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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: US Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City, North Carolina ~ 24 MAY 2022

    05/23/2022 6:00:09 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 68 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: US Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City, North CarolinaCoast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City is a United States Coast Guard Air Station co-located at Elizabeth City Regional Airport in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, along the Pasquotank River near the opening of the Albemarle Sound. The base has a garrison of approximately 855 officers and enlisted. The Coast Guard air station is also one of the busiest in the U.S. Coast Guard, operating missions as far away as Greenland, the Azores and the Caribbean.Coast Guard Air Station (CGAS) Elizabeth City is one of several commands...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ National Maritime Day 2022 ~ 23 May 2022

    05/22/2022 5:00:30 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 54 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 the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE SECOND TEN COMMANDMENTS ~ 22 May 2022

    05/21/2022 5:00:18 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 43 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    THE SECOND TEN COMMANDMENTS Most people are familiar with the Ten Commandments given to Moses on Mount Sinai as recorded in Exodus 20:1-17 and Deuteronomy 5:1-21. But have you heard of the second Ten Commandments? The second Ten Commandments are "10 suggestions" of a cardiologist, Steven R. Yarnall, MD, for giving one the edge on being the best you can be. Taking care of ourselves is most often just good, old-fashioned commonsense. But here are Yarnall's "10 Health Commandments" as I found them in a pamphlet put out by the Hope Heart Institute. Thou shalt ... 1. Exercise thy...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: 90s Music! ~ 21 May 2022

    05/20/2022 6:00:58 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 87 replies
    Our Troops Rock!! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ The Freeper Canteen Music Dedication Presents: 90s 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 ~ Tell Us A Song That "Describes" Your LIfe ~ 20 May 2022

    05/19/2022 6:01:26 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 163 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    The FReeper Canteen Presents... Tell Us A Song That Describes Your Life *Video* Hello Walls – Faron Young *Video* Talk Talk – It’s My LifePlease 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! ~ 19 May 2022

    05/18/2022 6:01:56 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 38 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ Stars & Stripes Descending From The Sky! Hooray! A U.S. Special Operations Command parachute team member, Para-Commando, makes their decent to ground during the opening ceremony of the Ellsworth Air & Space Show – Raider Country Open House event, May 15, 2022. The two-day airshow showcased a variety of military and aerial acts with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels aerial demonstration team headlining the event. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jorrie Hart) Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies'...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The How Well Do You Know '60s Shows Quiz - Wednesday, May 18, 2022

    05/17/2022 6:00:12 PM PDT · by luvie · 168 replies
    The best troops and vets in the world...and their families, too! | luvie and the Canteen TV Experts
    ~ 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 and 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: Fort Bragg, North Carolina ~ 17 MAY 2022

    05/16/2022 5:59:21 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 50 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Fort Bragg, North CarolinaFort Bragg, North Carolina, is a military installation of the United States Army in North Carolina, and is one of the largest military installations in the world, with around 54,000 military personnel. It is located within Cumberland, Hoke, Harnett, and Moore counties and borders the towns of Fayetteville, Spring Lake, and Southern Pines.It is named for native North Carolinian Confederate General Braxton Bragg, who had previously served in the United States Army in the Mexican-American War. Fort Bragg is one of ten United States Army installations named for officers who...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Drummer Boy Willie Johnston ~ 16 May 2022

    05/15/2022 5:04:22 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 62 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 ~ Drummer Boy Willie Johnston Info from here and here. William E. "Willie" Johnston, drummer boy of Company D, 3rd Vermont Infantry, has the distinction of being the youngest soldier to ever receive the Medal of Honor, presented to him at age 11 for gallantry on the battlefield in the Seven Day Battle Peninsula Campaign of 1862....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ PERSEVERANCE ~ 15 May 2022

    05/14/2022 4:59:56 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 69 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The 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. A young man...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: Open Mic! ~ 14 May 2022

    05/13/2022 6:00:53 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 139 replies
    Our Troops Rock!! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ The Freeper Canteen Music Dedication Presents: Open Mic! *****~ 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 ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 12 May 2021

    05/11/2022 6:00:44 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!! ~ Delivering The Winner’s Cup! Soldiers of the 223rd Military Police Company escort the Winner’s Cup at the 148th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY, May 8, 2022. The Kentucky National Guard escorts and protects the Winner’s Cup in addition to performing a rope detail to guide media and augmenting local law enforcement every year at the Derby. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Brett Hornback)Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Sudden End Quiz - Wednesday, May 11, 2022

    05/10/2022 6:00:02 PM PDT · by luvie · 58 replies
    The best troops and vets in the world...and their families, too! | luvie and the Canteen Geniuses
    ~ 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.....Sudden End Quizas in..miss one and the test is over. LOL! 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 ~ Seymour Johnson Air Force Base ~ 10 MAY 2022

    05/09/2022 6:01:28 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 34 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North CarolinaThe 4th Fighter Wing is the host unit at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and accomplishes its training and operational missions with F-15E Strike Eagles. Two of the wing’s four fighter squadrons are operational units, capable of deploying worldwide on short notice and immediately generating combat power. The other two squadrons are responsible for training all F-15E aircrews for the Air Force. The 916th Air Refueling Wing, a tenant unit at Seymour, is an Air Force Reserve Command Wing under the Air Mobility Command. It is assigned...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Darrell "Shifty" Powers ~ 09 May 2022

    05/08/2022 5:02:46 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 51 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 ~Darrell "Shifty" PowersStory from this website. Darrell "Shifty" Powers (March 13, 1923–June 17, 2009) was a former U.S. Army NCO during World War II who served with the famed E Co/2/506 of the 101st Airborne Division (the Band of Brothers). Shifty was an original member of Easy Company, training at Camp Toccoa, Georgia. Shifty's hometown was Clinchco,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Mother's Day! ~ 08 May 2022

    05/07/2022 5:00:49 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 79 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Happy Mother's Day 2022!! ~ 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 ~ It's Kentucky Derby Time! ~ 07 May 2022

    05/06/2022 6:00:26 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 116 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 ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 05 May 2022

    05/04/2022 6:00:29 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 60 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ “Deliberate Water Parachute Operations!” We’ll Pass! NEXT! U.S. Marines with 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division conduct open water free fall operations off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, April 25, 2022. This specialized training provided Marines with enhanced skills and confidence for deliberate water parachute operations, ensuring they are prepared to execute a diverse set of waterborne reconnaissance and surveillance missions in order to maintain regional security in the Indo-Pacific. (United States Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jackson Dukes)Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Did These Foods Come Out In The '70s Or '80s Quiz - Wednesday, May 4, 2022

    05/03/2022 6:00:01 PM PDT · by luvie · 79 replies
    The best troops and vets in the whole world...and their families, too! | luvie and the Canteen Gourmets
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allies' military and family members of them. Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The.....Did These Foods Come Out In The '70s or '80s Quiz Click HERE and 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: Pope Field, North Carolina ~ 02 MAY 2022

    05/02/2022 6:00:00 PM PDT · by laurenmarlowe · 31 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Pope Field, North CarolinaPope Field is a U.S. military facility located 12 miles northwest of the central business district of Fayetteville, in Cumberland County, North Carolina. Formerly known as Pope Air Force Base, the facility is now operated by the U.S. Air Force via a memorandum of agreement (MOA), and an inter-services support agreement (ISSA) with the U.S Army as part of Fort Bragg.The United States Army Fort Bragg Garrison is the host organization at Pope Field. The garrison provides airfield support, security, and protection to include emergency medical and fire response, aircraft...