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Jeckelcopy
Ach du Sheisse!!!!
+2|5614
Well, today in America is Veteran's day, where people are supposed to give respect to those elder soldiers who fought in wars, whether they lived or died...and saw there was video of it...
So, no matter your nationality, what do you think of this, or do you wish to pay your respects..
0ktane
Negative Ping
+55|5621|Arizona
I was hoping to see a post about this, nice bro.    I served in the U.S.A.F. for a short time...and I will always remember it as the best time of my life.  Everyday I wish I was still there...the honor of servin your country, living for more than just yourself is such a great feeling...like giving blood or clothes to Salvation Army.  Anyways, have a nice Veterans Day everyone.
[RL]Tarasque
Member
+0|5621|Trondheim, Norway
Yeah can aprishiate it, but this is a war game forum. War wasnt a game for vet's, personally i think its insulting even tho well intended.
]305[ Charlton
Member
+0|5620
Thats true i think of war most of the time as games but also like what they said in real life u dont spawn in 15 seconds so i will pay my respect as well.
CMDR_Dave
Redneck
+66|5696|Missoula, MT
I'm making a point today to walk around and shake hands with the veterans I work with.  They deserve all the respect and gratitude we can give them.  Salute! 

Nice job on the home page there too chuy... 

Last edited by CMDR_Dave (2005-11-11 04:26:00)

ResDog1
Member
+51|5620|Netherlands
Respects to all veterans of all wars and conflicts, even the ones we consider of having fought on the wrong side.
Soldiers don't make politics, they only to do the dirty work for the ones that do.
Soldiers mostly fight for the man who is lying with them in the ditch (thier buddies).

War is hell and the vets are reliving that hell every day.

My thoughts are out to you in hopes of making this hell a little lighter on you for even one day.

Salute,

ResDog
ChiefCrash
Spawns in front of rockets and bullets
+4|5598
What better way to celebrate veterans day than some healthy military jokes?

MARINE = My Ass Rides In Navy Equipment
NAVY = Never Again Volunteer Yourself
ARMY = Ain't Real Marines Yet
DakotaDoc64
Member
+0|5646|Omaha, Nebraska
Thanks Chuy,  that flash video brought a tear to my eye.  I have been in the military for 21 years.  Next veterans day I will be retired from active duty and on to my next lifes career.  I have enjoyed my career, if I had to do it all over again I would. 

OK. my own military joke:

Some generals were all standing around and bragging about how brave their soldiers were.

The Army General said I will demonstrate.  He orders a young private to jump in front of a tank and stop it.  The young private salute, says yes sir and jumps in front of the tank and is immediately squashed.

The Navy Admiral says that's nothing.  Seaman, jump in the water teaming with sharks and swim to shore.  The Seaman salutes, jumps in the water and is immediately chewed to bits.

The Marine General said I have the bravest of the brave.  Corporal, storm that hill teaming with land mines.
Marine salutes and storms the hill and is immediately blown to smithereens.

The Air force General says I have you all beat.  He sees an airman on a stand at the tip of a tail of an aircraft.  He orders the Airman to jump down.  The airman says say again sir.  The general says “jump down here now”.  The Airman says F*** you sir.

The General looks at all the other generals that are standing pale faced with a look of complete disbelief and says.

“Now that is brave.”

Last edited by DakotaDoc64 (2005-11-11 09:22:39)

General_Mess
Banned
+0|5697

ChiefCrash wrote:

What better way to celebrate veterans day than some healthy military jokes?

MARINE = My Ass Rides In Navy Equipment
NAVY = Never Again Volunteer Yourself
ARMY = Ain't Real Marines Yet
THAT'S GREAT CHIEF. NEVER HEARD THOSE, FUNNY, MAN.





VETERAN'S DAY WAS STARTED AT THE END OF THE GREAT WAR, OR WWI, THE ARMISTICE OF NOV 11.

UNFORTUNATELY, WE MAY HAVE AROUND 50 VETERAN'S LEFT FROM THE GREAT WAR, INCLUDING ONE SHARP CHAP AT THE SHARP AGE OF 106.

MY GRANDFATHER SERVED IN WWII, RETIRED A 1 STAR GENERAL, SO i HAVE NOTHING BUT RESPECT FOR THOSE THAT PUT THEIR LIFE IN THE LINE OF FIRE. WAR ISN'T ABOUT INDIFFERENCES AMONG THE SOLDIERS, AND THEY ARE ALWAYS THE ONES TO SUFFER.
IT'S A CRIME THAT OUR GOV'T. TREATS THEM SO. DID ANYONE KNOW THAT THEY ARE TRYING TO DRASTICALLY REDUCE THE NUMBER OF VA HOSPITALS? WHAT, WE AREN'T GOING TO HAVE ANYMORE WOUNDED SOLDIERS?

i ALSO HAVE HAD FRIENDS SERVE IN IRAQ THAT HAVE COME BACK ALL FUCKED UP (NOT PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY) , IN FACT, THIS ONE FRIEND'S WIFE CAN'T GO INTO THE CORNER DELI AND NOT FREAK OUT WHEN SHE SEES A MIDDLE EASTERN PERSON.

WAR IS SENSELESS. WAR IS GREED. WAR, DOESN'T SOLVE ANYTHING AS THE PAST HAS SHOWN US.

Last edited by General_Mess (2005-11-11 09:23:32)

Jeckelcopy
Ach du Sheisse!!!!
+2|5614
^
Very, very true...
[C4]LostMonkey
Member
+0|5607|Norway
Let us just hope BF2 is the closest to war we get.
*TS*tphai
The Forum Alien
+89|5660|The planet Tophet
http://shock.military.com/Shock/videos. … tent=78586
http://shock.military.com/Shock/videos. … tent=78587
watch these 2 videos they are great for veterans day
if you can just sign up its worth it trust me you dont have to pay its free you get to see awsome video and picutres
kessel!
Peruvian Cocaine
+261|5619|Toronto Canada
i am vietnamese veteran
Bubkin
Pay It Forward
+8|5636
Great video chuy. Props for doing something special today.

I spent 10 years in the Air Force and had the honor of being a member of the honor guard for 6 of those years. I cherish the memories I have of serving at funerals of our fallen vets.

/salute
*TS*tphai
The Forum Alien
+89|5660|The planet Tophet
GOOD JOB GUYS I plan on joining the Coast Gaurd cant wait. Thank you All Veterans for serving our country
thinner44
Member
+1|5664
It's remembrance day here in the UK... our chance to say 'thank you' to those that fought for our country, past and present. But also a chance to say to everyone that fought for 'our freedom' from whichever country... thank you.
Adelphi
Member
+8|5596|Long Island, NY

*TS*tphai wrote:

GOOD JOB GUYS I plan on joining the Coast Gaurd cant wait. Thank you All Veterans for serving our country
Good pick!  I'm currently enlisted in the US Coast Guard.  I enlisted when I was 18 and had just graduated high school.  I made the choice to join the CG due to its missions; saving lives, property and protecting a large amount of drugs from entering our nation.  This was before 11 SEP 01, so obviously we've accepted new missions in the daily life of the Coast Guard (homeland security). 

That was over 4 years ago, and I'm still glad I made the choice to enlist in this great service.  This past July I re-enlisted for another 6 years, with a $32k bonus.    I'm still not sure what I want to do with my career, either keep workin' my way up the enlisted ranks to Chief and above, or go the officer route.  I'm currently sittin' happy as an Operations Specialist 2nd class (E-5), workin' the COMMS side of Search and Rescue.


Ok, I've said enough, lol.


/salute to our vets of all the allied branches of military!

Last edited by Adelphi (2005-11-12 13:38:42)

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