A Moment Of Truth

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  1. SFC Ollie
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    SFC Ollie Still Marching

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    Not to be disrespectfull - but the vid was a little-over-the-top.

    Cornball yet moving.
     
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    I don't see how it's cornball at all but I do agree on the moving.

    I think Ollie grabbed the essence rather well.
     
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    When the young army guy comes over to the Nam vet and salutes --- that isnt cornball??
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    Thanking many of us Viet Nam era vets for our "service" is rather like thanking rape victims for the sex we donated.


     
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    Made me weepy.

    I always find the element of karma moving...the good karma.


    I have a similar response whenever I read of the words General 'Blackjack' Pershing supposedly said upon leading the American Expeditionary Forces to France, WWI....

    "Lafayette, we are here.."
     
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    SFC Ollie Still Marching

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    I see that all the time. Veterans are fewer these days, and much more respectful...
     
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    Happy 4th of July to you too, Editec. Are you trying for new lows? Are you that much bought and paid for? Shame on you.
     
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