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Project by AaronS posted 01-21-2018 10:32 PM 819 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve finished my retirement shadow box and got it mounted on the wall. The American flag was flown over the United States Capital building in Washington D.C. in recognition of my retirement and my father’s service in the Army during Vietnam. Senator Ted Cruz also wrote me a letter in recognition of my retirement. The sword was my retirement gift from my final unit. After 22 years, I look forward to being a civilian again.





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Kelster58

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#1 posted 01-22-2018 12:11 AM

Very nice work. Good luck in your retirement and thank you for your service to our country!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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ClaudeF

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#2 posted 01-22-2018 01:00 AM

Nice display! Thanks for your service!

Claude
USN 1966-1976

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClaudesWoodcarving

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Bobsboxes

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#3 posted 01-22-2018 02:46 AM

Very nice case, and thanks for your service.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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daiku_padawan

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#4 posted 01-22-2018 03:48 AM

Awesome!

I have my retirement ceremony from the Army this week at Ft. Myer. After 20 years, I’m happy to finally be moving on as well. I’ve lived around the military my whole life, so this will be a big change.

Congratulations on your retirement. All the best to you in the civilian world.

-- ~Daniel

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 01-22-2018 03:58 PM

You did a great job on this shadow box.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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67flh

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#6 posted 01-23-2018 12:43 AM

Great Job and thanks for your service Top.

-- Brad

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