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October 2008 Blog Posts (6)

Help the Amphibious Forces Memorial Museum

The Amphibious Forces Museum continues it's restoration efforts of LCI 713. Visit the website at http://www.amphibiousforces.org to check on ongoing efforts to save the 713.



The Amphibious Forces Memorial Museum is located in Portland, Oregon and is dedicated to remembering the great contributions made by U.S. Navy personnel of WWII that sailed into harms way aboard LCIs as well as the many Marines and Soldiers that they carried into battle. These little ships and the men that… Continue

Added by Richard Levine on October 30, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

See what congress has planed for us when they win "a veto-proof Democratic majority Senate"

Thank you for your comments to my last post. It is good to know that us old sea dogs are still in the fight. I think the media and the Obama camp are all underestimating what we can do in this election and over estimating the "Young vote". Most of the young fanatic Obama supporters will still be sleeping off their hangovers when the polls close next week. My daughter goes to a tech school that has allot of young black kids. Please understand, I am not dispariging the black vote, when she asked… Continue

Added by Ray Bettoni on October 28, 2008 at 7:23pm — 9 Comments

Why are Navy Veterans at risk for mesothelioma?

Naval veterans are at risk for mesothelioma because asbestos was used extensively in naval vessel construction. As these materials required repairs, asbestos fibers would often be released into the air and inhaled by those in the vicinity. Unfortunately, the hazards of asbestos were covered up by the manufacturers until the substance was banned in the late 1970’s. And even as these products were phased out, many older insulation and other construction… Continue

Added by David Latimer on October 28, 2008 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Who do you want as Commander-In-Chief?

We are fast approaching the presidential elections. Now is the time to make up your mind as to who you want as your commander-in-chief. Put aside for a minute your political affiliations. Forget whether you are a republican, democrat, independent or whatever. Forget whether you are a liberal or conservative or somewhere in between. Think about it as Veteran of the armed forces. Who do you want in charge of the greatest military the world has ever seen? Who do you want in charge of our national… Continue

Added by Ray Bettoni on October 26, 2008 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

Beirut, Lebanon OCTOBER 23, 1983 - U.S. MARINE CORPS BARRACKS

Beirut, Lebanon







http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1983_Beirut_barracks_bombing



OCTOBER 23, 1983 - U.S. MARINE CORPS BARRACKS















Rest In Peace Heroes



CPL TERRY W. ABBOTT, USMC

LCPL CLEMON S. ALEXANDER, USMC

PFC JOHN R. ALLMAN, USMC

CPL MOSES J. ARNOLD JR., USMC

PFC CHARLES K. BAILEY, USMC

LCPL NICHOLAS BAKER, USMC

LCPL JOHANSEN BANKS, USMC

LCPL RICHARD E. BARRETT, USMC

HM1… Continue

Added by Gerald Hannah on October 24, 2008 at 7:05pm — 1 Comment

Help me with this Charity

Hello



Would you do me a favor? I’m trying to help this Food Pantry out in Falcon and Our newspaper is having a contest. I submitted the Food Pantry and it’s one of six finalists, if they win then the Your Heart Fund will support the Food Pantry during 2009. What I need now is for people to vote for the food pantry so they will get the paper’s support. High Plains Helping Hands Food Pantry is the name. Here is the link to the voting website, please forward this request to as many… Continue

Added by Kevin Paulsen on October 22, 2008 at 2:51pm — 2 Comments

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