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Thank you for your service

Discussion in 'Military' started by tacomathom, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. Mar 7, 2011 at 5:55 PM
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    tacomathom

    tacomathom [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I put Blue Star decals on all of our vehicles when my youngest son went on active duty on the Mexican border. While my wife's car was parked at Albertson's today, someone left a hand written post-it note on her windshield that read "God bless your loved one in the service. Thank them for my freedom" How do you like that? It made me feel kinda' proud. :)
     
  2. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:01 PM
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    The_Dude

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    That's awesome.
     
  3. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:02 PM
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    Incognito

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    Awesome! I also thank your loved one for his/her service, God Bless!
     
  4. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:05 PM
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    RLDTACO

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    Very cool story. A special thanks to your son!
     
  5. Mar 7, 2011 at 8:16 PM
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    Superx2

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    I would be very proud! even if that person didnt leave that on your window, i would still be proud. but very cool they recognized that. thank you!
     
  6. Mar 7, 2011 at 8:18 PM
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    Brunes

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    ::two thumbs up:: That is pretty cool...
     
  7. Mar 7, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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    Very cool, and thank you.
     
  8. Mar 7, 2011 at 8:29 PM
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    ... ^^^ ... took the words out of my mouth ... :D ... very cool indeed and that should make you very proud.

    Brunes and I think a lot a like ... maybe we were separated at birth (30 years apart) ... :rolleyes: ... lol
    .
     
  9. Mar 7, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    God bless and may God watch over him.
     
  10. Mar 7, 2011 at 9:35 PM
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    Cool! You won't find this in my neck of the woods (San Francisco).
     
  11. Mar 7, 2011 at 9:43 PM
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    That's awesome.
     
  12. Mar 7, 2011 at 9:44 PM
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  13. Mar 12, 2011 at 8:20 AM
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  14. Mar 12, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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    Great story Chief, getting thanked for my service makes me feel proud, but I have to turn it right back around and thank them for the support. I know my parents have the stickers on their cars that say My son proudly serves, they get a few comments every now and then and they like it!
     
  15. Mar 12, 2011 at 4:38 PM
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    CoalMedic

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    That's wonderful. Glad to see there are still people out there who give a damn.
     
  16. Mar 12, 2011 at 4:50 PM
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    That's a great story. God bless your son and all those who are serving, have served and will serve.

    :oldglory:
     
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