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Discussion in 'The Backstage' started by Kris Ford, Sep 22, 2017.

  1. cybermgk

    cybermgk Singin' the body lectric Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Got to watch one be refueled, inside a KC-135, from the boom operator's location (also F16s, F15s and some C-141s as well).
     
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    When we toured there in the scouts, they let us lay in those pods..super cool as a kid!!
     
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    cybermgk Singin' the body lectric Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    I won 'Airman of the Month' a few times for our unit, and trips like that were part of the 'prize'.
     
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    Kris Ford Senior Member

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    Yeah, the guys were SUPER cool to us..they played it up well.

    GREAT thing to do for boys..I bet a couple in my Troop probably decided to go USAF that day LOL.
     
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    HAPPY 242ND BIRTHDAY, UNITED STATES NAVY!!!
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    These are sad times guys.


    Between the National Anthem protest and the hoopla over the Commander in Chiefs call to one of the widows, I am at a loss... It appears everything is in play to promote one's agenda. Regardless that its on the backs of those that help safeguard their freedom of speech.

    There's nothing sacred. Sad times.
     
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    A beautiful sight to these eyes!

    Haze gray and underway!!
    Times THREE!!
     
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    Original Sailor's Creed: (when I was in, and the one I learned verbatim)

    I have chosen to serve in the United States Navy. America depends on my performance for her survival, and I accept the challenge to set my standards high, placing my country's well-being above self-interest.
    I will be loyal to my country, its Constitution and laws, and to my shipmates.
    I will be honest in my personal and professional life and encourage my shipmates to do the same.
    I will, to the best of my ability, do the right thing for its own sake, and I am prepared to face pain or death in defense of my country.
    I will be a professional, wearing my uniform with pride and accepting responsibility for my actions.
    I will set excellence as my standard and always strive for ways to make me a better sailor and my crew a better crew.


    Current Sailor's Creed:

    I am a United States Sailor.
    I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America and I will obey the orders of those appointed over me.

    I represent the fighting spirit of the Navy and those who have gone before me to defend freedom and democracy around the world.

    I proudly serve my country's Navy combat team with Honor, Courage and Commitment.

    I am committed to excellence and the fair treatment of all.
     
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    You being 15 minutes from the memorial jogged my rust bucket again!
    You might be interested to know that our little group has both played at and run sound at Skenesborough park!

    Here my wife and I are running sound under the tent right within a stones throw from the memorial.....
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    Ring a bell to anyone in here? :hmm: :laugh2:
     
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    IMO Current one seems pretty lame by comparison!
     
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    It is..

    The first one is the one I lived by..
     
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    And that's why I say Your a good man, Kris, and I'm dam glad to know ya! :cheers2:
     
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    Happy Thanksgiving men! And thoughts to those not home during the holidays
     
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    These are what you wanna see coming in hot on your side!
     

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