May is Military Appreciation Month

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I sincerely hope you enjoy this pictorial post of THANKS for our Military during their month.

 

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artwork courtesy of Priorhouse.wordpress.com/

artwork courtesy of Priorhouse.wordpress.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Military Humor – 

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courtesy of Chris at Muscleheaded.wordpress.com/

courtesy of Chris at Muscleheaded.wordpress.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Farewell Salutes – 

Patricia “Ellen” Anderson – Pocatello, ID; US Navy

Jack Coons – Rockville Centre, NY; US Army, WWIIMilitary-Appreciation2

Rudolph Domizio – WPalm Beach, FL; US Army, WWII

Charles Heard – Austin, TX; US Navy, WWII, CBI

John Loopstra – Anchorage, AK; US Navy, WWII

Chris Norgren – Wichita, KS; USMC, Nepal earthquake, helicopter pilot

George Olsen – Bourbonnais, IL; US Army, WWII

Richard Palmer – Burlington, VT; US Navy, Korea, Vietnam, USS Forrestal

Bill Speer – Benton, AR; US Army, WWII

Charles Walker – Okeechobee, FL; USMC, Pfc

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About GP Cox

Everett Smith served with the Headquarters Company, 187th Regiment, 11th A/B Division during WWII. This site is in tribute to my father, "Smitty." GPCox is a member of the 11th Airborne Association. Member # 4511 and extremely proud of that fact!

Posted on May 16, 2015, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 57 Comments.

  1. Commendable post gp, well done mate.
    Cheers.

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    • You sure have been busy reading, Ian – do the posts tend to become monotonous? [I do have a tendency to drone on sometimes, try to rein myself in and then make the stories too short – can’t seem to find that medium area I want].

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  2. my dad served in Nam, I have many friends and family currently serving. great tribute!

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  3. Thanks for honoring those who serve.

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  4. Reblogged this on sachemspeaks and commented:
    Military Humor

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  5. Military Appreciation Month, eh? I’m already working on my Memorial Day post, and I’ve got another one kicking around in my brain. Will look at the calendar – if I can’t manage the second one this month, I’ll stretch my appreciation into June (since I never ever stop appreciating!)

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  6. Great tribute, Everett!! I too love the camouflage one but it was hard to pick just one 🙂

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  7. Reblogged this on quirkywritingcorner and commented:
    My thanks and prayers to all who currently serve and those who have served. I appreciate all your hard work.

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  8. Thank you for the reminder, gpcox, and the super collection of photos… And do I see artwork from priorhouse off to the side on Smitty??

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  9. Part of my recognition, GP, is regularly reading your history. My thanks to the military and to you. –Curt

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  10. I say every month should be military appreciation month. 😀 Never mind, that wouldn’t be fair to other professions. 🙂 But seriously, these heroes should always be appreciated. 😉

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    • They should be, they are responsible for us waking up in our current free homeland along with the freedoms many other countries do not enjoy. Thank you for dropping by.

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  11. I think of family and friends who have served and those still serve, today.

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    • That is the whole idea behind this month and why we have so many more days of appreciation than some other countries. Thanks for stopping in, Swabby.

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  12. Another excellent post, thank you. I particularly enjoyed the cartoon of the optimistic young sailor!

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    • Ha! It seems he had a misconception of the benefits, eh? I don’t know where Chris has found all these on his site, but he’s done a great job!

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  13. Raising the flag at Iwo jima (hope that’s right) has to be the most iconic photo for me

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    • The first raising is to me, but not the planned one. And the flag was raised with so much fighting left to do. I don’t mean to be a wet blanket here, the image and statue mean a lot to many people, I just think it should have been done when the island was secure. Thanks for commenting, feral – and for being so loyal to Pacific Paratrooper!

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  14. We sure enjoyed it, GP Cox! You selected some great photos for your tribute! 🙂 It’s hard to pick a favourite, but like Pete, I must say the UN photo put a big smile on our faces. Lovely work.
    Wishing you a sunny weekend,
    Dina and the rest of the gang Xx

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  15. Good tribute gp. I like the UN camouflage photo!
    Best wishes, Pete.

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