by soldiers, but rather a social activity that involves entire nations. . . ." ~ Lt. Col. Paul Yingling, U.S. Army   There...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE MAN IN THE GLASS ~ 6 July 2014

    07/05/2014 5:01:42 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 105 replies
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          THE MAN IN THE GLASS I first heard the poem some years ago as a song performed by a former pop musician turned Christian entertainer. Its words had a powerful impact. They were a challenge to self-examination, and a warning about the consequences of life lived without integrity. They were a reminder that each of us must live with his or her self. And that we KNOW what's behind our image, no matter how carefully crafted, or how convincing it may be to others. I wonder if it might also speak to you. It's entitled "The...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 03 July 2014

    07/02/2014 6:01:03 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 92 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ DETONATION DUTY U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alex Gaunt, left, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jason Halgren, center, work with an Afghan border policeman explosive ordnance disposal trainee to prepare explosives for a controlled detonation in the Spin Boldak district in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, July 28, 2013. Gaunt, an explosive ordnance disposal journeyman, and Halgren, an explosive ordnance disposal craftsman, are assigned to the 466th Air Expeditionary Group. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jovi Prevot Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico ~ 01 JUL 2014

    06/30/2014 6:01:45 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 60 replies
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        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico Holloman Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located six miles southwest of the central business district of Alamogordo, a city in Otero County, New Mexico, United States. The base was named in honor of Col. George V. Holloman, a pioneer in guided missile research. It is the home of the 49th Fighter Wing (49 FW) of the Air Combat Command (ACC).Air Combat Command is the primary force provider of combat airpower to America's warfighting commands. To support global implementation of national...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: David H McNerney (MOH) ~ June 30, 2014

    06/29/2014 5:02:58 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 80 replies
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      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 ~David H. McNerney Info from here.             David Herbert McNerney (June 2, 1931 – October 10, 2010) 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. A native of Massachusetts who moved to...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ A MESSAGE FROM MOM ~ 29 June 2014

    06/28/2014 4:59:56 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 96 replies
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          A MESSAGE FROM MOM I gave you life, but cannot live it for you. I can teach you things, but I cannot make you learn. I can give you directions, but I cannot be there to lead you. I can allow you freedom, but I cannot account for it. I can take you to church, but I cannot make you believe. I can teach you right from wrong, but I cannot always decide for you. I can buy you beautiful clothes, but I cannot make you beautiful inside. I can offer you advice, but I cannot...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 26 June 2014

    06/25/2014 5:59:48 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 71 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ WORKING DOG U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joseph Nunez and Viky, a military working dog trained to detect improvised explosive devices, search a compound for weapons during Operation Grizzly in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 18, 2013. Nunez is assigned to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. MIDNIGHT MISSION U.S. Marines prepare to collect simulated...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: William Kyle Carpenter, MOH ~ June 23, 2014

    06/22/2014 5:01:02 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 69 replies
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      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 ~   William Kyle Carpenter Info from here.               I hope you all don't mind - we're going to take another quick break from the Hollywood Heroes series and honor our country's newest Medal of Honor Recipient.  Thank God for men like him! William Kyle Carpenter (born October 17,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ IMPORTANT WORDS ~ 22 June 2014

    06/21/2014 5:00:47 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 81 replies
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          IMPORTANT WORDS The SIX most important words: "I ADMIT I MADE A MISTAKE." The FIVE most important words: "YOU DID A GOOD JOB." The FOUR most important words: "WHAT IS YOUR OPINION?" The THREE most important words: "IF YOU PLEASE." The TWO most important words: "THANK YOU." The LEAST important word: "I"    
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 19 June 2014

    06/18/2014 5:59:47 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 78 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ ARABIAN NIGHTS U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Janet Lee signals to pilots assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 26 on the flight deck of the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey in the Arabian Gulf, July 22, 2013. The Monterey is deployed to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. Lee is a boatswain's mate. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Billy Ho Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies'...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: The Night Witches ~ June 16, 2014

    06/15/2014 5:01:32 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 52 replies
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      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 ~   The Night Witches Info from here.               The Canteen is taking a little break from our "Hollywood Heroes" series to learn about the Night Witches.  This was a brand new story to me, and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!  We'll go back...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Fathers' Day 2014 ~ 15 June 2014

    06/14/2014 5:05:15 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 115 replies
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    The FReeper Canteen Presents...Happy Fathers Day 2014!! WHAT MAKES A DAD? God took the strength of a mountain, The majesty of a tree, The warmth of a summer sun, The calm of a quiet sea, The generous soul of nature, The comforting arm of night, The wisdom of the ages, The power of the eagle's flight, The joy of a morning in spring, The faith of a mustard seed, The patience of eternity, And the depth of a family need. Then God combined these qualities, And then there was nothing more to add, He knew His masterpiece was complete,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 12 June 2014

    06/11/2014 5:59:02 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 65 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ KOREAN WAR EVENT Soldiers assigned to the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as "The Old Guard," perform during the Twilight Tattoo to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, VA, July, 24, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. VITAL SIGNS Anna Sznajderska checks a dog's vital signs with a Kiribati citizen...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Real Hollywood Heroes Part 8 ~ June 9, 2014

    06/08/2014 5:00:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 67 replies
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      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 ~   Real Hollywood Heroes Part 8 Info from here.               "Armies do not fight wars; nations fight wars. War is not a military activity conducted by soldiers, but rather a social activity that involves entire nations. . . ." ~ Lt. Col. Paul Yingling, U.S. Army   There...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE KEY TO FAILURE ~ 08 June 2014

    06/07/2014 5:01:14 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 90 replies
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          THE KEY TO FAILURE I recently read a devotion in God's Little Devotional Book for Women, which really touched my life. This book was copyrighted in 1996 by Honor Books, Inc. in Tulsa Oklahoma. The story on pages 98 and 99 tells of a painter who wanted to produce one work which would please everyone. So she painted a picture, and hung it in the public marketplace. She posted directions for people to mark the places they did not like with a small paint brush. She was surprised when she returned to find her picture was...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Ronald Reagan, We Miss You!! ~ 05 June 2014

    06/04/2014 5:58:54 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 112 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Ronald Reagan, We Miss You!! ~ February 6, 1911 - June 5, 2004 OFFICIAL PORTRAIT OF THE 40TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. REAGAN CHRISTMAS CARD 1917 Ronald Wilson Reagan was born in an apartment on the second floor of a commercial building in Tampico, Illinois on February 6, 1911, to Jack Reagan and Nelle (Wilson) Reagan. Reagan's father was a salesman and a storyteller,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California

    06/02/2014 5:59:14 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 127 replies
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        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego is a United States Marine Corps military installation in San Diego, California. It lies between San Diego Bay and Interstate 5, adjacent to Lindbergh Field and the former Naval Training Center San Diego. MCRD San Diego's main mission is the initial training of enlisted male recruits living west of the Mississippi River. Over 21,000 recruits are trained each year. The Depot also is the home to the Marine Corps' Recruiter School and Western Recruiting Region's Drill Instructors School....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Real Hollywood Heroes Part 7 ~ June 2, 2014

    06/01/2014 4:59:56 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 112 replies
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      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 ~   Real Hollywood Heroes Part 7 Info from here.               "Armies do not fight wars; nations fight wars. War is not a military activity conducted by soldiers, but rather a social activity that involves entire nations. . . ." ~ Lt. Col. Paul Yingling, U.S. Army   There...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ HOW TO SPEND THE DASH ~ 01 June 2014

    05/31/2014 5:01:51 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 124 replies
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          HOW TO SPEND THE DASH I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend. he referred to the dates on her tombstone from the beginning....to the end. he noted that first came the date of her birth and spoke of the following date with tears, but he said what mattered the most of all was the dash between those years. for the dash represents all the time that she spent alive on earth...... and now only those who loved her know what that little line is worth. for it matters...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For The Troops!! ~ 31 May 2014

    05/30/2014 6:02:03 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 330 replies
    The Canteen Crew | Our Troops Rock !!
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l Ticketmaster l...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 29 May 2014

    05/28/2014 5:59:48 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 115 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ GUNNER'S TURRET A U.S. soldier provides security from the gunner's turret on a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle during a patrol in northern Kunduz province, Afghanistan, July 15, 2013. U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Sven Jenson Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. CLEANING CREW Army Spc. Robert Davis cleans a 120mm mortar tube between fire missions on Camp Atterbury, IN, July 13, 2013. Davis is assigned to the Indiana National...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Sailboat Test ~ 28 May 2014

    05/27/2014 6:00:27 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 142 replies
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    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take..... The Sailboat Test Click here and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Memorial Day 2014 ~ May 26, 2014

    05/25/2014 4:59:46 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 202 replies
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        The FReeper Canteen Observes ------------------------Memorial Day 2014 ------------------------     HistoryMemorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns laying claim to being the birthplace of Memorial Day. There is also evidence that organized women's groups in the South were decorating graves before the end of the Civil War: a hymn published in 1867, "Kneel Where Our Loves are Sleeping" by Nella L. Sweet (see below) carried the dedication "To...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2014 ~ 25 May 2014

    05/24/2014 5:09:58 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 83 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Sunday Chapel ~ MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2014 ~ TAPS Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. In honor of those who lost their lives while serving our country, we would like to share with you President Ronald Reagan’s 1986 Memorial Day remarks at Arlington National Cemetery: Today is the day we put aside to remember fallen heroes and to pray that no heroes will ever have to die for us again. It’s a day...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 22 May 2014

    05/21/2014 5:59:46 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 100 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ A HUSBAND'S HUG Army Spc. Jessie Nelson hugs her husband, Matt, on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, July 10, 2013. Nelson and about 230 soldiers returned home after an eight-month deployment to Afghanistan to support Operation Enduring Freedom. Nelson is an all-source intelligence analyst assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's Headquarters Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ What Color Is Your Birthday? ~ 21 May 2014

    05/20/2014 6:00:10 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 132 replies
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    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want To Know..... What Color Is Your Birthday? Click here and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Real Hollywood Heroes Part 6 ~ May 19, 2014

    05/18/2014 5:00:25 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 80 replies
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      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 ~   Real Hollywood Heroes Part 6 Info from here.               "Armies do not fight wars; nations fight wars. War is not a military activity conducted by soldiers, but rather a social activity that involves entire nations. . . ." ~ Lt. Col. Paul Yingling, U.S. Army   There...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ DOING WELL WHAT OTHERS MAY NOT SEE ~ 18 May 2014

    05/17/2014 5:00:41 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 95 replies
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          DOING WELL WHAT OTHERS MAY NOT SEE In the New Testament scriptures, the Apostle Paul talks about the importance of striving for excellence. He writes, "Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things." (Philippians 4:8) Allow me to share with you a story about striving for excellence. . On one of the arches of a magnificent cathedral in Europe is sculptured a face of great beauty. Yet it can be...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 15 May 2014

    05/14/2014 5:59:33 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 108 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ REMEMBERING A SOLDIER U.S. soldiers hold hands during a memorial ceremony for U.S. Army Spc. Hilda I. Clayton on Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Afghanistan, July 8, 2013. Clayton, a combat cameraman, was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team. She died while photographing Afghan soldiers July 2 as they conducted a live-fire training exercise in which a mortar weapon system failed, causing an explosion. Four Afghan soldiers also died from the incident. U.S. Army photo by Richard W. Jones Jr. Canteen Mission Statement Showing support...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ What US State Are You? ~ 14 May 2014

    05/13/2014 5:58:11 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 239 replies
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    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want To Know..... What US State Are You? Click here and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Real Hollywood Heroes Part 5 ~ May 12, 2014

    05/11/2014 5:00:17 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 83 replies
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      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 ~   Real Hollywood Heroes Part 5 Info from here.               "Armies do not fight wars; nations fight wars. War is not a military activity conducted by soldiers, but rather a social activity that involves entire nations. . . ." ~ Lt. Col. Paul Yingling, U.S. Army   There...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Mother's Day 2014 ~ 11 May 2014

    05/10/2014 4:59:59 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 85 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Happy Mother's Day 2014!! ~ Proverbs 31:10-31 10 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. 11 The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.12 She will do him good and no evil all the days of her life. 13 She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. 14 She is like the merchants'; ship; she bringeth her food from afar. 15 She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 08 May 2014

    05/07/2014 5:59:39 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 75 replies
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    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ OSPREY ACTION A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey taxis before transporting U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers conducting operation Northern Lion II on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province, July 3, 2013. The aircraft crew is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264. The Georgian soldiers led the operation, conducted to deter insurgents, establish a presence and gather human intelligence in the area. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Sphere Test ~ 7 May 2014

    05/06/2014 6:01:09 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 108 replies
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    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take..... The Sphere Test Click here and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Real Hollywood Heroes Part 4 ~ May 5, 2014

    05/04/2014 5:01:37 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 76 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
      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 ~   Real Hollywood Heroes Part 4 Info from here.               "Armies do not fight wars; nations fight wars. War is not a military activity conducted by soldiers, but rather a social activity that involves entire nations. . . ." ~ Lt. Col. Paul Yingling, U.S. Army   There...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ A CHEERFUL HEART IS GOOD MEDICINE ~ 04 May 2014

    05/03/2014 5:01:14 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 121 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
          A CHEERFUL HEART IS GOOD MEDICINE Proverbs 17:22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. Which came first the chicken or the egg? We may never know the answer to this question, but when it comes to living a fulfilled life, the joy precedes the good feelings. As a matter of fact, the joy is the antidote to the woes of life. Humor is great medicine. Humor helps us to see the big picture. It provides us with a new context by which to view our situation. It...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 01 May 2014

    04/30/2014 5:59:14 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 69 replies
    Serving The Best Troops & Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ HOMECOMING HUGS A sailor gets a homecoming hug from a boy during a celebration for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group at its homeport in Norfolk, Va., July 2, 2013. The carrier group is returning to its homeport after operating in areas of responsibility for the U.S. 5th and 6th fleets. The sailors are assigned to Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 5. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Leah Stiles Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ How Well Traveled Are You? ~ 30 April 2014

    04/29/2014 6:00:35 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 144 replies
    Serving The Best Troops & Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want To Know..... How Well Traveled Are You? Click here and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Real Hollywood Heroes Part 3 ~ April 28, 2014

    04/27/2014 5:01:24 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 104 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
      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 ~   Real Hollywood Heroes Part 3 Info from here.               "Armies do not fight wars; nations fight wars. War is not a military activity conducted by soldiers, but rather a social activity that involves entire nations. . . ." ~ Lt. Col. Paul Yingling, U.S. Army   There...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ KEEP MOVING ~ 27 April 2014

    04/26/2014 5:01:02 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 82 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
          KEEP MOVING A college class was graduating on a hot and humid day. As the graduates walked across the platform and received their diplomas from the president of the college, he smiled, shook their hands, and said loudly, "Congratulations!" Then, in a much lower voice, one that was firm and could be heard only by the graduates, he would say, "Keep moving". He was only trying to keep the line moving across the stage, but his words were good advice for a lifetime: "Keep moving". After every achievement growing up, graduation, marriage, job promotion, even retirement...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 24 April 2014

    04/23/2014 6:00:14 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 85 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops & Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ GETTING UNDERWAY U.S. Navy sailors lower the American flag as they get underway after concluding exercise Baltic Operations 2013 in Kiel, Germany, June 25, 2013. The sailors are assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney. BALTOPS is an annual multinational exercise to enhance maritime capabilities and interoperability with partner nations, and promote maritime safety and security in the Baltic Sea. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Collin Turner Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ What Farm Animal Are You? ~ 23 April 2014

    04/22/2014 6:00:24 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 141 replies
    Serving The Best Troops & Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want To Know..... What Farm Animal Are You? Click here and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Naval Base Coronado, California ~ 22 APRIL 2014

    04/21/2014 6:00:14 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 64 replies
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        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Naval Base Coronado, CaliforniaNaval Base Coronado (NBC) is a consolidated Navy installation encompassing eight military facilities stretching from San Clemente Island, located seventy miles west of San Diego, California, to the La Posta Mountain Warfare Training Facility and Camp Morena, located sixty miles east of San Diego.In 1997, Naval Base Coronado was created, incorporating seven separate Naval installations under one Commanding Officer. Those facilities include: Naval Air Station North Island; Naval Amphibious Base Coronado; Outlying Field Imperial Beach; Naval Auxiliary Landing Field San Clemente Island; Silver Strand Training Complex, formerly known...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Real Hollywood Heroes Part 2 ~ April 21, 2014

    04/20/2014 5:00:42 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 79 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
      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 ~   Real Hollywood Heroes Part 2 Info from here.               "Armies do not fight wars; nations fight wars. War is not a military activity conducted by soldiers, but rather a social activity that involves entire nations. . . ." ~ Lt. Col. Paul Yingling, U.S. Army   There...