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  1. Bootneck
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    Hi folks! First off, I want to thank all my friends here at USMB for the thoughts and prayers you sent to us whilst we were away. Especially EZ who made sure my mail box was rarely empty. You may consider these to be small things, but let me assure you that when you are far from home in a hostile environment, knowing that we are thought of and supported by the people back home is one hell of a moral booster. Bless you all.

    Before I left, EZ and I started a thread, 'Let's never forget our wounded and fallen'. Please read it and think of those less fortunate than me, who return maimed for life, or don't return at all. And think of those who bear the wounds you'll never see. The wounds that can be even more soul destroying than physical injuries. And next time you meet a veteran, shake him by the hand and thank him.

    I dedicate this song to all who made the ultimate sacrifice, particularly two brave brothers whom I shall never forget.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvyi0PQRu8Q&feature=related[/ame]


    "Greater love has no man than this, to lay down one's life for his friends."
     
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    Glad your back.

    Glad your sober.

    Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Men like you are the giants of our nations. We're blessed to have you guys watching out for us.
     
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    Great post, And thanks for your service.
    Yes many wounds cannot be seen. I was in Nam.
     
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    Welcome home Bootneck! I make it a point to think of our soldiers every day and when one comes into my gallery, often with artificial limbs and walking aids, I fight the tears as I tell them "thank you" and even though discounts are not allowed, I always give them a 10% one if they purchase something.

    Thanks for the good post. You are a changed man and in the most positive way. You are filled with gratitude for even the smallest of things. May you be well in every way and enjoy a long life and great bounty.

    In kindness,

    Aqua*
     
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    Welcome home babe.
     
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    Welcome back Bootneck!!! :eusa_angel:
     
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    Happy day! Thank you boots.
     
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    :woohoo:

    Welcome home.
     
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    Always in mind Sir ,always.
    Thanks.
     
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    Welcome home, and thank you immeasurably for your service to our nation. :clap2:
     
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