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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Fabulous FRiday

    04/12/2012 6:04:54 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 143 replies
    April 13, 2012 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Remember the Good Old Days?Sock Hops?Drive-in Movies?Buddy Holly?Or other things that made it Fabulous?You know, before cellphones?Come on in and share your memories.Or take a trip back in time. Tonight we’ll check out 1920. (fooled ya) It was a time of conservatism, it was a time of great social change.In music, the three sounds were jazz, jazz, and jazz. The Jazz Age came about with artist like Bessie Smith and...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    04/06/2012 8:44:19 PM PDT · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    4-6-12 | tajgirvan
    “I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” Surely He shall deliver you from the fowler And from the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday. A thousand may fall at your side and ten thousand at your right hand; But it shall not come near you. Only with your...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    03/16/2012 6:32:37 PM PDT · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    3-16-12 | tajgirvan
    ” I have been bought with a price, and I belong to the LORD.” ~~~ I Corinthians 6:17 ~~~
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Fabulous FRiday ~

    03/15/2012 6:06:35 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 186 replies
    March 15, 2012 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Remember the Good Old Days?Sock Hops?Drive-in Movies?Buddy Holly?Or other things that made it Fabulous?You know, before cellphones?Come on in and share your memories.Or take a trip back in time. Tonight we’ll check out 1952. Despite the war in Korea Americans considered themselves to be prospering with average worker earning $3,400 per year, a college teacher could expect to earn $5,100 per year. Three out of 5 families owned a car,...
  • Obama under fire for being 'proud generally' of troops

    03/13/2012 9:53:47 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 03/13/12 | Paul Bedard
    President Obama's comments to a Denver TV station that he is "proud generally" of U.S. forces in Afghanistan is angering his conservative critics who were already riled by his apology over the accidental burning of Quorans by troops. "Generally proud of our troops? What a loser," said nationally syndicated radio host Michael Brown, the former Bush-era FEMA boss. "I am generally disgusted by this man." Katie Pavlich, the news editor of the conservative website Townhall, added, "The calculated shooting of innocent civilians is nothing to be proud of, however, President Obama's generalization of the U.S. military as a whole because...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    03/09/2012 7:25:39 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    3-9-12 | tajgirvan
    “When a man’s ways please the LORD, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him. “ Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right. “A man’s heart deviseth his way, but the LORD directeth his steps.” Proverbs 16:7-9 KJV
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    03/07/2012 8:38:54 AM PST · by alpha-8-25-02 · 11 replies
    March 7, 2012 | Alpha 8-25-02
    Give ear to my words, O LORD; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. O LORD, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch. For you are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil may not dwell with you. The boastful shall not stand before your eyes; you hate all evildoers. You destroy those who speak lies; the LORD abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man. But I, through the abundance of your steadfast...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    03/02/2012 8:00:24 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 11 replies
    3-2-12 | tajgirvan
    ” Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” ~ Joshua 1:9 ~
  • Trashing Tricare...Obama to cut healthcare benefits for active duty and retired US military

    02/27/2012 1:42:26 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 37 replies · 10+ views
    Free Beacon ^ | 2/27/2012 | Bill Gertz
    The Obama administration’s proposed defense budget calls for military families and retirees to pay sharply more for their healthcare, while leaving unionized civilian defense workers’ benefits untouched. The proposal is causing a major rift within the Pentagon, according to U.S. officials. Several congressional aides suggested the move is designed to increase the enrollment in Obamacare’s state-run insurance exchanges. The disparity in treatment between civilian and uniformed personnel is causing a backlash within the military that could undermine recruitment and retention. The proposed increases in health care payments by service members, which must be approved by Congress, are part of the...
  • Kindergartners build bond with military. [Letters, food to be sent to troops.]

    02/25/2012 6:04:44 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | ADAM CURTIS
    SIERRA VISTA—— Tanya Conde’s kindergarten class at Bella Vista Elementary School says the pledge of allegiance every morning, but until recently it was little more than an exercise in rote memorization. Now it means much more as the students associate the words with the freedoms they enjoy and the people who strive to protect them. Sporting red, white and blue outfits, Conde’s students wrote letters to three special soldiers on Friday and filled up care boxes with food to send to them, in honor of Presidents’ Day. It was the culmination of two weeks spent learning about their country and...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    02/24/2012 8:21:44 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 15 replies · 1+ views
    2-24-12 | tajgirvan
    ” You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You. Trust in the LORD forever, For in YAH, the LORD is everlasting strength.” Isaiah 26:3,4
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    02/17/2012 8:46:49 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    2-17-12 | tajgirvan
    “But my eyes are upon You, O GOD the Lord; In You I take refuge; Do not leave my soul destitute. Keep me from the snares they have laid for me, And from the traps of the workers of iniquity. Let the wicked fall into their own nets, While I escape safely.” ~ Psalm 141: 8-10~
  • FReeper Canteen - SCUTTLEBUTT FRIDAY

    02/16/2012 6:14:51 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 148 replies · 1+ views
    February 17, 2012 | Canteen Crew
        At the FReeper Canteen! C'mon and take a break ! Walk on over to the water cooler and lets chat. Post your thoughts, opinions, news of the day, rantings, ravings, pontificates, hypothesis, hyperboles, your soap box cause, your mantra, your baggage, your garbage, your blogging, your secrets, whatever you feel would make talk around the water cooler real interesting! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.       FUN FACTS The shortest war on record was fought between Zanzibar and England...
  • Life on the front lines: Extremely rare colour photos of U.S. troops before and after D-Day

    02/13/2012 5:48:28 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    Extremely rare and striking photos of the days leading up to and after the historic D-Day invasion have been put on display, nearly 70 years after World War II's dramatic turning point. The full-colour images, taken by photographer Frank Scherschel, display anxious American soldiers as they prepared for Operation Overlord, the code name for the Battle of Normandy.
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    02/10/2012 8:01:50 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    2-10-12 | tajgirvan
    Jesus said to her, “ I am the Resurrection and the Life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?” John 11:25,26
  • Obama Pulls Combat Pay For Deployed U.S. Troops

    02/09/2012 9:22:32 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 36 replies · 1+ views
    Pat Dollard ^ | February 4th, 2012 | Angelia Phillips
    The Shark Tank: President Obama’s latest policy outrage makes no attempt to hide his contempt for our military, as he is ordering that our troops serving overseas in war zones overseas are not to receive combat pay unless they are being shot at. A Marine who lives in Florida has just posted a note on Facebook which stated that he received a letter from his PayPal account that he would only be receiving his Hazard pay (Imminent Danger Pay) if he is actually in a hostile area and at risk of being Shot at. So I just got a letter...
  • Archbishop to U.S. Troops: Obamacare Reg ‘Blow to a Freedom You Have Fought

    02/06/2012 4:42:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 2/6/12 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Archbishop Timothy Broglio, who leads the Roman Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services, wrote a letter to be read at all Sunday Masses for U.S. military personnel around the world that said that a regulation issued by the Obama Administration under the new federal health care law was “a blow” to a freedom that U.S. troops have not only fought to defend but for which some have recently died in battle. “It is a blow to a freedom that you have fought to defend and for which you have seen your buddies fall in battle,” the archbishop wrote.
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    02/03/2012 7:23:24 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 12 replies
    2-3-12 | tajgirvan
    ” Make Your face shine upon Your servant; Save me for Your mercies’ sake.” ~ Psalm 31:16 ~
  • Pray For Our American Heroes & Nation

    01/27/2012 5:23:20 PM PST · by tajgirvan · 13 replies
    1-27-12 | tajgirvan
    "For I know that my Redeemer lives, and He shall stand at last on the earth;and after my skin is destroyed,this I know,that in my flesh I shall see God" ~Job 19:25-26
  • (PressTV, Iran) U.S. sends 12,000 troops in Libya

    01/22/2012 3:42:47 PM PST · by this is my country · 41 replies
    Press TV ^ | 1/21/12 | Press TV News
    The United States has sent some 12,000 soldiers to Libya, in the first phase of deployments to the oil-rich North African nation. According to Asharq Alawsat, the troops landed in the eastern oil port city of Brega. Although the deployment is said to be aimed at generating stability and security in the region, the troops are expected to take control of the country's key oil fields and strategic ports. Brega, the site of an important oil refinery, serves as a major export hub for Libyan oil. The town is also one of the five oil terminals in the eastern half...