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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ CATCHING A SECOND WIND ~ 19 May 2024

    05/18/2024 5:00:26 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 24 replies
    Serving the Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    CATCHING A SECOND WIND Cross country runners and other long distance runners have all relied on a "second wind" to finish their race; the longer the race the more "second winds" will be required. This physiological wind source is a timely aid in propelling an exhausted runner onward to the finish. The phenomenon of the "second wind" has a spiritual principle, too. When the purposes of God seem too distant to continue, God provides a "second wind" to propel his people onward to finish the cause in which they are engaged. Indeed: "They that wait upon the Lord shall...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: May Music ~ 18 May 2024

    05/17/2024 6:00:14 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 90 replies
    Our Troops Rock !! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ The Freeper Canteen Music Dedication Presents: "May" Music ~ *****~ Support The Artists You Hear Throughout The Canteen ! ~ ***** Warning: Not all music may be appropriate for children! Please click with caution. Thank you! Tunes For The Troops This music is provided for the entertainment of our Troops, Veterans, Allies & their families! Enjoy the variety of musical selections that the Canteen DJs provide throughout the thread. Please ping any DJ with your requests for the Troops! All music is removed on Monday.Thanks to all the DJs for their time &...
  • Favorite Take or Give Songs,tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 5~17~24

    05/16/2024 3:54:32 PM PDT · by fatima · 122 replies
    ~Favorite take or Give Songs~Sam Hunt - Take Your Time *Video*George Ezra - Budapest (Official Video) *Video*
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 16 May 2024

    05/15/2024 6:01:21 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 41 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ Dad Dancing With His “Dandelion”! Leaders from across the 1st Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) conduct the “Dandelion Ball” on Fort Belvoir, VA, April 6, 2024. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ethan Scofield) 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. Military Kids Are The Best! Children from the 97th Air Mobility Wing (AMW) pose for a photo with base leadership and Robert Garrison, city of Altus mayor, during...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Who Sang These Oldies Songs Quiz - Wednesday, May 15, 2024

    05/14/2024 6:00:04 PM PDT · by luvie · 108 replies
    For the best troops & vets in the world...& their families, too! | luvie and the Canteen Crooners
    ~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..... Who Sang These Oldies Songs Quiz Click HERE to take the quiz!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: Camp Pendleton, California ~ 14 MAY 2024

    05/13/2024 6:00:32 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 42 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CaliforniaMarine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is the major West Coast base of the United States Marine Corps and is one of the largest Marine Corps bases in the US. It is on the Southern California coast, in San Diego County, and bordered by Oceanside to the south, Cleveland National Forest, San Clemente, and Orange County to the north, Riverside County to the northeast, and Fallbrook to the east.The base was established in 1942 to train U.S. Marines for service in World War II. By October 1944, Camp Pendleton...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: MAJ Mark Thompson ~ 13 May 2024

    05/12/2024 5:07:37 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 38 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 ~ MAJ Mark Thompson "It was nothing like I expected," admitted MAJ Mark Thompson of his months spent in Baghdad, Iraq last year, his first deployment. Stationed at Victory Base Camp (VBC), MAJ Thompson spent a portion of his time in theater in a place most would not imagine of someone deployed with the 11th Military Police...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Mother's Day 2024! ~ 12 May 2024

    05/11/2024 4:59:54 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 50 replies
    Serving the Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Happy Mother's Day 2024!! ~ Proverbs 31:10-31 10 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. 11 The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.12 She will do him good and no evil all the days of her life. 13 She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. 14 She is like the merchants'; ship; she bringeth her food from afar. 15 She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Mother's Day Music ~ 11 May 2024

    05/10/2024 6:00:58 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 144 replies
    Our Troops Rock!! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~Canteen Music Dedication Presents~~ Happy Mother’s Day Music ~ *****~ Support The Artists You Hear Throughout The Canteen ! ~ ***** Warning: Not all music may be appropriate for children! Please click with caution. Thank you! Tunes For The Troops This music is provided for the entertainment of our Troops, Veterans, Allies & their families! Enjoy the variety of musical selections that the Canteen DJs provide throughout the thread. Please ping any DJ with your requests for the Troops! All music is removed on Monday.Thanks to all the DJs for their time & effort...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Mother's Day Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 10 May 2024

    05/09/2024 6:00:02 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 90 replies
    May 9, 2024 | Ma's Kiddies
    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 chair, put your feet up, grab some popcorn and a drink, and start a conversation. You never know...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 09 May 2024

    05/08/2024 6:01:04 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 47 replies
    Serving the Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ Don’t Mess With Him! Soldiers with the Presidential Salute Battery (PSB), HHC, 1st Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) leave via UH-60 Blackhawks on Fort McNair, DC., April 15, 2024. PSB left Fort McNair en route to Marine Corps Base Quantico in order to conduct their quarterly live fire exercise. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Ethan Scofield)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. Lookin’ Sharp! Service members from across...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The How Well Do You Know '60s Shows Quiz - Wednesday, May 8, 2024

    05/07/2024 6:00:02 PM PDT · by luvie · 90 replies
    For the best vets & troops in the world...& their families, too | luvie and the Canteen Groovsters
    ~ 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.....How Well Do You Know '60s Shows Quiz Click HERE to take the quiz!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: Camp Parks, California ~ 07 MAY 2024

    05/06/2024 6:00:00 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 32 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Parks Reserve Forces Training Area, CaliforniaParks Reserve Forces Training Area (PRFTA), commonly known as Camp Parks, is a United States Army facility located in Dublin, California that is currently an active mobilization and training center for U.S. Army Reserve personnel to be used in case of war or natural disaster.Soon after the creation of the Seabees at the beginning of World War II, the U.S. Navy built a West Coast replacement and recuperation center for Naval Construction Battalions returning from overseas. Camp Parks was established on November 26, 1942, having been named in...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Archer T Gammon ~ 06 May 2024

    05/05/2024 5:01:29 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 35 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 ~ Archer T. Gammon Info from here. Archer T. Gammon (September 11, 1918 January 11, 1945) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration the Medal of Honor for his actions in World War II. Gammon joined the Army from Roanoke, Virginia in March 1942, and by January 11, 1945 was serving as a Staff Sergeant in Company...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ DON’T GIVE UP ~ 05 May 2024

    05/04/2024 5:08:18 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 68 replies
    Serving the Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    DON'T GIVE UP Let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. — Galatians 6:9 KJV Do you ever feel like giving up? Perhaps you’re discouraged about your finances or you’re facing problems with your health, your marriage, or your children. Sometimes problems seem so overwhelming that the road ahead seems too steep to climb. We all go through these times. I’ve wanted to give up and quit many times through the years. But when I realized I had nothing interesting to go back to, I determined to keep...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ It's Kentucky Derby Time! ~ 04 May 2024

    05/03/2024 6:00:14 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 137 replies
    Serving the Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    The Freeper Canteen Presents....~ It’s Kentucky Derby Time!! ~ Barbershop Quartet ~ Star Spangled BannerCall To The Post KENTUCKY DERBY TROPHY Since the 50th running of the Kentucky Derby in 1924, Churchill Downs has annually presented a gold trophy to the winning owner of the famed "Run for the Roses." History is unclear if a trophy was presented in 1875 to the winner of the first Kentucky Derby, and trophy presentations were sporadically made in following years. Finally, in 1924, legendary Churchill Downs President Matt Winn commissioned that a standard design be developed for the "Golden Anniversary" of the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tell Us Your Favorite "Inside / Outside" Songs ~ 02 May 2024

    05/02/2024 6:04:24 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 113 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    The FReeper Canteen Presents... ~ Tell Us Your Favorite... "Inside / Outside" Songs ~ Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 02 May 2024

    05/01/2024 6:00:30 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 55 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ Gone Fishin’! Team Little Rock members reel in a line during Sports Day at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, April 12, 2024. Participants took part in this morale event to bolster wellness and camaraderie. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sarah Ortega Corona) 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. Wheelchair Rugby goes up a notch! U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Corey Nowell, 436th Aerial Port Squadron traffic...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The American Culture Quiz - Wednesday, May 1, 2024

    04/30/2024 6:00:04 PM PDT · by luvie · 60 replies
    For the best troops & vets in the world...& their families, too! | luvie and the Canteen News Junkies
    ~ 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.....American Culture Quiz Click HERE & scroll down to take the quiz! 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 Base San Diego, California ~ 30 APR 2024

    04/29/2024 6:01:17 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 51 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Naval Base San Diego, CaliforniaNaval Base San Diego, which locals refer to as 32nd Street Naval Station, is the second largest Surface Ship base of the United States Navy and is located in San Diego, California. Naval Base San Diego is the principal homeport of the Pacific Fleet, consisting of over 50 ships and over 190 tenant commands. The base is composed of 13 piers stretched over 977 acres of land and 326 acres of water. Naval Base San Diego is home port to approximately 54 ships, including 46 U.S. Navy ships, two...