All right, all right, STAND EASY. Listen up. Memorial Day is Monday. You all know what what to do. Carry on. And Amen.
All right! I can do that! But my 4 years in the Army pale in comparison to that of my folks - my Dad and Mom. I'm a newby, so still feelin' my way... but any reason we can't resurrect that 2006-2007 thread noted above about what the folks did in WWII?
Well, there is a story here. He is wearing cap, standing with hand on hip. The job was low level night interdiction...I guess his Buddy Wingman here, on the nose...Lt Reedy...got carried away with the low level part. Dad is 95 this month.
__________________ "If it can't be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled or composted then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production."
my dad served in the army during WW2 and fought in the Philippines. He never talked about it to me but I've done some research... I'm proud now to work in a nursing home and serve the Greatest Generation. Dad passed away 13 years ago on July 4, a fitting day for someone who taught me to be proud to be an American.
1971-73: Line officer, pilot training at Williams AFB, Arizona
1980-1996: Chaplain, serving at F.E. Warren AFB, Cheyenne; Hickam AFB, Hawaii; Pope AFB, North Carolina; Maxwell/Gunter AFB, Alabama; Prinicilik AS, Turkey; Ramstein AFB, Germany. Retired as Senior Protestant Chaplain, Ramstein, Lt Col...
Still wear the uniform on occasion--last time was two weeks ago when I had the privilege of performing our daughters wedding.