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Yes 517 71.41%
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Old March 17, 2007, 01:07 PM   #1
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Have you served your country?

Just curious what percentage of the folks here are veterans or active military.

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Old March 17, 2007, 01:39 PM   #2
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Never served but I thank all you guys who are and those who have.
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Old March 17, 2007, 01:45 PM   #3
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Old March 17, 2007, 01:47 PM   #4
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Old March 17, 2007, 01:58 PM   #5
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usaf 1965 to 1969 1year thailand b52 wing 1967 name of base was utapao .
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Old March 17, 2007, 02:00 PM   #6
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Old March 17, 2007, 02:06 PM   #7
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Old March 17, 2007, 02:06 PM   #8
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Guess I can vote in my own poll

US Army 72-75 Landstuhl Germany. Had to be the creampuff tour of all time
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Old March 17, 2007, 02:19 PM   #9
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thank you boltgun71. come home safe.
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Old March 17, 2007, 02:20 PM   #10
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Old March 17, 2007, 02:29 PM   #11
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Old March 17, 2007, 02:45 PM   #12
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Old March 17, 2007, 03:07 PM   #13
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I think the poll might be a bit scewed though, since vets are probably more likely to click on the thread...
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Old March 17, 2007, 03:09 PM   #14
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Old March 17, 2007, 03:15 PM   #15
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Yes.

I am no longer in the service though.
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Old March 17, 2007, 03:58 PM   #16
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Army, 1958-1961. M1 rifles, .45ACP, BAR's, Model 97 Win. shotguns....you know, real guns.....well we could not call them guns.
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Old March 17, 2007, 04:00 PM   #17
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Old March 17, 2007, 04:12 PM   #18
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Old March 17, 2007, 04:21 PM   #19
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Old March 17, 2007, 04:22 PM   #20
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Old March 17, 2007, 04:47 PM   #21
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Old March 17, 2007, 04:50 PM   #22
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I haven't served, but i am very proud and grateful of all of you that have.
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Old March 17, 2007, 05:37 PM   #23
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Old March 17, 2007, 07:03 PM   #24
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No, I failed the physical different times. I wish I could have, but it was not in the cards. Without military service, I don't think that you should be able to own property, or vote. People live all their lives in a free country, and try to criticize it and tear it down because there are men and women who will do the violence that the despise, on their behalf. Those who can't serve, like myself, could just as easily be conscripted for 2 years at the Post Office or some other type of federal service. Just my opinion.
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Old March 17, 2007, 07:03 PM   #25
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I did my time in the 101st Airborne, nothing happened in Cuba and I was mustered out before Viet nam got really nasty. I thought about re upping, but my brand new wife and baby had a say in the situation. I somehow got stuck in the active reserves rather than in the in inactive reserves, but I was in a training company and the time spent was fun for me. I didn't even try to correct the error on the part of the Military.
I had a chance to go to learn to fly helicopters while in the reserve and during Viet Nam, but they would have had to "reactivate" me to full service to qualify for the school, where I would have the rank of Warrent Officer. We had another baby by this time so I guess I chose not to put myself in harms way again. Hell, the Army had their chance to put me in combat, they elected not too, I guees I was one of the lucky ones that served and had no real danger involved. Today I watch the show, Band of brothers,, what could be more true of the Military and the men and women in service.
My salutes to all who have ever served in the past and especially to those today that do serve, unselfishly and as volunteers.
To this day, when I hear the Star Spangled Banner played, it still sorta gets me inside. When thy play the National Anthem, I think I am the first to stand up, at attention, and hell I am 64 now.
As screwed up as some thing are, I still love my Country, always have, always will.
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