Mike "Wuzzy121". Rest in peace, brother

Go Back   Tacoma World Forums > Off-Topic > Military

Notices

this is why i do what i do......

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-11-2010, 06:24 PM   #1
Bam-Ba-Lam
Detective_Dan is one of the sharper tools in the shedDetective_Dan is one of the sharper tools in the shedDetective_Dan is one of the sharper tools in the shedDetective_Dan is one of the sharper tools in the shedDetective_Dan is one of the sharper tools in the shedDetective_Dan is one of the sharper tools in the shedDetective_Dan is one of the sharper tools in the shedDetective_Dan is one of the sharper tools in the shedDetective_Dan is one of the sharper tools in the shedDetective_Dan is one of the sharper tools in the shedDetective_Dan is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Detective_Dan's Avatar
Air Force: SSgt - A.G.E. Mechanic
Name: Jason
Joined: Dec 2009, #27235
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Gender: Guy
Posts: 4,169
Detective_Dan's Tacoma Gallery
this is why i do what i do......

9 years ago, today. this is the reason i do what i do. im sure you all have your reasons, but im also sure a lot of you fight for the same reasons i do. yea sure, as military branches we all knock each other on how the army is better or the marines or air force or whatever, but we all fight for the same reasons. im reminded every year on this day of what those f*cks did 9 years ago and it just pisses me off more and more each year.

God bless this beautiful country, all it stands for, and all of you that serve right along beside me
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2010, 06:37 PM   #2
Senior Member
BGrutter is a name known to allBGrutter is a name known to allBGrutter is a name known to allBGrutter is a name known to allBGrutter is a name known to allBGrutter is a name known to all
Name: Baron
Joined: Aug 2010, #41476
Location: Kansas City, MO
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Posts: 378
BGrutter's Tacoma Gallery
Thank you very much for protecting our way of life!
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2010, 06:57 PM   #3
Life is good!!
johneman is one of the sharper tools in the shedjohneman is one of the sharper tools in the shedjohneman is one of the sharper tools in the shedjohneman is one of the sharper tools in the shedjohneman is one of the sharper tools in the shedjohneman is one of the sharper tools in the shedjohneman is one of the sharper tools in the shedjohneman is one of the sharper tools in the shedjohneman is one of the sharper tools in the shedjohneman is one of the sharper tools in the shedjohneman is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
johneman's Avatar
Navy: Aviation Ordinance E-5
Name: Ken
Joined: Dec 2008, #11451
Location: Warwick, PA
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,819
johneman's Tacoma Gallery
Thank you for your service. My prayers go out to all the service members for their safety no matter where they are. God Bless you all.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2010, 07:01 PM   #4
Member
10trdgirl is on a distinguished road
 
10trdgirl's Avatar
Name: Becky
Joined: Jul 2010, #41033
Location: KY
Age: 43
Gender: Female
Posts: 72
10trdgirl's Tacoma Gallery
Thank you for protecting our country.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2010, 07:02 PM   #5
4wd tacoma
trd7 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtrd7 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtrd7 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtrd7 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtrd7 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtrd7 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtrd7 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtrd7 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtrd7 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtrd7 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtrd7 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
trd7's Avatar
Name: Tyler
Joined: Jun 2010, #38931
Location: Columbia, SC
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Posts: 908
trd7's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by 10trdgirl View Post
Thank you for protecting our country.
x2 I was just watching that special on the history channel
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2010, 07:14 PM   #6
Senior Member
Dimonback is one of the sharper tools in the shedDimonback is one of the sharper tools in the shedDimonback is one of the sharper tools in the shedDimonback is one of the sharper tools in the shedDimonback is one of the sharper tools in the shedDimonback is one of the sharper tools in the shedDimonback is one of the sharper tools in the shedDimonback is one of the sharper tools in the shedDimonback is one of the sharper tools in the shedDimonback is one of the sharper tools in the shedDimonback is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Name: Patrick
Joined: Mar 2010, #32964
Location: Austin, Tx, from all over hell and back
Gender: Male
Posts: 871
Dimonback's Tacoma Gallery
First and foremost- thank you for your service. Not only you, but every cop, Marine, Navy, Army, and Coast Guard puke on this board. It's still hard for me to watch the videos of the planes hitting the tower, and I think of you guys every time I think of that day.

Now on to something I was going to start a thread on: Flag waving patriotism.
We, as a country, have done some dumbass things. We, as a country, are not bad people, but we have made mistakes. Afghanistan and the invasion of Iraq, in my mind, have become mistakes that I would not have committed to if I were running the country.
We have a country teetering on bankruptcy because we've made some dumbass financial decisions- dems and republicans alike are guilty, and we don't seem to understand simple economics well enough to stop the dumbass things we're doing.

That being the case, I still fly my American flag, because I believe in the goodness still resident in the American people. Spoiled? You can bet your ass. Arrogant? Sometimes. We make make mistakes, as do every other nation in the world. But I'm damned proud of America as an ideal and of Americans as a whole... so on days like today (still an undeclared holiday) July 4, Labor Day, and Memorial Day, you're going to see a flag at my house.

My neighborhood is firmly middle class, and as I was walking the dogs this afternoon I took care to count the flags in the 5 block route. Eight flags, including mine, out of the 35 houses along the walk. I figure there's 15% middle Eastern, maybe 20% Hispanic, 15% Black, and the balance WASP.

This makes me say WTF is wrong with people, with the memory of the towers still fresh in our minds... that some people have relegated this day to the cellar of bad dreams? The Middle Eastern families, I can somewhat understand even though I admittedly carry some prejudice. But why the hell would they have come to this country if Islam is so damned great?

The rest of you- born Americans, naturalized citizens.... SHOW SOME DAMNED PRIDE in your country! You chose to be here, so celebrate with us, and mourn with us... or go the hell home.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2010, 07:43 PM   #7
Senior Member
Black Taco is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlack Taco is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlack Taco is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlack Taco is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlack Taco is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlack Taco is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlack Taco is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlack Taco is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlack Taco is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlack Taco is one of the sharper tools in the shedBlack Taco is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Black Taco's Avatar
Name: Rob
Joined: Jan 2010, #29356
Location: WPB,FL
Gender: Male
Posts: 641
Black Taco's Tacoma Gallery
I attended a 9-11 service this morning. My heart is heavy every year on the anniversary of this terrorist act that changed our country forever. Born and raised in NY and working in Law Enforcement. God bless all the Police, Firefighters, Emergency Responders, and Military. Stay safe.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2010, 07:47 PM   #8
Reagan/Bush '84
Colton is one of the sharper tools in the shedColton is one of the sharper tools in the shedColton is one of the sharper tools in the shedColton is one of the sharper tools in the shedColton is one of the sharper tools in the shedColton is one of the sharper tools in the shedColton is one of the sharper tools in the shedColton is one of the sharper tools in the shedColton is one of the sharper tools in the shedColton is one of the sharper tools in the shedColton is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Colton's Avatar
Navy: Dependant  (Father had 24 yrs on the Eisenhower, Ordinance Officer)
Name: Colton
Joined: May 2009, #17626
Location: Smithfield, VA
Gender: Guy
Posts: 12,981
Colton's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dimonback View Post
First and foremost- thank you for your service. Not only you, but every cop, Marine, Navy, Army, and Coast Guard puke on this board. It's still hard for me to watch the videos of the planes hitting the tower, and I think of you guys every time I think of that day.

Now on to something I was going to start a thread on: Flag waving patriotism.
We, as a country, have done some dumbass things. We, as a country, are not bad people, but we have made mistakes. Afghanistan and the invasion of Iraq, in my mind, have become mistakes that I would not have committed to if I were running the country.
We have a country teetering on bankruptcy because we've made some dumbass financial decisions- dems and republicans alike are guilty, and we don't seem to understand simple economics well enough to stop the dumbass things we're doing.

That being the case, I still fly my American flag, because I believe in the goodness still resident in the American people. Spoiled? You can bet your ass. Arrogant? Sometimes. We make make mistakes, as do every other nation in the world. But I'm damned proud of America as an ideal and of Americans as a whole... so on days like today (still an undeclared holiday) July 4, Labor Day, and Memorial Day, you're going to see a flag at my house.

My neighborhood is firmly middle class, and as I was walking the dogs this afternoon I took care to count the flags in the 5 block route. Eight flags, including mine, out of the 35 houses along the walk. I figure there's 15% middle Eastern, maybe 20% Hispanic, 15% Black, and the balance WASP.

This makes me say WTF is wrong with people, with the memory of the towers still fresh in our minds... that some people have relegated this day to the cellar of bad dreams? The Middle Eastern families, I can somewhat understand even though I admittedly carry some prejudice. But why the hell would they have come to this country if Islam is so damned great?

The rest of you- born Americans, naturalized citizens.... SHOW SOME DAMNED PRIDE in your country! You chose to be here, so celebrate with us, and mourn with us... or go the hell home.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Black Taco View Post
I attended a 9-11 service this morning. My heart is heavy every year on the anniversary of this terrorist act that changed our country forever. Born and raised in NY and working in Law Enforcement. God bless all the Police, Firefighters, Emergency Responders, and Military. Stay safe.
Great posts, X2.
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Copyright © 2014 Tacoma Forum. Tacoma World is not owned by, or affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation.