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Open invitation to all who lived through or served during the cold war and can remember a world before computers.

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Comment by Frank L Moseley on June 14, 2018 at 7:54pm

Happy 243rd Birthday to the U.S. Army!  HOOAH!

Comment by Dave Gettman on June 14, 2018 at 5:53pm

I'm not getting notices either, Harry.

Harold, I still haven't cracked that nut yet. I can't figure any way of getting the file size smaller without ruining the clarity of the text and photos. Even then the file size is really big.

Comment by harold goldstein on June 14, 2018 at 3:55pm

DAVE, I GUESS THERE IS NO WAY TO GET THE DVD ON OUR FORUM?

Comment by harold goldstein on June 14, 2018 at 3:54pm

Comment by Frank L Moseley on June 9, 2018 at 10:22am

Good Saturday Morning Troopers and Oldtimers ... ..

Many thanks for the Birthday wishes. Turned out to be a good day, had Apple Turnovers and Ben & Jerry (Dairy Free) PB & Cookies Ice Cream for an afternoon snack then a Wine Cooler later in the evening. Reached the age of 73!

Cathy is doing fine. Completed the prescription of Ibuprofen (3 days) and still taking it easy on the leg. Rising heat and humidity, and rain, are keeping us from the usual amount of walking per day. She has a follow up DR appt in 2 weeks.

My Brother will be flying in (from Texas) on Tuesday, for a 4 day visit. Looking forward to seeing him.

I do hope that all are doing well. Prayers for any concerns and for news of Wayne.

Enjoy your day, Take care ... ..  Toujours Pret!

Comment by harold goldstein on June 9, 2018 at 8:58am

Happy Birthday Frank,  You're catching up with me real fast.

Dave, Is there anyway you can put it in as album of the day on the various 2nd AC websites?

I think "DISTURBED" SINGING SOUND OF SILENCE OVER ARLINGTON WAS A BIG TEAR JERKER

Comment by Harry Warner on June 9, 2018 at 7:01am

I not be getting any notice of postings here.  Gremlins, perhaps?

Comment by Harry Warner on June 9, 2018 at 6:57am

Aye, a fine Happy Birthday to the wandering Scotsman, and well wishes for ye co-pilot.  

Comment by Dave Gettman on June 8, 2018 at 7:24pm

Harold, that was one mighty fine video!! Hard to watch and not get a tear in your eye. You really put your heart into it, and it shows.

Sorry to say though, I don't think there is much I can do to get it on YouTube. The file is HUGE and I can't figure out how to do anything about it.

Comment by Dave Gettman on June 8, 2018 at 7:17pm

Happy Birthday Frank! I sure hope Cathy is doing better.

 

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