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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: United States Army SSC ~ Natick, MA ~ 16 January 2018

    01/15/2018 6:22:45 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 71 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: United States Army Soldier Systems Center, Natick, MassachusettsThe United States Army Soldier Systems Center (SSC) is a military research complex and installation in Natick, Massachusetts charged by the U.S. Department of Defense with the research and development (including fielding and sustainment) of food, clothing, shelters, airdrop systems, and other servicemember support items for the U.S. military.The SSC includes facilities designed to research and test both materials (textiles, combat rations), advanced technologies and human performance (human research volunteers) under simulated environmental extremes (altitude, heat, cold, wind, etc.). The requirement for improved combat...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Maj Marci Hodge ~ 15 January 2018

    01/14/2018 5:00:08 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 83 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
      Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Marci Hodge Info from here.             "In this job, you find out what you're made of; if you can hack it or not."Recently promoted to Major, Marci Hodge knows a thing or two about what she's made of. She's spent ten years in the Army; 5 years on...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ KEEPING THE FAITH ~ 14 January 2018

    01/13/2018 5:01:12 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 62 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            KEEPING THE FAITH The only survivor of a shipwreck washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming. Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect him from the elements, and to store his few possessions. But then one day, after scavenging for food, he arrived home to find his little hut in flames, the smoke rolling up to the sky. The worst had happened; everything was lost. He was...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops! ~ 13 January 2018

    01/12/2018 6:06:11 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 340 replies
    Our Troops Rock and Roll !! | The Canteen DJ's
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops Tanya Tucker ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l CMT l...
  • The FReeper Canteen - The Just Hangin' Cafe - Friday, January 12, 2018

    01/11/2018 5:59:25 PM PST · by LUV W · 86 replies
    The greatest military and vets in the world, and their families! | Thursday, January 11, 2018 | beachn4fun and the Canteen Support Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 11 January 2018

    01/10/2018 6:01:41 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 85 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The Whole World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ MISSILE LOADERS Paratroopers load an anti-tank missile during weapons training at a range in Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland, Oct. 22, 2016. U.S. and Polish forces joined to demonstrate deterrence capabilities through airborne assault and combined defensive operations. Army photo by Sgt. William A. Tanner Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. SPOTTING A SEAMAN Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Blake Harrington spots Seaman Xavier Williams as he loads a pallet of...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - “The What’s Your Spirit Dog Quiz” - Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    01/09/2018 5:59:35 PM PST · by LUV W · 94 replies
    The greatest military and vets in the whole world....and their families too! | Tuesday, January 9, 2018 | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ --Canteen Mission Statement-- Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The.....What's Your Spirit Dog Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina ~ 09 JAN 2018

    01/08/2018 5:59:52 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 37 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Shaw Air Force Base, South CarolinaShaw Air Force Base (Shaw AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 8.4 miles west-northwest of downtown Sumter, South Carolina. It is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC). The United States Air Force 20th Fighter Wing (20th FW) is the host unit. It is one of the largest military bases operated by the United States, and is one of only two air bases in CONUS with an active railroad line. (Beale AFB, CA, operates a lone...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Christmas Truce ~ 08 January 2018

    01/07/2018 5:06:08 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 70 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
      Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do! For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ The Christmas Truce Info from here.             You are standing up to your knees in the slime of a waterlogged trench.  It is the evening of 24 December 1914 and you are on the dreaded Western Front. Stooped over, you wade across to the firing step and take over...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ A FRIEND IS.... ~ 07 January 2018

    01/06/2018 4:59:58 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 69 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
          A FRIEND IS...... The person who gives you the better of two choices. Holds your hand when you’re scared. Helps you fight those who try to take advantage of you. Thinks of you at times when you are not there. Reminds you of what you have forgotten. Helps you put the past behind you, but understands when you need to hold on a little longer. Stays with you so that you have confidence. Goes out of their way to make time for you. Helps you clear up your mistakes. Helps you deal with pressure from others....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: Joe Cocker ~ 06 January 2018

    01/05/2018 6:01:28 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 213 replies
    Our Troops Rock !! | The Canteen DJ's
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ Joe Cocker ~ ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV l...
  • Favorite Open or Close Songs.Open,Close-Title-Lyrics.Tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 1~5~18

    01/04/2018 4:57:49 PM PST · by fatima · 151 replies
    ~Favorite Open or Close Songs~ Pete Townshend - Let My Love Open The Door *Video* We're All Alone *Video* op thread
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 04 January 2018

    01/03/2018 6:05:07 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 83 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ RED SMOKE MANEUVER Airmen maneuver through concealing smoke during tactical combat casualty care training at Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach, NY, Oct. 21, 2016. The airmen, assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing Security Forces Squadron, learned to react to enemy contact and attacks from improvised explosive devices while focusing on combat care. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Holiday Are You Quiz - Wednesday, January 3, 2018

    01/02/2018 6:04:32 PM PST · by LUV W · 96 replies
    The bestest troops and vets in the whole world....and their famlies, too! | Tuesday, January 2, 2018 | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ --Canteen Mission Statement-- Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... What Holiday Are You Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina ~ 02 JAN 2018

    01/01/2018 6:00:08 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 62 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Joint Base Charleston, South CarolinaJoint Base Charleston is a United States military facility located partly in the City of North Charleston, South Carolina and partly in the City of Goose Creek, South Carolina. The facility is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force 628th Air Base Wing, Air Mobility Command (AMC).The facility is an amalgamation of the United States Air Force Charleston Air Force Base and the United States Navy Naval Support Activity Charleston, which were merged on 1 October 2010. A joint civil-military airport, JB Charleston shares runways...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy New Year 2018! ~ 01 January 2018

    12/31/2017 5:05:52 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 287 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    Troops, Veterans, Families, Allies, and FRiends.....The FReeper Canteen Presents..... Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. “May Light always surround you; Hope kindle and rebound you. May your Hurts turn to Healing; Your Heart embrace Feeling. May Wounds become Wisdom; Every Kindness a Prism. May Laughter infect you; Your Passion resurrect you. May Goodness inspire your Deepest Desires. Through all that you Reach For, May your arms Never Tire.”-D. Simone Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ ONLY GOD GIVES PEACE ~ 31 December 2017

    12/30/2017 5:01:33 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 49 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In the Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
            ONLY GOD GIVES PEACE The Lord will give [unyielding and impenetrable] strength to His people; the Lord will bless His people with peace. Psalm 29:11 One of the greatest ways God speaks to us and leads us is through the inner witness. In other words, we just know inside what is right or wrong. It is a deeper level of knowing than "head knowledge". This type of knowing is in the spirit...we simply have peace or a lack of peace. By the presence or absence of peace, we know what we should do. I once...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Christmas With The Rat Pack ~ 30 December 2017

    12/29/2017 6:03:08 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 260 replies
    Our Troops Rock !! | laurenmarlowe and the Canteen Crew
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops Christmas with The Rat Pack ***** ~ Support The Artists ~   Support the artists you hear throughout the Canteen! Click on the links below! Keep the music going! ArtistDirect l  Internet Radio l  AOL Music l  Sonique (Lycos) l  Real Radio Live365 l  971TheRiver  l  GotRadio  l  Wherehouse  l  Target  l Shoutcast AFRTS l  VH1 l XM Radio l  BET l  audiophile l  Virgin Radio l  Soma (Alternative) Acaza l AudioRealm l VH1 l  Yahoo! Launch Music l  Radio Disney l  Live-Radio Net ITunes l Amazon l Salsa Radio l MTV...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 29 December 2017

    12/28/2017 5:59:20 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 153 replies
    December 28, 2017 | Old Man Winter and Baby New Year
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. Hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable New Year celebration of their choice. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup or glass and start...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 28 December 2017

    12/27/2017 5:59:40 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 102 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The Wide World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ RECEIVING INSTRUCTIONS Army Capt. Brandon Shorter, right, receives instructions on the M249 machine gun during Expert Infantryman Badge training at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany, Oct. 17, 2016. The purpose of the Expert Infantry Badge is to recognize infantrymen who have demonstrated a mastery of critical tasks that build the core foundation of individual proficiency that enables them to locate, close with, and destroy the enemy through fire and maneuver and repel an enemy assault in close combat. Army photo by Gertrud Zach...