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FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Marine Corps Logistics Base, Georgia ~ 02 MAY 2012
Serving the Best Troops and Veterans in the World!! | The Canteen Crew

Posted on 04/30/2012 6:00:03 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe

 

 

 

~The FReeper Canteen Presents~

Road Trip: Marine Corps Logistics Base, Albany, Georgia

Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany is a United States Marine Corps base located in Albany, Georgia. The primary mission of the units on the base is to rebuild and repair ground-combat and combat-support equipment and to support installations on the East Coast of the United States. Today, one of MCLB Albany’s most important facilities is the Marine Corps Logistics Command's Maintenance Center.

The base was commissioned on March 1, 1952, as the Marine Corps Depot of Supplies. At that time, Marine Brigadier General R.P. Coffman assumed command and a small contingent of Marines established headquarters in temporary buildings.

Albany was chosen as the site for the logistics base after a two-year search in the early 1950s for a level area convenient to the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean and serviced by road and rail. Albany was also attractive for its inland location, well away from the possibility of saltwater corrosion of the stored equipment, and its adequate workforce.

Today's Marine Corps Logistics Base, Albany, comprises more than 3,300 acres and in 2002 employed more than 2,400 civilians along with a complement of 600 marines. The Albany Maintenance Center is also the home base for the commander of the Marine Corps Logistics Bases, which includes those located at Barstow, California, and Jacksonville, Florida.

The Base mission is to provide comprehensive logistics support to the MARFOR and other customers for the full spectrum of operating and combat requirements; perform the full range of Logistics Center functions for items assigned Integrated Materiel Management responsibility; perform the full range of Inventory Management functions for PEI's subsequent to the acquisition phase.

MCLB Albany performs the full range of logistics management functions to include accomplishing assigned LEM responsibilities in the acquisition of new items of equipment, monitoring fielded Marine Corps weapons systems readiness, cataloging and delegating standardization functions for the Marine Corps, and provides central management for all assets held by the MARFOR.

Learn More About MCLB Albany HERE!


 

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We pray that your hope, courage, and dignity remain unbroken, so that you may show others the way.

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1 posted on 04/30/2012 6:00:18 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe
Good morning Troops, Veterans and Canteeners.

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Our Flag Flying Proudly One Nation Under God

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Lord, Please Bless Our Troops, They're fighting for our Freedom.

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God Bless Our Republic

Prayers going up


2 posted on 04/30/2012 6:01:07 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: laurenmarlowe


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD!





GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS!!!





BOSTON, (Oct. 21, 2009) Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Philip Gagnon pipes as USS Constitution performs an underway demonstration in honor of the three-masted wooden frigate's 212th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Mark Alexander/Released).
(Click for Bosun’s Whistle)




USS Constitution's 1812 Marine Guard fire vintage Springfield flintlock muskets during the ship's underway. "Old Ironsides" was underway for the "Constitution Day Cruise," which is conducted to thank the family and supporters of Constitution. U.S. Navy photo by Airman Nick Lyman (RELEASED)

OUR TROOPS ROCK!!!!!!!







Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

3 posted on 04/30/2012 6:01:07 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: laurenmarlowe
Aloha Lauren!
4 posted on 04/30/2012 6:01:52 PM PDT by BIGLOOK
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To: laurenmarlowe; Kathy in Alaska

Ooooops! Wrong date in the title.

What a day, LOL!


5 posted on 04/30/2012 6:02:09 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: HopeandGlory
Good evening Hope, and thank you for our Pledge Of Allegiance!

FIRST!!

6 posted on 04/30/2012 6:04:12 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission granted ConorMacNessa!

SECOND!!

7 posted on 04/30/2012 6:06:34 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe

Freep mail me to be on or off the Daily Bread ping list


Who You’re Meant To Be

May 1, 2012

“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” Quoting those words of St. Catherine of Siena, the Bishop of London began his message to Prince William and Kate Middleton at their wedding in Westminster Abbey. Many watching on TV were deeply touched as the bishop affirmed their choice “to be married in the sight of a generous God who so loved the world that He gave Himself to us in the person of Jesus Christ.” Then he urged the couple to pursue a love that finds its center beyond themselves.

From Romans 12, the bride’s brother read: “I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect” (vv.1-2 NRSV).

That royal wedding reminds us all, single or married, of two great truths: (1) God’s great love for us expressed in the sacrifice of Jesus and (2) God’s desire that we find life’s greatest joy and transformation in our relationship with Him. Aren’t those the keys to becoming the persons God meant us to be?

Although I may not understand
The path You’ve laid for me,
Complete surrender to Your will—
Lord, this my prayer shall be. —Sherbert
We become who God meant us to be by giving ourselves completely to Him.

Read: Romans 12:1-2,9-18

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice. —Romans 12:1
Bible in a Year:
2 Chronicles 26-29


8 posted on 04/30/2012 6:07:30 PM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: laurenmarlowe

I thought I lost a day. LOL!


9 posted on 04/30/2012 6:07:56 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: BIGLOOK
Aloha to you BIGLOOK!

THIRD!!

10 posted on 04/30/2012 6:08:20 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe; MoJo2001; 007; 1 FELLOW FREEPER; 11B3; 1FreeAmerican; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; ...

~ Road Trip: Marine Corps Logistics Base, Georgia ~

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11 posted on 04/30/2012 6:08:43 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: All

12 posted on 04/30/2012 6:12:06 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: The Mayor

Good evening to you Mayor!


13 posted on 04/30/2012 6:13:07 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: Kathy in Alaska

At least I got one posted, LOL!

I should quit while I am ahead. I am liable to break FR tonight with my goofy antics.


14 posted on 04/30/2012 6:14:42 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe; All

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


15 posted on 04/30/2012 6:17:02 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: laurenmarlowe
Thanks very much, Lauren!

*HUGS*

And thanks very much for tonight's Road Trip to Marine Corps Logistics Base, Georgia!

OORAH AND SEMPER FI!!!!!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

16 posted on 04/30/2012 6:17:31 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: laurenmarlowe

Funny to have the picture of the Drum Major. Their Band was deactivated in February, along with the one at 29 Palms.


17 posted on 04/30/2012 6:17:31 PM PDT by real saxophonist (The fact that you play tuba doesn't make you any less lethal. -USMC bandsman in Iraq)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Hi Hi!!

Hey, The Russian Guys Have Comedians Too!

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18 posted on 04/30/2012 6:19:43 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: ConorMacNessa

Amen to that ConorMacNessa!

*HUGS*


19 posted on 04/30/2012 6:20:34 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: real saxophonist

Good evening real saxophonist, thank you for joining us this evening.

This is a re-visit of a road trip we made a while back, due to technical difficulties (silly computer operator) I had to pull one out of the hat.

Thanks for the info regarding the Bands!


20 posted on 04/30/2012 6:23:24 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: HopeandGlory; ConorMacNessa
And tied for 1st....Nana Hope and Mac each grab a gold!!


21 posted on 04/30/2012 6:24:26 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: BIGLOOK
And in second....Hawaii snags the silver!!


22 posted on 04/30/2012 6:31:14 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


REST IN PEACE, FALLEN BROTHER!





CWO Don C. Viray, USA, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, KIA Afghanistan 19Apr2012



I have fought a good fight,
I have finished my course,
I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:7 (KJV)


God Of Our Fathers



Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in peace!
We who remain hold you in high honor.
Rest, fallen brother, in this sacred precinct;
We who remain keep this place sacred.
Rest, fallen brother, among these, your comrades;
We who remain keep the watch.
Rest, fallen brother, among these who answered the Nation’s call;
We who remain press the fight forward in your name.
Rest, fallen brother, lay down thy burden;
We who remain have taken up the torch.
Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in eternal peace!



Taps






Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

23 posted on 04/30/2012 6:33:01 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: laurenmarlowe
It's a cool picture, just thought I'd let you know.

The MCLB Band was actually a Drum & Bugle Corps up until a few years ago.

24 posted on 04/30/2012 6:33:10 PM PDT by real saxophonist (The fact that you play tuba doesn't make you any less lethal. -USMC bandsman in Iraq)
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To: The Mayor
And rounding out the top "three"....The Mayor bags the bronze!!


25 posted on 04/30/2012 6:34:41 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: laurenmarlowe

Perseverance Rules!! Good job!!


26 posted on 04/30/2012 6:35:01 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Cool. I spent two weeks there in the Depot Maintenance area.

We did depot level tear-down, evaluation, and rebuilding of a few thousand M16s (M16A1E1 to be exact).


27 posted on 04/30/2012 6:35:59 PM PDT by 2111USMC (Not a hard man to track. Leaves dead men wherever he goes.)
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To: laurenmarlowe

Good evening, ((((Lauren))))

Good to see you tonight...and it’s a great road trip to Georgia to visit our Marines at work! :)


28 posted on 04/30/2012 6:38:21 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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To: real saxophonist

Learnin’ all sorts of interesting facts tonight, I appreciate that indeed!

We visited 29 Palms a while back too, may have to do a re-visit there!


29 posted on 04/30/2012 6:41:59 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: ConorMacNessa

God rest the souls of the fallen heroes! Hand over heart......


30 posted on 04/30/2012 6:42:44 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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To: LUV W; Kathy in Alaska

Howdy there LUV! *HUGS*

It’s great to see you too, if only for a second. Hope you’re doing well.

Lucy needs some grass time, so gotta scoot for a bit.

Hope to pop back in soon!


31 posted on 04/30/2012 6:44:41 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: HopeandGlory
Thanks, Nana Hope, for today's Pledge…((HUGS)) Thanks, AfghanMan and Penguin Girl, for your service to America.


32 posted on 04/30/2012 6:45:56 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: 2111USMC

Good evening, Marine...((HUGS))...so you were there. Cool!

Hope all is well with you.


33 posted on 04/30/2012 6:46:30 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hi Everybody!

(((HUGS)))


34 posted on 04/30/2012 6:50:12 PM PDT by left that other site
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To: txradioguy; SoldierDad; mike1sg; Milo828; mystery-ak; CMS; The Sailor; Jet Jaguar; Defender2; ...
Honoring Our Heroes

2LT Rebecca USA (Daughter of U S Army EOD)
3 sons (armymarinemom and amdad)
86th Fighter Weapons Squadron "Combat Hammer" (saminfl)
AbnSarge USA
Adam USAF (Grumpybutt)
Allegra
Anoreth USCG (daughter of Tax-chick)
aviator USAF
BIGLOOK USN
Brett USN (CindyDawg)
Brother and Son-in-Law (kalee)
Cannoneer No. 4
CAPT Bryan USA (Diver Dave)
CAPT Future Snake Eater USA (RightOnline)
CAPT Jason Clendenin (friend of Frou)
Chris USA (amom)
Chuck USA (RightOnline)
CMS USA
COL Mike (gpapa)
ConorMacNessa FMF Corpsman
CPT Carol USA, Nurse Corp (Vineyard)
David USAF (LUV W)
Defender2
Deven USA (Shimmer)
Diver Dave USN
Drumbo USN
Ethan USMC (georgiabelle)
forgotenknight13 USA (grandson of Monkey Face)
Fred (DocRock)
GulfWar1Vet USA
HiJinx USA
IS2 Brianne USN (My Hearts in London - Everett)
IS2 Heather USN (My Hearts in London - Everett)
Jade Falcon USN
James USA (Grumpybutt)
JemiansTerror USA (Jemian)
Jet Jaguar USAF
Joel (NEMDF)
Jonathan USMC (AZbushgal)
Josh USN (doug from upland)
Karen USA (fatima's granddaughter)
Kenneth (Sweetbaby/LadyPilgrim)
Kevin USMC (skimask)
Kevin and David USA (vigilante2)
KJD USAF (SuzyQue)
Laurita USA
LCpl Carter USMC
LCpl Joe USMC (Don’tMessWithTexas)
Lindsay (Sweetbaby/LadyPilgrim)
LT David (Coldwater Creek)
LTjg Gerald USN (Vineyard)
M1911A1 USMC (M0sby)
M1Tanker
Major Jennifer USA (Diver Dave)
Major joma89 USAF
MEG33's Navy Grandson
Michael USAR (RightOnline)
Mike1Sg USA (mystery-ak)
Milo828 USA (mystery-ak)
MSgt Eddie USAF ( Son of ThomasPaine2000, CMSgt USAF, Ret)
MSGT Glen Ignasiak USAF (nephew of AirForceMom)
Nate USN (sneakers)
Navy Chaplain, Lt Nathan Rice (Coldwater Creek)
Old Sarge USA
OneLoyalAmerican USCG
PFC Jake USMC (son of Enough_Deceit)
Philetus USA
PROCON USA
Rick USAF (Doogle)
Robert, Jeremy, Daynnis USA (SoldierDad)
SandRat USA
Sat-Com Chris USA (son of KC Burke)
SGT Alex USA (son of Enough_Deceit)
SGT Chris USA (son of Vineyard)
SGT Ev USA (Mozie)
SGT Gray USA (colorcountry’s son)
SGT Matt USMC (SuzyQue)
SGT Robert USMC (MarineMom613)
SGT Sean Reed (preed)
Son USCG (GodBlessUSA)
SPC Drew USA (brother-in-law Stonewall Jackson)
SPC Mike USA (AbnSarge)
SPC Ted USA (nephew of hoagy62)
SPC William Akin USA (Step-son of BlueLancer)
SPC4 Adam USA (nephew of Repeal The 17th)
SPC4 Dan USA (son of swmobuffalo)
SSG Brian USA (repubmom)
SSG Dustin USA (SIL of U S Army EOD)
SSG Dusty USA (MountainDad)
SSG Mitchel USA (tina07)
SSG Spencer USA (grame)
SSGT Adam USA (Diver Dave)
SSGT Don May Jr USMC (debm29palms)
SSGT John Linde USA (JFoxbear)
SSGT The Black Knight USAF
Stevan USA (Grumpybutt)
Terrence USN (Sweetbaby/LadyPilgrim)
The Sailor
TMSuchman USMC
tongue-tied USN/USA
Tonkin USN/USCG
TSGT Jason M Kibler USAF (son of AirForceMom)
SFC txradioguy USA
USAFSecurityForces (son of visualops & TheStickman)
Valerie USAF (Shimmer)
Victor and Tony D USMC (weldgophardline)
Vineyard USN
William USA (jackv)
WOs Bob and Michelle USA (nephew, and his wife, of BnBlFlag)

 



35 posted on 04/30/2012 6:50:12 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: laurenmarlowe






Supporting our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen
at more than 1,000 places across the U. S. and around the world.

~Tribute to Our Troops~


36 posted on 04/30/2012 6:51:44 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: laurenmarlowe

And I am going to go brave the construction and see if I can get home on a direct line or have to drive all over the place.

If I miss you, good night and sleep tight. Have fun with Lucy. *HUGS*


37 posted on 04/30/2012 6:52:27 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa

Rest In Peace our Heroes

Il Silenzio

Let Them In St. Peter

38 posted on 04/30/2012 6:55:03 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: laurenmarlowe

Good to see you and hope you have a good week!

I’m doing fine...just same old stuff for me! :)


39 posted on 04/30/2012 6:55:03 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


REST IN PEACE, FALLEN BROTHER!





Sgt. Dean R. Shaffer, USA, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, KIA Afghanistan 19Apr2012



I have fought a good fight,
I have finished my course,
I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:7 (KJV)


God Of Our Fathers



Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in peace!
We who remain hold you in high honor.
Rest, fallen brother, in this sacred precinct;
We who remain keep this place sacred.
Rest, fallen brother, among these, your comrades;
We who remain keep the watch.
Rest, fallen brother, among these who answered the Nation’s call;
We who remain press the fight forward in your name.
Rest, fallen brother, lay down thy burden;
We who remain have taken up the torch.
Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in eternal peace!



Taps






Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

40 posted on 04/30/2012 6:55:16 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Safe Journey, Kathy!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

41 posted on 04/30/2012 6:57:26 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Saluting all our wonderful Canteen heroes!

42 posted on 04/30/2012 7:00:42 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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To: AZamericonnie
Good evennig, Connie!

*HUGS*

Great to see you this evening!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

43 posted on 04/30/2012 7:00:42 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: LUV W
Good evening, Luv!

*HUGS*

Great to see you this evening!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

44 posted on 04/30/2012 7:15:13 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


REST IN PEACE, FALLEN BROTHER!





CWO Nicholas S. Johnson, USA, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, KIA Afghanistan 19Apr2012



I have fought a good fight,
I have finished my course,
I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:7 (KJV)


God Of Our Fathers



Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in peace!
We who remain hold you in high honor.
Rest, fallen brother, in this sacred precinct;
We who remain keep this place sacred.
Rest, fallen brother, among these, your comrades;
We who remain keep the watch.
Rest, fallen brother, among these who answered the Nation’s call;
We who remain press the fight forward in your name.
Rest, fallen brother, lay down thy burden;
We who remain have taken up the torch.
Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in eternal peace!



Taps






Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

45 posted on 04/30/2012 7:27:36 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


Welcome To All Who Enter This Canteen, To Our Serving Military, To Our Veterans, To All Military Families, To Our FRiends and To Our Allies!





Missing Man Setting

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Never Forget Those Who Sacrificed All That We Could Live In Freedom!!






Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

46 posted on 04/30/2012 7:29:50 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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Honoring Our Fallen

47 posted on 04/30/2012 7:32:22 PM PDT by BIGLOOK
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Good evening, Biglook! Getting ready to hit the hay here - my usual early call tomorrow. I hope things are going well with you!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

48 posted on 04/30/2012 7:36:32 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS!




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Must retire – the 0500 Reveille approaches relentlessly – the bugler already mounts the parapet. Will chat with you all on the morrow.

Good night, God bless you, and God bless the United States of America!

Godspeed our Troops around the Globe – especially those in harm’s way – by virtue of their service and sacrifice we continue to live in Freedom!









Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

49 posted on 04/30/2012 7:37:55 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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Home safe and sound...for now, it looks like things will be open after the road crews are done working for the day.

On the way this morning I passed one of those signs that said “Dowling closed at Potter”. They are widening a pretty old and run down road, one lane each way, into 2 lanes each way and a turning lane between.

I’ll check that route each day until it is really closed....there is a bridge over the creek that is involved. I’ve scoped out an alternate route that stairsteps me home.


50 posted on 04/30/2012 7:46:04 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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