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Thread: ROLLING THUNDER XXV

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    ROLLING THUNDER XXV

    Twenty-five years of dedication, devotion and hard work by Artie Muller and his team and I hope some of our members can get to DC this year to celebrate their accomplishments. You don't have to ride a motorcycle to come to Rolling Thunder.
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    I'll be there.
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    YES!
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    I'm really going to try. Our daughter is checking out colleges in DC...that could be the weekend.
    Rick
    The enemy of truth is distortion.

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    Oh! I hope the timing works out, Rick. You and your family should see this just once. And you should definitely come to the Candlelight Vigil at The Wall.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nancy View Post
    And you should definitely come to the Candlelight Vigil at The Wall.
    I couldn't agree more. Whether or not you know any names on The Wall, there is no better way to thank fallen comrades for the freedoms we enjoy.



    Pack a small bag....

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    Catharsis... sharing.... Been there, seen that.



    Last edited by Ace917; 03-25-2012 at 10:45 AM.
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    Ace, where did you find the picture of the gentlemen standing with his hand on The Wall and the reflections of the Soldiers in it. I saw this poster for the first time last summer hanging in someone's office and I would like to purchase one but he did not remember where he got it. That picture gives me goose bumps every time I see it.

    You are right about visiting The Wall. I have visited it several times and it always reminds me of what has been sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy in this country. May God bless and protect our
    Last edited by Ace917; 03-30-2012 at 06:40 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarah View Post
    Ace, where did you find the picture of the gentlemen standing with his hand on The Wall and the reflections of the Soldiers in it.
    Hi, Sarah. It's called Reflections, if I remember correctly, and I found one here.

    From that website (and I'm sure it's available elsewhere), "Lee Teter’s 'Vietnam Reflections' is the authentically detailed, almost photographic-quality, result of his impeccable research and passion for history. His tragic portrayal of deceased soldiers reaching out of the Vietnam Memorial to comfort a grief-stricken man is his attempt to gain perspective on the death of loved ones, and one of his first oil paintings. Proceeds from its sales, which have amounted to millions of dollars, go entirely to veterans’ groups." (emphasis mine)
    Last edited by Ace917; 03-25-2012 at 10:36 AM.
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    Thanks for your help, Ace. I have placed my order already.

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    A nice article in the American Legion magazine that arrived at my home today:
    http://www.legion.org/magazine/16350...entury-thunder

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    Quote Originally Posted by Judy View Post
    A nice article in the American Legion magazine that arrived at my home today:
    http://www.legion.org/magazine/16350...entury-thunder
    Wonderful article, Judy. Thanks for posting it.

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    Just came in this morning and Artie doesn't know about it yet. Isn't he the coolest?



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    It is, Nancy. Very cool.

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    I wish I had a way to get to Washington for this Rolling Thunder meet, for it is truly something I wish to take in - just to learn from those who were over there.
    There's a little bit of Francis Albert Sinatra in all of us.

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    There are things that can be done everywhere, George.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTgXndqo96E

    Another Rolling Thunder video.
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    I love the shots that include the crowd so we can see the people of all ages and races standing together to support the soldiers. That's beautiful.
    Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. ~ Lauren Bacall

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    Here's a link to Rolling Thunder XXV events...

    http://rollingthunderrun.com/schedule-2/
    Order Nancy Sinatra's new album SHIFTING GEARS now!Download from iTunes Download this album from Amazon.

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    Two guys who never let me down: Don Randi and John DePatie, are coming to D.C. to help out with Rolling Thunder. With their help it really doesn't matter who the other players are.



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