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James48

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2. I'm retired US Army, 20+ years.
Mon Dec 12, 2022, 09:11 PM
Dec 2022

So is my spouse. We were both officers and now are hitting retirement age.

Multiple generations of military service-
My Dad was a 2-year draftee during Korea.

My Grandfather was in WWI in France.

Great Grandfather rode in the Indian Wars and was a blacksmith.

His grandfather was a Captain in the War of 1812, at the Battke of Fort Meigs, in Ohio. He had lived in Ontario, and left Canada to join the New York Guard.

His father was a Sergeant in the Revolutionary war.

So, yeh- my family is long term service to our nation.

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