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He'd give my brother the 1960 Cadillac he had restored. 15, 1999, I got his medals, still pinned to the denim vest he had worn in a Veterans Day parade. It was overwhelming, like taking inventory of two lives — the one he had when he died, and the one that had once been. An invitation to the Sebring High School annual reunion. But this year, I won't be able to get to the Silver Pony Bar & Grill in south Phoenix on the official Corps birthday.
But I also got a manufactured home in Snowflake full of his belongings to sort through. Every year, when we leave, I hug my Marines, and every year, Max Henry, who served 1954-57, says, "Same time next year.""Same time next year," I repeat.
Surgery then had bought him five good years before it came back, full force and everywhere. So instead, I arranged for my Marines to meet me the next day — Veterans Day, aptly — and we'll drink to my dad and the Corps. It said, "For my baby, love ya, Dad."And instantly, I remembered how one year I had complained that I dreaded Valentine's Day in the office because I didn't have a boyfriend to send me flowers. I must have used the card for a bookmark and forgotten about it.
He was 58, and he had had been diagnosed with bladder cancer almost six years earlier. I agreed to give a speech that evening to a group of women in Ahwatukee. The other day, I pulled a novel out of a bookcase, and a small card fluttered to the floor. It was a Valentine's Day card from a flower arrangement.
The truth is, choosing enlistment in the military over college deserves more than a blank stare.
These young men and women deserve recognition and respect for choosing to serve their country and not themselves. After her youngest son proclaimed he was enlisting in the military instead of going to college, Zisner realized the path she envisioned for her son was very different than the path he was about to take.
The other nine victims were from the Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 (VMGR-452) - known as the 'Yanky 72' - a reserve KC-130T squadron based at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, New York.
Baldassare, Kevianne, and Snowden were reportedly based out of Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, New York.
It can be frustrating and lonely for parents who have to depend on military recruiters for reassurances.
He leaned against my red Jeep Wrangler, crossed one cowboy boot over the other, and asked what I wanted of his. " I had given my dad to fill out for his grandson was blank. A pair of boots to Cousin Phil who plays in a country-Western band. A belt buckle to Cousin Virgil, who also served in the Marines. " He had signed it, "Thank you for your interest, D. Bland, aka, Ole' One Shot, One Kill."A Merle Haggard cassette tape. A patch that says "United States Marine Corps Retired."I closed up the boxes and bins, but I left out the patch.