Delta Airlines gained my respect.

  • Advertise with us

« back to Coffee Lounge forum

Forum topic by Dallas posted 03-15-2015 06:55 PM 877 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Dallas's profile


3599 posts in 1907 days

03-15-2015 06:55 PM

I sit here with tears in my eyes, trying not to show it to the people around me, but you Vets will understand.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

14 replies so far

View waho6o9's profile


7118 posts in 1996 days

#1 posted 03-15-2015 07:49 PM


View TheFridge's profile


5676 posts in 905 days

#2 posted 03-15-2015 08:04 PM


-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

View Chris's profile


191 posts in 727 days

#3 posted 03-15-2015 10:04 PM

Words escape me

-- Liberalism... Ideas so good, they have to be mandatory.

View gfadvm's profile


14929 posts in 2109 days

#4 posted 03-16-2015 12:41 AM

Damn Dallas, Now my granddaughter wants to know why I’m crying!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

View Roger's profile


19711 posts in 2223 days

#5 posted 03-16-2015 12:49 AM

Amen to them, and God bless them

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

View JayT's profile


4673 posts in 1630 days

#6 posted 03-16-2015 12:57 AM

For all the bad press airlines get (many times deservedly so), this is just so awesome to see.

Thanks to all who serve and have served.

-- "Good judgement is the result of experience. A lot of experience is the result of poor judgement."

View theoldfart's profile


7934 posts in 1871 days

#7 posted 03-16-2015 02:31 AM

Dallas, thanks for posting this.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

View Bobbal's profile


27 posts in 606 days

#8 posted 03-16-2015 02:49 AM

God bless our service men and women and all our vets. If you ever get a chance to see the movie “Taking Chance” by all means do. It’s based on a true story of a Marine escorting a fallen soldier home. Very touching and very well done. I had no idea of the stringent protocol involved. It’s worth the watch.

-- Why measure twice when you can cut twice?

View Ron Ford's profile

Ron Ford

200 posts in 1152 days

#9 posted 03-16-2015 03:26 AM

Makes me proud to know that some people still care enough to honor our heroes. I am proud to be a Vietnam vet and greatly appreciate this kind action for the fallen.


-- Once in awhile I make something really great. Most days I just make sawdust.

View Bluepine38's profile


3336 posts in 2505 days

#10 posted 03-16-2015 04:51 PM

Thank you for sharing Dallas, with kids and grandkids in the service, I had to post this on my facebook
site. I pray that some day I can take my yellow ribbon emblems down knowing the last of our armed
forces is safely home.

-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter

View DocSavage45's profile


7648 posts in 2262 days

#11 posted 03-16-2015 06:04 PM


Just saw this in email. I served in Viet Nam era. There but for fortune go we all.


It is important to honor all our veterans!!!!!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

View Cricket's profile


1828 posts in 1012 days

#12 posted 03-16-2015 06:10 PM

I have tears streaming down my face…

-- "Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours."

View Blackie_'s profile


4527 posts in 1932 days

#13 posted 03-20-2015 01:12 PM

Saw this on Facebook and it is a tearjerker.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

View DrDirt's profile


4135 posts in 3162 days

#14 posted 03-20-2015 04:19 PM

This is awesome… reminds me of the Northwest Airlines and HBO movie they did called “Taking Chance” where Kevin Bacon played the role of escort, to bring a young man home to his family.

Based on real-life events, Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort officer, accompanies the body of 19-year-old Marine Chance Phelps back to his hometown of Dubois, Wyoming.

-- 'Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners' ~George Carlin

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics