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Old 03-27-2005, 02:25 PM   #21
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I greatly appreciate what you are doing and you have my respect. I probably should have joined the military once I graduated high school, but I'm in college instead. Do what you can over there and keep yourself alive, GOOD LUCK.
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Old 05-17-2005, 08:54 AM   #22
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Baghdad

Hey Sean!

I am a Michigan National Guard Soldier stationed less than 30 km's from you at Camp Cuervo! Hope you are home now, but it is a small world when we have a couple FZ1'ers so close! Good luck with your WOC training, and get yourself another FZ1 soon!

I will be home on leave shortly, and the "bumblebee" WILL be getting a good workout! Going to go ahead and put new rubbber on it as soon as I am able, it has been sitting since the end of September!

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Old 05-19-2005, 05:56 PM   #23
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You military guys are heroes in my opinion. God bless you and stay safe. If you are ever passing thru Boston, look me up and i will take you on a guided tour of the towns great irish bars...and the drink is on me !!!!! genuine offer. I am from Ireland so i know what i am talking about when it comes to beer !!!!! PS Just dont show up with the whole unit !!!
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Old 07-25-2005, 10:04 PM   #24
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What are you flying dude? I am in flight school too. Came from the desert to WOC school over a yr ago. Good luck man.
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Old 08-06-2005, 11:24 AM   #25
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sigh...

I was in Iraq for ~ month when I was picked up by the boards but I was too "valuable" to the unit to be released. The school cut orders twice while I was over there and both times my battalion (or company CO) would not release me... Soo It is looking like I won't hit WOC school for another year or so.
I was sponsored by a Apache unit out of Fort Knox, but we will see what I get set up in. How are things for you down in Alabama?

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Old 08-06-2005, 04:16 PM   #26
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Hey unless you are mission essential he cant stop you from going to WOC school. You are trying to better your self he cant stop you from doing that.
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Old 08-08-2005, 05:03 AM   #27
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Talking ahhh then reality settled in on me

Yes it is a wonderful theory, but when it comes to practice I spent 8 months just south of Abu Graib because my commander would not put his name on the dotted line to release me. But it is all good. I Am home taking a little time off and will head south early next year (if all goes as planned).
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Old 08-08-2005, 11:51 AM   #28
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Goodluck! If you need anything when you get to Mother Rucker let me know. I will try to help any way I can.
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Old 12-15-2005, 11:18 AM   #29
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I fired off an Email

To get the ball rolling to get my school date confirmed. I hope to know by the end of the year when I will be taking my trip to Alabama...
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Old 12-24-2005, 11:04 AM   #30
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Hello there Sean,

Here's hoping that things are well with you and yours, and that you're able to enjoy some time off for the holidays. My son's been Iraq twice now but is finally home and will be attending school in the spring.

Please let me know if you're ever interested in getting together for a ride in the Ozarks, I'd consider it an honor.
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Old 12-26-2005, 10:43 AM   #31
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Hey jboggs,
Things are good! I hpoe the holidays have brought some cheer your way so far. As soon as it warms up a bit a ride down in the Ozarks would be awesome. I have driven and hiked in th eozarks, but hav yet to ride.
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Old 12-26-2005, 04:20 PM   #32
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Yo Sean,

No problem man, seems most, including myself, suffer the same from time to time. Merry Christmas and hope you have a happy & safe new year. Just let me know when you're ready to put on some miles here.
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Old 01-02-2006, 06:02 PM   #33
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Hey Folks!

This is Racer192, just got back from F.O.B. Cuervo (Rustimaya-Sad'r City) and all is good! Back to being an FZ1 "lurker" looking for the latest mods to keep me busy until ridin' season.

Hope you all had a great Holiday season!

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Old 01-03-2006, 08:00 AM   #34
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welcome home!

RACER 192 Welcome back man!
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Old 01-04-2006, 07:03 AM   #35
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Thanks buddy......more Americans than you might know support the attempt at democratizing that country. Take care!
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Old 01-08-2006, 06:15 AM   #36
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I just want to say thanks to all of you who serve in the US armed forces. Politics don't play into supporting you, our troops, IMHO. You're doing the job you were ordered to do, and by doing so, provide us at home with the safety and security of knowing that as long as you stand, our liberties will as well.

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Old 01-11-2006, 11:32 AM   #37
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I think you people serving our great country are ALL heroes. Like it has been said many times, freedom is NOT free. It takes people with pride and commitment to potentially put their life on the line, often for a bunch of ingrates. I hope you are all home soon with your loved ones, but until then, I repeat something said many times in this thread, keep your heads down. Know there is at least 1 person in Northern Nevada praying for you men and women.

I spent some time in the service, and like it has been stated here, many people asked me why I would do something like that. It is kind of like prices in an expensive restaurant. If you have to ask, you wouldn't understand.

It IS a good thing we are trying to do in the Middle East, and don't let a few loudmouths make you think otherwise.
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Old 02-14-2006, 05:41 PM   #38
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Yamaha1,

When I was in high school I used to bet up a foreign exchange kid from Finland.

I felt bad about it for years, even tried to find the guy to tell him I was sorry for being such a jerk...

Thanks for freeing me of my guilt.
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Old 02-14-2006, 06:25 PM   #39
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Yamaha1 reading your posts I thought you were just stupid, now I see you don't speak english and are just finished..
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Old 02-14-2006, 07:22 PM   #40
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Some people just have different opinions and that's not a bad thing?
But this guy is just a ****ing stupid ignorant ass hole!!!
Ban my ass!!!!!
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