U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Military Life and Issues
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
 
Old 07-07-2009, 08:57 AM
 
Location: New Mexico USA
17,148 posts, read 17,859,157 times
Reputation: 19779
04 Jul 09, Fourth of July Parade, Rio Rancho, New Mexico.











Rich

Last edited by Poncho_NM; 06-02-2014 at 06:01 AM..
Quick reply to this message

 
Old 07-07-2009, 09:03 AM
NCN
 
14,084 posts, read 12,027,706 times
Reputation: 16159
Quote:
Originally Posted by crazyworld View Post
Since I did not see a topic on this or I missed it I hope I am in the right place to start it.

To our Vets and from our Family to Yours

You have made so many sacrifices our our family and country. Freedom is not free and I for one appreciate you.
One of the best ways to thank our vets is to write your representative in congress and tell them you don't want veteran benefits cut. We are handing out money to people who have never done anything for our country and treating our veterans like beggars. Tell congress you want those who put their lives on the line for our country to get benefits before anyone else.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-10-2009, 02:14 PM
 
Location: New Mexico USA
17,148 posts, read 17,859,157 times
Reputation: 19779
Training, New Mexico, USA, 2007












Rich
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-17-2009, 06:42 AM
 
Location: Where we enjoy all four seasons
20,496 posts, read 6,063,035 times
Reputation: 15662
Poncho thank you so much for your additions to this thread. As I said before our vets need our thanks EVERY SINGLE DAY!
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-17-2009, 10:27 AM
 
Location: Norwood, MN
1,828 posts, read 2,310,501 times
Reputation: 846
Quote:
Originally Posted by crazyworld View Post
Since I did not see a topic on this or I missed it I hope I am in the right place to start it.

To our Vets and from our Family to Yours

You have made so many sacrifices our our family and country. Freedom is not free and I for one appreciate you.
My cousin Alison Bruesehoff of Cologne, MN is leaving for Iraq today. God bless you and keep you safe, I will be praying for you.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-17-2009, 11:36 AM
 
Location: So. of Rosarito, Baja, Mexico
5,200 posts, read 9,929,356 times
Reputation: 3924
I'm a Korea Vet and while at the VA hospital yesterday saw a Korea Vet (wearing cap) with a recent leg amputation waiting to get a cup of coffee in the cafeteria. I offered my help in getting his coffee and also paid for his breakfast. It made my day to help a fellow VET. My medical problem was nothing compared to his or many others in similiar situations.

We should ALL offer some thanks to those who served and if anything...buy them a breakfast.

Steve (korea 1950-52)
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-17-2009, 03:31 PM
 
Location: El Paso, TX
3,172 posts, read 2,214,810 times
Reputation: 2389
At times we concentrate a lot of our veterans and that is great. I just thought I also share that those behind the warrior also deserve some recognition like this spouse saying good-bye the day before he is laid to rest.

El Amigo
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-17-2009, 03:58 PM
 
Location: Where we enjoy all four seasons
20,496 posts, read 6,063,035 times
Reputation: 15662
I cannot even imagine El Amigo the anguish they must go through.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-17-2009, 04:56 PM
 
Location: S.Dak
17,956 posts, read 5,778,012 times
Reputation: 23844
Quote:
Originally Posted by elamigo View Post
At times we concentrate a lot of our veterans and that is great. I just thought I also share that those behind the warrior also deserve some recognition like this spouse saying good-bye the day before he is laid to rest.

El Amigo
For some reason, my computer will not dispaly this picture. Do you personally know the Gold Star Wife, in the picture?
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-17-2009, 05:02 PM
 
Location: Sittin' on the rocks at the bay...
21,278 posts, read 5,090,923 times
Reputation: 33234
Quote:
Originally Posted by elamigo View Post
At times we concentrate a lot of our veterans and that is great. I just thought I also share that those behind the warrior also deserve some recognition like this spouse saying good-bye the day before he is laid to rest.

El Amigo
Sorry, it won't let us open the picture you've put on here...
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


 

Quick Reply
Message:
Over $84,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Military Life and Issues
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2014, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top