#1 Post photos of your veteran relatives (or yourself)
04-26-2011, 02:37 AM
- Join Date
- Nov 2009
If you feel comfortable, post photos of either yourself doing your years of service (if you are a veteran), or a relative.
My great grandfather (Dad's mom's father), fought in WWI. Not sure what rank he reached--little about his service is known. He died rather young, after the war.
Grandpa (Dad's dad), fought during the Korean War, 1948-1952 (I think). Rank of Private.
Grandpa (Mom's dad), fought during WWII, served 1939-1946, rank of Staff Sgt, received Bronze Star with V device, along with other medals.
My father, served 1976-77, private.
04-26-2011, 04:33 PM
- Join Date
- May 2008
Very nice, CITM. If you want some possible information on your ggf, pm me and I can try to look him up on ancestry. They have some WWI records online there. I've been able to find some things about my g uncle who served in WWII, including his enlistment papers and the ship manifest that he came home on.
04-26-2011, 05:33 PM
Me, 2004-2005, Iraq.
04-26-2011, 05:34 PMI feel that once a black fella has referred to white foks as "honky paleface devil white-trash cracker redneck Caspers," he's abdicated the right to get upset about the "N" word. But that's just me. -- Jim Goad
04-26-2011, 06:04 PM
Great pic Ody, and no matter what anyone says, you DO NOT look anything like Gomer Pyle. :)
04-26-2011, 07:49 PM
04-26-2011, 08:00 PM
Kyrgyzstan, 2005.In most sports, cold-cocking an opposing player repeatedly in the face with a series of gigantic Slovakian uppercuts would get you a multi-game suspension without pay.
In hockey, it means you have to sit in the penalty box for five minutes.
04-26-2011, 08:05 PM"In England a king hath little more to do than to make war and give away places; which in plain terms, is to impoverish the nation and set it together by the ears. A pretty business indeed for a man to be allowed eight hundred thousand sterling a year for, and worshipped into the bargain! Of more worth is one honest man to society and in the sight of God, than all the crowned ruffians that ever lived."
—Thomas Paine, Common Sense
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