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  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What's Your Summer Vacation Quiz - Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    06/19/2018 5:59:43 PM PDT · by LUV W · 66 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the whole world...and their families! | LUV W and The Wonderful Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ --Canteen Mission Statement-- Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allies' military and family members of the above. Honoring those who have served before. Today In Celebration of Summer We Want You To Take The..... What's Your Summer Vacation Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz!To share your results, click on the "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • Tip: Pentagon Covering Up Fact That Female Officers Nearly Sank Navy Ship

    06/19/2018 3:34:19 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 119 replies
    The Other McCain ^ | 17 June 2018 | Roibert Stacy McCain
    An anonymous email came in over the transom this morning: Hi, Stacy. During the early weeks after the USS Fitzgerald was speared by a lumbering Philippine container ship, it was noteworthy that the captain and a couple of admirals were publically named, but not the actual officer in charge, the officer of the deck. (OOD) The other person who should have kept the Fitz out of trouble is the person in charge of the combat information center, the Tactical Action Officer. That individual is supposed to be monitoring the combat radar, which can detect a swimmer at a distance of...
  • Must See: United States Space Force Releases Insignia Designs (It's Right Out Of Star Trek)

    06/19/2018 7:25:39 AM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 106 replies
    United States Space Force ^ | June 19, 2018 | United States Space Force
    Here's a first look at the ranks and insignia designs of the new 6th military branch, the United States Space Force. The ranks are right out of Star Trek's Starfleet Command.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii ~ 19 June 2018

    06/18/2018 6:03:23 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 51 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) is located on the island of Hawaii between Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and the Hualalai Volcanic Mountains. It extends up the lower slopes of Mauna Kea to approximately 6,800 feet in elevation and to about 9,000 feet on Mauna Loa. The training area is about midway between Hilo, on the east coast and the Army landing site at Kawaihae Harbor. The area is the largest DOD installation in Hawaii. The PTA consists of 108,863 acres, of which 24,048 are leased by the Army...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Robert F. Stryker ~ 18 June 2018

    06/17/2018 5:01:49 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 58 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC & The Canteen Crew
    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 ~ Robert F. Stryker Info from here.             Robert F. Stryker (November 9, 1944-November 7, 1967) was a United States Army soldier received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Vietnam War.  He is buried in Pine Hill Cemetery Throop, New York.  The Army Stryker vehicle is named in his and PFC Stuart S. Stryker's honor. Rank and organization: Specialist Four,...
  • Proposed senate changes to Tricare to cost retirees thousands

    06/17/2018 8:06:19 AM PDT · by GailA · 7 replies
    Connecting Vets ^ | 6/14/18 | ERIC DEHM
    "The VFW opposes this attempt to balance the budget on the backs of service members, veterans and their families," Fuentes said. "We opposed the TRICARE fee increases in last year’s NDAA and hope that the NDAA conference committee will once again defeat this proposal which would endanger the financial wellbeing of the brave men and women have worn our nation’s uniform."
  • South Korea, U.S. to announce suspension of major military drills this week - Yonhap

    06/17/2018 12:31:04 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 8 replies
    Reuters via Euro News ^ | 17/06/2018 | Josh Smith; Editing by Clarence Fernandez
    SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL - June 17, 2018 - {Prayer}

    06/17/2018 12:23:21 AM PDT · by Faith · 22 replies
    June 17, 2017 | Faith
    Please join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for President Trump, Vice-President Pence, and for America: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (I John 5:14) Religion forum threads labeled “Prayer” are closed to debate of any kind.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Father's Day!! ~ 17 June 2018

    06/16/2018 4:58:45 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 87 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    Happy Father's Day!!
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: Happy Father's Day ~ 16 June 2018

    06/15/2018 6:04:58 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 166 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
        ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ Happy Father's Day! ~ ***** ~ 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...
  • SUPER SOLDIER X-ray vision will soon give soldiers the superhero ability to see through walls

    06/15/2018 6:53:44 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 22 replies
    www.thesun.co.uk ^ | 15th June 2018, 9:30 am Updated: 15th June 2018, 12:48 pm | By Saqib Shah
    X-ray vision is no longer the stuff of comic books. BIONIC soldiers with X-ray vision could soon be a reality thanks to a new wireless system that uses radio-waves to map people's movements behind walls. Researchers at MIT trained artificial intelligence to analyse radio signals that bounce off human bodies to create a dynamic stick figure that mimics a person's actions. The above and below pics show three people that have been mapped by the wireless AI device using radio signals The tech allows you to see them through walls as moving stick men _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The so-called neural network can...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 15 June 2018

    06/14/2018 5:59:08 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 73 replies
    June 14, 2018 | The Rowdy Canteen Gang
    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 ~ Happy Flag Day and 243rd Birthday, US Army!! ~ 14 June 2018

    06/13/2018 6:06:16 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 72 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ Happy Flag Day and 243rd Birthday, US Army ~ Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies militaryand the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Click Betsy Ross The History of Flag Day Red Skelton ~ Pledge of Allegiance (spoken) Star Spangled Banner Ragged Old Flag Old Glory This Ain’t No Rag, It’s A Flag You're A Grand Old Flag Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • Pride flag replaces military flags at Fort Wayne VA hospital

    06/13/2018 11:20:12 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 62 replies
    wane.com ^ | June 13, 2018
    The five flag poles that line the entrance sidewalk to the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System at 2121 Lake Ave. typically fly flags of the country's five branches of military:  Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard. On Tuesday, through, those flags were taken down and just one was flown in their place: an LGBT pride flag. -snip The VA Northern Indiana Healthcare System issued the following statement: "Logistically, we could not add a flag without removing a flag from the poles outside our VA. Rather than single out one military branch's flag to be temporarily replaced with the LGBT flag, we...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What's Your Productivity Style Quiz - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

    06/12/2018 6:01:28 PM PDT · by LUV W · 71 replies
    The bestest troops and vets in the whole world...and their families, too! | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ --Canteen Mission Statement-- Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allies' military and family members of the above. Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... What's Your Productivity Style Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz!To share your results, click on the "HTML" button, then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma ~ 12 June 2018

    06/11/2018 6:03:22 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 59 replies
    Serving the Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Vance Air Force Base, OklahomaVance Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in southern Enid, Oklahoma, about 65 miles north northwest of Oklahoma City. The base is named after local World War II hero and Medal of Honor recipient, Lt Col Leon Robert Vance Jr. The host unit at Vance is the 71st Flying Training Wing (71 FTW), which is a part of Air Education and Training Command (AETC).Currently there are 128 buildings and 292 facilities on Vance AFB as of October 2016. Vance is currently replacing...
  • ANTI-NFL SONG CALLED “TAKE A KNEE… MY A**!” GOES VIRAL

    06/11/2018 11:58:11 AM PDT · by Old Teufel Hunden · 24 replies
    Break ^ | Will Reagan
    a stirring video for the anthem and answer the nfl players who think taking a knee is a good idea
  • Prince Harry’s plea as Veterans take own lives once every 13 days this year

    06/10/2018 3:21:25 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 55 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 9, 2018 | M. Nikol and S. Rayment
    "Save my heroes from suicide." Prince Harry has raised serious concerns about the number of British soldiers committing suicide after returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. The Prince confided his fears about a recent surge in suspected suicides in a private letter to a decorated former war hero. His intervention comes as an investigation by The Mail on Sunday reveals veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are now taking their own lives at a faster rate than their comrades died on the battlefield. At least 12 veterans are feared to have killed themselves since the start of the year...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: 1Lt George K Sisler ~ 11 June 2018

    06/10/2018 5:04:50 PM PDT · 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 ~ 1LT George K. SislerInfo from this website.             George Kenton Sisler (September 19, 1937–February 7, 1967) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War. Sisler joined the Army from his birth city...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ ON A GOOD DAY ~ 10 June 2018

    06/09/2018 5:01:40 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 82 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            ON A GOOD DAY Our worth is tested every day. We are given the choice of being nice to people or uncharitable. We are given the choice of doing our work as well as we can or of goofing off. Some days it seems the tests are harder than on others, but every day brings with it some kind of test. Even the really good days! To have everything go wonderfully for us, to feel like a million dollars, to have one of those days when nothing and nobody can upset us, they are days...