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6 years gone by

Post by xcaliber » Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:22 pm

My neighbor's kid returned from the Coast Guard after 6 years. He left right after High School at 18, just a boy really. Came home at 24 a grown man. I can't even explain the changes in him, but truly admire what the experiences have molded him into. He is the step brother of my apprentice, and has signed on to a local job as a controls electrician. He will be hunting with us this fall, and who knows how many more.

Damn glad he's home, and so proud of his service!
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Post by janesy » Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:25 am

Wow, really is the blink of an eye isn't. Cool to see.
Glad He's home safe
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Post by paulaboutform » Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:24 am

I'm glad he's home safely and joining in the fall hunt. A big 'thank you for your service young man.' :D

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Post by amythntr » Sat Jul 07, 2018 2:41 pm

....I join everyone in a salute to his service!. Thank you! :clap: :clap:

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Post by agingcrossbower » Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:28 am

Makes you wonder what it would be like if the USA had mandatory service for all like Israel.

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Post by Curiousgb » Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:24 am

I left home at 17 and joined the Coast Guard. Best thing I ever did.

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Post by ChrisK » Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:18 am

Tell him I said thanks for his service.

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