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Veteran's Day

Post by Hovannes » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:59 am

God bless 'em all!
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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by sweetandsour » Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:13 am

Amen
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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by JimVH » Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:51 pm

sweetandsour wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:13 am
Amen
And amen.

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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by CodeMonkey » Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:39 pm

O Lord hear our prayer. To all veterans thank you.
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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by GaryInVA » Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:02 am

Thank you vets for all your sacrifices.
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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by durangopipe » Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:48 am

We will never forget.
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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by Gabriel » Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:56 am

Tim (OldWorldSwine), posted this on FB this morning:

From Timothy Jones:

My friend James Therry said it well:

“Those who stand to defend hearth and home with their very bodies deserve the honor and esteem of their fellows. They also serve who wait, or carry clipboards, or sling chow, or stack pallets, or fix electronics, or mow grass, or load ammunition, or drive trucks. And their families serve too, in their own way, and that way is often hard. Thanks to all of you, from a grateful American.”
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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by Hovannes » Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:42 pm

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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by hugodrax » Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:05 pm

Hovannes wrote:
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Captain, I know what you mean, I think, but still disagree thoroughly. There isnt an American that isnt worth fighting for, and even if there was, the concept of the United States certainly would be worth it anyway.

Then again, I've always hated Veterans Day and Memorial Day, so maybe I'm bizarre. Bunch of well-meaning goofs come up and thank you for your service, whatever the heck that means, and then spend the rest of the year not thinking twice about those men and women making beans for a tough job and thinking of them as too dumb to make it in the civilian world. I've always thought Kipling's Tommy should be required reading in our schools. If you want to thank a serviceman, just treat him like a human being in your thoughts and in your deeds.
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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by wosbald » Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:20 pm

+JMJ+
JimVH wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:51 pm
sweetandsour wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:13 am
Amen
And amen.
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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by Goose55 » Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:50 am

“Honor to the Soldier, and Sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor also to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field, and serves, as he best can, the same cause.” – Abraham Lincoln
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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by Hovannes » Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:35 am

My apologies, Commander. I was thinking about her
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Re: Veteran's Day

Post by hugodrax » Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:47 am

Hovannes wrote:
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:35 am
My apologies, Commander. I was thinking about her
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You've given me one hell of a promotion, brother. I was but a looey.

None of what I said was directed at you, sir. I think I know what you mean and I agree there are some real jerks out there. No, I was just starting my own opinion that I'd fight for Bob AND tuttle, not Bob or tuttle; believe me, I know you would, too.
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