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post #151 of 155 (permalink) Old 01-22-2014, 04:30 PM
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Served 8 years, 4 active, 4 reserve. Got out because i strongly disliked the command climate i encountered in the Reserve component.

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Thank you for your service everyone
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My greatest honor was serving this country and the people of it. I miss the Marine Corps every single day, miss the young kids, the old lifers, the young officers and some general grade officers that I call true friends. Life has been very good to me, and mostly because of the training I received from the Marine Corps, the great men and women that I fought with, the friends I lost at a very early age. All made me wiser and stronger.

And thanks to all of you that appreciate what others do for you.

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One of the great speeches given to a graduation class last year was from an Admiral...he started it off with "making your bed each morning"...I will look it up and see if I can find it.

I found it. The second link is the abridged version of his speech. The 3rd link is for all of us who woke up in the morning..but revised

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaQZFhrW0fU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jflUvxQLkgs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7Xno5svsm4

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278th Armored Calvary Regiment (det) Air Cav 1979-1985. Started as an E-2, worked my way through OCS, and left shortly thereafter. It was a reserve unit, and my CO was killed in an OH-6 crash. The guy who replaced him was a drunk, and a REMF to top it off. Many left.
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