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Happy Veterans day

to all my Vet brothers and Sisters.

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It's Armistice Day. The "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" It's commemorated all over the world. Teddy, get with the world order. Some countries even stop everything and take the two-minute moment of silence at 11 a.m. As for me, I was at Home Depot.

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To those that gave the ultimate sacrifice to preserve freedom: Thank you!

God Bless all the Men and Women in uniform that serve in the United States Military. ALL of you are heroes!

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To those that gave the ultimate sacrifice to preserve freedom: Thank you!

God Bless all the Men and Women in uniform that serve in the United States Military. ALL of you are heroes!

Thank you, Mark. I tell you... just a smile or a kind word can make all the difference to the guys over there. It can literally turn a horrible day into one filled with hope.

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Thank you for your service, Teddy.

I hope everyone here appreciates that the Blue Cord is worn only by those that fight on the front lines. This isn't a trivial decoration.

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Thank you for your service, Teddy.

I hope everyone here appreciates that the Blue Cord is worn only by those that fight on the front lines. This isn't a trivial decoration.

Amen to that sentiment, Elk.

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So, you got a blue Infantry fourrage. BTW, "fourrage" is french.

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BTW, "fourrage" is french.

So what? Roughly a third of English words are of French origin.

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"fourragere" is French. He stated he doesn't give a damn about France's losses during war. I was just pointing out that the thing he is very proud of comes from the French military. Like the "beret".

Also, Veterans' Day is Remembrance Day. The world saw peace in Flanders Field. It started out for the 20 million people that died during WWI. How many losses have families suffered in the current counter-insurgency effort? It wouldn't even make it into a single day's battle. So, we can say we don't give a shit about France but we sure as hell like their uniforms. They look swell!

Also, not taking away from the current battles being fought but my grandfather sleeping in the same trench with his dead comrades doesn't pale in comparison to somebody merely dying in your arms. I mean, it has to be a lot worse than being in a frozen trench with about three years of bones and fresh frozen corpses to keep one company.

But you're wrong. The blue fourragere indicates infantry like Teddy stated. For being in the infantry during combat he wears the Combat Infantry Badge.

And what is up with the, "Happy Veterans Day"? It isn't like a fucking birthday. We don't celebrate Veterans' Day. We commemorate Veterans' Day. Only a fucking hillbilly would say, "Happy Veterans Day!"

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Unreal.

You actually disparage a soldier's service to our country because, in your eyes, it wasn't sufficiently unpleasant.

I won't bother to detail your mischaracterizations and inaccurate parsing of what Teddy and I wrote.

Please thank your grandfather on behalf of all of us if he is fortunate enough to still be alive. If not, toast his memory and that of his comrades. We owe them our thanks as well.

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You actually disparage a soldier's service to our country because, in your eyes, it wasn't sufficiently unpleasant.

We live in a pussification society. From the war effort, to the NFL, to NASCAR. No matter how bad it got we remember somebody somewhere had it worse than us. At least we used to. What we need is another world war to bring us back to our senses.


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Please thank your grandfather...

I can't. He died from complications from being gassed in France. It took fifty years but it finally killed him. But he was instrumental in starting the American Legion so I take from him what Veterans Day is about. When he was being interviewed once he was asked how he coped all these years with these complications. He replied, "I just rocked on.". How his family saw him handle it is private.

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I'd simply like to say "thanks" to all the folk who served, especially those who didn't make it, or didn't make it in one piece.

So thanks!

My part would be more in making better guns, if it comes to that, at my age (and my eyesight, seeing targets accurately might be a requirement).

While I wish that we didn't need an army, this is the real world, and we need the nastiest one imaginable.

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While I wish that we didn't need an army, this is the real world, and we need the nastiest one imaginable.

I like that.

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I can't. He died from complications from being gassed in France. It took fifty years but it finally killed him.

Godawful stuff. Sorry to hear this.


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But he was instrumental in starting the American Legion

Cool.

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In America, every day exists because of veterans.

Kudos.

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When I finish school I am going to try go back in as a Commissioned Officer. (I was a NCO before(E5(P))

What is this "try" shit. Just fucking do it. And go to Ft. Benning and finish jump school you fucking hillbilly leg.

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Teddy, why would you openly talk to strangers about people dying in your arms as a means to validate Veterans Day on the Internet? Go to school. Get your commission. And don't forget to go to jump school. And stay away from the VA. You won't get your commission. You'll just have to "rock on".

BTW, I have a lot of respect for you but you almost do a lot of things. Get your shit wired tight and knock of the fucking whining. I was a ward of the VA for a short period of time. It is not the place to go for advancement as a veteran working on a commission. You keep going like this and you're going to end up working at the VA getting extra points on your application for having a screw loose.

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What is this "try" shit. Just fucking do it. And go to Ft. Benning and finish jump school you fucking hillbilly leg.

get some manners and couth, you blue falcon bitch.

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I regret to have gotten into it with JoJo the Duck.

anyway, what I said in my first post...and thanks JJ, JA, Buddha, Mark, Elk, and anyone else. Means a lot to me.

My thoughts, respect and love to all my Veteran Brothers and Sisters(you too, Lamont, you inbred cretin bastard)

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