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Comment by Dennis K. Hansen on November 22, 2018 at 1:40pm

Harry, sorry to know this of Marge..our condolences and thoughts..

Comment by Dennis K. Hansen on November 22, 2018 at 1:39pm

A very thankful Thanksgiving to all here.Toujours Pret.. gobble-gobble..

Comment by Dave Gettman on November 22, 2018 at 12:27pm

Thanks Harry. Sorry to hear about Margie. Wow, she sure stacked up some years! A very fitting day to be laid next to her husband.

Happy Thanksgiving everybody. Gobble-gobble.

Comment by Harry Warner on November 22, 2018 at 9:17am

So Thanksgiving at the Warner's has gone from a max of 13 to just Jo and me. (I guess it's like Oldtimers, but different.)   Kids nowaday seem to have different ideas and views of most things that WE grew up with.  Those that have been here for a while might remember Jo's mom, Margie.  Margie passed on November 9th, 1 month shy of 99 years old.  On December 7th, her birthday, we have arranged to have her interred next to her husband, a WWII veteran. The National Military Cemetery is just above Ft Dix.  Havent't been up that way since I left basic training in 1961.  

I can't help but feel for all those folks in California who are going through hell just to exist day to day.  The mind can't comprehend what it must be like.  

I hope all that can, have a Happy Thanksgiving.  To those that can't, I sincerely hope better days are coming.  

Comment by Harry Warner on November 22, 2018 at 8:41am

If Opie's out there......

Comment by Harry Warner on November 22, 2018 at 8:39am

Comment by harold goldstein on November 19, 2018 at 1:06pm

Thank you all for your birthday wishes.  A keg of LOUVENBRAU HOF would have sufficed.

My missus took me on a short cruise this week and it was filled with an Airforce Reunion from 1968 -1975

Toujours Pret

Comment by Jim Clendenen on November 19, 2018 at 12:03pm

Get Some!!!

Comment by Ronald M Snyder on November 18, 2018 at 5:48pm

Happy Thanksgiving to all   58 years ago I got off the plane in rhein main 11-16 60 welcome to Bindlach.take care

Comment by Dave Gettman on November 17, 2018 at 6:26pm

Happy Birthday, Harold!!!

 

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