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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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Here is my father in WWII smoking a cob.

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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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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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Whalehead King wrote:
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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.
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.
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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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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...
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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:
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God Bless The Vets
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Thank you to all vets everywhere!!
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