Free Republic 1st Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $21,566
Woo hoo!! And the first 24% is in!! Thank you all very much!!

Articles Posted by stumpy

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Marine Hero of Saipan

    09/05/2006 10:53:04 AM PDT · by stumpy · 2 replies · 568+ views
    Times of London | 9/05/06 | Phillip Naughton
    Guy Gabaldon, known as the "Pied Piper" of Saipan who captured 1500 Japanese by himself has died. Read more at the Times of London.
  • Crowd Honors Fallen AV Marine

    07/02/2006 7:06:29 PM PDT · by stumpy · 15 replies · 410+ views
    Antelope Valley Press ^ | 7/2/06 | Marissa Widdison
    Lpl. Leon was a "Marine's Marine".
  • My grandaughter Sierra

    09/10/2004 1:33:14 AM PDT · by stumpy · 11 replies · 255+ views
    9/9/04 | stumpy
    Update to the prayer request for my new grand-daughter Sierra. Saw her today, still in I.C.U., tubes removed, breathing on her own and fighting. Condition stable (and beautiful) !!! Thank all of you for praying for her. She's a fighter. Please continue your prayers for her, and all the children of Beslam (sp???). Stumpy
  • prayer request

    09/08/2004 11:03:51 PM PDT · by stumpy · 18 replies · 461+ views
    9/08/04 | stumpy
    Need prayers
  • Vanity

    06/29/2004 10:56:27 AM PDT · by stumpy · 6 replies · 42+ views
    Self | 6/29/04 | stumpy
    Where is Jesse Jackson? I thought he was going to Iraq to negotiate with the people holding hostages. We might be seeing Paul Johnson and the others being re-united with their families had he done so. Jesse, where are you?

    09/03/2002 5:09:35 PM PDT · by stumpy · 21 replies · 5+ views
    stumpy | 9/3/02 | stumpy
    I can see the flames cresting from Bouquet Canyon to Leona Valley. One of my co-workers is evacuating now.This is the North Los Angeles County area, from Saugus-Newhall area going north to the Green Valley, Lake Hughes, Lake Elizabeth and Leona Valley area. This is due west from Palmdale where the Shuttle, B-1 and B-2 Bombers were built.
  • To the Ladies of Free Republic

    03/08/2002 10:24:42 AM PST · by stumpy · 38 replies · 196+ views
    stumpy | 3/8/02 | stumpy
    Happy Woman's Day.

    02/12/2002 9:52:08 AM PST · by stumpy · 9 replies · 4+ views
    Stumpy ^ | 2/12/02 | Stumpy
    Do you remember when, on February 12th 1973 we were glued to our televisions? No, we were not watching the Olympics, we were watching the return of BRAVE MEN, landing at Clark AFB in the Philipines. These were the men who had endured horrible conditions as prisoners of the North Vietnamese. Today is the anniversary of the return of American Prisoners of War. I remember standing at attention in front of my television with tears streaming down my face as I saluted each and every man that came off that plane. Do you remember?

    02/12/2002 7:43:01 AM PST · by stumpy · 6 replies · 4+ views
    Stumpy ^ | 2/`12/02 | Stumpy
    History Channel had a program about Viet Nam P.O.W.s
  • lieberman Lies Again

    01/14/2002 8:25:05 AM PST · by stumpy · 256 replies · 558+ views
    fox news | 1/14/02 | stumpy
    Lieberman is speaking now, claiming that clintoon built up the military making the Afghanistan campaign a success.
  • MOJO

    12/31/2001 11:22:32 AM PST · by stumpy · 25 replies · 197+ views
    stumpy ^ | 12/31/01 | stumpy
    Hey Marines. Someone posted a favorite drink thread, How many Marines that were stationed on Okinawa (or passed through enroute to the Nam) remember MOJO? For those that never had that experience, let me explain.Mojo was a secret Japanese weapon designed for the non-violent re-conquest of the Island of Okinawa. It was served in a "typhoon" fifth for a dollar a bottle and you could sit and drink it all night long and carry on an "intelligent" conversation. Once you stood up, you were in deep "doo-doo".I personally "walked" off the roof of a bar looking for a taxi after ...