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1. Gee, let's see how many veterans we have here at DU, I know of
quite a few, both wartime and peacetime veterans, including myself (Army and National Guard).

Who else?
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  -Freepers Ask Their Vet Members to Check in. GET 16 RESPONSES! maxrandb  May-26-05 03:24 PM   #0 
  - Gee, let's see how many veterans we have here at DU, I know of  ET Awful   May-26-05 03:26 PM   #1 
  - Viet-Nam Vet  Medical Speaking   May-26-05 03:34 PM   #12 
  - USMC Viet-Nam  axe2grind   May-27-05 03:35 PM   #494 
     - Welcome to DU, axe2grind!  MelissaB   May-27-05 05:26 PM   #518 
     - Thank you for your sacrifice, I lost an uncle in Korea, friend in Vietnam.  Sparkman   May-27-05 05:56 PM   #532 
     - Welcome to all of you, axe2grind, Medical Speaking, and Sparkman!  calimary   May-31-05 09:47 PM   #920 
     - Welcome to DU ace2grind !  rhino47   May-28-05 09:15 AM   #661 
  - Marine Corps Vet Checking in....  annarbor   May-26-05 05:46 PM   #91 
  - Thanks for your service,  Sparkman   May-27-05 06:05 PM   #536 
  - Welcome to DU! And thank you for what you gave to your country!  calimary   May-31-05 09:48 PM   #921 
  - Korean Vet  howmad1   May-26-05 08:27 PM   #172 
  - another Korean vet here  watercolors   May-27-05 01:03 PM   #449 
  - Thanks for you service. My Uncle Fred Ramos died in Korea. His WWII  Sparkman   May-27-05 06:08 PM   #538 
  - Hubby is a Vietnam Combat Vet  NoSunWithoutShadow   May-27-05 10:19 AM   #359 
  - Federal Service  PegDAC   May-27-05 01:02 PM   #447 
  - Another Liberal Vet  TekBoss   May-27-05 02:06 PM   #468 
  - Thanks for your service! My wife's Dad was a paratrooper in WWII.  Sparkman   May-27-05 06:11 PM   #540 
  - Welcome to DU, TekBoss!  southlandshari   May-30-05 09:54 AM   #851 
  - Both of you, PegDAC and TekBoss - Welcome!!!  calimary   May-31-05 09:49 PM   #922 
  - US Army vet reporting as ordered  jmowreader   May-27-05 04:09 PM   #503 
  - BM3 USS White Plains AFS4 AKA: The Orient Express  bpilgrim   May-28-05 07:20 AM   #653 
  - Fellow Shellback, many crossing for you, only four for me  puerco-bellies   May-29-05 08:36 PM   #819 
  - Harold was from small town Pennsylvania.  oncall   May-28-05 07:15 PM   #723 
  - Welcome tp DU, oncall.  classof56   May-29-05 09:34 AM   #788 
  - Welcome, oncall!  calimary   May-31-05 09:54 PM   #923 
  - U. S. Navy (6 Years) Petty Officer 2nd Class  Gronk Groks   May-30-05 03:04 PM   #860 
  - Welcome to DU!  GoddessOfGuinness   May-30-05 06:58 PM   #867 
  - Glad you're with us, Gronk - and THANK YOU for your service!  calimary   May-31-05 09:58 PM   #925 
  - USN  XNGH   May-31-05 05:54 PM   #913 
  - Why did you capitalize "domestic" in your last sentence?  Goldmund   May-26-05 03:27 PM   #2 
  - Shouldn't be too hard to figure out  hobbit709   May-26-05 03:29 PM   #5 
  - Well, when invoked in the context of...  Goldmund   May-26-05 03:36 PM   #16 
     - A hearty civilian salute to all of you  shadowknows69   May-26-05 04:20 PM   #53 
     - Exactly  FreedomAngel82   May-26-05 06:48 PM   #120 
     - "Anti War, not Anti Warrior"  BrainRants   May-27-05 07:44 AM   #235 
     - I love that phrase!! Bumper Sticker It!! N/T  olafvikingr   May-27-05 08:13 AM   #253 
     - "Anti-War, NOT Anti-Warrior....GOSH!!"  mpyle27   May-27-05 09:24 AM   #308 
        - Welcome, mpyle27! Welcome to DU!  calimary   May-31-05 10:00 PM   #926 
     - Well said! Anti-war but not anti-warrior. And you know what...  cyberpj   May-27-05 10:05 AM   #340 
        - I Agree With Your Statement  Steel City Slim   May-27-05 10:22 AM   #364 
           - Cool. I'm working on my very own ANTI-EMPIRE bumper sticker now.  cyberpj   May-27-05 10:43 AM   #385 
     - Some are or want to be  lukasahero   May-27-05 07:16 AM   #231 
     - So am I  Goldmund   May-27-05 12:43 PM   #436 
     - nicely said  JRob   May-28-05 10:58 PM   #755 
     - You are not nervous? Interesting.  mpyle27   May-27-05 09:39 AM   #321 
        - What?  Goldmund   May-27-05 12:45 PM   #439 
           - None taken.  mpyle27   May-28-05 08:05 AM   #656 
  - Because America is under attack from domestic sources  Toots   May-27-05 09:43 AM   #323 
     - So then, according to the military pledge,  Goldmund   May-27-05 12:46 PM   #441 
        - Please Take a Chill Pill  maxrandb   May-27-05 02:05 PM   #467 
        - Oh, I'm totally chill  Goldmund   May-27-05 02:13 PM   #471 
           - It is not rhetoric. Does the name Smedley Butler mean anything to you?  dansolo   May-27-05 08:50 PM   #584 
           - Domestic Enemies Indeed  bluesbassman   May-28-05 12:12 AM   #612 
              - Hey bluesbass...you Rock!!  Algomas   May-28-05 01:35 AM   #628 
              - Excellent post ...  RoyGBiv   May-29-05 09:27 PM   #827 
              - Welcome bluesbassman!  Career Prole   May-30-05 09:58 PM   #880 
              - Thanks for the welcome!  bluesbassman   May-31-05 12:00 AM   #888 
              - Remember, bluesbassman - "Impeachment IS an option..."  calimary   May-31-05 09:56 PM   #924 
        - if it came down to it  Fone Book   May-28-05 10:25 AM   #670 
  - US Navy here ... 75-79.  Pepperbelly   May-26-05 03:28 PM   #3 
  - FTN  maxrandb   May-26-05 08:18 PM   #168 
  - you have to love all the acronyms...88-97 USN...submarines  rppper   May-28-05 07:37 AM   #654 
  - Sea story...  Shipwack   May-27-05 10:09 AM   #347 
  - Wyoming Army National Guard  Walt Starr   May-26-05 03:28 PM   #4 
  - To our military DU personel  DanCa   May-26-05 03:30 PM   #6 
  - Thanks For Your Service DU-ers!  K8-EEE   May-26-05 05:25 PM   #83 
  - USAF 1970-1974  micrometer_50   May-26-05 03:30 PM   #7 
  - What kinda avionics? I was an ECM man myself.  tekriter   May-28-05 12:51 PM   #686 
  - I saw one of these threads once on DU  stpalm   May-26-05 03:31 PM   #8 
  - I remember that. It was very impressive. Here's hoping this  janx   May-26-05 06:48 PM   #119 
  - And here it is! It has over 450 responses. Take that, freeps!  Bunny   May-26-05 07:45 PM   #153 
     - It's been my experience...  ClintonTyree   May-27-05 02:09 PM   #469 
        - A friend in Florida...  JRob   May-28-05 11:27 PM   #759 
  - Thank you, DU Vets!  Kathy in Cambridge   May-26-05 03:31 PM   #9 
  - Thank you for your service  Orion The Hunter   May-27-05 10:06 AM   #341 
     - THANKS from anti-war protestor: REGIME CHANGE BEGINS AT HOME  chomskysright   May-27-05 03:03 PM   #483 
     - Welcome, Orion! Welcome to DU - where we appreciate and honor  calimary   May-31-05 10:07 PM   #927 
  - If i can stomach freeper ville  DanCa   May-26-05 03:32 PM   #10 
  - That's always the way  carnie_sf   May-27-05 10:23 AM   #365 
  - Wife of an Army veteran here  nonconformist   May-26-05 03:33 PM   #11 
  - I'm a veteran and a GI brat  Skittles   May-26-05 06:34 PM   #111 
  - US Army Special Services  Rayjay   May-26-05 03:34 PM   #13 
  - Welcome to DU, Rayjay.  alcuno   May-27-05 07:24 PM   #565 
  - Why, the rest are on active duty in Iraq  fishnfla   May-26-05 03:34 PM   #14 
  - We have TONS here.  Bouncy Ball   May-26-05 03:34 PM   #15 
  - US Army draftee 1970 to 1972  Elwood P Dowd   May-26-05 03:37 PM   #17 
  - Here's a recent DU military roll call - Thanks for your service all!  FLDem5   May-26-05 03:40 PM   #18 
  - FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY NINE replies on that thread.  blondeatlast   May-26-05 03:52 PM   #32 
  - I remember seeing it. Awe-inspiring. that so many have served  katinmn   May-26-05 04:25 PM   #55 
  - WOW !  progressoid   May-26-05 04:14 PM   #48 
  - My first post at DU was on that thread  seito   May-29-05 07:25 PM   #815 
  - Disabled US Army vet, 1966-1969. Checking in.  Ron_Green   May-26-05 03:40 PM   #19 
  - US Army enlistee from Dec 1982 - Jul 1991 and Army Reserve  TheDebbieDee   May-26-05 03:42 PM   #20 
  - US Army, 3 years  BR_Parkway   May-26-05 03:44 PM   #21 
  - U S Army 1968-71  jarab   May-26-05 03:45 PM   #22 
  - Army  rwork   May-26-05 03:45 PM   #23 
  - US Army 1963-1973  unhappycamper   May-26-05 03:46 PM   #24 
  - Half of the people claiming service on FR are probably lying  ComerPerro   May-26-05 03:46 PM   #25 
  - What about Jeff Gannon? Huh?  Spiffarino   May-27-05 08:02 PM   #576 
  - I know we can make 16 look silly, my mustang friend!  Career Prole   May-26-05 03:47 PM   #26 
  - Another "Phantom Pherret" checking in!  BrainRants   May-27-05 07:50 AM   #237 
     - Cool!  Career Prole   May-30-05 09:56 PM   #878 
     - Cool!  Career Prole   May-30-05 09:56 PM   #879 
  - Bubblehead 65-69  Submariner   May-26-05 03:48 PM   #27 
  - Sadly .... soon to be Forgotten Groton  Husb2Sparkly   May-26-05 06:17 PM   #104 
     - my son's there now at ST "A" school ...  Pepperbelly   May-26-05 11:27 PM   #200 
     - Yeah, I was assigned to a cutter out of Groton, the USCGC Evergreen n/t  qnr   May-27-05 09:45 AM   #325 
     - The Coast Guard Academy across the river from the sub base  Submariner   May-27-05 09:53 AM   # 
        - heheh yup n/t  qnr   May-27-05 10:08 AM   #344 
     - I liked rotten Groton  Submariner   May-27-05 09:59 AM   #337 
     - And don't forget playing eucher for kamikazis at the MarBar.  hootinholler   May-27-05 09:33 PM   #589 
     - Oh Man .... Sailor Ditties  Husb2Sparkly   May-28-05 12:20 AM   #615 
        - We Had A Guy From Brooklyn  maxrandb   May-31-05 01:12 PM   #902 
     - went to groton in late april from san diego......  rppper   May-28-05 08:52 PM   #735 
     - bridgeport  SusanF_CA   May-27-05 07:01 PM   #555 
        - Seaview Ave  Husb2Sparkly   May-28-05 12:23 AM   #616 
  - USNavy here  MARALE   May-26-05 03:49 PM   #28 
  - 101st Airborne Div, '56 - '59  augie38   May-26-05 03:50 PM   #29 
  - 69-72 101st Airborne Div  TX-RAT   May-26-05 04:16 PM   #50 
     - Screaming Eagles Checking In  Bryn   May-31-05 09:00 PM   #918 
  - 1976-1979, US Army  ihaveaquestion   May-26-05 03:50 PM   #30 
  - US Army 73-95  prvet   May-26-05 03:51 PM   #31 
  - Technically I'm a Vet, with 6 years in the National Guard,  johnaries   May-26-05 03:56 PM   #33 
  - Remember Johnaries...  annarbor   May-27-05 02:11 PM   #470 
  - Army Viet Nam Vet here  wakeme2008   May-26-05 03:59 PM   #34 
  - indian country  ptolle   May-26-05 11:23 PM   #196 
     - Welcome to DU!!!  Rainscents   May-27-05 10:56 AM   #396 
  - Thanks vets!  NoPasaran   May-26-05 04:01 PM   #35 
  - Army infantry, VN '69-70 (101st Abn. Div.)  Pinboy   May-26-05 04:02 PM   #36 
  - Were you at Camp Eagle in 1970?  RickWn   May-28-05 03:00 PM   #699 
     - First, welcome home, Brother, and welcome to DU!  Pinboy   May-28-05 05:07 PM   #709 
        - Thanks, Pinboy  RickWn   May-29-05 11:05 AM   #791 
  - Vietnam era vet (barely)  NCevilDUer   May-26-05 04:02 PM   #37 
  - UNITED STATES NAVY ACTIVE  true_notes   May-26-05 04:03 PM   #38 
  - USN 1985-1990  StaggerLee   May-26-05 04:04 PM   # 
  - Resident Jarhead checking in  DS1   May-26-05 04:04 PM   #39 
  - US Army 84-86, USA Reserves 89-92  lwfern   May-26-05 04:06 PM   #40 
  - USAF 1965-1969  GOPFighter   May-26-05 04:08 PM   #41 
  - USAR Signal Systems Support Specialist 89-93  Nickster   May-26-05 04:09 PM   #42 
  - In all fairness to the freakers  Greyskye   May-26-05 04:11 PM   #43 
  - To hear conservatives talk, vets on FR...  GOPFighter   May-26-05 04:16 PM   #51 
     - They can only hijack patriotism if we let them.  leftynyc   May-27-05 02:50 PM   #479 
     - ummm...  prodigal_green   May-28-05 04:12 PM   #707 
  - US Army here  CatWoman   May-26-05 04:11 PM   #44 
  - Military Brat, 1952-1969. Never forget that those of us that followed  tsuki   May-26-05 04:13 PM   #45 
  - Army Signal Corps REMF here  5thGenDemocrat   May-26-05 04:13 PM   #46 
  - Vietnam Vet here.  DemoTex   May-26-05 04:13 PM   #47 
  - Yes, but were you actually in Cambodia at Christmas?  Husb2Sparkly   May-26-05 06:25 PM   #107 
     - It does doesn't it?  FreedomAngel82   May-26-05 06:54 PM   #128 
     - The list is long and ignomineous  Husb2Sparkly   May-26-05 07:40 PM   #149 
     - Remember when Tricky Dick said we would not invade Cambodia?  unhappycamper   May-27-05 07:25 AM   #232 
  - US ARMY 1987-1990  matcom   May-26-05 04:14 PM   #49 
  - U.S. Navy. Vietnam duty in "Yankee Station" aboard the Kitty Hawk.  oasis   May-26-05 04:18 PM   #52 
  - Ah the "Shitty Kitty". I worked on that boat for 20 yeras as a contractor  maveric   May-26-05 06:49 PM   #122 
     - Okay shipmate. And here's a toast to the  oasis   May-26-05 09:09 PM   #182 
  - Saluting All the DU Vets  SalmonChantedEvening   May-26-05 04:23 PM   #54 
  - To all you Vets-  Willy Lee   May-26-05 04:25 PM   #56 
  - Hundreds of DU Vets checked in to this BOSSHOG thread last year >  Stephanie   May-26-05 04:27 PM   #57 
  - I'm glad you could find that thread.  hvn_nbr_2   May-26-05 05:18 PM   #79 
     - I bookmarked it  Stephanie   May-26-05 07:04 PM   #130 
  - Qua Viet 68-71  TomInTib   May-26-05 04:28 PM   #58 
  - welcome to DU TomInTib!  Mizmoon   May-27-05 08:46 AM   #277 
  - Thanks for your service!  Sparkman   May-27-05 06:44 PM   #549 
  - USAF 1978-1982 n/t  ohtransplant   May-26-05 04:28 PM   #59 
  - A big THANK YOU to all the veterans and those now serving  katinmn   May-26-05 04:28 PM   #60 
  - I second the THANK YOU, to all of our Vets!  mzmolly   May-26-05 04:28 PM   #61 
  - 9 years Army, my husband spent 20, my son and DIL are in Air Force.  Miss Chybil   May-26-05 04:29 PM   #62 
  - My brother is going to Afghanistan next year  flygal   May-27-05 07:15 AM   #230 
     - Yes, my son may be going back in January. Why freeps think they own  Miss Chybil   May-27-05 09:47 AM   #329 
        - The word you are searching for is "ChickenHawk"  Nailzberg   May-27-05 05:12 PM   #515 
           - Yes! ChickenHawk! Man, I'm having a lot of brain hiccups today!  Miss Chybil   May-27-05 05:41 PM   #524 
              - My brain does the same thing  Nailzberg   May-27-05 06:40 PM   #548 
  - US Navy (ret) 21 Years. n/t  retnavyliberal   May-26-05 04:30 PM   #63 
  - Marine Crotch 1961-1965  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-26-05 04:31 PM   #64 
  - Ahhh, yes -- the "radicalization through the military" path...  IrateCitizen   May-27-05 08:54 AM   #288 
  - Bingo!  Flavin   May-27-05 11:19 AM   #406 
     - I still live next to that MO base.  xmas74   May-28-05 12:25 AM   #617 
  - Thank you sir for your service!  Sparkman   May-27-05 06:19 PM   #542 
  - Army vet married to an Army (Vietnam era) vet  BleedingHeartPatriot   May-26-05 04:39 PM   #65 
  - Arizona Army National Guard  Az_lefty   May-26-05 04:47 PM   #66 
  - USAF 1971 to 1975  rexcat   May-26-05 04:52 PM   #67 
  - US Army Infantry  lateo   May-26-05 04:56 PM   #68 
  - USAF 82nd Air Wing - Air Force One 1993-1996  Ioo   May-26-05 04:58 PM   #69 
  - Vet's widow here.  Raksha   May-26-05 05:01 PM   #70 
  - USAF 1982-1986  MetaTrope   May-26-05 05:03 PM   #71 
  - My wife's father, Lt. Col. Nash- Saigon AFVN  NewYorkerfromMass   May-26-05 05:04 PM   #72 
  - Nice find, NYfromMass! Thanks for sharing some history.  katinmn   May-26-05 08:45 PM   #177 
  - US Army 93-95  BamaGirl   May-26-05 05:08 PM   #73 
  - you rock!  leftofthedial   May-26-05 05:10 PM   #74 
  - Wife of a soldier  Qanisqineq   May-26-05 05:11 PM   #75 
  - US Army  rasputin1952   May-26-05 05:13 PM   #76 
  - D Troop,1st Of the 1st Cav.  DiverDave   May-26-05 05:15 PM   #77 
  - Hey HOMIE....  chknltl   May-26-05 05:43 PM   #89 
     - LOL!  DiverDave   May-26-05 06:40 PM   #114 
        - I usually sent you guys out for.....  chknltl   May-26-05 07:12 PM   #139 
  - U.S. Navy 1987 - 1997.  ccbombs   May-26-05 05:16 PM   #78 
  - Army 69-71. n/t  hvn_nbr_2   May-26-05 05:21 PM   #80 
  - My Dad: Air Force Vet, Current Peace Activist  K8-EEE   May-26-05 05:23 PM   #81 
  - I've done that peace vigil...  Pinboy   May-26-05 06:07 PM   #102 
  - AirForce Brat..father served 1946-1968  SoCalDem   May-26-05 05:23 PM   #82 
  - and another Proud Air Force brat  SusanF_CA   May-27-05 07:07 PM   #557 
  - Where is Tahiti Nut? He served.  Straight Shooter   May-26-05 05:26 PM   #84 
  - Without hunting around, Kentuck & Demotex come to mind.  Jackpine Radical   May-26-05 07:31 PM   #147 
  - Ho! (Just saw the thread.)  TahitiNut   May-27-05 02:02 AM   #213 
  - My father Captain US Air Force 1950 -54 n/t  goclark   May-26-05 05:26 PM   #85 
  - My dad US Army PFC, Korea Purple Heart  lukasahero   May-27-05 11:14 AM   #404 
  - Mama of a Veteran: Afghanistan and Iraq  buddyhollysghost   May-26-05 05:27 PM   #86 
  - Really? My brother is in the 75th.  Justin54B20L   May-26-05 06:30 PM   #110 
     - Mine was Alpha Co., 3rd bat.  buddyhollysghost   May-27-05 02:58 AM   #214 
  - service  Parche   May-26-05 05:28 PM   #87 
  - Got kicked out  chknltl   May-26-05 05:39 PM   #88 
  - My best friend got booted out of boot, in '68, he still regrets notserving  Sparkman   May-27-05 06:35 PM   #546 
  - US Navy 1969 through 1973 "Damage Controlman"  B Calm   May-26-05 05:44 PM   #90 
  - Also my dad is a WW2 Army vet and my brother is a Vietnam Navy  B Calm   May-26-05 05:48 PM   #92 
  - Well, At Least You Weren't a "Turd Chaser"  maxrandb   May-27-05 06:40 AM   #224 
  - USAF 71-75  slater71   May-26-05 05:49 PM   #93 
  - Ditto  Spinzonner   May-26-05 07:31 PM   #146 
  - Korean vet here!  0007   May-26-05 05:50 PM   #94 
  - *wave of thanks to the vets* Since GreenLantern is unable to post  GreenPartyVoter   May-26-05 05:50 PM   #95 
  - DH Army 1974-1978 n/t  sandnsea   May-26-05 05:51 PM   #96 
  - US Army 1981-1995  tabasco   May-26-05 05:53 PM   #97 
  - USN and USNR - 1967 - 1975 - SK2  Husb2Sparkly   May-26-05 05:55 PM   #98 
  - And my Dad, too.  Sparkly   May-26-05 06:48 PM   #118 
  - All you Vets have my eternal gratitude...even the Freakers... for they  Auntie Bush   May-26-05 05:55 PM   #99 
  - Bravo!!!!  orpupilofnature57   May-26-05 05:56 PM   #100 
  - Army ROTC  KeepItReal   May-26-05 06:02 PM   #101 
  - Good luck after commissioning !  tabasco   May-26-05 06:12 PM   #103 
  - Thanx, but I finished a long time ago  KeepItReal   May-26-05 06:19 PM   #106 
  - Hey, my daughter goes to Tulane!  ClintonTyree   May-28-05 09:47 AM   #664 
  - Wife of a soldier on his way to Iraq.  WakeMeUp   May-26-05 06:19 PM   #105 
  - sending positive vibes  SlavesandBulldozers   May-26-05 07:52 PM   #158 
  - Thanks!  WakeMeUp   May-26-05 11:38 PM   #204 
  - Prayers and heart felt support to you and yours  Sparkman   May-27-05 06:54 PM   #554 
  - I will pray for his safety.....  Roxy66   May-28-05 01:13 AM   #626 
  - I've been exactly where you are. PM if you need an empathetic soul!  peacebaby3   May-28-05 10:13 AM   #668 
  - Add mine.  aquart   May-28-05 12:40 PM   #683 
  - US Army, 1998-2002  Justin54B20L   May-26-05 06:25 PM   #108 
  - UNITED STATES AIR FORCE  Skittles   May-26-05 06:29 PM   #109 
  - No...post the other pic with the long flowing hair and the Michelob!!!  nothingshocksmeanymore   May-26-05 06:47 PM   #117 
  - lol - man, I used to have a nice one of me in dress blues  Skittles   May-26-05 06:53 PM   #125 
  - Aww  FreedomAngel82   May-26-05 07:05 PM   #132 
  - Overwhelmed by the PATRIOTISM here. We may disagree with  Fla Dem   May-26-05 06:36 PM   #112 
  - USN 74-78  corker   May-26-05 06:37 PM   #113 
  - What Ship?  Steel City Slim   May-27-05 06:37 AM   #221 
     - Were you there when the fire happened?  Pepperbelly   May-27-05 10:25 AM   #368 
     - Yes  Steel City Slim   May-27-05 10:47 AM   #389 
        - hard luck, shipmate.  Pepperbelly   May-27-05 10:48 AM   #391 
           - It Was A Bad Day  Steel City Slim   May-27-05 10:54 AM   #394 
     - Kitty Hawk  corker   May-27-05 11:11 AM   #402 
        - Yes  Steel City Slim   May-31-05 10:59 PM   #928 
  - USAR & National Guard  Avis   May-26-05 06:44 PM   #115 
  - "They also serve who only stand and wait"  Husb2Sparkly   May-26-05 06:44 PM   #116 
  - words courtesy of the greatest poet of the 17th century  sfexpat2000   May-30-05 06:19 PM   #864 
  - A Doughboy and 2 Marines!  Catchawave   May-26-05 06:49 PM   #121 
  - wife of a Vet, daughter of career AF with Korea and Nam ribbons  AZDemDist6   May-26-05 06:50 PM   #123 
  - it is never truly appreciated, the sacrifies of the spouses and kids  Skittles   May-26-05 06:54 PM   #129 
     - 11 schools in 12 years here. but hey, I'm adaptable and comfortable  AZDemDist6   May-26-05 07:04 PM   #131 
        - I can size people up very quickly  Skittles   May-26-05 07:09 PM   #136 
           - yeah being the "new kid" sucked sometimes, but it gave us good  AZDemDist6   May-26-05 07:11 PM   #137 
              - my dad was an Air Force meteorologist  Skittles   May-26-05 11:32 PM   #203 
                 - Hey, my son and DIL are Air Force meteorologists! :-) nt  Miss Chybil   May-27-05 09:57 AM   #334 
                    - WOW!  Skittles   May-27-05 02:28 PM   #475 
  - 1992-1996 USAF  dad   May-26-05 06:50 PM   #124 
  - Hi Dad!  Lowell   May-27-05 01:50 PM   #466 
  - USMC 1962-1966  nathan hale   May-26-05 06:54 PM   #126 
  - Husband in Air National Guard, Korean War  anitar1   May-26-05 06:54 PM   #127 
  - ARMCHAIR GENERALS IS ALL THEY ARE  WLKjr   May-26-05 07:05 PM   #133 
  - USMC 1992-2000  TroubleMan   May-26-05 07:06 PM   #134 
  - You did do something heroic just by serving  amandae   May-28-05 11:05 AM   #674 
     - Sorry for the late response, I was out of town for a couple of days.  TroubleMan   May-29-05 09:09 AM   #785 
  - Air Force wife here...  VLC98   May-26-05 07:08 PM   #135 
  - To our current and former service men and women, thank you very much!  Bunny   May-26-05 07:11 PM   #138 
  - Hey there, Freepers tend to forget George McGovern and Jimmy Carter  ElectroPrincess   May-26-05 07:16 PM   #140 
  - McGovern was a true hero ... and no one hardly knows that  Husb2Sparkly   May-26-05 07:23 PM   #142 
  - Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient George McGovern  paineinthearse   May-26-05 07:45 PM   #152 
     - The McGovern campaign  carnie_sf   May-27-05 10:36 AM   #380 
        - Same here  Greyskye   May-27-05 02:34 PM   #476 
  - Please excuse = A Correction  ElectroPrincess   May-27-05 09:45 AM   #327 
  - USAF 1971-75  Spinzonner   May-26-05 07:20 PM   #141 
  - U.S. Navy 51-60  oneighty   May-26-05 07:23 PM   #143 
  - U.S. Army from August '87 to September '90  DeaconBlues   May-26-05 07:23 PM   #144 
  - Army (1st Cav), infantry RVN 1967-68  Jackpine Radical   May-26-05 07:27 PM   #145 
  - Welcome home  alcibiades_mystery   May-26-05 08:13 PM   #164 
     - Home? This is home?  Jackpine Radical   May-27-05 10:36 AM   #379 
  - USCG, 1977-1981  paineinthearse   May-26-05 07:33 PM   #148 
  - Air Force 1975-1979 eom  zoeb   May-26-05 07:42 PM   #150 
  - Vietnam - Sept-67 to April -69  kentuck   May-26-05 07:45 PM   #151 
  - U.S. Army 86-90.  neuvocat   May-26-05 07:46 PM   #154 
  - USAF - Nov 1984 to Jan 1990  Wickerman   May-26-05 07:48 PM   #155 
  - USAR  Cornus   May-26-05 07:49 PM   #156 
  - US Army 1975-78  Birthmark   May-26-05 07:51 PM   #157 
  - right on vets, a little more than 16 responces eh?  IChing   May-26-05 07:54 PM   #159 
  - USN here....  Liberal Veteran   May-26-05 07:54 PM   #160 
  - kick  ginnyinWI   May-26-05 08:05 PM   #161 
  - Army here  NightHawk63   May-26-05 08:09 PM   #162 
  - Welcome to DU "Army here"  annabanana   May-27-05 10:11 AM   #350 
  - USAF 1986-89  ColdWarZoomie   May-26-05 08:13 PM   #163 
  - U.S.Navy  hootinholler   May-26-05 08:16 PM   #165 
  - United States Army  DemonFighterLives   May-26-05 08:17 PM   #166 
  - us navy 10 years. nt  jonnyblitz   May-26-05 08:18 PM   #167 
  - USAF/ANG1980-1986 Lucky me.... peace! The repukes were in power... don't  lonestarnot   May-26-05 08:20 PM   #169 
  - US Army Active Duty  rpannier   May-26-05 08:20 PM   #170 
  - "Arm chair warriors" bwahahaha  Piperay   May-26-05 08:22 PM   #171 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-27-05 08:28 AM   #262 
     - Huh???  Piperay   May-27-05 03:09 PM   #488 
  - Wow, I had no idea we had so many vets here  Up2Late   May-26-05 08:28 PM   #173 
  - Army 85-87 Army National Guard 87-90  HeeBGBz   May-26-05 08:31 PM   #174 
  - Vet checking in  nguoihue   May-26-05 08:33 PM   #175 
  - US Army 1951-1972, 11B40 .  tousiswritten   May-26-05 08:58 PM   #178 
  - U.S. Airforce, times two my kids...  tinfoilinfor2005   May-26-05 08:44 PM   #176 
  - incredible.  Maclilly   May-26-05 08:59 PM   #179 
  - I don't believe the right wing hype about the military voting republican.  B Calm   May-26-05 09:38 PM   #185 
  - Navy AND Air Force  PsN2Wind   May-26-05 09:01 PM   #180 
  - Proud daughter of an Air Force vet. Dad's on the phone saying....  Vektor   May-26-05 09:08 PM   #181 
  - hugs to your dad vektor  seabeyond   May-28-05 09:53 PM   #746 
  - 2 more  recovering democrat   May-26-05 09:11 PM   #183 
  - USN here  usnret88   May-26-05 09:13 PM   #184 
  - Welcome to DU, "usnret88"  annabanana   May-27-05 10:14 AM   #353 
  - RA 1974-1977  LevelB   May-26-05 09:43 PM   #186 
  - My son is USCG  jhain   May-26-05 09:46 PM   #187 
  - Thank you all...  Robb   May-26-05 09:46 PM   #188 
  - US Army  captain_change   May-26-05 09:46 PM   #189 
  - Army Reserve 81-87  martymar64   May-26-05 09:50 PM   #190 
  - I'll post for my uncle  rockymountaindem   May-26-05 09:58 PM   #191 
  - Plain old Army, 69-71.  TacticalPeek   May-26-05 10:48 PM   #192 
  - This is for all who have been through the rigors of military service;  rasputin1952   May-26-05 10:56 PM   #193 
  - USMC '58-'62  OxQQme   May-26-05 11:26 PM   #198 
  - *crying here* I'm so proud to be in the company of so many  cry baby   May-26-05 11:01 PM   #194 
  - This is as good as it gets  Sparkman   May-27-05 06:51 PM   #553 
  - It makes sense that there are more Vets here on DU than over there.  tandot   May-26-05 11:21 PM   #195 
  - You guys rock and it was my honor to work with you  The Traveler   May-26-05 11:26 PM   #197 
  - Thank you ALL for your service to our country!  Daphne08   May-26-05 11:27 PM   #199 
  - USMC '62-'66  Bigmack   May-26-05 11:29 PM   #201 
  - US Army  BrotherBuzz   May-26-05 11:29 PM   #202 
  - My Dad  Mythsaje   May-26-05 11:46 PM   #205 
  - enlisted. USASA 65-69.  alfredo   May-26-05 11:47 PM   #206 
  - Doesn't this count  Tux   May-26-05 11:54 PM   #207 
  - U.S. Army 77-81  jbm   May-27-05 12:01 AM   #208 
  - US Army 1968-71 - volunteered - Quang Tri, Vietnam  dw   May-27-05 01:27 AM   #209 
  - U.S. Army, 1968-1970 - 2nd, 506th 101st Airborne in Vietnam  RickWn   May-28-05 02:07 PM   #696 
  - My former husband was in Quang Tri  Cookie wookie   May-29-05 08:54 AM   #781 
     - Far too little credit given to the family  RickWn   May-29-05 01:08 PM   #799 
  - I Salute All You Veterans  wellst0nev0ter   May-27-05 01:29 AM   #210 
  - United States Air Force.  Prisoner_Number_Six   May-27-05 01:38 AM   #211 
  - US Army, '68-'69, USARV '69, E-5  TahitiNut   May-27-05 02:00 AM   #212 
  - Kick!  Bunny   May-27-05 04:30 AM   #215 
  - US Navy WIN here  magellan   May-27-05 05:01 AM   #216 
  - US Navy  Speed8098   May-27-05 05:03 AM   #217 
  - I was on the Ponce for a while ... then the Blue Ridge and the Peoria.  Pepperbelly   May-27-05 10:33 AM   #375 
  - US Army 77-80  mandyky   May-27-05 05:31 AM   #218 
  - US Navy 1966-1969  Steel City Slim   May-27-05 06:34 AM   #219 
  - fucking AWESOME thread....n/t  mopaul   May-27-05 06:35 AM   #220 
  - Remembering my dad. P-47 pilot, WWII, European theater.  July   May-27-05 06:37 AM   #222 
  - US Navy Reserve, 1972-78  vanamonde   May-27-05 06:39 AM   #223 
  - Welcome to DU!  GoddessOfGuinness   May-30-05 07:45 PM   #871 
  - USN for let's just say...decades  MADem   May-27-05 06:41 AM   #225 
  - US Army vet, 68-70  dogman   May-27-05 06:42 AM   #226 
  - Freakers are Freaking Their Own Thread  maxrandb   May-27-05 06:44 AM   #227 
  - My late husband  iwillalwayswonderwhy   May-27-05 06:45 AM   #228 
  - Navy Wife here  flygal   May-27-05 07:13 AM   #229 
  - Navybrat! Military families do our part.  laheina   May-27-05 09:57 AM   #335 
  - Thank you to all DU servicepeople.  Skinner   May-27-05 07:28 AM   #233 
  - US Navy 82-88 (Served in peacetime thanks to John Kerry)  BrainRants   May-27-05 07:42 AM   #234 
  - Which carrier?  Postman   May-27-05 08:12 AM   #252 
     - VF171 was shore based in Va. Beach.  BrainRants   May-27-05 08:47 AM   #278 
     - I Was Forrestal  Steel City Slim   May-27-05 10:38 AM   #384 
        - Were you there when they had the fire?  Pepperbelly   May-27-05 10:47 AM   #388 
  - US Army retired  Jai4WKC08   May-27-05 07:50 AM   #236 
  - My dad is a vet (served in Korea) and my fiance is a navy vet--cold war  Evergreen Emerald   May-27-05 07:53 AM   #238 
  - VEV Air Force 1974-1977 - Munitions Maintenance Mechanic  MadisonProgressive   May-27-05 07:54 AM   #239 
  - Viet Nam Vet  jmcon007   May-27-05 07:57 AM   #240 
  - God Bless you, Sir!  MadisonProgressive   May-27-05 08:13 AM   #254 
  - jmcon007 -- I'm with you in that fight. There must be justice.  katinmn   May-27-05 08:29 AM   #263 
  - I'm no more or less a patriot or citizen than anyone else, but  jmcon007   May-27-05 09:13 AM   #301 
  - A couple of hours a day playing video games?  MadisonProgressive   May-27-05 10:22 AM   #363 
  - God Bless you Marine  Medical Speaking   May-27-05 09:29 AM   #313 
  - Semper Fi Sir....  annarbor   May-27-05 02:25 PM   #474 
  - You were there the same time as my husband, jmcon  geniph   May-27-05 05:41 PM   #523 
  - Thank you.  jmcon007   May-27-05 07:35 PM   #570 
  - jmcon007, My condolences for you. Truly. n/t  progressivebydesign   May-27-05 11:56 PM   #608 
  - My blessing to you...  Andromeda   May-28-05 02:30 AM   #632 
  - Alabama ANG '63-'71.  trof   May-27-05 08:00 AM   #241 
  - USAF 84-88  DemoGreen   May-27-05 08:03 AM   #242 
  - 12 years U S Marines  RDANGELO   May-27-05 08:05 AM   #243 
  - Army RA '68-'71  landdaddy   May-27-05 08:06 AM   #244 
  - Arnheim checking in!  arnheim   May-27-05 08:06 AM   #245 
  - US Navy .....'81-'86  Postman   May-27-05 08:06 AM   #246 
  - I'm up for this:  olafvikingr   May-27-05 08:07 AM   #247 
  - Also wanted to pipe in for my Dad...  olafvikingr   May-27-05 08:41 AM   #273 
  - Great thread here! OK, my  babylonsister   May-27-05 08:07 AM   #248 
  - US Navy, 68-72. USS Duluth, LPD-6. Tonkin Gulf, Viet nam.  splat@14   May-27-05 08:08 AM   #249 
  - Air Force and proud of it  Jim S   May-27-05 08:08 AM   #250 
  - Thanks, and welcome to DU, Jim!  katinmn   May-27-05 08:31 AM   #264 
  - Welcome to DU, Jim S.  myrna minx   May-27-05 08:37 AM   #270 
  - Welcom to DU, Jim...  Andromeda   May-28-05 02:27 AM   #631 
  - Navy corpsman '69 - 73  GreatCaesarsGhost   May-27-05 08:09 AM   #251 
  - My father was in WWII for 2 terms....Pacific, he was in Korea for 1/12  Tesla   May-27-05 08:17 AM   #255 
  - Will post for my husband  OhioBlues   May-27-05 08:18 AM   #256 
  - Thank him from all of us and welcome you BOTH to DU  LosinIt   May-27-05 09:30 AM   #314 
  - US Army Reserve, 1981 - 87, 1990 - 96.  harlinchi   May-27-05 08:18 AM   #257 
  - US Army M P  LincolnMcGrath   May-27-05 08:19 AM   #258 
  - US Army Reserves 1991 - 1999  HootieMcBoob   May-27-05 08:21 AM   #259 
  - 65-68 Army Engineers  jlayson   May-27-05 08:26 AM   #260 
  - Excellent! = The Corps of Engineers  ElectroPrincess   May-27-05 09:00 AM   #292 
  - Engineers are great  GA Democrat   May-27-05 01:44 PM   #462 
  - Engineers are fun heh  malmapus   May-27-05 07:14 PM   #563 
     - one memory will always be with me  GA Democrat   May-28-05 12:28 AM   #618 
  - This is why I support the new close-combat badge  jmowreader   May-27-05 04:20 PM   #505 
  - Essayons!  IrateCitizen   May-27-05 09:01 AM   #293 
  - My son is a US Marine currently stationed in Japan.  Longhorn   May-27-05 08:27 AM   #261 
  - Longhorn  stanwyck   May-29-05 07:50 AM   #775 
     - Thanks for thinking of us.  Longhorn   May-29-05 08:57 AM   #782 
  - USAF '70-'73  woofless   May-27-05 08:34 AM   #265 
  - 27+ years and  CRK7376   May-27-05 08:34 AM   #266 
  - Army Brat. "War is hell on the homefront, too."  Straight Shooter   May-27-05 08:34 AM   #267 
  - SGT Jack Rabbit, United States Army  Jack Rabbit   May-27-05 08:34 AM   #268 
  - USN, 6 yrs  Lurking_Argyle   May-27-05 08:35 AM   #269 
  - My 18 y.o. cousin just enlisted and left for basic on Tuesday  Dora   May-27-05 08:38 AM   #271 
  - My dad, 23 years US Navy  flvegan   May-27-05 08:40 AM   #272 
  - In loving memory of my father, US Army, World War II vet.  DinahMoeHum   May-27-05 08:42 AM   #274 
  - Cattle die...  olafvikingr   May-27-05 09:23 AM   #307 
  - Drafted  Lasher   May-27-05 08:43 AM   #275 
  - Never served, but I contribute this for the freepers reading  WesDem   May-27-05 08:43 AM   #276 
  - OUTSTANDING post! nt  Momgonepostal   May-27-05 11:54 AM   #420 
  - U.S. Army  Stand and Fight   May-27-05 08:48 AM   #279 
  - Drop 200 and FIRE FOR EFFECT!  DiverDave   May-27-05 01:39 PM   #461 
  - 12 of them were veterenarians - Royal Dutch Army 1985-1987  spindoctor   May-27-05 08:49 AM   #280 
  - Posting for my husband  connecticut yankee   May-27-05 08:50 AM   #281 
  - US Army 91-95 here  malmapus   May-27-05 08:50 AM   #282 
  - Tried to edit but oh well it expired  malmapus   May-27-05 09:59 AM   #336 
     - Nice PIC !  ElectroPrincess   May-27-05 11:48 AM   #419 
     - haha good story! thanks for sharing AIRBORNE!  malmapus   May-27-05 11:58 AM   #423 
     - Ft. Gordon ?  eowyn_of_rohan   May-27-05 06:06 PM   #537 
        - Yup yup, Signal Corp school  malmapus   May-27-05 07:04 PM   #556 
           - Signal Corps...  eowyn_of_rohan   May-27-05 07:34 PM   #568 
           - Brother was there too . He was there in 1996-  xmas74   May-28-05 12:48 AM   #623 
  - US Army 1970 - 1972 nt  aka-chmeee   May-27-05 08:51 AM   #283 
  - Navy - 20 years  Milflier   May-27-05 08:51 AM   #284 
  - 3rd Class Radioman, 1974-1977  Love Bug   May-27-05 08:51 AM   #285 
  - I just re-read this thread  Husb2Sparkly   May-27-05 08:52 AM   #286 
  - WOW! Quite a litany of patriots! Thank you all!  tk2kewl   May-27-05 08:52 AM   #287 
  - The freepers have resorted to "BUMPING" to get their count up  paineinthearse   May-27-05 08:56 AM   #289 
  - i'm not a vet, but my father was as well as my father-in-law  nashville_brook   May-27-05 08:57 AM   #290 
  - Former U.S. Army soldier here.  Redleg   May-27-05 09:00 AM   #291 
  - Dem Veteran  munciecarl   May-27-05 09:03 AM   #294 
  - Isn't it wondeful...  MojoXN   May-27-05 09:35 AM   #316 
  - Thanks for serving...  ClintonTyree   May-28-05 09:21 AM   #662 
  - Thank you all for your service,  mojavekid   May-27-05 09:05 AM   #295 
  - I solemnly swear......  AnneD   May-27-05 09:06 AM   #296 
  - Half of those Freepers probably went AWOL too!  Hubert Flottz   May-27-05 09:07 AM   #297 
  - From the American Revolution to WWII  Mizmoon   May-27-05 09:08 AM   #298 
  - air force 1970-1974  comradebillyboy   May-27-05 09:09 AM   #299 
  - US Navy 1971-1974  Semi_subversive   May-27-05 09:12 AM   #300 
  - 72-75 US Army 511th MP Co 759th MP Bn, MPI 95B-V5  pokercat999   May-27-05 09:15 AM   #302 
  - USN on U.S.S Gray FF-1054 '84--'88  Wink   May-27-05 09:17 AM   #303 
  - HM3, U.S. Navy AD, 1991-1996  mpyle27   May-27-05 09:20 AM   #304 
  - Wife, Mother, Mother-in-law of Marines  obietiger   May-27-05 09:20 AM   #305 
  - USN, Honorably discharged in 1981.  XNASA   May-27-05 09:22 AM   #306 
  - Glad you turned up!  Ellen Forradalom   May-29-05 06:15 PM   #806 
  - GYSGT/USMC  ezekiel333   May-27-05 09:24 AM   #309 
  - USAF  Corgigal   May-27-05 09:26 AM   #310 
  - Army Security Agency 1975-1982  AmandaBRecondwythe   May-27-05 09:26 AM   #311 
  - Welcome to DU Amanda!  annabanana   May-27-05 10:27 AM   #371 
     - Well, Hey  AmandaBRecondwythe   May-27-05 10:55 AM   #395 
  - So pround of ALL of YOU DUers who have SERVED  supernova   May-27-05 09:26 AM   #312 
  - Idea: The DU vets should "check in" over there.  paineinthearse   May-27-05 09:32 AM   #315 
  - Sweet  AnneD   May-27-05 09:38 AM   #320 
  - USAF 1986-1991 checking in...  giant_robot   May-27-05 09:37 AM   #317 
  - USCG, Retired in 1992 n/t  qnr   May-27-05 09:37 AM   #318 
  - I can chime in with  Dyedinthewoolliberal   May-27-05 09:38 AM   #319 
  - Not me but my Dad and brother were in the military. Thank you all.  leesa   May-27-05 09:39 AM   #322 
  - USAF 1984-88  lazarus   May-27-05 09:44 AM   #324 
  - US Navy 1984-1988..........  The Great Escape   May-27-05 09:45 AM   #326 
  - Son - Army National Guard  katywho   May-27-05 09:47 AM   #328 
  - Vietnam veteran here...  Gildor Inglorion   May-27-05 09:48 AM   #330 
  - Thanks, Buddy  AmandaBRecondwythe   May-27-05 09:55 AM   #333 
     - Welcome to DU! And congratulations on such a GREAT username...  Gildor Inglorion   May-27-05 10:05 AM   #339 
     - :lol:  AmandaBRecondwythe   May-27-05 10:23 AM   #366 
     - AmandaBRecondwythe  paineinthearse   May-27-05 10:38 AM   #383 
  - US Army, 2000-2005.  _ed_   May-27-05 09:52 AM   #331 
  - True Salute to you and yours!  ElectroPrincess   May-27-05 10:07 AM   #343 
  - Thanks  _ed_   May-27-05 10:16 AM   #355 
  - Congratulations on being able to avoid  olafvikingr   May-27-05 10:09 AM   #345 
     - Yes  _ed_   May-27-05 10:19 AM   #358 
  - Army National Guard 71-77  jn2375   May-27-05 09:53 AM   #332 
  - SFC, USA, 1980-2001  MS Liberal   May-27-05 10:16 AM   #354 
     - Welcome to DU MS Liberal!  annabanana   May-27-05 10:31 AM   #373 
     - Welcome MS Liberal  BOSSHOG   May-28-05 07:46 PM   #726 
  - Hell on Wheels  progressoid   May-27-05 10:05 AM   #338 
  - My thanks to all who are veterans  The White Tree   May-27-05 10:06 AM   #342 
  - Great thanks, appreciation and respect for your sacrifices and service,  geckosfeet   May-27-05 10:09 AM   #346 
  - Husband Current Army - 19 yrs. Vet of DS & OIF. Grandfather WWII Vet n/t  peacebaby3   May-27-05 10:10 AM   #348 
  - Liberal to the core and enlisted, by choice, twice.  emald   May-27-05 10:11 AM   #349 
  - emald, welcome!  Husb2Sparkly   May-27-05 05:46 PM   #527 
  - Vietnam Vet !966-1968  eddieb   May-27-05 10:11 AM   #351 
  - eddieb, welcome!  Husb2Sparkly   May-27-05 05:47 PM   #529 
  - Wow! 348 responses by the time I get to respond!  Aristus   May-27-05 10:13 AM   #352 
  - USAF  carnie_sf   May-27-05 10:17 AM   #356 
  - DU Military  Miadan   May-27-05 10:21 AM   #361 
     - Welcome, and thank you for your service!  annabanana   May-27-05 10:33 AM   #376 
     - Welcome to DU  Bouncy Ball   May-27-05 10:33 AM   #377 
     - Miadan, Welcome!  Husb2Sparkly   May-27-05 05:48 PM   #530 
  - Liberal Vet Checking in here  jokerman93   May-27-05 10:18 AM   #357 
  - Hey!! Had a bud goto 1st Group when he finished Q course  malmapus   May-27-05 10:34 AM   #378 
     - :-)  jokerman93   May-27-05 10:45 AM   #387 
  - Currently in Army Reserve  liberal_patriot_md   May-27-05 10:20 AM   #360 
  - You fight to defend the constitution while politicians at home destroy it.  Robworld   May-27-05 10:21 AM   #362 
  - Nat. Guard myself, daughter US Army, son-in-law US Army (n/t)  Ravy   May-27-05 10:25 AM   #367 
  - Thank You!  JLucas4092   May-27-05 10:25 AM   #369 
  - Former U.S . Marine here.  go west young man   May-27-05 10:27 AM   #370 
  - USAF 1983-2005  MrScorpio   May-27-05 10:29 AM   #372 
  - Thanks to all who've served  lastliberalintexas   May-27-05 10:32 AM   #374 
  - U. S Air Force  ewagner   May-27-05 10:36 AM   #381 
  - US Army Military Police 90-94, served in Iraq the first time around  nytemare   May-27-05 10:37 AM   #382 
  - Several I think  BamaGirl   May-27-05 12:39 PM   #435 
     - Did you do basic at McLellan? I can't remember when I heard  nytemare   May-27-05 08:04 PM   #577 
        - We both did.  BamaGirl   May-27-05 10:38 PM   #599 
           - I am suprised they don't have him in Iraq  nytemare   May-28-05 09:40 PM   #741 
  - US Air Force 1999-2005  Allenberg   May-27-05 10:43 AM   #386 
  - Allenberg, what did your fellow soldiers think of idiot son?  Husb2Sparkly   May-27-05 05:51 PM   #531 
  - I want to "THANK YOU" all VETS who served and those, who continue  Rainscents   May-27-05 10:48 AM   #390 
  - In loving memory of a great man...my dad.  Midlodemocrat   May-27-05 10:50 AM   #392 
  - USNA active...  Shipwack   May-27-05 10:51 AM   #393 
  - Old Army and Marines in this family:  poverlay   May-27-05 10:57 AM   #397 
  - US Army. 1980-1984  nykiera   May-27-05 10:58 AM   #398 
  - USN, USNR, 1955 to 1963  Another Bill C.   May-27-05 11:00 AM   #399 
  - United States Air Force  Sequoia   May-27-05 11:06 AM   #400 
  - US Army 83-89  markbark   May-27-05 11:10 AM   #401 
  - Vietnam Veteran  DemoVet   May-27-05 11:11 AM   #403 
  - US Navy Submarine Vet August 1971-75.  Sentinel Chicken   May-27-05 11:19 AM   #405 
  - Friday update on the Freeper thread  FLDem5   May-27-05 11:21 AM   #407 
  - Who cares what the freeps say?  Spiffarino   May-27-05 09:04 PM   #586 
     - agreed, this has turned into our own DU Memorial Day thread and  AZDemDist6   May-27-05 11:00 PM   #605 
  - Navy, CIA  formercia   May-27-05 11:23 AM   #408 
  - "Widow" of Vietnam Vet  One_of_8   May-27-05 11:27 AM   #409 
  - US Army 87-97...  TN al   May-27-05 11:28 AM   #410 
  - US Army  freebrew   May-27-05 11:30 AM   #411 
  - U.S. Army 1978-1991  atreides1   May-27-05 11:33 AM   #412 
  - US Army -- 1963-1966  RushIsRot   May-27-05 11:34 AM   #413 
  - Navy wife  htindall   May-27-05 11:36 AM   #414 
  - US Army, 1968 - 1971  Mr. McD   May-27-05 11:38 AM   #415 
  - US Navy 1977-1987  Joe_VB   May-27-05 11:40 AM   #416 
  - Army Reserve  bookman   May-27-05 11:41 AM   #417 
  - Mom of liberal Marine on second tour in Iraq  stanwyck   May-27-05 11:44 AM   #418 
  - Does he need a helmet liner?  knitter4democracy   May-27-05 07:55 PM   #573 
  - My son' s going back for the second time,too.  w8liftinglady   May-28-05 10:19 AM   #669 
  - SSG (Ret.) Trogdor checking in, SIR!  trogdor   May-27-05 11:56 AM   #421 
  - I wonder ...  Ian_rd   May-27-05 11:57 AM   #422 
  - I sent it over to Miliary.com.  trogdor   May-27-05 12:27 PM   #432 
  - Actually, I think it should be sent to Hannity, Rush, Savage  leftynyc   May-27-05 03:02 PM   #482 
  - Thanks, vets!!  Richardo   May-27-05 11:59 AM   #424 
  - Thank you all for serving  MadAsHellNewYorker   May-27-05 12:00 PM   #425 
  - I second that motion, madashell  Algomas   May-28-05 02:11 AM   #630 
  - US ARMY 2000 - Present  GA Democrat   May-27-05 12:04 PM   #426 
  - US Army, 85-90  BewilderedCitizen   May-27-05 12:08 PM   #427 
  - USMC 0311  Calico Jack Rackham   May-27-05 12:10 PM   #428 
  - USN Sub Service '77-'81  Ezlivin   May-27-05 12:20 PM   #429 
  - USMC  beam me up scottie   May-27-05 12:25 PM   #430 
  - Army/Navy Vet  Lowell   May-27-05 12:26 PM   #431 
  - As it should be  zipplewrath   May-27-05 01:13 PM   #451 
  - I'm still serving!  Roxi   May-27-05 12:32 PM   #433 
  - Great post.. thanks for your service!! n/t  progressivebydesign   May-27-05 03:07 PM   #485 
  - US ARMY 1974-1994 Retired  sce56   May-27-05 12:33 PM   #434 
  - To all DU Military personnel-I salute you all for your service to your  tmooses   May-27-05 12:44 PM   #437 
  - My dad-- Vietnam Vet  BamaGirl   May-27-05 12:44 PM   #438 
  - Served in the military from 1979 to 1983  Fluffdaddy   May-27-05 12:46 PM   #440 
  - What a great way to start Memorial Day Weekend!  Bleachers7   May-27-05 12:51 PM   #442 
  - Not a vet myself, but...  Citizen Jane   May-27-05 12:51 PM   #443 
  - US Army (draftee) 2 years - 1961-1963  chaz4jazz   May-27-05 12:51 PM   #444 
  - my father was career army officer of 22 years...  rndmprsn   May-27-05 12:55 PM   #445 
  - Very Proudly I Served.  mcdeavitt   May-27-05 12:59 PM   #446 
  - Hey Mcdeavitt! I also was with 1/6 at Camp Lejuene. 85-88.  go west young man   May-27-05 10:17 PM   #594 
  - Oh damn!!! I just had a great idea!  The Animator   May-27-05 01:03 PM   #448 
  - But what would all of us grown ups do?  ArkDem   May-27-05 01:26 PM   #455 
  - And yet more irony from FR...  deadparrot   May-27-05 01:10 PM   #450 
  - Military Vet Check-In  vdpq45   May-27-05 01:16 PM   #452 
  - USN-R 1984-1995  virgdem   May-27-05 01:17 PM   #453 
  - Non Commissioned Officer 1972 - 1975  ArkDem   May-27-05 01:22 PM   #454 
  - Both of my grandfathers served in WW1, my father in WW2, serval uncles in  sweetladybug   May-27-05 01:45 PM   #463 
  - Army brat  Pacifist Patriot   May-27-05 01:27 PM   #456 
  - U.S. Army 4 years active 2 reserves until unit was "downsized".  meatloaf   May-27-05 01:29 PM   #457 
  - This thread makes me teary-eyed  Blue Gardener   May-27-05 01:33 PM   #458 
  - USN 1960-1982  finecraft   May-27-05 01:36 PM   #459 
  - Checking in for My Dad  falkon23   May-27-05 01:39 PM   #460 
  - AF brat...  lies and propaganda   May-27-05 01:47 PM   #465 
  - 16 of "Them" over FOUR HUNDRED of "us"  BiggJawn   May-27-05 01:45 PM   #464 
  - A simple "Thank You" to all of you! n/t  slor   May-27-05 02:15 PM   #472 
  - USAF '71-'73 Castle AFB  BobRossi   May-27-05 02:21 PM   #473 
  - I'd like to add my thanks to all the DUers that served  leftynyc   May-27-05 02:48 PM   #477 
  - Proud wife: 29 years of dedicated service in US Navy & USCG  latteliberal   May-27-05 02:49 PM   #478 
  - Welcome to DU, latteliberal...  Andromeda   May-28-05 03:09 AM   #639 
  - USAF, 1967-1995  WTC Survivor   May-27-05 02:59 PM   #480 
  - Capt. HMX1 Quantico - United States Marine Corps 84-92  SF Bay Area Dem   May-27-05 03:00 PM   #481 
  - I salute and thank ALL Veterans - Democrat or Republican - Liberal or Con  SF Bay Area Dem   May-27-05 03:17 PM   #492 
  - Dad was Army. Brother was Navy. BOTH were/are Democrats. N/T  progressivebydesign   May-27-05 03:05 PM   #484 
  - Army  mraargh   May-27-05 03:07 PM   #486 
  - Veterans for Peace: Articles of IMpeachment:  chomskysright   May-27-05 03:08 PM   #487 
  - mother, daughter, sister, sister in law, niece, ex wife of vets  shanti   May-27-05 03:11 PM   #489 
  - Military Family - Proud Democrat  SunJester   May-27-05 03:13 PM   #490 
  - Welcome to DU, SunJester...  Andromeda   May-28-05 02:48 AM   #634 
  - Husband is an AF vet, dad is an AF Vietnam vet  truthseeker1   May-27-05 03:16 PM   #491 
  - 48TFW Lakenheath, England 1977-1980, USAF  explodingsun   May-27-05 03:34 PM   #493 
  - we were at Lakenheath in the 60s  Skittles   May-28-05 09:46 PM   #744 
  - US Army Feb 69 / Jan 72  jdadd   May-27-05 03:40 PM   #495 
  - Welcome to DU and thanks for your service!  FLDem5   May-27-05 04:28 PM   #508 
  - Welcome to DU, jdadd!  Pinboy   May-27-05 08:44 PM   #583 
  - US Navy 1969-1971  Dr.Phool   May-27-05 03:40 PM   #496 
  - United States Air Force  annapolis   May-27-05 03:41 PM   #497 
  - US Army 1980-2000  Chilufya   May-27-05 03:43 PM   #498 
  - US Coast Guard  Gyre   May-27-05 03:45 PM   #499 
  - 500 posts  paineinthearse   May-27-05 03:47 PM   #500 
  - Dad, USNR-- World War II and Korea...  KansDem   May-27-05 03:49 PM   #501 
  - Navy brat...my father was a Chief Petty Officer (AWC);  Spider Jerusalem   May-27-05 04:01 PM   #502 
  - Radioman Second Class USCG 84-89 Semper Paratus!  AwareOne   May-27-05 04:15 PM   #504 
  - Me - Vietnam / Dad - WWII  Number9Dream   May-27-05 04:23 PM   #506 
  - Thank you Vets!  merh   May-27-05 04:23 PM   #507 
  - My Dad served in Vietnam for 3 years: Army  UCLA Dem   May-27-05 04:29 PM   #509 
  - Currahee  bettys boy   May-27-05 04:41 PM   #510 
  - US Air Force 20 years  Woodman   May-27-05 04:47 PM   #511 
  - My wifes uncle, Benny  DiverDave   May-27-05 04:48 PM   #512 
  - In Memory  kb3245   May-27-05 04:53 PM   #513 
  - Welcome to DU  DrDebug   May-27-05 05:07 PM   #514 
     - Thanks My Brothers For Serving  Amsterdam Hooligan   May-27-05 05:24 PM   #517 
        - Welcome to DU, AH...and welcome home, Brother! n/t  Pinboy   May-27-05 10:59 PM   #604 
  - Mr. Tikki...United States Army...  Tikki   May-27-05 05:20 PM   #516 
  - US Navy -- Korean War  aljoba   May-27-05 05:29 PM   #519 
  - Thank you for your service  merh   May-27-05 05:42 PM   #526 
  - 13 Years Active Duty AF  grendelkhan   May-27-05 05:29 PM   #520 
  - Married to a Vietnam combat veteran of the USMC  geniph   May-27-05 05:35 PM   #521 
  - Husband is a Vietnam-era vet & retired Army National Guard  StatGirl   May-27-05 05:40 PM   #522 
  - Signalman 1st Class, Surface Warfare  HawkerHurricane   May-27-05 05:41 PM   #525 
  - This thread makes me proud to belong to the DU family  wtmusic   May-27-05 05:47 PM   #528 
  - 1LT Transportation Corps - VietNam Era Vet  kiranon   May-27-05 06:03 PM   #533 
  - Excellent! You set a good example for future women soldiers.  ElectroPrincess   May-27-05 06:32 PM   #544 
  - U.S. Air Force Vet with daughter serving in Army  Lauri101   May-27-05 06:03 PM   #534 
  - U.S. Army Active Duty 1992-1998  seito   May-27-05 06:03 PM   #535 
  - Viet Nam Vet  bluestateboomer   May-27-05 06:09 PM   #539 
  - US Air Force, 13 years.  bonzotex   May-27-05 06:14 PM   #541 
  - MSgt, USAF  BigTentDemocrat   May-27-05 06:20 PM   #543 
  - Navy vet '86'-'92  scottcsmith   May-27-05 06:35 PM   #545 
  - You were there with Bill Owens, then!  MADem   May-28-05 07:01 AM   #651 
  - 547 responses!  lady lib   May-27-05 06:36 PM   #547 
  - Active Military family here  insane_cratic_gal   May-27-05 06:44 PM   #550 
  - Present and Accounted for....  haele   May-27-05 06:46 PM   #551 
  - Seems to be a few vets here..US Army '67-71  Bandit   May-27-05 06:49 PM   #552 
  - US Army  rickrok66   May-27-05 07:08 PM   #558 
  - I was in the 1-78th at Ft. Sill  Joey Liberal   May-27-05 07:51 PM   #572 
     - C/1-78 FA  rickrok66   May-28-05 07:33 PM   #725 
        - Hey Rickroc  Joey Liberal   May-29-05 12:33 AM   #767 
  - U,S, Army - Basic Rifle Marksmanship Instructor - Ft. Sill  Joey Liberal   May-27-05 07:09 PM   #559 
  - I could shoot a lot better than I can type - That's U.S. Army!  Joey Liberal   May-27-05 07:14 PM   #562 
  - Army.  Xap   May-27-05 07:11 PM   #560 
  - USAF reservist checking in  proudncdem   May-27-05 07:13 PM   #561 
  - US Army, 1970-1972 (A Shau Valley campus)  11 Bravo   May-27-05 07:14 PM   #564 
  - USNR  me b zola   May-27-05 07:27 PM   #566 
  - Wife of Vietnam vet here...  Andromeda   May-27-05 07:30 PM   #567 
  - Another wife of Vietnam Vet...  ngGale   May-29-05 01:41 AM   #770 
  - 14th Armored Cavalry, 1962-1965  pscot   May-27-05 07:34 PM   #569 
  - unbelievably cool. DU rocks.  shance   May-27-05 07:42 PM   #571 
  - USMC Vet here  dand   May-27-05 07:56 PM   #574 
  - Air Force wife here  Penndems   May-27-05 07:57 PM   #575 
  - Freepers  democratic veteran   May-27-05 08:08 PM   #578 
  - Welcome to DU!  DemonFighterLives   May-27-05 08:14 PM   #579 
  - US Navy 68-71  FightingIrish   May-27-05 08:14 PM   #580 
  - What ship? Ever heard of Magsaysay Drive?:hippie:  splat@14   May-28-05 05:20 PM   #710 
     - No Ship. Patrol Squadron 48  FightingIrish   May-30-05 03:02 PM   #859 
  - Almost, but not quite... cadet for 5 yrs  MNTrueBlue   May-27-05 08:22 PM   #581 
  - Family Members/Relatives  49jim   May-27-05 08:29 PM   #582 
  - Army  blackrican   May-27-05 08:51 PM   #585 
     - We were at Sill at the same time  Joey Liberal   May-29-05 11:27 AM   #793 
  - my family  riverwalker   May-27-05 09:10 PM   #587 
  - Second Generation US Army  bluesbassman   May-27-05 09:10 PM   #588 
  - US Army Major, Chinook Pilot, Flight Surgeon, Desert Storm Vet  StephanieMarie   May-27-05 09:38 PM   #590 
  - Tomahawk checking in  brainrot   May-27-05 09:50 PM   #591 
  - Welcome to DU brainrot  qnr   May-28-05 05:30 PM   #711 
  - This is honor of my dad  Maestro   May-27-05 09:58 PM   #592 
  - A Sincere Thank you to All Vets! n/t  Kenergy   May-27-05 09:58 PM   #593 
  - USN 74-78  Zorro   May-27-05 10:20 PM   #595 
  - Approximately 600 vets  paineinthearse   May-27-05 10:23 PM   #596 
  - Versus about 155 for the freepers  bluestateboomer   May-27-05 10:35 PM   #598 
     - Freepers are delusional, though  Lorien   May-27-05 10:45 PM   #601 
  - USMC 1968-71  Johnyawl   May-27-05 10:35 PM   #597 
  - In memory of my father, WWII Vet, Lifelong Democrat  Jane Eyre   May-27-05 10:44 PM   #600 
  - Reagan also cut pensions for military personnel  Maestro   May-27-05 10:55 PM   #602 
  - U.S.A.F. 1970 to 1974  Yankee Blue Veteran   May-27-05 10:57 PM   #603 
  - 2 X Army DU ers here!  gratefull4u   May-27-05 11:03 PM   #606 
  - CW3 (ret.)...  Mogvet1   May-27-05 11:51 PM   #607 
  - Washington Air National Guard 1981-87  kurtyboy   May-28-05 12:01 AM   #609 
  - USAF - 1972-1984  SeattleVet   May-28-05 12:08 AM   #610 
  - Welcome to DU, SeattleVet!  Andromeda   May-28-05 03:01 AM   #637 
  - Not me but father (Air Force: Vietnam),  xmas74   May-28-05 12:10 AM   #611 
  - Navy Brat here  kcwayne   May-28-05 12:19 AM   #613 
  - Thank you to our veterans and current military  marinemom2004   May-28-05 12:19 AM   #614 
  - Semper Fi!  onager   May-28-05 12:33 AM   #620 
  - My Great Aunt was a Sgt. on Normandy Beach ....she passed away, but  Roxy66   May-28-05 12:30 AM   #619 
  - Both of my parents are vets.  bling bling   May-28-05 12:38 AM   #621 
  - Army spouse 1966-68, father WW2 Vet, son GW1 Vet.  WhoDoYouTrust   May-28-05 12:38 AM   #622 
  - Thank you, good people. I'm impressed  Donailin   May-28-05 12:50 AM   #624 
  - Family military service goes back to  jwirr   May-28-05 01:03 AM   #625 
  - US Army Intelligence  raysr   May-28-05 01:16 AM   #627 
  - USAF 1989-1996 Desert Storm, Just Cause  KBlagburn   May-28-05 01:40 AM   #629 
  - thanks to all of you. also wanted to add a couple dem/vets...  Califooyah Operative   May-28-05 02:41 AM   #633 
  - U.S. ARMY 77-80  nolabels   May-28-05 02:52 AM   #635 
  - Props to all who sacrificed...  Algomas   May-28-05 02:52 AM   #636 
  - There's going to be thousands more vets just like that...but they won't  Auntie Bush   May-28-05 11:45 PM   #761 
  - A big thank you to you and everyone else on this thead for serving.  fleabert   May-28-05 03:06 AM   #638 
  - Liberal VietVet 1967-68 Tet Offensive.  BikeWriter   May-28-05 03:26 AM   #640 
  - USAF 1956-76  oldliberal   May-28-05 03:50 AM   #641 
  - Army 66-68, Bliss, Sill, Germany (Fuerth)  A-Schwarzenegger   May-28-05 04:27 AM   #642 
  - army national guard, reporting in from tikrit, iraq!  roscoeroscoe   May-28-05 04:52 AM   #643 
  - Give 'em all our love and thanks!!  WesDem   May-28-05 09:57 AM   #666 
  - U.S. NAVY 1975-1995  SEABEE Chief   May-28-05 05:09 AM   #644 
  - I served, PROUDLY>>>>  ablbodyed   May-28-05 05:51 AM   #645 
  - USMC 1974-1978 My baby brother lives here too. He was a corpsman  wildwww2   May-28-05 06:02 AM   #646 
  - USAF '87 to '92  nookiemonster   May-28-05 06:10 AM   #647 
  - peacetime warrior checking in . . .  ladyVet   May-28-05 06:18 AM   #648 
  - Army '66-'68. Got greetings from LBJ. Had no idea he knew me.  retread   May-28-05 06:24 AM   #649 
  - Thanks to all vets and families of vets  Enraged_Ape   May-28-05 06:48 AM   #650 
  - Thank you to all DU veterans for their service, sacrifice and courage  socialdemocrat1981   May-28-05 07:13 AM   #652 
  - United States Air Force  shirlden   May-28-05 07:49 AM   #655 
  - Checking in for my dad  wellstone dem   May-28-05 08:51 AM   #657 
  - DOS 59-75  bluriley   May-28-05 09:06 AM   #658 
  - ANG and USCG  Plain old Doug   May-28-05 09:12 AM   #659 
  - USN 83 to 87.  rhino47   May-28-05 09:13 AM   #660 
  - Currently Active Duty  schrodinger_I   May-28-05 09:48 AM   #665 
  - So little response because Freeper too dumb to turn on computer  Nimble_Idea   May-28-05 09:46 AM   #663 
  - Dad,uncle,and son  w8liftinglady   May-28-05 10:11 AM   #667 
  - I thank all of you who gave service to our country. Thank you.  put out   May-28-05 10:48 AM   #671 
  - Husband: USMC 94-99  amandae   May-28-05 10:50 AM   #672 
  - USA 1991-1997  Orsino   May-28-05 11:04 AM   #673 
  - self-delete  rndmprsn   May-28-05 11:13 AM   #675 
  - Husband - Army  FlaGranny   May-28-05 11:18 AM   #676 
  - USN 1988-1993  crikkett   May-28-05 11:18 AM   #677 
  - [b]Two Army Retirees Here{/b]  Anthea   May-28-05 11:21 AM   #678 
  - Small Suggestion  ElectroPrincess   May-28-05 11:46 AM   #679 
  - My liberal son USAF 1994 to present  English Lady   May-28-05 11:59 AM   #680 
  - War and Peace (Corps)  inchhigh   May-28-05 12:37 PM   #681 
  - US Army '69-71  flamin lib   May-28-05 12:38 PM   #682 
  - U.S. Navy 79-83  BlueCollar   May-28-05 12:40 PM   #684 
  - U. S. Navy  tinymontgomery   May-28-05 12:43 PM   #685 
  - Checking in-hubby is active duty Army, son is active duty Marine, I am  lachattefolle   May-28-05 12:52 PM   #687 
  - Liberal Grandfather USArmy Air Corps WWII, Liberal Dad USAF Peace time  aQuArius   May-28-05 12:57 PM   #688 
  - DNC Memorial Day Radio Address by Gen. Wesley Clark  WesDem   May-28-05 12:57 PM   #689 
  - USN  LIBERALNAVYVET   May-28-05 12:59 PM   #690 
  - Overseas brat checkin 4 dad WWII and Korean. 4 me: 193rd InfBgd 1984-1988  peacebuzzard   May-28-05 01:12 PM   #691 
  - Wishing vets and active duty the best  ScreamingFist   May-28-05 01:29 PM   #692 
  - Welcome to DU ScreamingFist n/t  qnr   May-29-05 11:33 AM   #795 
  - Dad- 3 tours Vietnam KIA USMC  libpunkmom   May-28-05 01:35 PM   #693 
  - US Army 1982-1985  kaitykaity   May-28-05 01:43 PM   #694 
  - Thank you all so much  dave29   May-28-05 02:00 PM   #695 
  - PROUD LIBERAL VETERAN CHECKING IN  BOSSHOG   May-28-05 02:33 PM   #697 
  - I'm overcome  keeplaughing   May-28-05 02:35 PM   #698 
  - You should be...  B Calm   May-28-05 03:18 PM   #700 
  - Wow, until I started reading this thread about an hour ago I was  DURHAM D   May-28-05 03:50 PM   #705 
  - Vietnam vet checking in  benddem   May-28-05 03:22 PM   #701 
  - Navy Veteran 1980-1986  mckara   May-28-05 03:37 PM   #702 
  - U.S Air Force 1970-1974  Doc_Technical   May-28-05 03:38 PM   #703 
  - U.S Army79-86  gizmo1979   May-28-05 03:45 PM   #704 
  - U S N  azmesa207   May-28-05 04:04 PM   #706 
  - So Dems clean up their economic messes AND fight their wars  eleny   May-28-05 04:24 PM   #708 
  - My husband served  Learning2Fly   May-28-05 05:36 PM   #712 
  - U.S.Army--RA  tinnyguy1777   May-28-05 05:44 PM   #713 
  - George W. Bush, brave fighter pilot, Texas Air National Guard  Elwood P Dowd   May-28-05 05:56 PM   #714 
  - George you certainly were one of the bravest souls that our country has  oncall   May-28-05 08:02 PM   #727 
  - Dad and my two brothers U.S. Air Force.  DemExpat   May-28-05 06:08 PM   #715 
  - US ARMY vet here too.  steely   May-28-05 06:09 PM   #716 
  - In loving memory of my dear Father who served in WWII  ms.smiler   May-28-05 06:12 PM   #717 
  - U.S. Navy  Simonster   May-28-05 06:37 PM   #718 
  - Nice Simonster!  MojoXN   May-28-05 06:52 PM   #719 
  - USAF 1975 - 1993  designforce   May-28-05 06:52 PM   #720 
  - Thank you  muchacho   May-28-05 06:53 PM   #721 
  - military brat and military wife here, Both my fathers served in military  demigoddess   May-28-05 07:10 PM   #722 
  - chapter 10-ed. in lieu of court martial, in lieu of iraq war,  vs the introvore   May-28-05 07:31 PM   #724 
  - NNPTC Class 9906  fleetus   May-28-05 08:07 PM   #728 
  - To all servicemen and women current and past...  Sugarbleus   May-28-05 08:09 PM   #729 
  - Daughter of a WWII Vet, sister of two Viet Nam vets.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   May-28-05 08:20 PM   #730 
  - my partner was in the Navy  libnnc   May-28-05 08:25 PM   #731 
  - Vietnam Vet  Old Vet   May-28-05 08:36 PM   #732 
     - Welcome to DU, Old Vet, and THANK YOU for your service! n/t  Turn CO Blue   May-29-05 12:24 AM   #765 
  - THANK YOOOOOUUUU!!! Big sloppy kisses of Thanks!  TalkingDog   May-28-05 08:46 PM   #733 
  - Navy Commander  Stalwart   May-28-05 08:50 PM   #734 
  - Welcome Stalwart!  GOPFighter   May-28-05 08:59 PM   #737 
  - I gotta say it again...I LOVE THIS FRIKKIN' THREAD !!!  mopaul   May-28-05 08:53 PM   #736 
  - it's cool isn't it mopaul?  Skittles   May-28-05 09:45 PM   #743 
  - Anti War Army Vet here  leftbend   May-28-05 08:59 PM   #738 
  - U.S. Army  RoadRunner   May-28-05 09:25 PM   #739 
  - I'm a Vietnam Vet  Kayakbiker   May-28-05 09:38 PM   #740 
  - Welcome to DU!  ncrainbowgrrl   May-28-05 09:43 PM   #742 
  - chills scrolling down this thread. honoring you all........  seabeyond   May-28-05 09:50 PM   #745 
  - I love this place. This is so moving. Best thread ever!!!!!  autorank   May-28-05 10:02 PM   #748 
  - US Navy Reserve 1985 - 1993  quisp   May-28-05 09:59 PM   #747 
  - My son served in the Army and FL National Guard - (1988 - 1996)  mia   May-28-05 10:19 PM   #749 
  - Two brothers, one sister, and both ex-husbands  utahgirl   May-28-05 10:26 PM   #750 
  - Would current day repugs volunteer for war under FDR?  LiberalFighter   May-28-05 10:40 PM   #751 
  - USMC.....class of 68  avb7   May-28-05 10:48 PM   #752 
  - fake bastards  monobrau   May-28-05 10:48 PM   #753 
  - I had two republican co workers at work ganging up on me when  B Calm   May-29-05 08:34 AM   #779 
     - "The two republicans remained seated and would not look up"  Submariner   May-29-05 10:23 AM   #789 
  - Why haven't these guys posted with their military experiences?  Elwood P Dowd   May-28-05 10:49 PM   #754 
  - And an ignomineous list it is. I love Bill O'Reilly claiming he 'saw comba  Husb2Sparkly   May-28-05 11:11 PM   #758 
  - They're all like that.  Elwood P Dowd   May-28-05 11:41 PM   #760 
  - O'Really and Hannity are not even real Irishmen  Joey Liberal   May-29-05 12:47 AM   #768 
  - Oh yeah! "But did ya know that Bill O'Reilly's 6'6" tall?"  ElectroPrincess   May-29-05 09:08 AM   #784 
  - this?  seabeyond   May-29-05 12:31 AM   #766 
  - USN 94-97  Tinman   May-28-05 11:03 PM   #756 
  - U.S.N. 67-71  The River   May-28-05 11:05 PM   #757 
  - US Navy on the USS Midway  bitterhops   May-28-05 11:50 PM   #762 
  - welcome to DU  wellstone dem   May-29-05 06:57 PM   #811 
  - Grandfather Navy WWI, Dad Army WWII  gtar100   May-29-05 12:02 AM   #763 
  - Colorado here -  colorado_ufo   May-29-05 12:19 AM   #764 
  - Memorial Day weekend kick for all our heroic veterans!  Vektor   May-29-05 01:25 AM   #769 
  - Im new here but thank God for ship's internet and DU  hookahjoe   May-29-05 06:33 AM   #771 
  - Welcome to you!! Glad you found us.  tinfoilinfor2005   May-29-05 09:34 AM   #787 
  - Welcome to DU  wellstone dem   May-29-05 06:56 PM   #810 
  - Welcome to DU.  lady lib   May-30-05 02:09 AM   #836 
  - US Army Medical Corp 73-75  4dsc   May-29-05 07:21 AM   #772 
  - twenty-one guns to all the fallen and their brothers in arms  Spaceman_Spiff   May-29-05 07:40 AM   #773 
  - Welcome to DU Spaceman_Spiff n/t  qnr   May-29-05 11:27 AM   #794 
  - I lost a friend in Viet Nam  OETKB   May-29-05 07:46 AM   #774 
  - US Army  realdemocrat   May-29-05 08:00 AM   #776 
  - Hi realdemocrat, welcome to DU n/t  qnr   May-29-05 11:26 AM   #792 
  - Just remember, Republicans are not military vets by any means  realdemocrat   May-29-05 08:07 AM   #777 
  - Thanks RealDemocrat ! ....  Trajan   May-30-05 01:42 PM   #858 
  - US Navy  brianoshea   May-29-05 08:24 AM   #778 
  - welcome to DU  wellstone dem   May-29-05 06:53 PM   #809 
  - Frederick William Lennon, panel 11E, line 083  unhappycamper   May-29-05 08:50 AM   #780 
  - How many more walls will we need?  GoddessOfGuinness   May-30-05 08:26 PM   #872 
     - The Answer My Friend....  Steel City Slim   May-31-05 11:32 PM   #929 
  - Army - 1970-76  oly   May-29-05 09:05 AM   #783 
  - Mother of two Air Force kids...now civilians.  tinfoilinfor2005   May-29-05 09:17 AM   #786 
  - I just checked, and...  MojoXN   May-29-05 11:01 AM   #790 
  - The really odd thing is...  Shipwack   May-29-05 11:37 AM   #796 
  - Army  RadioFreekentucky   May-29-05 12:07 PM   #797 
  - US Army, 1985-1995  Arianrhod   May-29-05 12:17 PM   #798 
  - bearfan454 - US Navy 1974 - 1977  bearfan454   May-29-05 01:25 PM   #800 
  - US Army 68 - 71  DeLurkor   May-29-05 04:45 PM   #801 
  - Welcome to DU  wellstone dem   May-29-05 06:51 PM   #808 
  - Thank you for your service DeLurker  seito   May-29-05 07:20 PM   #814 
  - USN 81-89, UDT/SEAL Teams  Freedomfried   May-29-05 05:25 PM   #802 
  - Jesus, all the freepers are REMF's  Freedomfried   May-29-05 05:28 PM   #803 
  - USN '79-83  billyoc   May-29-05 05:38 PM   #804 
  - USMC 1974-77  SimpleMan   May-29-05 05:46 PM   #805 
  - My father was a Marine for 30 yrs  Greylyn58   May-29-05 06:19 PM   #807 
  - DU Military check-in  Zak44   May-29-05 06:58 PM   #812 
  - Thank you for your service Zak44  seito   May-29-05 07:18 PM   #813 
  - US Army 1964- 66  jaysunb   May-29-05 07:58 PM   #816 
  - 1989-1993  rpannier   May-29-05 08:09 PM   #817 
  - Crew Member USS Barney DDG-6  puerco-bellies   May-29-05 08:26 PM   #818 
  - USAF 1969-1973  namvet73   May-29-05 09:10 PM   #820 
  - USAF 1969-1973  namvet73   May-29-05 09:10 PM   #821 
  - USAF 1969-1973  namvet73   May-29-05 09:14 PM   #822 
  - USAF 1969-1973  namvet73   May-29-05 09:17 PM   #823 
  - Sorry for multiple post due to posting errors received.! -eom-  namvet73   May-30-05 09:48 AM   #850 
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  - US Army 1984-1997 Enlisted  usedtobesick   May-29-05 09:27 PM   #828 
  - US Army  beauregardez   May-29-05 09:40 PM   #829 
  - US Army 1983-1989  Cogito_ergo_Democrat   May-29-05 09:51 PM   #830 
  - Welcome to DU  TiredTexan   May-29-05 11:44 PM   #833 
  - Serving  charms55   May-29-05 11:35 PM   #831 
  - Wow!  Sugarcoated   May-29-05 11:43 PM   #832 
  - Wow!  Sugarcoated   May-29-05 11:45 PM   #834 
  - For my Father ...  RoyGBiv   May-30-05 12:40 AM   #835 
  - Liberating Liberal  ucdwyer   May-30-05 02:40 AM   #837 
  - U.S. Army Chemical Corps, 1976-1983  jeff5   May-30-05 02:51 AM   #838 
  - Better then Thou?  Lost Dutchman   May-30-05 07:49 AM   #839 
  - You Know Nothing About Military Service Then  dogday   May-30-05 08:39 AM   #845 
  - freepers are frauds, period.  Cookie wookie   May-30-05 08:49 AM   #846 
  - I could not have said it better, totally agree  silver10   May-31-05 07:20 PM   #915 
  - We're all equal regardless  GoddessOfGuinness   May-30-05 08:39 PM   #873 
  - USN 71-84  acmejack   May-30-05 07:52 AM   #840 
  - Dupe  acmejack   May-30-05 07:55 AM   #841 
  - Sure thing, good idea  symbolman   May-30-05 08:30 AM   #842 
  - Sure thing, good idea  symbolman   May-30-05 08:32 AM   #843 
  - Not just the younger ones.....  rateyes   May-30-05 09:45 AM   #849 
  - USMC 1990-95 (Somalia, etc)  Romulus   May-30-05 08:37 AM   #844 
  - In honour of my dad today,his story.  Mari333   May-30-05 09:10 AM   #847 
  - Mari, your Dad was a brave man. I salute him.  Husb2Sparkly   May-30-05 09:42 PM   #877 
  - great story, great website  dooner   May-31-05 12:22 AM   #890 
  - Spouse is Navy vet  CTyankee   May-30-05 09:24 AM   #848 
  - Army medic from 80 to 83  AtTheEndOfTheDay   May-30-05 11:36 AM   #852 
  - 11b20 69-70 chu lai  LoneDriver   May-30-05 12:20 PM   #853 
  - My husband is a Vet from the Korean era '53-'56.  clydefrand   May-30-05 12:25 PM   #854 
  - Freeper thread is all prior service who know nothing about Iraq  pasto76   May-30-05 12:42 PM   #855 
  - MY DAD- US Navy- WWII and Korea- He would be so disappointed  In Truth We Trust   May-30-05 12:53 PM   #856 
  - I,m a vet checking in-  franmarz   May-30-05 01:26 PM   #857 
  - I miss my close friend, a Vietnam Vet who died over a year ago..  flaminbats   May-30-05 03:57 PM   #861 
  - Vet # 800-something  Touchdown   May-30-05 04:14 PM   #862 
  - US Air Force, 1958-63  HawkerTyphoon   May-30-05 05:44 PM   #863 
  - I Just Joined Up  10 Cent Adventure   May-30-05 06:31 PM   #865 
  - I Just Joined Up  10 Cent Adventure   May-30-05 06:34 PM   #866 
  - Our best to you.  Kurovski   May-30-05 07:15 PM   #870 
     - I certainly will be back to DU  10 Cent Adventure   May-31-05 02:28 AM   #892 
  - the size of this post shows how great DUers are  samsingh   May-30-05 07:00 PM   #868 
  - For my father  Kurovski   May-30-05 07:08 PM   #869 
  - US Army (Retired)  infoferret   May-30-05 08:45 PM   #874 
  - Welcome to DU.  deadparrot   May-30-05 08:51 PM   #875 
  - 1st Cavalry Div. Medic during Gulf War.  chrisesq   May-30-05 09:12 PM   #876 
  - My baby was in Kosovo with the General, who will have our love  roguevalley   May-30-05 10:06 PM   #881 
  - 8 years US Army  lenidog   May-30-05 10:24 PM   #882 
  - Airborne!  trumad   May-30-05 10:26 PM   #883 
  - Hi To a fellow Cav Trooper  jdadd   May-31-05 06:35 PM   #914 
  - My family has served  MommaJay   May-30-05 10:32 PM   #884 
  - Civilian  john doe jersey   May-30-05 10:35 PM   #885 
  - A salute to my husband (Army 1965-1969)  Carla in Ca   May-30-05 11:17 PM   #886 
  - Widow of Viet-Nam Vet, here too!  AuntiBush   May-30-05 11:34 PM   #887 
  - Tennessee Army National Guard here...  cquik18   May-31-05 12:08 AM   #889 
  - For My Father  Dragonfli   May-31-05 12:36 AM   #891 
  - and my father  barb162   May-31-05 11:15 AM   #896 
  - Col. Hackworth is buried today at Arlington  WesDem   May-31-05 10:36 AM   #893 
  - USAF Wife - 16 years  pnwbi   May-31-05 10:36 AM   #894 
  - U.S.Army 1983-1985  yorgatron   May-31-05 11:11 AM   #895 
  - I just wanted to make it 900!  Dr.Phool   May-31-05 11:23 AM   #897 
  - I neglected my in-laws when posting last Fri.  NoSunWithoutShadow   May-31-05 11:59 AM   #898 
  - Active Duty USN  Knurled99   May-31-05 12:04 PM   #899 
  - For my father  seemunkee   May-31-05 12:44 PM   #900 
  - For Dad & Gil (Father in Law )--Korean War vets, for "Uncle Daddy",  elehhhhna   May-31-05 12:50 PM   #901 
  - U.S. Army on Active Duty, 1976-1984  bpeale   May-31-05 01:32 PM   #903 
  - new to this, but...  navetfessor   May-31-05 01:51 PM   #904 
  - Thank you, and welcome to DU!  Kurovski   Jun-01-05 12:23 AM   #930 
  - Army 1989 to 1996  silver10   May-31-05 02:09 PM   #905 
  - and my husband, who served in the first Gulf War  silver10   May-31-05 03:22 PM   #908 
     - Thank you for these words, and the sacrifice.  Kurovski   Jun-01-05 12:54 AM   #932 
  - I didn't realize we could post our family members  10 Cent Adventure   May-31-05 02:53 PM   #906 
  - dudes--i was just at the freepers website  revelhag   May-31-05 03:03 PM   #907 
  - my husband  militaryWife   May-31-05 03:45 PM   #909 
  - Welcome to DU.  deadparrot   May-31-05 08:49 PM   #917 
  - Husband was in Army during the Korean war, stationed in Churchill.  Auntie Bush   May-31-05 03:46 PM   #910 
  - USAF, Desert Storm Vet  joad   May-31-05 05:40 PM   #911 
  - Thank you so much for serving and BIG Welcome to DU!!!  Rainscents   May-31-05 05:50 PM   #912 
     - Veteran's Day  Redroach   May-31-05 08:38 PM   #916 
        - Welcome to DU, and gratitude goes  Kurovski   Jun-01-05 12:35 AM   #931 
  - Damn... how did I miss this one? USN 4 years  WannaJumpMyScooter   May-31-05 09:43 PM   #919 
  - My Father served in Vietnam.  girl gone mad   Jun-01-05 01:32 AM   #933 
  - PTSD  Steel City Slim   Jun-01-05 09:25 AM   #934 
  - I guess I'll jump in here too  Wilber_Stool   Jun-01-05 10:18 AM   #935 
 

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