Free Republic 1st Qtr 2021 Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $85,837
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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: Music From Washington ~ 06 March 2021

    03/05/2021 6:03:01 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 134 replies
    Our Troops Rock ! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ Music From Washington ~ *****~ 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 providing entertainment for the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Star Spangled Banner ~ 04 March 2021

    03/03/2021 6:00:25 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 65 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ Star Spangled Banner ~Written by Francis Scott Key (1814) Canteen Mission StatementShowing 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 and a...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Kind Of Soup Are You Quiz - Wednesday, March 3, 2021

    03/02/2021 6:00:55 PM PST · by luvie · 145 replies
    The best troops and vets in the world...and their families, too! | luvie and the Canteen Noodlers
    ~ 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 Soup Are You Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz!To share your results, click on the firebrick "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 Air Station Key West, Florida ~ 02 MAR 2021

    03/01/2021 6:00:04 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 32 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Naval Air Station Key West, FloridaNaval Air Station Key West is a naval air station and military airport located on Boca Chica Key, four miles east of the central business district of Key West, Florida.NAS Key West is a training facility for air-to-air combat fighter aircraft of all military services, with favorable flying conditions year round and nearby aerial ranges. The station and its associated offshore air combat maneuvering ranges are equipped with the P5 Combat Training System/Tactical Combat Training System which tracks and records aerial maneuvers. On a broader scale, NAS Key...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: General George S Patton ~ 01 March 2021

    02/28/2021 5:02:19 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 61 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 ~General George S Patton One of the most complicated military men of all time, General George Smith Patton, Jr. was born November 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, California. He was known for carrying pistols with ivory handles and his intemperate manner, and is regarded as one of the most successful United States field commanders of any war. He...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ HIGH FLIGHT ~ 28 February 2021

    02/27/2021 5:00:12 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 54 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    HIGH FLIGHT John Gillespie Magee, Jr. was a pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Shortly before his plane was shot down during World War II, he wrote a poem called "High Flight." The last stanza reads: Up, up the long delirious, burning blue I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace, Where never lark, or even eagle, flew; And, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod The high untrespassed sanctity of space, Put out my hand and touched the face of God. John Magee was only nineteen years old when he wrote these words. Today this poem is...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: Marvin Gaye ~ 27 February 2021

    02/26/2021 6:00:09 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 141 replies
    Our Troops Rock ! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ Presents Marvin Gaye Tribute~ *****~ 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 providing entertainment for the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tell Us Your Favorite "British" Songs ~ 26 February 2021

    02/25/2021 6:00:23 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 222 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    The FReeper Canteen Presents... Tell Us Your Favorite British Song*Video* Rule Britannia *Video* Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody 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! ~ 25 February 2021

    02/24/2021 6:01:19 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 55 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ SNOW CLOUD A Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter kicks up snow in Vaernes, Norway, Feb. 22, 2016, as the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade prepares for Exercise Cold Response. The joint exercise includes about 16,000 troops and 12 NATO allies and partnered nations. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dalton A. Precht 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. NIGHT SIGNALS Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Fulks motions to crew members...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The Can You Name These '70s TV Movies Quiz - Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    02/23/2021 5:00:18 PM PST · by luvie · 73 replies
    The bestest troops and vets in the world...and their families, too! | luvie and the Canteen Drama Queens
    ~ 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.....Can You Name These '70s TV Movies QuizHat Tip--PRO! 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: MacDill Air Force Base, Florida ~ 23 FEB 2021

    02/22/2021 5:56:42 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 51 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: MacDill Air Force Base, FloridaMacDill Air Force Base (MacDill AFB) is a United States Air Force installation located 4 miles south-southwest of downtown Tampa, Florida. The "host wing" for MacDill AFB is the 6th Air Refueling Wing (6 ARW), assigned to the Eighteenth Air Force (18AF) of the Air Mobility Command (AMC). MacDill became an Air Mobility Command installation in 1996 and home to the 6th Air Refueling Wing, its 310th Airlift Squadron flying the C-37A, and its 50th Air Refueling Squadron and 91st Air Refueling Squadron flying the KC-135. The 6 ARW...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Lori Piestewa ~ 22 February 2021

    02/21/2021 5:00:46 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 50 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 ~Lori Piestewa Info from here. SPC Lori Ann Piestewa (December 14, 1979 – March 23, 2003) was a U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps soldier killed during the same Iraqi Army attack in which fellow soldiers Shoshana Johnson and Jessica Lynch sustained injuries. A member of the Hopi tribe, Piestewa was the first woman in the U.S. armed forces...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ DOING WELL WHAT OTHERS MAY NOT SEE ~ 21 February 2021

    02/20/2021 5:00:47 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 63 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    DOING WELL WHAT OTHERS MAY NOT SEE In the New Testament scriptures, the Apostle Paul talks about the importance of striving for excellence. He writes, "Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things." (Philippians 4:8) Allow me to share with you a story about striving for excellence. . On one of the arches of a magnificent cathedral in Europe is sculptured a face of great beauty. Yet it can be seen only once...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: The Letter C ~ 20 February 2021

    02/19/2021 6:00:39 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 177 replies
    Our Troops Rock ! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ Brought To You By The Letter "C" ~ *****~ 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! ~ 18 February 2021

    02/17/2021 6:01:54 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 62 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ ESSEX HOMECOMING U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Ben Hernandez kisses his newborn child after returning from a seven-month deployment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex in San Diego, Dec. 15, 2015. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Vazquez 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. SURGICAL STEEL Navy surgeons operate on a simulated casualty during Exercise Steel Night’s mass casualty drill on Marine Corps Air Ground...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Waffle Topping Are You Quiz - Wednesday, February 17, 2021

    02/16/2021 6:00:12 PM PST · by luvie · 75 replies
    The greatest troops & vets in the world...and their families, too! | luvie and the Canteen Wafflers
    ~ 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 Waffle Topping Are You 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: Marine Corps Support Facility Blount Island, Florida ~ 16 FEB 2021

    02/15/2021 5:42:00 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 53 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Marine Corps Support Facility Blount Island, FloridaBlount Island Command (BICmd) is responsible for the United States Marine Corps' Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS) Maintenance Cycle operations and oversight of the Marine Corps Prepositioning Program-Norway (MCPP-N). It is located on the east side of Blount Island.The concept of a Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF) was first envisioned during the late 1970s. The initial program, established in 1979, was called the Near Term Prepositioning Force (NTPF). NTPF used existing operational force equipment and supplies to load on available ships belonging to the Military Sealift Command (MSC). These...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Gary W Martini ~ 15 February 2021

    02/14/2021 5:01:17 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 69 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 ~ Gary W. Martini Info from here. Private First Class Gary Wayne Martini (September 21, 1948 - April 21, 1967) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for heroism in April 1967 during the Vietnam War. Martini was born on September 21, 1948, in Lexington, Virginia. His early education was completed in Frankford, West Virginia, where he participated in intramural sports....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ TITLES AND POWER ~ 14 February 2021

    02/13/2021 5:04:55 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 41 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    TITLES AND POWER Now I see why powerful people often wear sunglasses--the spotlight blinds them to reality. They suffer from a delusion that power means something. They suffer from the misconception that titles make a difference. They are under the impression that earthly authority will make a heavenly difference. Can I prove my point? Take this quiz: * Name the last ten Heisman trophy winners. * Name the last ten winners of the Miss America contest. * Name eight people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize. * How about the last ten Academy Award winners for best...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: Happy Valentines Day 2021 ~ 13 February 2021

    02/12/2021 6:02:02 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 189 replies
    Our Troops Rock ! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ Happy Valentine's Day 2021 ~ *****~ 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 providing entertainment for the...