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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 30 June 2016

    06/29/2016 6:01:38 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 93 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ AIR AND SPACE OPERATIONS CENTER COMMANDER SPENDS DAY WITH AIR NATIONAL GUARD RESCUE SQUADRONS Air Force Col. Harlie Bodine, commander of the 611th Air and Space Operations Center, participates in an immersion flight with the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard’s rescue squadrons on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Nov. 24, 2015. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. CLAM SHELL...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Color Fireworks Are You Quiz - Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    06/28/2016 5:59:52 PM PDT · by LUV W · 96 replies
    The greatest military and veterans in the world....and their families, too! | Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | LUV W and The Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... What Color Fireworks Are You Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button & copy & paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly!
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Scott Air Force Base, Illinois ~ 28 JUNE 2016

    06/27/2016 5:49:56 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 69 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
          ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Scott Air Force Base, IllinoisScott Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base in St. Clair County, Illinois, near Belleville and O'Fallon. Scott Field was one of thirty-two Air Service training camps established after the United States entered World War I in April 1917. It is part of the Air Mobility Command (AMC), and is also the headquarters of the U.S. Transportation Command, a Unified Combatant Command that coordinates transportation across all the services.The base is operated by the 375th Air Mobility Wing (375 AMW) and is also...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: U.S. Military All-Stars ~ 27 June 2016

    06/26/2016 5:04:21 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 99 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today! ~ Hall of Heroes ~ US Military All-Stars Info from here.             The modern US Military All Stars was founded originally as the U.S. Navy Baseball Club by retired U.S. Navy Commander Terry Allvord in Pensacola, Florida in 1990 before moving to San Diego for the 1993 season. This program is the leader in armed forces baseball in the modern era. Allvord went on to establish over...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ A TIME FOR EVERYTHING ~ 26 June 2016

    06/25/2016 4:59:29 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 47 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            A TIME FOR EVERYTHING There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: A time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, A time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, A time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, A time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain...
  • FReeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 25 June, 2016

    06/24/2016 5:51:26 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 273 replies
    Our Troops Rock!!!! | Canteen DJ's
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l Ticketmaster l...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN: Favorite "Numbers Songs, tell us your Favorites

    06/23/2016 6:09:57 PM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 402 replies
    June 23, 2016 | Michael.sf
    ~Favorite ‘Number’ Songs ~ Bobby Vee – The Night has a 1000 Eyes They say that you're a run around lover Tho' you say it isn't so But if you put me down for another I'll know, believe me I’ll Know 'cause the night has a thousand eyes And a thousand eyes can't help but see *Video* Sammy Haggar – I Can’t Drive 55 One foot on the brake and one on the gas, hey! Well, there's too much traffic, I can't pass, no! So I tried my best illegal move I miss Alabamy once again Well, baby, black...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 23 June 2016

    06/22/2016 5:59:22 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 82 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ FREE FALL TRAINING U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Nelson Cothren performs a free fall jump from a C-130 Hercules during military free fall jump sustainment training in Santa Rita, Guam, Nov. 4, 2015. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ace Rheaume Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. JUNGLE CAMOUFLAGE U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Michael B. Wheeler applies camouflage paint on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 31,...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Where Should You Spend Your Summer Quiz - Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    06/21/2016 6:00:14 PM PDT · by LUV W · 160 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the whole world....and their families, too! | Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | LUV W and The Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ --Canteen Mission Statement-- Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allies' military and family members of the above. Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... Where Should You Spend Your Summer Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz!To share your results, click on the "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho ~ 21 JUNE 2016

    06/20/2016 5:53:14 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 114 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
          ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Mountain Home Air Force Base, IdahoMountain Home Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation located in southwestern Idaho, United States. The base is in Elmore County, 12 mi (19 km) southwest of the city of Mountain Home, which is 40 mi (64 km) southeast of Boise, via Interstate 84. The host unit at Mountain Home since 1972 has been the 366th Fighter Wing (366 FW) of the Air Combat Command (ACC), nicknamed the "Gunfighters." The base's primary mission is to provide combat airpower and combat support capabilities...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Robert E Galer ~ 20 June 2016

    06/19/2016 5:07:48 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 60 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!   ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Robert E. Galer Info from here.             Robert E. Galer was born on 23 October 1913 in Seattle. He graduated from the University of Washington in June 1935, and joined the Naval Reserve Aviation Base Seattle for flight training. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps on 1 July 1936 In April 1937, Galer was designated a...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Father's Day 2016! ~ 19 June 2016

    06/18/2016 5:04:30 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 94 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    Happy Father's Day!!
  • FReeper Canteen Father's Day Weekend - 18 June 2016

    06/17/2016 5:59:47 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 181 replies
    Our Troops & Dad's Rock!!!!!!!!!!!!! | Canteen DJ's
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l Ticketmaster l...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 17 June 2016

    06/16/2016 5:58:35 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 114 replies
    June 16, 2016 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music.It's casual FRiday here at the Canteen. Put up your feet and relax. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup or a glass, and start...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 16 June 2016

    06/15/2016 5:59:00 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 88 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ ARMORED HORIZON An armored vehicle sits on the horizon during Trident Juncture 2015 in Almería, Spain, Oct. 30, 2015. The exercise enabled Reserve Marines to gain experience within their military occupational specialty and demonstrate their readiness with other foreign nationals. The vehicle is assigned to the 4th Marine Division. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl Gabrielle Quire Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. VIPER FIRE Marines fire a BGM-71...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The History Quiz About The 60s - Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    06/14/2016 6:00:10 PM PDT · by LUV W · 122 replies
    The greatest military and veterans in the whole world...and their families, too! | Tuesday, June 14, 2016 | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... History Quiz About The 60sHT--PROCON! Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button & copy & paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly!
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Birthday United States Army ~ Happy Flag Day! ~ 14 JUNE 2016

    06/13/2016 5:28:57 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 71 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~Happy Birthday United States Army! ~ Happy Flag Day!Two hundred forty-one years ago, our nation's leaders established the Continental Army. Today, the Army is the strategic landpower of the joint force; called upon to prevent, shape, and win against our adversaries. The U.S. Army's 241st Birthday is June 14, 2016, a day we celebrate the Total Army Force comprised of multi-component Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians and their contributions to national defense. The American Soldier trains, deploys, engages, and destroys enemies of the United States in combat operations as the world's premier...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub ~ 13 June 2016

    06/12/2016 4:59:06 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 193 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ Remembering 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub ~ 14 September 48 ~ 12 June 07 Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. 03 October 01 ~ 10 October 06 The Chicago Bears ~ The Super Bowl Shuffle Red Foley ~ Just A Closer Walk With Thee John Coltrane ~ In A Sentimental Mood Maynard Ferguson ~ Theme from "Shaft" John Coltrane ~ Lazy Bird Armed Forces ~ Vocal Armed Forces Medley ~ Instrumental The Temptations ~ My Girl Sheb Wooley ~ Purple People Eater USMA...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE POWER OF LOVE ~ 12 June 2016

    06/11/2016 5:00:00 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 69 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            THE POWER OF LOVE What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things. This story will keep you singing! Like any good mother, when Karen found out that another baby was on the way, she did what she could to help her 3-year-old son, Michael, prepare for a new sibling. Karen and her spouse found out that the new baby was going to be a girl, and day after day, night after night, Michael would sing to his sister in Mommy's...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops ~ 11 June 2016

    06/10/2016 5:59:34 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 273 replies
    Our Troops Rock!!! | Canteen DJ's
       ***** ~ Tunes For Our Troops ~ *****~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l Ticketmaster l...
  • FReeper Canteen - Favorite "Sun-Summer Songs", Tell Us Yours! 10 June 2016

    06/09/2016 6:00:34 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 243 replies
    Canteen Crew
    Favorite "Sun or Summer" Songs *Video* Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers Ain't no sunshine when she's gone It's not warm when she's away. Ain't no sunshine when she's gone And she's always gone too long Anytime she goes away. Wonder this time where she's gone Wonder if she's gone to stay Ain't no sunshine when she's gone And this house just ain't no home Anytime she goes away. And I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 09 June 2016

    06/08/2016 5:58:06 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 96 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ AERIAL WAVE U.S. Navy Capt. Pete M. Mantz waves to the USS Essex for his final time after conducting an aerial lead change ceremony with Capt. Brian J. Quin, the Essex's executive officer, in the Arabian Gulf, Oct. 17, 2015. The Essex is supporting security efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Liam Kennedy Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Kind Of Sundae Are You Quiz - Wednesday, June 8, 2016

    06/07/2016 5:59:38 PM PDT · by LUV W · 117 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the world...and their families, too! | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... What Kind Of Sundae Are You Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button & copy & paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly!
  • Freeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Schofield Barracks, Hawaii ~ 7 JUNE 2016

    06/06/2016 5:39:50 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 101 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Schofield Barracks, Hawaii Schofield Barracks is a United States Army installation located in the City and County of Honolulu and in the Wahiawa District of the island of Oahu, Hawaii, United States. Schofield Barracks lies adjacent to the town of Wahiawā, separated from most of it by Lake Wilson (also known as Wahiawā Reservoir). Schofield Barracks is named after Lieutenant General John McAllister Schofield. He was sent to Hawaii in 1872 and recommended the establishment of a naval base at Pearl Harbor. Schofield Barracks occupies some 17,725 acres on Central Oahu....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ D-Day, June 6, 1944 ~ 06 June 2016

    06/05/2016 5:01:26 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 117 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    ~ D-DAY, June 6, 1944 ~ NORMANDY INVASION May 1944 had been chosen at the conference in Washington in May 1943 as the time for the invasion. Difficulties in assembling landing craft forced a postponement until June, but June 5 was fixed as the unalterable date by Eisenhower on May 17. As the day approached and troops began to embark for the crossing, bad weather set in, threatening dangerous landing conditions. After tense debate, Eisenhower and his subordinates decided on a 24-hour delay, requiring the recall of some ships already at sea. Eventually, on the morning of June 5,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE VISIT ~ 05 June 2016

    06/04/2016 5:00:18 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 98 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            THE VISIT A lady in a faded gingham dress and her husband, dressed in a homespun threadbare suit, stepped off the train in Boston, and walked timidly without an appointment into the president's outer office. The secretary could tell in a moment that such backwoods, country hicks had no business at Harvard and probably didn't even deserve to be in Cambridge. She frowned. "We want to see the president", the man said softly. "He'll be busy all day," the secretary snapped. "We'll wait," the lady replied. For hours, the secretary ignored them, hoping that the...
  • FReeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 4 June 2016

    06/03/2016 6:02:59 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 288 replies
    Our Troops Rock!!!! | Canteen DJ's
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l Ticketmaster l...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 3 June 2016

    06/02/2016 5:57:41 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 127 replies
    June 2, 2016 | Canteen Crew and Musical DJs
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea,or maybe a tall brew? Topped off with great conversation and music. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a glass and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could join us. The FR Canteen is a casual place....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops ~ 02 June 2016

    06/01/2016 5:59:37 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 108 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ SILENT DRILL The Marine Corps Silent Drill Team performs during the evening parade at Marine Barracks Washington, DC, July 31, 2015. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. hosted the event and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was the guest of honor. DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. EVACUATING THE ELDERLY An 88-year-old woman is...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Name The Rank of These TV Characters Quiz - Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    05/31/2016 5:59:50 PM PDT · by LUV W · 118 replies
    The greatest military and vets in the whole world...and their families, too! | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... Name The Rank Of These TV Characters Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button & copy & paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly!
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: U.S. Coast Guard Integrated Support Command Base, Hawaii ~ 31 MAY 2016

    05/30/2016 5:50:15 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 75 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: US Coast Guard Integrated Support Command Base, HawaiiU.S. Coast Guard Base Honolulu delivers integrated mission support during routine and contingency operations throughout the 14th District area of responsibility.The 14th District’s boundaries of responsibility stretch from the Hawaiian Islands and across most of the Central and Western Pacific. The district commander oversees 25 operational units ashore and afloat throughout the Pacific, which regularly perform missions in maritime safety, protection of natural resources, maritime security, homeland security and national defense.More than 1,150 active duty, 150 Reserve, 80 civilian and 400 auxiliary men and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ MEMORIAL DAY 2016 ~ 30 May 2016

    05/29/2016 5:04:01 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 144 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
        The FReeper Canteen Observes ------------------------Memorial Day 2016 ------------------------     HistoryMemorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns laying claim to being the birthplace of Memorial Day. There is also evidence that organized women's groups in the South were decorating graves before the end of the Civil War: a hymn published in 1867, "Kneel Where Our Loves are Sleeping" by Nella L. Sweet (see below) carried the dedication "To...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2016 ~ 29 May 2016

    05/28/2016 5:01:29 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 99 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Sunday Chapel ~ MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2016 ~ TAPS Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. In honor of those who lost their lives while serving our country, we would like to share with you President Ronald Reagan’s 1986 Memorial Day remarks at Arlington National Cemetery: Today is the day we put aside to remember fallen heroes and to pray that no heroes will ever have to die for us again. It’s a day...
  • FReeper Canteen - Memorial Day Weekend -28 May 2016

    05/27/2016 6:00:25 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 208 replies
    Our Troops Rock!!!!!!!!!!!!!! | Canteen Crew
       ***** ~ Memorial Day Weekend Patriotic Music ~ *****~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l Ticketmaster...
  • FReeper Canteen - Favorite "Flower" Song, Tell Us Yours! - 27 May 2016

    05/26/2016 6:00:59 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 288 replies
    Thanks to all who serve!!! | Canteen Crew
    Favorite "Flower" Songs *Video* Killswitch Engage - Rose Of Sharyn Numb and broken, Here I stand alone, Wondering what were The last words I said to you Hoping, praying that I'll find a way To turn back time, Can I turn back time? What would I give to behold. The smile the face of love, You never left me, The rising sun Will always speak your name. Numb, i'm broken Here i stand alone. Wondering the words, The last words i said to you It won't be long We'll meet again... What would i give, to behold The smile,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 26 May 2016

    05/25/2016 5:59:33 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 109 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ FINAL FLIGHT Air Force Lt. Col. Todd Houchins pilots the last 82nd Aerial Target Squadron QF-4 Phantom aircraft before its final takeoff from Tyndall Air Force Base, FL, July 24, 2015. Houchins is commander of the 53rd Test Support Squadron. Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. BLAZE BUSTERS Airmen battle flames from a simulated aircraft fire at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center in Alpena County, MI, July 22,...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Does Your Burger Say About You Quiz - Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    05/24/2016 5:59:51 PM PDT · by LUV W · 165 replies
    The greatest military and vets in the whole world...and their families, too! | LUV W and The Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... What Does Your Burger Say About You? Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button & copy & paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly!
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii ~ 24 MAY 2016

    05/23/2016 5:59:40 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 138 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) is located on the island of Hawaii between Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and the Hualalai Volcanic Mountains. It extends up the lower slopes of Mauna Kea to approximately 6,800 feet in elevation and to about 9,000 feet on Mauna Loa. The training area is about midway between Hilo, on the east coast and the Army landing site at Kawaihae Harbor. The area is the largest DOD installation in Hawaii. The PTA consists of 108,863 acres, of which 24,048 are leased by the Army...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ National Maritime Day (May 22nd) ~ 23 May 2016

    05/22/2016 5:00:15 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 121 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ National Maritime Day (May 22nd) ~ STEAMSHIP SAVANNAH - 1819 On May 22, 1819, the SS Savannah left its home port of Savannah, Georgia on its way to Liverpool, England. The ship "put to sea with steam and sails" and reached Liverpool in 29 days and four hours, becoming the first steamship to cross the Atlantic. While the steam engine performed faultlessly, it was not the only means of propulsion; historians have estimated that the Savannah was under sail 80% of the time. Nonetheless, it was an impressive achievement, one that signaled...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THERE ARE NEEDS, AND THEN THERE ARE NEEDS ~ 22 May 2016

    05/21/2016 4:59:41 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 92 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            THERE ARE NEEDS, AND THEN THERE ARE NEEDS "The bird does not sing because he has an answer; he sings because he has a song." Old Chinese Proverb Peppermint Patty, of Peanuts cartoon fame, can be impatient at times. You Peanuts fans may recall one of those times. School was about to begin, and Peppermint Patty went shopping. She entered the store, and proceeded directly to the counter, and said, "Sir, I need some school supplies...some pencils, some paper, a loose-leaf binder, and some answers. I need a lot of answers." Most of you have...
  • FReeper Canteen - Armed Forces Day - 21 May 2016

    05/20/2016 5:58:14 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 229 replies
    Our Troops Rock!!!! | Canteen DJ's
       ***** ~ Canteen Music Dedication ~ ***** Armed Forces Day "Gaurdians of Freedom" Saturday, May 21, 2016 ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon...
  • Prayer Thread - SWAMPSNIPER [Sad Update # 322]

    05/20/2016 8:50:01 AM PDT · by null and void · 472 replies
    Private communication | 5/20/16 | nully
    Mary Litwin.....Hey guys. Steve and Gerry and I met with the Social Services Doc at Flagler today, and she was so kind. It could have been a very difficult conversation, but that old fart know's his own mind, as well as anyone within listening distance all the time. The doctors agree that there is no chance that continued Life Support will get him any closer to ever coming off of the mechanically controlled assistance to live his life the way he wants to.They have assured me that he is not aware of what he is going through. Today, I signed...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 20 May 2016

    05/19/2016 5:57:54 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 117 replies
    May 19, 2016 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 19 May 2016

    05/18/2016 6:01:25 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 115 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ MEDAL MOMENT Team Army members celebrate after winning the gold medal for both the team compound and recurve events during the archery competition at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games on Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA, June 22, 2015. Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. TALISMAN DRILLS U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Chance Seckenger participates in launch-and-recovery drills in a combat rubber raiding craft during Exercise Talisman Sabre...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Which Twilight Zone Episode Is Your Personal Nightmare Quiz - Wed, 5-18-16

    05/17/2016 6:00:18 PM PDT · by LUV W · 136 replies
    The best troops and vets in the whole world...and their families too! | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... Which Twilight Zone Episode Is Your Personal Nightmare Quiz Hat-tip...PROCON! Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button & copy & paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly!
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii ~ 17 MAY 2016

    05/16/2016 5:46:57 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 72 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii Pacific Missile Range Facility is the world's largest instrumented multi-environment range capable of supporting surface, subsurface, air, and space operations simultaneously. There are over 1,100 square miles of instrumented underwater range and over 42,000 square miles of controlled airspace. This makes PMRF a premier facility for supporting operations which vary from small, single-unit exercises up to large scale, multiple-unit battle group scenarios.The mission of the Pacific Missile Range Facility is to facilitate Training, Tactics Development, and Test & Evaluations for air, surface, and sub-surface...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller ~ 16 May 2016

    05/15/2016 5:02:37 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 106 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today! ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller Info from here.             Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller (June 26, 1898 – October 11, 1971) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Puller is the most decorated U.S. Marine in history, and the only Marine to receive five Navy Crosses. During his career, he fought guerrillas in Haiti and Nicaragua, and participated in some...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE TREE OF LIFE ~ 15 May 2016

    05/14/2016 5:00:43 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 57 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            THE TREE OF LIFE "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world should be saved through Him." (John 3:16,17). One night I was watching a movie. At the end, the cowboy turned and put the name of his girlfriend in the window of his car for all to see. Then he put his arm around her and pulled her close....
  • FReeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 14 May 2016

    05/13/2016 5:59:06 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 289 replies
    Our Troops Rock! | Canteen DJ's
       ***** Tunes For The Troops ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l Ticketmaster l Billboard...
  • Favorite Make Up Songs.Tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 5~13~16

    05/12/2016 4:48:26 PM PDT · by fatima · 223 replies
    ~Favorite Make Up Song's~ EVERLY BROTHERS - Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry *Video* Willie Nelson - Always On My Mind *Video*