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DC Flashmob for WWII Vets

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by GlocknSpiehl, May 30, 2012.

  1. GlocknSpiehl

    GlocknSpiehl NRA Life Member Silver Member

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    My Dad is a WWII vet and, at age 91, there's not many left of him and his buddies. This is a touching story about an Honor FLight landing at Reagan Airport. They asked for volunteers to come greet the arriving vets. People came pouring in from all over the airport... :patriot:

    http://bit.ly/JWA7dv
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Outstanding,.....please pass my thanks along to your Father.
     

  3. .264 magnum

    .264 magnum CLM

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    It must be allergies making my eyes water. Maybe we are less screwed than I thought.

    ETA - tell your dad thanks from me and my family.
     
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    Outstanding. Acts as these make me proud to be a part of that fabric that is the United States of America.

    :patriot:

    God Bless America, and all of our troops -especially those who did not make it home.
     
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    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    ^^^ This!
     
  7. Diesel_Bomber

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    As someone else said in another thread:

    THAT is the America worth saving.
     
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  8. dherloc

    dherloc X-Nuc

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    I have been an escort on one of the Honor Flights.

    If you have never done it, try it because you will never forget it.

    Hoping to do another one this year, but so far the dates haven't worked out.
     
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    great video. made me tear up a little bit. i love seeing stuff like that where people come together to honor those that deserve it.
     
  10. 69HEMI-R/T

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    Great video of some of our country's real heroes !! Yep, I got a little choked up watching the video also !!


    USMC 66-70
    RVN 67-68
     
  11. janice6

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    It's good to be reminded of who we are and where we came from.


    Don't let ANYONE give this away!
     
  12. itstime

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    Thank you for sharing and thank your father.
     
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    The Greatest Generation deserves every accolade we can give them. Thanks for sharing that story!
     
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