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09-03-2011 08:18 AM

Topic tags/keywords: support australian troops

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#1 posted 09-03-2011 08:34 AM

The only people who ever gave their lives for others rights and freedom were Jesus Christ and American, Aussie, British and Canadian Soldiers.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 09-03-2011 09:43 AM

From an old soldier . . . THANK YOU!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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#3 posted 09-03-2011 09:49 AM

Hard to type with my eyes all blurred up there, Larry boy.
Thanks for sharing this with us.
I confess that I have never seen anything but American videos of this sort.

Sorry to stir the pot there man but, your statement, though from the heart, is a bit skewed and biased. Not all heroes wear uniforms and speak English (or some form of it). Men, women and even children of ALL nationalities can claim this honor.

Here’s to Peace and a safe return to the heart and hearth for all who serve.

Peace and blessed be.

-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard/Wiggy.. whatever. Washington, State.

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#4 posted 09-03-2011 02:06 PM

Hats off to all Men and Women that have the courage, honor and loyalty to protect and serve their country and beliefs. Thanks Larry a very touching video.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#5 posted 09-03-2011 02:33 PM

I have one thing to add to that, I don’t know if you’ve seen this down under. God bless them all!

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#6 posted 09-03-2011 02:42 PM

giving comes from the heart

to all that share of themselves
thru service
or just helping one another

God bless you
and your loved ones

and thank you

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#7 posted 09-03-2011 03:23 PM

Thank you Larry! Stay Free

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#8 posted 09-03-2011 03:37 PM

Thank you again !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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#9 posted 09-03-2011 04:01 PM

Great Larry, but they sure talk and sing funny.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#10 posted 09-03-2011 07:45 PM

... also with a wet face…

Y E S !

Thank you very much!

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#11 posted 09-03-2011 09:09 PM

I was in graduate school from 1974-1977. One of the grad assistants was from Australia. We had a get-together at the prof’s house. When Victor said they had been fighting the Japanese a long time before Pearl Harbor, I was amazed at how many thought the fighting started with Pearl Harbor.
G’day, mates!

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#12 posted 09-03-2011 10:17 PM

Thank you Larry. They are all brave to take on that job.
May God bless and keep them free from harm. It would be nice someday if we had true peace and no one need apply for that job. I don’t think that will ever happen. Until then we all should support our men and women in arms where ever they may be. they allow us all to have what we have today- freedom from tyrants like they fight in foreign countries. Keep them in your prayers- especially this weekend….........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#13 posted 09-03-2011 10:35 PM

Thanks for the post from a long serving (27+yrs) US serviceman

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#14 posted 09-04-2011 02:17 AM

Good one Lazza. Lest we forget.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#15 posted 09-04-2011 03:45 PM

Thank you Larry! I served with some great Aussie sailors in Nam. Along with British and Canadian Sailors.

Michael A. Ragan US Navy Retired

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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