A salute to all our veterans.

A salute to all our veterans.

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    Thumbs up A salute to all our veterans.

    I hope we will all take a few minutes to remember our veterans. We wouldn't be here now if was not for their commitments to serve. Thanks to all the men and women who proudly wear the uniforms and to those who have worn them in the past.

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    Amen, Y'all are special to me and I appreciate your service and sacrifices.
    Wish I could buy every one of you a drink.
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    Salutes!

    Here's a pic of me, from December of 1980:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike1956 View Post
    Salutes!

    Here's a pic of me, from December of 1980:

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    Airborne Infantry with an EIB. Well done sir. (I presume 82nd Airborne Division due to the Belgian Fourragère).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike1956 View Post
    Salutes!

    Here's a pic of me, from December of 1980:

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    And today? Please provide a “current” photo so we can see how you’ve.......graciously “matured”.....
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    A salute to all veterans!


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    Quote Originally Posted by ColoradoDiablo View Post
    Airborne Infantry with an EIB. Well done sir. (I presume 82nd Airborne Division due to the Belgian Fourragère).
    Good eye! Company A, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KILTED COWBOY View Post
    Amen, Y'all are special to me and I appreciate your service and sacrifices.
    Wish I could buy every one of you a drink.
    Same sentiments here as well....God Bless you all!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike1956 View Post
    Good eye! Company A, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne.
    I started my career in Co. A, 2nd Bn, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockymonster View Post
    And today? Please provide a “current” photo so we can see how you’ve.......graciously “matured”.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike1956 View Post
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    Nice! You’ve mellowed well Sir....God Bless you for your service. Enjoy your day with your best friend.....
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    Me Da Nang 1970.

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    Happy Veteran’s Day! Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Freedom is not Free!
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    Quote Originally Posted by KILTED COWBOY View Post
    Amen, Y'all are special to me and I appreciate your service and sacrifices.
    Wish I could buy every one of you a drink.
    "A" drink? Cheapskate...

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