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Re: BUMMER NEWS!


It's a ripple effect for sure. This whole war has a ripple effect. The
gas prices are so HIGH right now that many companies are going out
because they can't afford the gas...the customers just don't want to pay
that. So..food prices go up...and so on and so on...

I'm ready for this war to be OVER and DONE.

----- Original Message ----
From: "holmesbm@usit.net" <holmesbm@usit.net>
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 2:14:41 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] BUMMER NEWS!

How disappointing....but he is coming!!!  Amazing what the consequences of
these airline bankruptcies are.


> [Original Message]
> From: Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 4/23/2008 12:08:58 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] BUMMER NEWS!
>
> Well, heis NOT coming back this weekend. It will probably be next week
> before he can come home. The airline that normally picks up the soldiers
> over there went bankrupt, so they scrambled to find a new one, and that
> put them all behind schedule. So I won't know his new homecoming date
> until closer to Friday.
>
> B-to-the-ummer.
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 8:44:52 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] GOOD NEWS!
>
> He is an expert marksman....shooting. He will be training those within a
> specialized area. He wanted to be a sniper....I just cringed. I told him
> it was one thing to defend yourself and your platoon, but to just "pick"
> people off like they are bugs was more than I could stomach. That is
> somebody's husband, brother, son, father....... And they have to go
> through so much psychological testing before they are allowed to be a
> sniper. They don't want them coming back being all "Rambo like". So, he
> chose a different area to go into. BUT, after several military
> competitions at shooting (he was up against the best of the best) they
> offered him this position at Quantico.....so he took it because his
> girlfriend, soon to be fiance, lives in that area.
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Andrea Hodges <andreah@hargray.com>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 6:23:06 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] GOOD NEWS!
>
> What kind of training will he be doing with recruits Jesse? I know they
go 
> to MCT (Marine Combat Training) after they graduate boot camp but I
thought 
> that was at Camp Lejeune in NC. Just curious. I thought they did all
recruit 
> training at either Parris Island or Sand Diego.
> A
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jesse Bell" <silverhawk@flash.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 5:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] GOOD NEWS!
>
>
> > Ohhh...it's all good...ya know! Life is good. The first time he went
> > over there...I was a wreck. But it was more violent over there the first
> > time - really bad. This time..I just felt more of a peace about it. It's
> > like my son says...doesn't matter where you are...when it's your time,
> > it's your time. I just felt like things would be O.K. this time around.
> > He dodged a road side bomb the first trip...this time..he said it was
> > "boring" over there. I said boring was GOOD.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----
> > From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 4:41:23 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] GOOD NEWS!
> >
> > Oh honey - I hope he does get to stay stateside from now on - I KNOW
what 
> > a
> > strain this is for you since you are so close to your son!!  I would be
so
> > relieved as well!
> >
> > On 4/22/08, Richard Apking <redfour@omni-tech.net> wrote:
> >>
> >> Maybe it's not so bad.  If he was hanging around the block (at least in
> >> Omaha NE) he could catch dead easily.  It is an honorable profession,
> >> and if he's smart (which he must be if he takes after his mom) he'll
> >> work his way into a job that he can use on the outside.  I spent some
> >> time on the trail (being a DI) and it's a tiring job to say the least,
> >> but you can develop some great people skills.  I'm sure it will work
out
> >> for him and you.  Take care, Rich
> >>
> >> Jesse Bell wrote:
> >> > *sigh* no - he's not finished. He re-enlisted for another 4 years.
They
> >> > dangle the money carrot in front of them pretty hard. It's what he 
> >> > wants
> >> > to do, so I support him. He'll be moving to Quantico in Virginia and
> >> > training recruits before they go to Iraq. So, hopefully he'll remain
> >> > stateside.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > ----- Original Message ----
> >> > From: Richard Apking <redfour@omni-tech.net>
> >> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> > Sent: Monday, April 21, 2008 11:00:12 PM
> >> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] GOOD NEWS!
> >> >
> >> > Great news for you Jesse, hope he doesn't get re-deployed right away.
> >> > Is he considering the Corps as a career?  Take care, Rich
> >> >
> >> > Kitty wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Fantastic!  Has he left it for good?
> >> >>
> >> >> Kitty
> >> >> neIN, Zone 5
> >> >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jesse Bell"
<silverhawk@flash.net>
> >> >> To: "Gardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> >> Sent: Monday, April 21, 2008 5:07 PM
> >> >> Subject: [CHAT] GOOD NEWS!
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>> My son left Fallujah today and is on his way home. My husband and I
> >> will
> >> >>> fly out to North Carolina on Friday to meet his platoon when they
> >> arrive
> >> >>> at Camp Lejuene. I'M SO EXCITED!!!
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
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> >> >>> Version: 7.5.524 / Virus Database: 269.23.2/1386 - Release Date:
> >> >>> 4/18/2008 5:24 PM
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> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
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