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Date: 21 Jan 2007 19:35:39
From: bernie
Subject: Coffee and funerals and stuff......

If you had a coffeehouse nearby one of these missions and would
contact the coordinator to supply some hot coffee for the folks standing
honor it would be nice. Thanks.
Bernie

757th Medical Detachment '73-'76




 
Date: 23 Jan 2007 12:54:52
From: Omniryx@gmail.com
Subject: Re: Coffee and funerals and stuff......
I practice in an environment where an unfortunate number of people
define their entire lives in terms of the two-years-and-eight-months
they spent toting a rifle. Yeah, they're a little weird. But
basically well meaning and harmless. Give 'em a cup of coffee.


bernie wrote:
> hazchem wrote:
> > LOL, showing up at people's funeral's is a 'mission' pfft. get over
> > yourself! If I lived there I certainly wouldn't be giving coffee to a
> > bunch of free loading bikers who like to hang out at strangers
> > funerals.
> >
> > That's just weird.
> >
>
> Yeah, there is a weird element to it that comes with the territory.
> I used to escort women through lines of hateful bible-thumpers on their
> way to clinics. The same bible-thumpers are showing up at the funerals
> of military folk killed in action to harangue the families and tell them
> their family member died because America promotes homosexuality. The
> idea is just to be a buffer between the hate mongers and a grieving
> family. I guess some see that as weird. Whatever. I've done weirder
> things. It just a suggestion for those who may want to give someone a
> hot cup of coffee. Keep laughing.
> Bernie (got over myself a long time ago) D



 
Date: 21 Jan 2007 19:37:42
From: bernie
Subject: Re: Coffee and funerals and stuff......
bernie wrote:

>
> If you had a coffeehouse nearby one of these missions and would
> contact the coordinator to supply some hot coffee for the folks standing
> honor it would be nice. Thanks.
> Bernie
>
> 757th Medical Detachment '73-'76


.....even better if I gave you the link, eh?


http://www.patriotguard.org/

thanks, bernie