CHRISTMAS

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TO ALL THOSE THAT BELIEVE IN FREEDOM AND PEACEMERRY CHRISTMAS, from THE PACIFIC PARATROOPER !!

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PLEASE REMEMBER THOSE THAT FOUGHT FOR US THEN….

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AND THOSE THAT PROTECT US TODAY….

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TO ALL MY FRIENDS AND NEW READERS – I WISH YOU ALL THE VERY BEST OF HOLIDAY SEASONS!!!

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MILITARY CHRISTMAS HUMOR – 

Humor from deployed Marines

Humor from deployed Marines

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FAREWELL SALUTES – 

Loren Abdulla – Fox Lake, IL; USMC, WWII, PTO, Purple Heart (Yankton Sioux)

Robert Boyd – Auckland, NZ; RNZ Army # 136394, WWII, driveroperation-enduring-freedom-afgahanistan-wilderness-holiday-greetings1

Alfred Chew – Giddings, TX; US Army, Korea, demolition / US Air Force, TSgt. (Ret. 24 yrs.)

Steven Erceg – W.AUS; 3rd & 4th RAR, Vietnam

William Fields – Birmingham, AL; US Army, WWII, PTO

Daniel Martin – Portland, OR; US Army, WWII

Bruce R. Linzy – Gay, FL; US Army, Korea, Co. C/1st Batt./187th RCT

Toby Ortiz – Nambe, NM; US Army, WWII, PTO, 25th Infantry

Fred Persinger – Dover, TN; US Army Air Corps, WWII, (Ret. 28 years)

Ralph Wetmore – Lodi, CA; US Army, WWII, PTO, Sgt., medic

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Personal Note – Please be patient, it’s been very busy around here and it may take me a while to get back to you.  I appreciate each and every one of you!!

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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 December 24, 2016, in Current News, Home Front, WWII and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 175 Comments.

  1. Thank you, and likewise.

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  2. Wishing you and all past, present and future serving members to have a calm and joyful time!

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  3. Merry Christmas GP! 🎅🏻

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  4. Happy Holidays GP! 🙂

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  5. A merry ‘Christmas to you and yours…thank you for your blog which gives me so much pleasure and information.

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  6. Merry Christmas! It’s been a lovely evening so far. Homemade corned beef hash, frosted raisin bread and mamoses in the morning. Best wishes, Cindy.

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  7. Thank you. Merry Christmas to you. I won’t forget. x

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  8. Merry Christmas and Blessings from across the pond 🙂 Have a great day.

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  9. Have a Merry Christmas, Loooking forward to your posts in the new year.

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  10. Merry Christmas to you and yours and here’s to 2017 being a good one.

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  11. Merry Christmas GP, thank you for keeping our military and their sacrifices in our minds on a daily basis, we must hold them dear in our hearts and may they return to the safe arms of their loved ones and received the homecoming they deserve.

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  12. G.P., you do such a wonderful job of helping us to remember them. Thanks.

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  13. Merry Christmas and wishes for a blessed New Year. You are indeed a hero to the many veterans who read your blogs over and over and know in their hearts that someone really cares and honestly remembers.

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  14. Merry Christmas GP ! 🍺 🍺 Cheers !

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  15. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  16. Merry Christmas, GP! I hope you get everything you want. But I’ll stop sending you horses.

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  17. You do a beautiful job making sure we don’t forget those that fought and those that still serve. Thank you. May you have a great Christmas and let’s hope it’s a good year for everyone and no new conflicts arise…

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    • I sincerely hope your wishes come true. Please give some of your passengers an extra treat or pat on the head for me [a shake of the hand for the employees!] and hope you all enjoy this season!!

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  18. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours. May 2017 be a Great year. Also wishing safety to all our soldiers away from home and all that they do to protect us!

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  19. A blessed Christmas to you, G.P. Love & peace in the new year! What an amazing Christmas post! Covers everything important! Thank you! 🎄 Christine

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  20. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours.

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  21. Buon Natale e felice anno nuovo 🙂

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  22. Merry Christmas GP !!!

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  23. Merry Christmas my Friend. Peace be with you this day …
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  24. And a very Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  25. From our family to you and yours; Merry Christmas my friend!

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  26. A very Mery Christmas to you GP. I have enjoyed the year and wish you the best for 2017

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  27. What a great Christmas post! The slide shows were magnificent and heartwarming. Thanks for your effort on putting this together.
    Wally (ex SP4, 360th Engineering Battalion, Fort Dix, NJ – – 1958 to 1960)

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  28. From my Family to yours GP, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!
    And May God bless all the Sailors, Soldiers, Marines and Airmen who are overseas right now Pulling a Watch so that we may sleep peacefully in our beds. May God Hold you in the Palm of his hand until your safe return.

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  29. Merry Christmas GP & thank you for standing guard.

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  30. Merry Christmas to you and yours, GP. Thanks for all the fantastic posts!

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  31. Merry Christmas, may God bless and help us all.

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  32. A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you, too, and to all those who kept and keep our freedom secure,
    Pit

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  33. And a Merry Christmas to you too.

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  34. I don’t often comment on the blogs, but I always look at yours and appreciate your story. May all the service men and women everywhere be safe.

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  35. Just keep doin’ what you’re doin’ . Have a great holiday .

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  36. Merry Christmas to you too and thank you for all your hard work throughout the year, so enjoyed it.

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  37. Merry Christmas, GP, and I look forward to reading your blog in 2017. May we have a peaceful year ahead.

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  38. Merry Christmas.. I see Santa wearing combat boots too 🙂 The humor picture is great…

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  39. Thanks, GP. The images are perfect for the season, and those memories too.
    Looking forward to more of your great posts in 2017.
    Your blogging friend from England, Pete.

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    • Thank you and you’re very welcome. I look forward to your posts in the New Year as well and hope for nothing less than the very best for my friend Pete in England and his family.!! Enjoy!

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  40. Merry Christmas GP. Peace be with you and yours for 2017.

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  41. Merry Christmas to you and a Happy New Year! 😀

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  42. Merry, Merry Christimas, G.P. May God be with you & yours, protect you all and bless you with a prosperous 2017.

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  43. Merry Christmas…. and a wonderful 2017… may it bring good things to all. And may we keep freedom and peace on our planet…

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  44. GPCox, you are AMAZINGLY FANTASTIC!

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