20 years ago today...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Mac in Wisco, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    I have twenty years in the Air Force as of today. I am now eligible to retire with pension and benefits.

    I was just telling my two sons that 20 years ago at this hour, I was arriving at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX as an 18 year old kid getting yelled at under the bright lights outside of some dormitory.
    "Put down your bags!" "Pick up your bags!" "Put down your bags!" "What are you looking at Pyle!" Good times...
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Congrats and thank you!
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    cool!..and congratulations!...and thanks for your service!..[​IMG]..
     
  4. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for your service to our country and for us. I hope that your retirement is long, happy and healthy! Enjoy your new role! Dixie
     
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Congrats, I landed at Lackland June 2, 1981 and got put into the old Saudi Arabian wooden barracks while everyone else on the plane with me went to the nice concrete Dorms. I was Drum and Bugle Corps. Hope your retirement is long and happy, if you decide to take it now.
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I thank you greatly from the bottom of my heart! I have a SIL in Iraq right now and worry about that youngster daily. THANK YOU!
     
  7. mainchick

    mainchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] ahhhh retirement. good for you!
     
  8. ruby

    ruby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you and your family for the service to our country. Both my husband's family and mine were Air Force. Thank you!
     
  9. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    Quote:Why'd you change your picture Kate? I only recognize people by that picture to the left.

    I have retirement orders for Oct 1 and will be on terminal leave in July. I took a promotion last year and had to sign a commitment for two years, so they have me until Oct 1st. After that, full time chicken farmer...
     
  10. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Thank you
     

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