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Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby pipedog » Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:03 pm

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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby pipedog » Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:18 pm

I thought I would put this up, from what I saw on another post some people didn't know about it :old_glory:
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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby blackpowderscout » Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:59 am

How do you guys verify these folks are actual veterans? Just take their word for it?

I'm just curious is all.
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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby xranger22 » Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:38 am

Contact name and number for organizer please? Have a couple of questions.

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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby xranger22 » Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:41 am

Their is an organization, Buddy Up, that verifies vets by their DD214. The members must provide one in order to have the membership. Unknown how other groups verify.


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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby pipedog » Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:13 am

xranger22 wrote:Their is an organization, Buddy Up, that verifies vets by their DD214. The members must provide one in order to have the membership. Unknown how other groups verify.

I'm not organizing the event but I might be able to help you out, give me a call 561-906-2633 - Kyle


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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby newoldglory » Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:15 am

Thanks "Pipedog". I've hosted this event for 4 or more years now and seem to have too many projects going on. LOL. For those interested, go to face book and search OLD GLORY CAMP. This is my page and has daily updates on all my adventures. I CAN be reached @ 561 722 1712. TEXTING is best for me so that I can reply at my convenience. Or, leave a message and I will reply later.
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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby jeepinocala1111 » Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:11 pm

Every day should be Veterans appreciation day.

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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby glades cat » Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:25 pm

Noble cause. Great way to say thanks. Kudos Gerald for opening up your home and to all those involved.
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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby newoldglory » Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:42 pm

Jeep, to some folks it is, the "entitled" don't give a sheet. I do this each year (with or without veterans) as a reminder that some do appreciate the freedom that we have today because of our veterans. I will try to include some of the PBCSO personnel this year and expand this event to other counties and municipalities in the future. These are our home front soldiers that die every day and deserve to be recognized.
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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby lilly-Pad » Tue May 23, 2017 9:05 pm

looking forward to this event looks like there is still water in 2A but we sure could use some rain
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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby radtech » Wed May 24, 2017 9:20 am

is very heartwarming and satisfying. Unfortunately, I'll be getting on the road too late to make it. But I will definitely make it to Old Glory to see you Gerald, while I'm down. Maybe I'll even have a trick up my sleeve for supper

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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby lilly-Pad » Sat May 27, 2017 6:51 pm

Who's coming out tomorrow ? Great cause looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones
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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby ladyblackwater » Sun May 28, 2017 12:59 am

We will see you there in the morning
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Re: Veterans Appreciation Day Run

Postby John Fenner » Sun May 28, 2017 11:10 am

My in-laws are there with my twins, wasn't aware with so much other stuff going on, next year will have my boat ready I hope, as you know a painter's house is never bright, a roofer has leaks and a carpenter lacks baseboards. Great tribute to our veterans, kudos!!
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