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post #1 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-31-2009, 06:31 AM Thread Starter
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Sad news for my riding buddy and next door neighbor---

Sorry to report, my next door neighbor and riding buddy, the one that just had open heart surgery, got some very sad news yesterday...
Greg Posey, son of Steve Posey and grandson of Tommy Jackson... Greg Posey a U.S. Marine was wounded in Afganistan yesterday (July 30th) and passed away last night from the wounds...
They need our prayers & support...

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post #2 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-31-2009, 06:59 AM
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Hate to hear that. Those men and women have more heart, balls and integrity that any of the inbred politicians in Washington. My condolences.

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My friend Ken playing taps at my brother's memorial (he was ex-army).

I'm so sorry to hear about your neighbor's loss.

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Ol Dog, let your neighbor know that Me and mine send our deepest sympathy... As well as or prayers ...And let him know that there are people out here that are still Proud to be called Americans and that we apprecieate his son/grandson for his role and sacrafice in this crazy war.
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Terribly sorry to hear that, you have my deepest condolences. Two of my very good friends, Brian and Sam, are over there. This is Sam's fourth time going. I try not to think about it but I hear things like this I can't help thinking that the clocks ticking. It scares the hell out of me.

I hope their wounds heal well. Please tell them that their sacrifice is not underminded or in vain. We owe him and all our soldiers, our freedom.

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I'll be praying for the family. Please let them know that others are thinking of them and appreciate the sacrifice that was made for freedom.

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Sorry to hear that OD, my thoughts and condolences to him and his family.
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Rest in Peace Greg Posey
Well done Marine.. well done OhhRah!

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Sorry to hear of their loss Old Dog. We in Canada owe much to your fighting men and women as well as our own. Greg and his family will be in our thoughs and prayers.


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Old Dog - sorry for your neighbor's loss. As Admiral Chester Nimitz said after the battle of Iwo Jima "uncommon valor was a common virtue." Ditto for the Marines and other armed service personnel around the world today.

I stand behind you only because I'm too old to stand beside you.

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