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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ PERSEVERANCE ~ 24 September 2017

    09/23/2017 5:05:54 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 36 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In the Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    PERSEVERANCE The idea of perseverance is an important component in athletics, the military, studies, and even in religion. Perseverance is the master key, the secret of success when you are in the middle of the struggle. It is that extra, the second air, the capacity to overcome the discouragement. Our society is making a lot of progress. We have technology and facilities that no one in history ever had before. The new generations can grow up today more healthy, and live longer. But we do have an Achilles' heel: the absence of the spirit of perseverance....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops ~ 23 September 2017

    09/22/2017 6:01:00 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 366 replies
    Our Troops Rock !! | The Canteen DJ's
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ Don Williams ~ ***** ~ 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...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 22 September 2017

    09/21/2017 6:00:19 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 63 replies
    September 21, 2017 | 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.Sit back and relax. Put your feet up and start a conversation. We serve coffee, tea, soda, 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...
  • FREEPER Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 21 September 2017

    09/20/2017 6:00:27 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 38 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In the Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ MEDITERRANEAN DRILLS An air-cushion landing craft debarks the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp for drills in the Mediterranean Sea, Aug. 25, 2016. The Wasp is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Wilkes 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. SLINGLOAD HOOKUP Soldiers attach a slingload hook onto a UH-60 Black Hawk...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What's Your Travel Personality Quiz - Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    09/19/2017 5:59:46 PM PDT · by LUV W · 114 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the whole world...and their families, too! | Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | LUV W and The Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission StatementShowing 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's Your Travel Personality Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and 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.
  • Temporary technical issue with our credit card processing system. [FReepathon LXXXI]

    Dear FRiends, We're having a temporary technical issue with our credit card processing system. Our Merchant Service Provider has requested we add some additional functions into our system to help detect and prevent credit card fraud and this work is underway. Hopefully, this work will be completed in a day or two so we can wrap up our FReepathon before the end of the month. Credit card processing is suspended for the next day or two until this work is completed, but PayPal continues to work normally. And. of course, we still welcome your mail-in donations to: Free Republic, LLC...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota ~ 19 SEPT 2017

    09/18/2017 5:59:24 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 36 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Grand Forks Air Force Base, North DakotaGrand Forks Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation in northeastern North Dakota, located north of Emerado and 16 miles west of Grand Forks. In the 2010 census, the base was counted as a census-designated place with a total population of 2,367.Opened 60 years ago in early 1957, the base's current host unit is the 319th Air Base Wing (319 ABW) assigned to the Expeditionary Center of the Air Mobility Command (AMC). The RQ-4 Global Hawk is a high-altitude, long-endurance, remotely piloted...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy 70th Birthday, United States Air Force ~ 18 September 2017

    09/17/2017 5:02:08 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 59 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Happy 70th Birthday, United States Air Force ~ ~ September 18, 2017 ~ 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. The United States Air Force became a separate military service on September 18, 1947, with the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947. The Act created the National Military Establishment, later renamed the United States Department of Defense, which was composed of three branches, the Army, Navy and a newly created Air Force....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ A Message From Mom ~ 17 September 2017

    09/16/2017 5:17:17 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 36 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    A MESSAGE FROM MOM I gave you life, but cannot live it for you. I can teach you things, but I cannot make you learn. I can give you directions, but I cannot be there to lead you. I can allow you freedom, but I cannot account for it. I can take you to church, but I cannot make you believe. I can teach you right from wrong, but I cannot always decide for you. I can buy you beautiful clothes, but I cannot make you beautiful inside. I can offer you advice, but I cannot...
  • The Freeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 9-16-2017

    09/15/2017 6:58:34 PM PDT · by LUV W · 288 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the world@ | 9-15-17 | The Canteen Crew
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops Elvis Presley ***** ~ 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...
  • Favorite"Lookin For Love Songs".Tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 9~14~17

    09/14/2017 4:54:11 PM PDT · by fatima · 183 replies
    ~Favorite "Lookin For Love" Song's~ Electric Light Orchestra - Do Ya *Video* Gloriana - (Kissed You) Good Night *Video*
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Star Spangled Banner ~ 14 September 2017

    09/13/2017 6:03:47 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 110 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ Star Spangled Banner ~Written by Francis Scott Key (1814) Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies militaryand the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. The War of 1812 had been a particularly nasty conflict with the British. They had burned down the Capitol and the White House in Washington, and were set on taking the port of Baltimore, which was protected in part by Fort McHenry, just to the south. On September 7th, 1814, during the build-up to the attack on Baltimore, two Americans, Colonel John Skinner...
  • The Freeper Canteen - Road Trip: Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota - Wednesday, Septemeber 13, 2017

    09/12/2017 5:59:48 PM PDT · by LUV W · 145 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the whole world | Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | laurenmarlowe
        ​​​​ ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ ​​​​Road Trip: Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota ​​​​ ​​​​Minot Air Force Base is a ​​​​U.S. Air Force installation in Ward County, North Dakota, 13 ​​​​miles north of the city of Minot via U.S. 83. In the 2010 ​​​​census, the base was counted as a CDP with a total population of ​​​​5,521. Minot AFB is the home of two major wings: the 5th Bomb ​​​​Wing and 91st Missile Wing, both of the Global Strike Command (AFGSC). ​​​​ ​​​​ ​​​​Originally opened in 1957 ​​​​as an Air Defense Command (ADC) base, Minot AFB became...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning - Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    09/11/2017 6:00:14 PM PDT · by LUV W · 208 replies
    The greatest military and vets in the world...and in honor of the nearly 3000 who perished that day | Monday, September 11, 2017 | LUV W and the Wonderful 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 I Want You To Answer..... Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning on 9-11 To share your results, write your memories of that day in a post. There are no right or wrong answers. It will help us to remember what we felt that moment, that day. > Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is...
  • Remembrance Archive: Free Republic Threads From 9-11-01

    09/11/2017 7:32:16 AM PDT · by Pollster1 · 38 replies
    freerepublic.com ^ | 9-11-2001 | Starrgaizr and others
    Written by Starrgaizr: Upon request, I have collected links to many of the earliest threads from September 11, 2001 below. I reviewed threads from the very first FR report (http://www.freeRepublic.com/focus/fr/520255/posts)through thread number 520326. Feel free to add other significant threads, including photo archives. Bumping this thread periodically instead of the original threads will also avoid scaring people with the headlines. Bookmark this thread, and bump it from time to time when the nation and the press seems to forget why we need resolve in the face of evil. Forgive some of the early misinformation and broken photo links, and recall...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering 9.11.2001 ~ We Will NEVER Forget! ~ 11 September 2017

    09/10/2017 5:03:36 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 119 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering 9.11.2001 ~ ~ We Will Never Forget!! ~ 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. John Phillip Sousa ~ Star Spangled Banner John Wayne ~ America, Why I Love Her John Phillip Sousa ~ Stars & Stripes Forever Toby Keith ~ Courtesy of The Red, White, & Blue (Angry American) Bobby Bare ~ God Bless America Again Charlie Daniels ~ My Beautiful America John Phillip Sousa ~ Armed Forces Salute John Wayne ~...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW.... ~ 10 September 2017

    09/09/2017 5:08:20 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 60 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW.... I LEARNED FROM NOAH'S ARK 1. Plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark. 2. Stay fit. When you're 600 years old, someone might ask you to do something REALLY big. 3. Don't listen to critics -- do what has to be done. 4. Build on high ground. 5. For safety's sake, travel in pairs. 6. Two heads are better than one. 7. Speed isn't always an advantage. The cheetahs were on board, but so were the snails. 8. If you can't fight or flee -- float! 9....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops! ~ 09 September 2017

    09/08/2017 6:02:49 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 143 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong ~ ***** ~ 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...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 8 September 2017

    09/07/2017 6:00:32 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 61 replies
    September 7, 2017 | 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' Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Even girlie drinks 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 a conversation.You never know who you might meet in the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 07 September 2017

    09/06/2017 6:01:00 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 90 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ CLIFF CLIMBER Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Isaman climbs a cliff face at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho, VT, Aug. 21, 2016. Isaman attended a mountain warfare course at the Army Mountain Warfare School, which provides tactical and technical training for mountain warfare operations. Isaman is assigned to the Idaho National Guard's 124th Air Support Operations Squadron. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Avery Cunningham Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those...