How are you? Thanks for the comment in my liveIreland page and for the request of friendship. Will be a honor for me to be your friend.
Remember one thing Bob, we are always in time to find peace and contentment in life. It doesn’t matter if we are young or not so young… the only thing that really matters it is to find meaning and joy to our life just in simple things. Like in a simple practice after wake up every morning, go to the window look at the sky, blue or not so blue and say “ I am alive! I am here! Good morning sunshine!” and let you feel the bless that is to be alive, to be love and could also love.
Hope to talk with you soon Bob!
WELL HI THERE YOU OLD DEVILDOG !!!!!!- - - - WOW ! TALK ABOUT THINGS IN COMMON = IN OUR 70's, X MILITARY, (53 to 74 FOR ME) SAME MUSIC PREFERENCE, SAME PLACES IN IRELAND. GO OVER EVEY YEAR, FLY SPACE-A OUT OF CHARLESTON, S.C, TO RAMSTEINE ON A C-130 or C-5, THEN RYAN AIR TO DUBLIN OR SHANNON FOR $ 25 to 30. BY THE WAY, DO YOU BELONG TO THE M.S.M.C. TOGETHER WE SERVED SITE ? IF NOT, E-MAIL ME @ = => email@example.com <= = i'll send you an invite. CREATE A PROFILE = RANK, PICTURE, AWARDS AND BADGES, STATION AND UNIT HISTORY. THEN YOU CAN SEARCH FOR OLD BUDDIES BY NAME, DUTY STATION, etc......I HAVE FOUND OLD FRIENDS FROM THE 60's WHO WERE IN NAM, AT LEJEUNE, CHERRY POINT. IT'S A GREAT TOOL TO KEEP IN TOUCH WITH OLD FRIENDS AND ALSO A SITE WHERE YOUR KIDS/GRANDKIDS/GREATGRAND KIDS WILL BE ABLE TO SEE YOUR MILITARY HISTORY NOW AND AFTER WE ARE GONE. TAKE CARE AND GOD BLESS.................SIMPER FI.
- - - JOHN SULLIVAN, HMC/USN/FMF/Ret.
Stay with it, Willsdorff. The military is a great career. The comrades you will make and the pride you will feel, will be with you forever. In order to get all you can from it, you most devote yourself fully.
Good morning, Bob !
Im now in a French Military Academy (im only 19 !) in order to prepare our officer's school (ESM Saint-Cyr, the french Westpoint.) With our studies, we also have reserve periods, and im Corporal in a French Regiment (RICM - Régiment d'Infanterie de Chars de Marine - in english, a regiment which have tanks (AMX10RC) and Infantry companies) Im in one of these infantry companies and i am a team leader (3 mens or more).
Just the beginning of a career, i hope ! ;)
Hiya again Luke. I was in the Air Force for 6 years, got out for 9 months, then went into the Army for 16 1/2 years I did. Retired ater some 22 years I did. Aircraft of all sorts was me expertease. I was a "crew chief / mechanic". Now that i'm retired from that, I can enjoy the better things more fittin for a lady. But I still loove aircraft, and always will. Those photos on me page were taken at a local "air museum" here in Tucson. Tucson is a "mecca" for aircraft enthusiests......Glad to meet ya, hope we talk again soon....Jenny
may thanks for the invite, I'd love to be able to make it, but sadly not this year, hopefully next year :-). I bet it'll be a great night!
Niamh definitely remembers you, she said what a lovely person you are. We had a fab night at her birthday on sunday, she played a gig n we had a great session after. Its a small world eh!
Have a fab birthday night
greetings! No unfortunately I don't know any of the people u mentioned. though I know Kilkishen fairely well, my dad is from near there, a place called o'callaghan's mill. I love Cruises too, been at some great sessions there! Living in Dublin at the moment studying trad music but hope to move back west in the near future. Just seen above that u love Niamh Parson's music, I'm so lucky to have her teaching me singing in college. Off to her birthday party tomorrow which includes her playing a gig before hand and a music session after, should be a blast! Do u get over to ireland much?
You're too kind and I can see how you've managed to stay married for more than 50 years! :) My Da was in the Korean War as well. He's also Navy.
I'd like to introduce you to a young lad named Thomas who is on my wall. He's a Leatherneck currently serving in CA. He was partially raised in Ireland. Nice lad.
I remember, too, what it was like to be stationed away. But I never had computers, or much of any comms in those days, nor did you. Times always seems a bit easier for the younger ones. LOL
My hubby and I are vets from the 1st Gulf War, he in hot LZ's and me in the rear with the gear, so to speak. Never in the theatre for me, thank goodness! I was called twice for this one, but was pregnant both times, again, thank goodness. If we didn't have kids, we would've volunteered without question to deploy again overseas. I love being a civilian, but miss so many things about Base life, etc. We are both E-6's and up for Chief/Gunny before transferring to the IRR.
Be well friend,
Thanks Bob. I was/am a Navy Corpsman assigned to the Marines as their field medic for all but about 1+ year of my service, both active and reserve. I was already a nurse when I went to join the Marines, but then was told that the Marines use the medics from the Navy, so I went and saw another recruiter. :) I'm in the I.R.R. now. So yes, that's where I met my husband, out on a bivouac in the dirt, God know's where, all those years ago! LOL Congrats on retiring from the Army, well done you!
Slan go foill,