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    God Bless our Military...



    Great young pilot from PA. Outstanding job !!!
    Can you beat this?
    Can't add anything else to this one ... A picture is worth 10,000words !
    If you don't think our military pilots earn their pay ... you need to take a look at this picture ... and then look again and realize what you're seeing...
    This photo was taken by a soldier in Afghanistan of a helo rescue mission. The pilot is a PA National Guard guy who flies EMS choppers in civilian life.
    Now, how many people on the planet you reckon could set the ass-end of a chopper down on the roof top of a shack on a steep mountain cliff and hold it there while soldiers load wounded men in the rear?
    If this does not impress you ... nothing ever will.
    Gives me the chills and a serious case of the vertigo ... I can't even imagine having the nerve ... much less the talent and ability
    God Bless our military.

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    I would say that he earned his paycheck that day.

    Awesome pic.


    ('Scuse me, I gotta go lay down for a few. For some reason, I'm dizzy after looking at that.)

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    More info and another angle on the shot. Very impressive.
    http://www.defendamerica.mil/article.../a111703f.html
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    Outstanding!
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    A Smile

    A smile cost nothing, but gives so much.

    It enriches those who receive it,
    without making poorer those who give.
    It takes but a moment, but the memory
    of it sometimes lasts forever.

    None is so rich or mighty that he
    can get along without it,
    and none is so poor but that
    he can be made rich by it.

    A smile creates happiness in the home,
    fosters goodwill in business,
    and is the countersign of friendship.

    It brings rest to the weary,
    cheer to the discouraged, sunshine to the sad,
    and it is nature's best antidote for trouble.

    Yet it cannot be bought, begged, borrowed,
    or stolen, for it is something that is of no
    value to anyone until it is given away.

    Some people are too tired to give you a smile.
    Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile
    so much as he who has no more to give.

    - author unknown

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    really awsome....

    and they need to be paid more..

    all of them
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    We dallied under
    Vine maples and sapling alders
    Searched for lady slippers
    But instead
    Found blackberry riots and
    Desiccated branches

    An old skid road
    Brought ghost ferns and
    Hollows filled with
    Skunk cabbage
    While waves wrapped
    Intricate lacings of weeds
    'Round mule spinners

    His cyanotic eyes
    Were hard enough to make
    The sun turn tail and
    Tender enough to attract me
    To his world of illusion

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    I couldn't even figure out what was going on until I read the explanation. Amazing!

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    Damn fine job!!!!!


    Shows why we have the best damn military in the world!!
    "An Unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper


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