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Hmm, where to start... Occupation: Fulltime Student of life, parttime philosopher (Money? Oh yeah. I work for Xerox...) Activities/groups include: American Legion (past commander-post/county/district, PUFL), charter member of the Western Iowa Chapter of the American Legion Riders, member (4th degree) of the Knights of Columbus, Patron life member and certified instructor/range officer of NRA, charter life member of American Motorcyclist Association, member of local community club, member of county political party central committee, and I sing and play trumpet at church. (breath) Other interests include: motorcycle and automotive mechanics, electronics/computers, racing (all types), camping, shooting sports (all types),martial arts (four styles), and politics (frustrating but can be fun). (So, do you think I might be a little bit busy....?)

 

My dad was Army during WWII with three beach landings: N. Africa, Sicily, and Italy.

My father-in-law was Air Force during Korea.

I retired after 7 yrs 29 days active duty Air Force (1 yr in Korea) and 14.5 yrs Air Guard, working as avionics tech (Guidance and Control, Inertial and Computer Nav, Doppler, Radar, and Instruments systems) on various aircraft. U.S. stations (Active): Lackland AFB (San Antonio, TX), Keesler AFB (Biloxi, MS), Dover AFB (Dover, DE), Nellis AFB (Las Vegas, NV) U. S. stations (Guard): Lincoln, NE; Gulfport, MS; Volk Field, WI; Alpena, MI. Other places 'visited' include: Japan, Korea, Phillipines, Canada, Germany, Azores, Turkey.

My better-half and two of her sisters served in the Air Force, and two of her brothers served in the Army.

Eldest son was an Army combat medic with a tour in Iraq.

Second son was Army National Guard. His unit was activated in '04 and we lost him in Afghanistan...

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Welcome. Family history created the footsteps for many of us to enter military service. Thank you for the sacrifices paid by your family. If you are active with the Legion Riders, you may know Fred Reese from near the Sioux City area. He is my wife's uncle.

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Hmm, where to start... Occupation: Fulltime Student of life, parttime philosopher (Money? Oh yeah. I work for Xerox...) Activities/groups include: American Legion (past commander-post/county/district, PUFL), charter member of the Western Iowa Chapter of the American Legion Riders, member (4th degree) of the Knights of Columbus, Patron life member and certified instructor/range officer of NRA, charter life member of American Motorcyclist Association, member of local community club, member of county political party central committee, and I sing and play trumpet at church. (breath) Other interests include: motorcycle and automotive mechanics, electronics/computers, racing (all types), camping, shooting sports (all types),martial arts (four styles), and politics (frustrating but can be fun). (So, do you think I might be a little bit busy....?)

 

My dad was Army during WWII with three beach landings: N. Africa, Sicily, and Italy.

My father-in-law was Air Force during Korea.

I retired after 7 yrs 29 days active duty Air Force (1 yr in Korea) and 14.5 yrs Air Guard, working as avionics tech (Guidance and Control, Inertial and Computer Nav, Doppler, Radar, and Instruments systems) on various aircraft. U.S. stations (Active): Lackland AFB (San Antonio, TX), Keesler AFB (Biloxi, MS), Dover AFB (Dover, DE), Nellis AFB (Las Vegas, NV) U. S. stations (Guard): Lincoln, NE; Gulfport, MS; Volk Field, WI; Alpena, MI. Other places 'visited' include: Japan, Korea, Phillipines, Canada, Germany, Azores, Turkey.

My better-half and two of her sisters served in the Air Force, and two of her brothers served in the Army.

Eldest son was an Army combat medic with a tour in Iraq.

Second son was Army National Guard. His unit was activated in '04 and we lost him in Afghanistan...

First off My deepest condolences on the loss of your son. I shudder to contemplate the deep and utter despair one must face when losing one of their children. God Bless you and your families heart for having to of given the ultimate sacrifice for our country. And, deepest respect and regards for you and your family for what appears to be lifetimes and generations of service. Your experience will be most welcomed and appreciated I have no doubt. Although I am in the Arizona State group, I look forward to chatting with many others joining here. (while I wait patiently for others to join me in the state group I am in) God Bless you and your family, and Welcome!

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