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Rick (#46528431)
 member for 13 years, 10 months, 29 days
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Bio Photo I am a Son of the South (hometown in northeastern Florida; college educated in southwestern Missouri), career soldier (retired as a LTC in 2008 with over 29 years, and a subsequent Retiree Recall put me over 31) who was originally trained in the USMCR (M Company (-), 3/24 Marines, 4th MAR DIV, Semper Fi!) with combat in OPN Urgent Fury (Grenada), El Salvador, OPN Desert Storm (Persian Gulf War), OPN Joint Guard (Bosnia), OPN Enduring Freedom (Global War on Terror), & OPN Iraqi Freedom (Global War on Terror/ Global Contingency Opn - whatever "politically correct" term the liberals invent for it in the next 4 years; still the same fight, same enemy). I also served in OPN Noble Eagle (Global War on Terror/ USA Homeland defense), OPN Volcano (disaster relief, Armero, Columbia), and USA disaster relief during Hurricanes Hugo, Opal, Frances, and TS Alberto in Florida. I have been married since 1989 and have 1 son. I am also a careerist with the Florida Department of Corrections and have worked criminal justice since 1986. In my youth, I attained Eagle Scout with the BSA and was a Triple Letterman (football/ wrestling/ track) in High School with my greatest achievement in athletics being amateur boxing (72-3, 55 KOs). I also served 2 years with the FFA Chapter during high school. Thanks to all of you who have visited and left flowers/ comments on my memorials, and especially those who have sponsored them.

"You can never do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late."
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Joy LeMay
Thank you as always
Thank you so much for remembering Curtis LeMay. Thank you for your kind words. Thank you for helping me not to allow him to die. ~Joy
Added by Joy LeMay on Feb 04, 2016 10:03 PM
Florida Boy 64
Military Heros
Hank Emerson 142306500 was the best in Vietnam. Known as the gunfighter he won so many battles over there he was the most feared officer the NVA & VC forces ever faced . Tibor Rubin 155803455 served in Korea he has a great story. Andrea Harris 68611120 was only 4 years old when she was killed by a drunk driver. She was killed on my birthday so to me she is sentimental. Thank You for all that you do your the best
Added by Florida Boy 64 on Feb 02, 2016 1:06 PM
PJH / Angelbird
RE: Evelyn Canepa # 73295406
Not a problem. You can leave it. I thought maybe it was a picture taken at her home and wanted to note it in the bio. Regards, Phyllis :o)
Added by PJH / Angelbird on Jan 22, 2016 9:43 PM
PJH / Angelbird
Evelyn Canepa # 73295406
Hi Rick - looks like my memorial page was combined with another. Didn't realize there was a duplicate. Anyway, I noticed your photo of a shrub by a home in the photos and wondered what the significance was. I'll be happy to add info in the bio regarding the photo if you send me info. Thanks, Phyllis
Added by PJH / Angelbird on Jan 20, 2016 9:26 PM
Florida Boy 64
Adelbert Waldron
Bert as he was known 26875089 was a hero in Vietnam needs flowers as always your the best
Added by Florida Boy 64 on Jan 15, 2016 2:19 PM
Joy LeMay
Thank you
From the family of Curtis LeMay for your comment.

Joy LeMay
Added by Joy LeMay on Jan 03, 2016 6:26 PM
Reflections of my life
Thank you
Merry Christmas.
Added by Reflections of my life on Dec 24, 2015 9:51 PM
Merry Christmas
Rick, thank you so much for the tokens you leave my family. And thank you even more for your unselfish sacrifices you have made to our country. Thank you and God bless you. Merry Christmas to you and your family and wishing you a great and prosperous new years.
Added by LOVE & HUGS~ SHERRI FARR on Dec 23, 2015 10:23 PM
Reflections of my life
Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas Richard! Have a safe healthy new year.
Added by Reflections of my life on Dec 23, 2015 5:23 AM
With All My Love ☮ & ❤️
Merry Christmas!
Thank you for your visits throughout the years. Wishing you a blessed holiday season and Happy 2016!
Added by With All My Love ☮... on Dec 20, 2015 9:17 AM
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