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ted
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We sure as hell aint 'off topic'.
I was, I am, and I proudly salute those of us that made Thanksgiving possible for a lot of folks that don't understand or care.. .. ted
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Fr_Tom
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Here is my father in WWII smoking a cob.

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"Prov'dence don't fire no blank ca'tridges, boys" Roughing It, Mark Twain

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Kevin Keith
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We owe a huge debt to the men and women who have served and do serve! Happy Veterans Day :thumbs:
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Whalehead King
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Fr_Tom wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:36 pm
Here is my father in WWII smoking a cob.

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PO2 or PO1? I can't see his whole rating badge from this angle. What was his rate?

Handsome sailor. I see where you got your good looks.

With a crisp military Hand Salute to all who have served,
-HM2 King.
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Fr_Tom
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Whalehead King wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:48 pm

PO2 or PO1? I can't see his whole rating badge from this angle. What was his rate?

Handsome sailor. I see where you got your good looks.

With a crisp military Hand Salute to all who have served,
-HM2 King.
I am not sure at this point in his service. At some point he got a battlefield commission and was a LTJG when he left the Navy.
"Prov'dence don't fire no blank ca'tridges, boys" Roughing It, Mark Twain

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rekamepip
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Kevin Keith wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:15 pm
We owe a huge debt to the men and women who have served and do serve! Happy Veterans Day :thumbs:
+1 ^

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Fr_Tom
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Veterans got a shout out from the pulpit this morning! The lectionary Gospel reading was the widow's mite, so it was an easy connection to make. The willingness to give everything you have...
"Prov'dence don't fire no blank ca'tridges, boys" Roughing It, Mark Twain

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Ruffinogold
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ted wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:25 pm
We sure as hell aint 'off topic'.
I was, I am, and I proudly salute those of us that made Thanksgiving possible for a lot of folks that don't understand or care.. .. ted
I'm with you ... me too :thumbs:
" Ya don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows " 13th apostle
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Middle Earth
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God Bless The Vets
Billy Joe
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Thank you to all vets everywhere!!
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