Honor Flight

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  1. Swani
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    Here is a picture of my Grandpa and Grandma after my Grandpa returned home on Monday from the Honor Flight. He was in the Navy on USS Saipan and fought in the Korean war. He is now 88 years old and still works on his farm everyday. The only thing that can get him out of the combine or tractor is Church and NDSU football. Very proud of this guy! Wish I had half his ambition! FB_IMG_1510078929679.jpg
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    Much better generation than ours
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    The young guys are good to old vets. My WWII submariner father-in-law toured the nuke carriers in Bangor and said everyone treated him like he'd won the war all on his own.
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    They are our hero's.
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    Everytime I scroll passed this thread I think I’m reading Harbor Freight.
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    Nick, good post. What was your Grandpa’s job on board ship?
  7. Swani
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    I believe it was RD3 radar man. He is a pretty remarkable guy! He recently just flew to every airport in ND. On his last 3 airports he had to emergency land in a pasture full of cows because his engine failed on his plane. A lifetime of no regret for him that I envy!
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