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Offline ABC-2

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Memorial Day 2021
« on: May 31, 2021, 09:29:21 AM »
In remembrance of the men who gave the ultimate sacrifice fighting for our country ...

And to their families on this day.

A tribute from Lee Greenwood:

“Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely."

“Authority that does not exist for Liberty is not authority but force.”

~ Lord Acton

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Re: Memorial Day 2021
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2021, 03:10:00 PM »
You're a class act, ABC, and thank you.

I'm one of the lucky ones. Served for 20+ years, never in a combat zone. Things could've gone bad in Berlin, but through the strength of one Ronald Reagan, and one could argue JFK, the Soviets never sent in their 20+ combat divisions to oust the brigade that was there.

I was on orders for 3rd Armored Division, arriving in Feb. 91. Orders canceled due to what the Army called "Stop Loss." The ground war started later that month. My being there, evidently, would've upset that particular apple cart.  :-)

Anyway, thank you for acknowledging this most solemn of holidays. We all are where we are because of those who gave their last full measure of devotion.

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