Greetings from the Gunshine State of Florida

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    Greetings from the Gunshine State of Florida

    I feel priveliged to live in a state that recognizes the citizens right to bear arms. We are fortunate to honor the castle doctrin and laws that say a citizen does not have to retreat from a threat but can use deadly force if he fears for his or her life. I'm 71 years old which makes me too old to fight a BG and too damn proud to run from him, and I shall defend myself.
    I served 32 years in the United States Navy the high point of my career was as a SAR (Search And Rescue) Wetsuit man/ door gunner in a UH1N Helo plucking downed Naval Aviators from the sea and transporting wounded Marines and Soldiers to the Hospital Ship during the Viet Nam war--yep I said war. I loved every minute of my service and would be in Afganistan today if I could but alas no war for an old man.
    Name is John, I'm a retired US Navy Master Chief and I'm happy to be here.

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    Welcome Aboard Master Chief!
    We're just so proud to have you along.
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    Welcome aboard Master Chief......

    I have family over in Bradenton. Glad you're over there to help keep 'em safe!

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    Welcome from Rocky Top Tennessee from a retired USN sailor.
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    Welcome Master Chief.


    Good to have another Floridian armed and ready.

    What kind of sidearms are you packing?

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    Welcome from Montana, Master Chief.

    Please drop by the Veterans Roll Call thread and tell us about your service.


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    Master Chief, welcome from Pennsylvania. Thank you for your service in the Navy!

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    Welcome from KY!
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    Welcome, Master Chief, from the Space Coast.

    My son, who served 5 years in the Navy, is just south of you.
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    Welcome from the Space Coast.

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    was as a SAR (Search And Rescue) Wetsuit man/ door gunner in a UH1N Helo plucking downed Naval Aviators from the sea and transporting wounded Marines and Soldiers to the Hospital Ship during the Viet Nam war--yep I said war.
    Hey Master Chief, Welcome!
    We may have chewed some of the same dirt and swallowed some of Davey Jones' brew together, I got to visit both of the Navy's cruise ships (Sanctuary & Repose) while vacationing in SEA about your time. Good to have an old salt aboard!
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    Welcome...

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