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Military Burial

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by missileman125fw, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. Jan 16, 2009 at 4:41 PM
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    missileman125fw

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    For those of you that have seen a Military Burial, you know it is a moving experience. We finally laid my Father's ashes to rest in the new Jacksonville National Cemetery today. I won't show all of the pictures but here is a few with the Honor Guard. The young men and women that perform at these functions are truly amazing. I am proud of my father's Navy service and I'm proud that I witnessed professional military personnel at its finest.
     
  2. Jan 16, 2009 at 4:42 PM
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    pat's taco

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    sorry to hear about your pops , jim..
     
  3. Jan 16, 2009 at 4:44 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    Sorry to hear about your father as well i personally have been to one when i was 8 yrs old when my grandpa passed away it sure is a sight to see.
     
  4. Jan 16, 2009 at 4:45 PM
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    David Tarantino

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    You should proud
    and thank you
    i well thank your father in my prayers
     
  5. Jan 16, 2009 at 4:50 PM
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    eordonez

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    Thanks for sharing bro!
     
  6. Jan 16, 2009 at 4:59 PM
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    hoosiertaco

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    Sorry for your loss. I'm honored that you shared that with us. Thank You.

    Can't see for the fog in my eye bro. My grandpa was the only military funeral I've been to, I was 10 and remember it like yesterday.
     
  7. Jan 16, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    Ghost96Romeo

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    My sympathy MM.

    Our hearts and prayers are with you.
     
  8. Jan 16, 2009 at 5:04 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

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    Sad about your dad Jim. Good he got the honor he earned at his passing though.
     
  9. Jan 16, 2009 at 5:14 PM
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    Simon's Mom

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    Thank you for the priviledge of viewing your father's memorial service with full military honors. My thoughts and prayers are with your family MM.
     
  10. Jan 16, 2009 at 5:17 PM
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    Monkeysuncle

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    My grandmother has a letter signed by President Regan offering his condolences to my grandmother after my granfathers death, WW2 VET, she asked me what I wanted in her will, I said one more day with you, she said really, what do you want. I said that letter. I haven't received that letter yet, and I don't ever want to.
     
  11. Jan 16, 2009 at 5:21 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    thanks for sharing,Jim!
     
  12. Jan 16, 2009 at 5:24 PM
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    Monkeysuncle

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    I think MacArthur said, Old soldiers never die, they just simply fade away. I don't agree with him, I remember my grandfather all the time. That is how I honor him. I miss him every day. Kevin Thanks for his service to our country.
     
  13. Jan 16, 2009 at 5:26 PM
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    AK27

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    couldnt have said it any better
     
  14. Jan 16, 2009 at 5:32 PM
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    Monkeysuncle

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    Yes, he's right, this wasn't about my experiences, my condolences to you and yours. Take pride in your father and his life. 21 Guns to your father
     
  15. Jan 16, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    thanx for sharing Jim. and a BIG thank you to you and your pops for serving.
    and good job of getting the taco in a couple pics
     
  16. Jan 16, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    Very nice Jim,thanks for sharing.
     
  17. Jan 16, 2009 at 6:36 PM
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    Thank you for giving me the honor of sharing these very personal moments with you and your family! ! !

    God Bless
     
  18. Jan 16, 2009 at 7:00 PM
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    JimmyCrackCorn

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    Sorry for your loss and thank you for sharing. My wife's Grandfather was a Pearl Harbor survivor. It was a very humbling experience to witness the military rifle salute, folding and presentation of the flag to his wife, and the playing of Taps.
     
  19. Jan 16, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    Thanks for sharing.
     
  20. Jan 16, 2009 at 7:57 PM
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    Thanks for sharing MM. You will be in our thoughts and prayers tonight. Thank you and your family for your service to our great nation.
     
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