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Posted: 8/21/2002 11:02:35 AM EDT
For my 1000th, I would like to give you a toast and a tradition to carry on.....To absent friends. Please write them up guys.... let us remember the ones that have gone before and the ones that have made our lives better.....
Link Posted: 8/21/2002 11:06:15 AM EDT
Kevin Koch. E Co 227th Aviation, 1st Cavalry Division. He was a hell of a good man. Aviator [img]www.milpubs.com/aviator.gif[/img]
Link Posted: 8/21/2002 11:08:18 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/21/2002 11:08:54 AM EDT by hound]
I will get the second one... Martin Caidin...writer, pilot, man of the world. Many of you will know his writing--"Cyborg"--which became the six-million dollar man. What you don't know is that he holds a world record for piloting with the highest number of wing-walkers on his plane--26 I believe. And it was on a German WWII bomber that he had rebuilt and later gave To Lufthansa. I could write pages, but let's just say that he was much larger than real life. I met the man just a couple of years before he died from brain cancer and just talking to him changed my life......trust me...the man worked on project blue book and skeptic is the lighest word that describes his world view. Here's too ya bub.....
Link Posted: 8/21/2002 11:08:19 AM EDT
I will drink to your 1000th post! [img]http://www.stopstart.fsnet.co.uk/smilie/boozer.gif[/img]
Link Posted: 8/21/2002 11:12:44 AM EDT
Ernest W. Staedtler (1919-1993) Sgt., US Army, 1941-1945. Battle of the Bulge, Purple Heart and Marksman "One of the greatest generation"
Link Posted: 8/21/2002 11:13:59 AM EDT
Arthur Dalphon, A co 3/75th Infantry. Best friend I've ever had, and an honor to have known. Shot of Vodka, followed by a Guinness Stout.
Link Posted: 8/21/2002 11:19:09 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/21/2002 11:23:24 AM EDT
To all of those that have or are still serving in our armed forces! A toast to all of us who think that personal liberty and the Constitution aren't some silly ideas that have lost they're meaning since 1776. And a toast to Hound for making it to 1K!! [beer]
Link Posted: 8/21/2002 11:24:37 AM EDT
I salute your 1000, and the CSA [beer]
Link Posted: 8/21/2002 11:30:18 AM EDT
To the man who made my life complete. Henry Hudson 1922-2002 my father in law USArmy 1942-1945 Communications Phillipines When he got home, he made my wife. The saddest day of my recent life was when we buried Henry, back in April. He left me as "the man of the family".. And I've got 4 women to be "that man" to. Please pray for us all. Thanks, Tim
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