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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ The Parable of The Fence ~ 09 December 2018

    12/08/2018 5:00:36 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 45 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            THE PARABLE OF THE FENCE Once upon a time there was a little boy who was talented, creative, handsome, and extremely bright...a natural leader. The kind of person everyone would normally have wanted on their team or project. But he was also self-centered and had a very bad temper. When he got angry, he usually said, and often did, some very hurtful things. In fact, he seemed to have little regard for those around him...even friends. So, naturally, he had few. "But," he told himself, "that just shows how stupid most people are!" As he...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops ~ Countdown To Christmas ~ 08 December 2018

    12/07/2018 6:02:20 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 346 replies
    Our Troops Rock !! | The Canteen DJs
       ***** ~ Tunes For Our Troops ~ ~ Countdown To Christmas ~ *****~ 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...
  • Reply to query "sociological analysis military liberals" (why are there so many?)

    12/07/2018 7:26:01 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 24 replies
    The Atlantic Monthly ^ | July 1, 1997 | THOMAS E. RICKS
    U.S. military personnel of all ranks are feeling increasingly alienated from their own country, and are becoming both more conservative and more politically active than ever before. Do they see America clearly?
  • Vanity - The American Military & the American People. all of them, get it right.

    12/06/2018 6:02:01 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 15 replies
    The State funerals of Senator, John McCain & FLOTUS, Barbara Bush were proper and dignified, but they were not responded to by large segments of the American people as they should have been. Again, my belief that at the end of life one "reaps, what one sows" and when the First family of POTUS, Donald J. Trump was not officially invited to either funeral, it diminished these two events drastically. However, the Bush family, with great dignity, sense of history and respect, on the passing of Ex-POTUS, George H.W. Bush recognized the need for all of the present and Ex-Presidents...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 ~ 06 December 2018

    12/05/2018 6:03:11 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 86 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...
  • Two Marine Corps Aircraft Crash off Coast of Japan: Reports

    12/05/2018 3:47:49 PM PST · by blueyon · 18 replies
    breaking911 ^ | 12/05/18 | Breaking911???
    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP BUTLER, Okinawa, Japan – Search and rescue operations were underway for U.S. Marine aircraft that were involved in a ‘mishap’ off of the coast of Japan around 2:00 a.m. Dec. 6, military officials say. The aircraft involved in the mishap had launched from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni and were conducting regularly scheduled training when the mishap occurred — reportedly a refueling exercise.
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Ugly Christmas Sweater Test - Wednesday, December 5, 2018

    12/04/2018 6:00:21 PM PST · by LUV W · 91 replies
    The best troops and vets in the whole wide world....and their families too! | LUV W and the Canteen Elves
    ~ 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..... Ugly Christmas Sweater Test [Mens or Womens] 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.
  • Former President George H.W. Bush's Navy airplane on display in Eden Prairie (MN)

    12/02/2018 7:44:33 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 23 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 12/2/18 | Joe Mazan
    Long before he was president, George H.W. Bush spent some time in Minnesota. During World War ll, Bush trained as a fighter pilot at the Naval Air Station in Minneapolis next to the airport. A plane Bush flew in 1943 is on display at the Wings of the North Air Museum in Eden Prairie. The plane is even autographed by the Navy veteran. "People can read about history and when they come to the museum it really brings it to life," Bill Norris, with Wings of the North Museum said. "We know that he (Bush) wrote home to his mother...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Berlin Airlift: Operations Part 2 ~ 03 December 2018

    12/02/2018 5:05:36 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 100 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 ~ 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...
  • Scott Stearney US Navy Head in Middle East Found Dead

    12/02/2018 6:35:29 AM PST · by yldstrk · 22 replies
    The Guardian ^ | December 2, 2018 | Staff
    Vice-admiral Scott Stearney, the head of US navy operations in the Middle East, has been found dead in Bahrain, with the military saying no foul play is suspected. Stearney was found dead on Saturday at his residence in the Gulf country. He took up the post in May of commander of US Naval Forces Central Command – including the US Fifth Fleet – and Combined Maritime Forces. “This is devastating news for the Stearney family, for the team at Fifth Fleet and for the entire Navy. Scott Stearney was a decorated naval warrior,” said a statement from Admiral John Richardson,...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL - DECEMBER 2, 2018 (Prayer)

    12/02/2018 12:22:22 AM PST · by Faith · 28 replies
    December 2, 2018 | Faith
    p>Please join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for President Trump, Vice-President Pence, and for America: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (I John 5:14) Religion forum threads labeled “Prayer” are closed to debate of any kind.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ WHAT I'VE LEARNED FROM LIFE ~ 02 December 2018

    12/01/2018 5:01:24 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 94 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            WHAT I'VE LEARNED FROM LIFE "I've learned that although it's hard to admit, I'm secretly glad by parents are strict with me." (Age 14) "I've learned that silent company is often more healing than words of advice." (Age 24) "I've learned that the greater a person's sense of guilt, the greater the need to cast blame on others." (Age 16) "I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you miss them terribly after they die." (Age 53) "I've learned that making a living is not the same as making a life." (Age 58)...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: Handbell Ringers of Great Britain ~ 01 December 2018

    11/30/2018 6:02:50 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 179 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlow and the Canten Crew
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops Handbell Ringers of Great Britain ***** ~ 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...
  • Erdogan’s office demands opposition leaders, deputies be stripped of immunity

    11/30/2018 1:17:46 PM PST · by Texas Fossil
    Turkish Minute ^ | November 29, 2018 | none stated
    The office of TurkeyÂ’s President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄźan on Wednesday demanded that the countryÂ’s parliament strip immunity from the leaders of the main and Kurdish opposition parties and 19 other lawmakers to pave the way for potential prosecution, Kurdistan 24 reported. The move comes only a week after the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled that the pretrial detention former leader of the Kurdish PeoplesÂ’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin DemirtaĹź had gone on longer than could be justified. It is also the latest in a far-reaching crackdown on the opposition, the Kurdish movement and civil society that has over...
  • Russia's New Military Cathedral will train War Priests

    11/30/2018 6:18:39 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 2 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Nov 29, 2018
    A Russian Orthodox cathedral set to be built for the country’s armed forces will reportedly train military priests, the head of a foundation in charge of collecting donations for its construction has said. Blueprints for the Armed Forces cathedral were reportedly unveiled at the Venice Bienalle on Thursday, two months after the Russian Defense Ministry began collecting donations to build the megastructure. Reports this year disclosed plans to train priests embedded with the Airborne Troops to drive combat vehicles and operate communication equipment. “A school for military priests is being built and the institute of Sisters of Charity nurses will...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 30 November 2018

    11/29/2018 6:02:33 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 128 replies
    November 29,2018 | Santa's Elves
    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, hot cocoa, conversation and music.How about some homemade eggnog? Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here.No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Pull up a chair. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet...
  • PHOTOS: Melania Trump Shines Bright Assembling Red Cross Care Packages for American Troops

    11/29/2018 5:41:06 AM PST · by KC_Lion · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 28 Nov 2018 | John Binder
    First Lady Melania Trump shined bright on Tuesday as she assembled care packages with the Red Cross for American troops and service members stationed overseas. Mrs. Trump embraced the families of American troops in a patriotic ensemble of entirely red, white, and blue — how appropriate! Mrs. Trump’s striped cashmere sweater is by Madeleine Thompson, matching the red stripe of the garment with her red skinny jeans and flats.....“I’m very thankful for the men and women in uniform who sacrifice daily to protect not only the American people, but our freedoms and way of life,” Mrs. Trump said. “Our...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 29 November 2018

    11/28/2018 6:02:45 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 52 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ ALLIGATOR DAGGER Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Christopher Smith offloads from a French landing craft during a simulated amphibious assault as part of exercise Alligator Dagger, a bilateral combat rehearsal with U.S. and French forces, on Arta Beach, Djibouti, Dec. 20, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessica Y. Lucio 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. MAYPORT EVENING A harbor patrol boat speeds past the amphibious transport dock ship USS...
  • Here's How The Navy Says It Plans To Fix Its Submarine Shortage

    11/28/2018 10:10:59 AM PST · by blam · 30 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11-28=2018 | Matthew Cox
    The Virginia-class attack submarine USS North Dakota during bravo sea trials in the Atlantic Ocean, August 18, 2013. Reuters/ Navy Lawmakers on Tuesday pressed US Navy officials to explain what the service is doing to fix its shortage of attack submarines. Navy officials testified to the Senate Armed Services Committee's subcommittee on Seapower that the service is on track to achieve a 355-ship fleet by 2034. Lawmakers, however, were concerned about the more immediate problem of the Navy's submarine shortfall. Sen. Mike Rounds, R-South Dakota, said that retired Adm. Harry Harris, former head of US Pacific Command, had testified that...
  • Trump Is Expected To Extend U.S. Troops' Deployment To Mexico Border Into January

    11/28/2018 9:37:16 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 4 replies
    NPR ^ | November 28, 2018 | Bill Chapell Tom Bowman
    President Trump is expected to extend the deployment of thousands of U.S. troops to the U.S.-Mexico border into January rather than withdrawing the personnel in the middle of December, Pentagon officials tell NPR. The move would further extend the rare deployment of active-duty troops at the Mexico border, rather than just National Guard personnel. The deployment orders for active-duty troops had been scheduled to end on Dec. 15. But defense officials tell NPR that the much of the active-duty troop deployment is expected to be extended into January and that part of the force may also be switched out for...