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a1Jim

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11-10-2013 05:00 PM

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I just wanted to have us all stop and think about all of our veterans tomorrow Monday the 11th. Sometimes we just think of veterans day as just another day off or as a federal holiday that makes it possible to have a 3 day long week end .
Veterans day is meant to honor all of those have given so much to there country and to us as citizens of our great country. Remmeber what all of these great men and woman have done to serve, they surrender there lives to serve and protect our country, and it’s people leaving loved one’s,comfort and freedom to do as the wish behind. These fine individuals go where there told go and live in substandard living quarters with little pay in locations that have terrible climates where danger and death can be around every corner.Many of these hero’s returned maimed for life or don’t return at all giving the supreme sacrifice for their country .
I for one sincerely thank each and everyone of our veterans(and those who serve now)for your personal sacrifice ,bravery and dedication to our people and country. God bless you all.

THANK YOU, THANK YOU,THANK YOU

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#1 posted 11-10-2013 05:06 PM

Thanks Jim…..I, and all of us appreciate the kind jesture…...U.S. Army…..VietNam….1966-67…...

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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#2 posted 11-10-2013 05:09 PM

God’s blessings to all who die sadly in war.I say this without reserve or hesitation they die and are hopefully never forgotten thanks to all troops who helped us from USA during ww 11 otherwise who knows how it may have turned God Bles America and all my friends therein.written with deepest regard from the heart . Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#3 posted 11-10-2013 05:13 PM

Thank you for you sacrifice and service to our country Rick.

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#4 posted 11-10-2013 05:14 PM

Thanks for you kind thoughts Alistar.

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#5 posted 11-10-2013 05:37 PM

Right on, Jim. I salute all of them!!!!!!!!!!! They put their lives on the line for our country and should always be honored.

Here is s clip about some veterans that were very lucky to make it back alive:

http://us-mg204.mail.yahoo.com/neo/launch?.partner=sbc&.rand=dhvdn5sen3325#mail

.............Jim

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

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#6 posted 11-10-2013 05:48 PM

I’m not sure I could say it better—thanks Jim for this post, reminding us that freedom isn’t free, and our brave men and women in the military deserve our thanks and gratitude for giving everything they own to protect and defend our great nation.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#7 posted 11-10-2013 05:59 PM

Thanks Jim , your link sends me to an Insurance site?

Thanks Hillbilly

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#8 posted 11-10-2013 06:34 PM

Without the veterans we wouldn’t be living a free life.
-don

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#9 posted 11-10-2013 06:35 PM

Right on Don

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#10 posted 11-10-2013 08:36 PM

All gave some, Some gave all.

Sometimes “Thanks” just never seems enough

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#11 posted 11-10-2013 08:38 PM

Amen on that ,bless them and honor these for the freedoms we have ,they are the true patriots

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#12 posted 11-10-2013 09:39 PM

Yes Joe ,so true.

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#13 posted 11-10-2013 09:56 PM

Thanks Jim, I was Signal Corps, Vietnam 68-69. I was there against my will. It took 15 support people to keep one man in the field. With my MOS I could have ended up a field radio operator. I thank my luck I dug ditches for buried cable.

It was a pretty dumb war as most of them are.

-- Bill....... " was you dryin' your nails or a wavin' me goodbye?" Tom Waits

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#14 posted 11-10-2013 10:02 PM

Thank you for you sacrifice and service to our country Bill.

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#15 posted 11-10-2013 11:39 PM

Many, many thanks to all who have ever served and to those who voice their appreciation for our services. USAF 1962-1982 Guam ‘69-70 3000 bombs a day launched against Viet Nam off B-52s then to Viet Nam ‘71-’72.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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