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Old 05-08-2013, 03:45 AM   #129
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Originally Posted by CaspianTiger View Post
Mike,
Thanks for the great report. I served in the Army Reserve during that time and worked at the Oakland Army Base Reception Station, where returnees got processed back to the world. I cooked steaks and fries for the guys as their first meal back in the states. Maybe I cooked one for you.
I am glad the world has learned to honor the warriors in spite of the politicians' decisions.

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Dennis
Dang, Dennis, I did get a steak almost as soon as we got to the reception station. We arrived at dinner time and, after that 13 hour flight, the cadre took us to the mess hall. I wolfed that sucker down as I was in a hurry to get back to NC but, I'll tell you this: It was cooked to perfection!

Yes, Dennis, like you, I'm very glad our citizens recognize returning veterans very favorably these days.

Mike
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