Alexcabbie wrote:Retired Air Force (20 years) as of 2002. Currently working as a Civilian sitting in the same chair that I occupied asActive Duty Military.I noticed we have a poster who is writing from Mosul, and I am sure we have other current service members with us.
If you are currently in the Military or have recently served in the present war, post a bit about your service if you can and/or will.
If you would like to thank these fellow OCDO members then ditto leave a posting for them.
And all of you servicemen and women; no matter if you are or have been in the combat zone; but especially if you have been wounded; for all of you who serve our country with honor and with bravery; for your many sacrifices from disruption of your family life to the Ultimate Sacrifice; I offer my (wholly inadequate but nonetheless sincere and deeply heartfelt) THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE; and I do think I speak for all of us when I do. This is not said enough in this forum or for that matter anywhere else, so here's a thread dedicated to saying it.
I was overseas during Desrt Shield, currently have several co-worker friends who are deployed in various parts of the sandbox.
We are having our Squadron Christmas Party on Friday, and we have two of our Squadron members from WWII that will be attending. One was with our Squadron at Pearl Harbor. They will be our special guests of honor.
Whether it be this current War, Vietnam, Korea,WWII, or any operation without a name, we need to remember the sacrifices of all of our brothers in arms who sacrificed thier time, thier bodies, and sometimes thier lives, for thier country and their flag.