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6 Shooter
05-25-14, 02:14 PM
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navy2kcoupe
05-25-14, 06:09 PM
EDWARD JOHN GINTER
Panel 15E, Row 95 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Date of Casualty: 2/26/1967
Friend and High School Classmate


ROBERT EARL DEW
Panel 7W, Row 24 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Date of Casualty: 8/30/1970
Friend in the same Company in Vietnam.

Rest In Peace guys.................
Andy

Yoda
05-25-14, 06:34 PM
Here is a quote that has stuck with me for years. I heard this at a Memorial Day service many years ago, it comes to mind each Memorial Day :pat

"These heroes are dead. They died for liberty – they died for us. They are at rest. They sleep in the land they made free, under the flag they rendered stainless, under the solemn pines, the sad hemlocks, the tearful willows, and the embracing vines. They sleep beneath the shadows of the clouds, careless alike of sunshine or of storm, each in the windowless Place of Rest. Earth may run red with other wars – they are at peace. In the midst of battle, in the roar of conflict, they found the serenity of death. I have one sentiment for soldiers living and dead: cheers for the living; tears for the dead.

The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
~Benjamin Disraeli"

Bud

kpic
05-26-14, 08:12 AM
Father Dennis O‘Brien USMC:
It is the Soldier, not the reporter
Who has given us freedom of the press.


It is the Soldier, not the poet,
Who has given us freedom of speech.


It is the Soldier, not the campus organizer,
Who has given us the freedom to demonstrate.


It is the Soldier, not the lawyer,
Who has given us the right to a fair trial.


It is the Soldier, who salutes the flag,
Who serves beneath the flag,
And whose coffin is draped by the flag,
Who allows the protestor to burn the flag.

US Army 65-69, Republic South Vietnam, 11B.

Yoda
05-26-14, 01:12 PM
Today and every day!!

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Bud