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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 19 January 2017

    01/18/2017 6:01:41 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 12 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ MEDEVAC TRAINING A soldier helps hoist a member of the South Carolina Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team into a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a medevac training and certification mission in Eastover, SC, March 9, 2016. South Carolina Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Roberto Di Giovine 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. PUMP PRESSURE Navy Seaman Apprentice Jaren Solt throttles the pressure of a JP-5 fuel pump on...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Kind Of Takeout Food Are You Quiz - Wednesday, January 18, 2017

    01/17/2017 5:59:22 PM PST · by LUV W · 128 replies
    The best military and veterans in the whole world...and their families, too! | January 17, 2017 | 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 Takeout Food Are You Quiz Click HERE to 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: US Army Research<br>Detroit Arsenal, Michigan ~ 17 January 2017

    01/16/2017 6:02:15 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 133 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: United States Army Research Detroit Arsenal, Michigan Home of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Headquarters, the Detroit Arsenal  has played a vital role in our Nation’s defense since the start of World War II.  Located in Warren, Mich., the Detroit Arsenal sprang up seemingly overnight in 1940 with the single focus of producing medium tanks.  Today, the Detroit Arsenal remains ever vigilant as the host for organizations that provide over 70 percent of the systems used in the military.Home of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command...
  • Register to vote with Yes California's "Californian National Party"!

    01/16/2017 10:42:08 AM PST · by MeganC · 80 replies
    Via email from http://www.yescalifornia.org/ ^ | January 16, 2017 | Yes California
    Friend -- The cause of Californian independence requires us to adopt multiple lines of attack. Yes California is busy working to qualify a ballot measure that will give us the chance to hold a vote on independence on March 5, 2019. Register to volunteer to collect signatures if you haven't already, or chip in a few bucks if you can't. Now there's another way you can help the cause of independence and it will take just a few minutes. Yes California is reorganizing its political party, the Californian National Party, to begin running pro-independence candidates to local, county, and state...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Jeremiah Denton ~ 16 January 2017

    01/15/2017 5:05:03 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 95 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
      Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do! 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 ~   Jeremiah Denton Info from here.               Thank you, Mountainlion, for the heads up on the passing of this hero.  RIP, Mr. Denton.   Jeremiah Andrew Denton Jr. (born July 15, 1924 in Mobile, Alabama) is a retired United States Navy rear admiral, naval aviator and a former...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ RESERVATIONS ~ 15 January 2017

    01/14/2017 5:03:13 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 43 replies
    Serving | The Canteen Crew
            RESERVATIONS Recently, someone stopped by my office, handed me two sheets of paper, and said something to the effect of, "You're always sharing something with people; here's something for you." Then he was gone. Like so many encounters we have along life's way, this one was brief. But it left a lasting impression...and brightened my whole day. The article is definitely a "keeper". Originally written by Jonathan Lee for the Washington Post, it is entitled "Reservations of an Airline Agent". I've abbreviated it due to limited space, but the point is unchanged. Enjoy! "I work...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops! ~ 14 January 2017

    01/13/2017 6:05:05 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 178 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
        ***** 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 Hanging' Cafe ~ 13 January 2017

    01/12/2017 6:00:50 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 139 replies
    January 12, 2017 | Mother Natures and the Wood Fairies
    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. Pets are welcomed, too.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...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 12 January 2017

    01/11/2017 6:01:02 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 127 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ PLACING A TORPEDO A Marine places a Bangalore torpedo under concertina wire during a demolition training range in Southwest Asia, March 9, 2016. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Akeel Austin 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. SOARING ANGELS The Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, perform a parade maneuver during the Naval Air Facility El Centro Airshow in El Centro, CA, March 12, 2016. The squadron, celebrating its...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Season Is Your Soul Connected To Quiz - Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    01/10/2017 5:59:00 PM PST · by LUV W · 138 replies
    The bestest troops and vets in the whole wide world...and their loved ones! | Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | 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 Season Is Your Soul Connected To 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.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts ~ 10 JAN 2017

    01/09/2017 5:51:03 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 61 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Hanscom Air Force Base, MassachusettsHanscom Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located predominantly within Bedford, Massachusetts, with portions extending into the adjoining towns of Concord and Lincoln. The facility is adjacent to Hanscom Field which provides general aviation and charter service. Hanscom AFB is the part of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, one of five centers under Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC). The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center is the single center responsible for total life cycle management of Air Force weapon systems and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Nemo ~ 09 January 2017

    01/08/2017 5:01:30 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 151 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 ~ Nemo Info from here and here              In March 1965, military working dogs were approved for use in Vietnam. By July 17th, forty teams had been deployed to three bases - Tan Son Nhut, Ben Hoa and DaNang. This was only the beginning, by the end of the year there were 99 dogs in the country. By September 1966 more than 500...
  • WEEK 573 Olney Support The Troops Rally – VICTORY and an Invite

    01/08/2017 11:23:54 AM PST · by trooprally · 38 replies
    After 573 weeks, starting our 12 year on the New Year Weekend, the DC Chapter is declaring VICTORY over the moonbats that formally stood opposite us. There has been a single moonbats for several years, occasionally having support from her daughter. Since mid-October, she has been a no show. Weather has been good most weeks, but she has stood in inclement weather in the past. We can only conclude she has given up. The DC Chapter is going to have a special FReep, Saturday, January 21,2017, the day after Trump’s inauguration. All FReepers in good standing are invited to join...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ PROMISE YOURSELF ~ 08 January 2017

    01/07/2017 5:00:03 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 114 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
          PROMISE YOURSELF Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind; ...to speak of health, happiness, and prosperity to every person that you meet; ...to make all your friends aware of the special qualities within them; ...to look at the sunny side of everything and let your optimism work to make your dreams come true; ...to think, work for, and expect only the best; to be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own; ...to forget past mistakes and press on towards a greater future;...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops!! ~ 07 January 2017

    01/06/2017 6:01:57 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 144 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
        ***** 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...
  • Favorite Songs about "Good Lookin Girls"Tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 1~6~17

    01/05/2017 5:06:29 PM PST · by fatima · 266 replies
    ~Favorite Songs about "Good Lookin Girls"~ Hank Williams - Hey Good Lookin' *Video* Roy Orbison - Oh, Pretty Woman (from Black & White Night) *Video*
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 05 January 2017

    01/04/2017 6:02:01 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 92 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ SHOULDER RESCUE Army Sgt. Jason C. Carroll carries a young resident through flooded streets in Monroe, LA, March 10, 2016. Carroll is electronic warfare specialist noncommissioned officer assigned to the Louisiana National Guard's 528th Engineer Battalion, 225th Engineer Brigade. The unit used light tactical vehicles as it worked with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office to navigate the high waters and assist residents. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Tarell J. Bilbo Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Can We Guess Your Profession Quiz - Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    01/03/2017 5:59:50 PM PST · by LUV W · 121 replies
    The greatest 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..... Can We Guess Your Profession QuizThanks, PRO! Click HERE to 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. Army Soldier Systems Center, Massachusetts ~ 03 JAN 2017

    01/02/2017 5:43:10 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 83 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: United States Army Soldier Systems Center, Natick, MassachusettsThe United States Army Soldier Systems Center (SSC) is a military research complex and installation in Natick, Massachusetts charged by the U.S. Department of Defense with the research and development (including fielding and sustainment) of food, clothing, shelters, airdrop systems, and other servicemember support items for the U.S. military.The SSC includes facilities designed to research and test both materials (textiles, combat rations), advanced technologies and human performance (human research volunteers) under simulated environmental extremes (altitude, heat, cold, wind, etc.). The requirement for improved combat...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Christmas Truce ~ 02 January 2017

    01/01/2017 5:05:36 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 92 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
      Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do! 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 ~ The Christmas Truce Info from here.             You are standing up to your knees in the slime of a waterlogged trench.  It is the evening of 24 December 1914 and you are on the dreaded Western Front. Stooped over, you wade across to the firing step and take over...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ LIVING PRAYER ~ Happy New Year 2017 ~ 01 January 2017

    12/31/2016 5:00:22 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 104 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Elves
            LIVING PRAYER Brother Lawrence was a monk who lived almost 300 years ago and worked in the galley of his monastery. He wrote a book, The Practice of the Presence of God, which today is considered a classic in the area of Christian devotion. Brother Lawrence spent much of his time in the monastery scullery scrubbing pots and pans. He also had a collateral duty as the monastery cobbler. In these jobs, he said, he learned to glorify God in simple tasks and to pray with his hands. By bringing to each small job the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Music Dedication ~ Almost New Years ~ 31 December 2016

    12/30/2016 6:00:40 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 220 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Elves
       ***** ~ Canteen Music Dedication ~ *****~ 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...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 30 December 2016

    12/29/2016 6:00:07 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 175 replies
    December 29, 2016 | Mother Nature and Father Time
    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. Hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable New Year celebration of their choice. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup or glass and start...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 29 December 2016

    12/28/2016 6:03:55 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 94 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ CAVALRY CAMOUFLAGE Army Cpl. Andrew Hernandez provides security for his team during a live-fire exercise at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Feb. 24, 2016. Hernandez is a cavalry scout assigned to the 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. Army photo by Sgt. William A. Tanner 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. ANCHOR PREP Sailors aboard the USS Benfold prepare for sea and anchor detail near Guam, March 4, 2016. The...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Left-Or-Right Brain Test - Wednesday, December 28, 2016

    12/27/2016 6:01:50 PM PST · by LUV W · 126 replies
    The bestest troops and vets in the world...and their families, too! | 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..... The Left-Or-Right Brain TestThanks, Salvation! 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: Travis Air Force Base, California ~ 27 DEC 2016

    12/26/2016 6:06:12 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 122 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Travis Air Force Base, California Travis Air Force Base is a United States Air Force air base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command (AMC), located three miles east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County, California, United States. The base is named for Brigadier General Robert F. Travis, who died in the crash of a B-29 Superfortress while transporting a nuclear weapon.Situated in the San Francisco Bay Area and known as the "Gateway to the Pacific", Travis Air Force Base handles more cargo and passenger...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Berlin Airlift Part 4: The Legacy ~ 26 December 2016

    12/25/2016 5:00:15 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 32 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   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 The Berlin AirliftPart 4: The LegecyAll info and photos from this website. Link to Part 1 Link to Part 2 Link to Part 3             THE AIRLIFT'S LEGACY   The most obvious result of this confrontation was the 40-year Cold War with the Soviet Union, which ebbed with the construction...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Merry Christmas 2016 ~ 25 December 2016

    12/24/2016 5:05:25 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 120 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Elves
    For Unto You Is Born This Day... A Savior...Christ The LordMerry CHRISTmas, Troops!! LUKE 2:1-20 King James Version (KJV) 1..And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. 2..(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) 3..And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. 4..And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Countdown To Christmas ~ 24 December 2016

    12/23/2016 6:03:48 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 235 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Elves
       ***** ~ Canteen Music Dedication ~ *****~ 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 Body Parts Songs,Eyes,Ears,Heart etc.Tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 12~23~16

    12/22/2016 4:57:50 PM PST · by fatima · 314 replies
    ~Favorite Body Parts Song's~ Blondie - Heart Of Glass *Video* Peter Gabriel - Solsbury Hill + lyrics *Video*
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 22 December 2016

    12/21/2016 6:01:22 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 57 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ RED FLAG FLIGHT A B-1B Lancer takes off on the first day of Red Flag 16-2 on Nellis Air Force Base, NV, Feb. 29, 2016. The Lancer is assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keven Tanenbaum 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. THERMAL IMAGER Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Rafael Orellana, foreground, uses a naval firefighting thermal imager during a fire drill...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Movie Is Your Christmas Most Like Quiz - Wednesday, December 21, 2016

    12/20/2016 6:02:18 PM PST · by LUV W · 96 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the world...and their families, too! Merry Christmas! | 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..... What Movie Is Your Christmas Most Like 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: Joint Base Andrews, Maryland ~ 20 DEC 2016

    12/19/2016 5:51:46 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 74 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Joint Base Andrews, Maryland Joint Base Andrews is a United States military facility located in Prince George's County, Maryland. The facility is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force 11th Wing, Air Force District of Washington (AFDW). In 2009, Andrews Air Force Base and Naval Air Facility Washington were merged to form Joint Base Andrews. The base is named for Lieutenant General Frank Maxwell Andrews (1884–1943), former Commanding General of United States Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. The base is widely known...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Berlin Airlift Part 3: Operation Little Vittles ~ 19 December 2016

    12/18/2016 5:03:42 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 104 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   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 ~ The Berlin Airlift Part 3:  Operation Little VittlesAll info and photos from this website. Link to Part 1 Link to Part 2             "DER SCHOKOLADEN FLIEGER"   OPERATION LITTLE VITTLES   40K JPEG General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force is shown presenting...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ The Gift of The Magi ~ 18 December 2016

    12/17/2016 4:59:48 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 64 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Elves
            THE GIFT OF THE MAGI Those of you who are more "mature" Marines & Sailors will remember one of the pre-eminent TV series of the '50's, Rod Serling's Twilight Zone. Many of these programs were quite scary, but they usually had a good moral and made the point in a rather unforgettable manner. On one episode, an astronaut is readying for his blast off on a fifty-year mission to outer space. He is to be placed in a state of suspended animation and will not age one day by the time he returns to Earth....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Countdown To Christmas ~ 17 December 2016

    12/16/2016 5:59:42 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 241 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Elves
       ***** ~ Canteen Music Dedication ~ ~ SILENT NIGHT ~ *****~ 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...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 16 December 2016

    12/15/2016 5:59:42 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 143 replies
    December 15, 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 Dang right it's cold out.I hate when it's this cold! Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out?Need to get out of the cold and get warm? This is it. Cozy on up to the fireplace. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. Hope everyone has their Santa shopping all...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 15 December 2016

    12/14/2016 6:00:33 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 57 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ COBRA BLOOD Marine Corps Sgt. Michael Isaac drinks the blood of a cobra during a jungle survival training event as part of Cobra Gold 2016 in Ban Chan Krem, Thailand, Feb. 13, 2016. Isaac is a radio operator assigned to Headquarters and Support Company, Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal 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. MEDITERRANEAN SPRAY Sailors...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Snowman Test - Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    12/13/2016 6:00:57 PM PST · by LUV W · 90 replies
    The finest 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 Snowman Test 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.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Indian Head Naval Surface Warfare Center, Maryland ~ 13 DEC 2016

    12/12/2016 5:54:13 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 40 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Indian Head Naval Surface Warfare Center, Maryland Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division is a United States naval military installation in Charles County, Maryland, that is a NAVSEA Warfare Center (WFC) enterprise dedicated to energetics (i.e., explosives, propellants, pyrotechnics, reactive materials, and their application in propulsion systems and ordnance).As a United States Department of Defense (DoD) Energetics Center, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division, is a critical component of the NAVSEA Warfare Center (WFC) enterprise. One of the WFC's nine divisions, Indian Head’s mission is to research, develop, test,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Berlin Airlift Part 2: Operations ~ 12 December 2016

    12/11/2016 5:02:56 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 79 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   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 ~ Berlin Airlift Part 2: OperationsAll info and photos from this website. Link to Part One             Lt. Gen. William H. Tunner:  Directed Berlin Airlift Operation    A native of New Jersey and son of an immigrant father, General Tunner was awarded an appointment to West Point upon his graduation...
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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ GIVING ~ 11 December 2016

    12/10/2016 7:56:14 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 38 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            GIVING There is a story of two young men who were working their way through Stanford University. The day came when they were broke, and something had to be done. One of them had an idea. They would engage the great Paderewski for a piano recital and put their profits toward their board and tuition. All they had to do was guarantee two thousand dollars. The recital was held but only sixteen hundred dollars was raised. Following the performance, the two young men went to Paderewski, offered him the $1600 and added a promissory note...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Countdown To Christmas ~ 10 December 2016

    12/09/2016 5:59:57 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 201 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Elves
       ***** ~ Canteen Music Dedication ~ *****~ 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 Win or Lose Songs.Tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 12~9~16

    12/08/2016 4:53:42 PM PST · by fatima · 224 replies
    ~Favorite "Win or Lose" Song's~ Bee Gees - You Win Again (1987) *Video* RIKKI DON'T LOSE THAT NUMBER 5 *Video*
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 ~ 8 December 2016

    12/07/2016 6:00:19 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 66 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 ~ On Sunday, December 7th, 1941 the Japanese launched a surprise attack against the U.S. Forces stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. By planning his attack on a Sunday, the Japanese commander Admiral Nagumo, hoped to catch the entire fleet in port. As luck would have it, the Aircraft Carriers and one of the Battleships were not in port. (The USS Enterprise was returning from Wake Island, where it had just delivered some aircraft. The USS Lexington was ferrying aircraft to Midway, and the USS Saratoga and USS...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Winter Sport Are You Quiz - Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    12/06/2016 5:59:49 PM PST · by LUV W · 104 replies
    The greatest military and veterans in the world...and their families, too! | Tuesday, December 6, 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 Winter Sport Are You 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
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Maryland ~ 06 DEC 2016

    12/05/2016 5:58:35 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 61 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Maryland Surrounded by the Potomac River and Mattawoman Creek, Naval Support Facility Indian Head is strategically situated less than 30 miles south of the nation’s capital. In addition to its military value, the Indian Head Navy installation makes a significant economic contribution to the local community by serving as one of Charles County, Maryland’s largest employers.Naval Support Facility Indian Head was founded in 1890 as the Navy’s first established presence in southern Maryland. What began many years ago as a gun test facility on the Potomac...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Berlin Airlift Part 1: The Beginning ~ 05 December 2016

    12/04/2016 4:59:32 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 111 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   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 ~ The Berlin Airlift Part 1:  The Beginning All info and photos from this website.             For the next four weeks, on Mondays, the Hall of the Heroes threads will be about the Berlin Airlift and its heroes.  I hope the story inspires you like it does me!  Thank you...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE REAL MEANING OF PEACE ~ 04 December 2016

    12/03/2016 5:05:37 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 74 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            THE REAL MEANING OF PEACE There once was a King who offered a prize to the artist who would paint the best picture of peace. Many artists tried. The King looked at all the pictures, but there were only two he really liked and he had to choose between them. One picture was of a calm lake. The lake was a perfect mirror for the peaceful towering mountains all around. Overhead was a blue sky with fluffy white clouds. All who saw this picture thought that it was a perfect picture of peace. The other...