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Sons and Daughters in the Armed Forces

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#121 Flytyer14


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Posted 09 May 2011 - 07:57 PM

BDH I agree with that last statement %100
-Mark Varga

Tyer for 5 years!!

I specialize in tying Classic Salmon Flies as well as some of the more generic trout patterns.

If anyone has a question or is in need of any materials, I can try to point you in the right direction.

#122 jmmccutc


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Posted 19 July 2012 - 08:05 PM

Gents and ladies, it's been forever since I've posted here, but, this is a topic near to my heart...I'll be headed to the great Kitty Litter box for the second time this September...I'm thinking of taking my tying equipment this time. If anyone is interested in doing any swaps while I'm there let me know, I'll even take the flies to Iraq or Afghanistan you choice (I fly c-130s to both places), it makes for a cool conversation piece...

I moved from PA to New Orleans, LA so I'll be looking for Red Fish and Speck Trout patterns to swap, but hey it's a good way to pass the time!


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Posted 13 April 2013 - 03:36 PM

My step-son is a military policeman at Fort Campbell, Ky.  I am extremely proud of him!!  Given that, and being a veteran myself, I would like to thank ALL of our brave military for their service.  Thank you my brothers-in-arms!!

#124 eastern fly

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Posted 13 April 2013 - 04:14 PM

My son is Kevin Vauls Jr. And he just finished is next phase of training in the Marine Corp. He is a LAV Repairman. I also am a past service member of the Navy. I'm extremely proud of my son and all that he has done. And to all the service members around the world.



A Pitt fan, a Marshall fan, and a WVU fan are climbing a mountain and arguing about who loves their team most. The Marshall fan insists that he is most loyal and then yells,"This is for Marshall!" and jumps off the mountain. Not to be out done,The WVU fan next professes his love for his team. He screams,"This is for the Mountaineers!" and pushes the Pitt fan off the mountain.


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#125 Fletchfishes


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Posted 27 April 2013 - 10:51 PM

I am a Navy veteran (Annapolis '95) with six and three year old sons. The notes in this thread are touching and a real tribute to the character of this country. While I fear what the future my hold for my sons, I take great pride in the support and admiration this country holds for it's veterans. The pride and support described in this thread Serve for a great example should any of my children elect to serve their country. I wish each of you and all our service members the absolute best fortune.


#126 atxdiscgolfer


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Posted 21 May 2013 - 01:36 PM

At Port O Connor, TX they have a fun fishing tourney where they take troops out for fishing (fly and spinning) its Warriors Weekend. It may apply to all veterans i am a veteran myself but i would rather give up my spot to a combat veteran returning from duty.

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 01:37 PM

They actually fly in the troops also - pretty cool

#128 Tom Gibbons

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Posted 09 November 2014 - 07:59 PM


   Good luck to your son and Godspeed him safely through his service. To those loved ones parted from us now, to all Vets

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Posted 27 August 2017 - 05:26 PM

I've been serving in the Canadian military as a medic for just over 10 years. Did multiple tours to Afghanistan. It's a hard lifestyle for my family but I wouldn't change a thing.

To all my brothers in arm that are no longer with us, you will not be forgotten.

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Posted 17 December 2017 - 09:19 PM

I served in the US Army from 1978 to 1982.  I was an Infantry Sergeant(E5 11B20).  My son is currently a C3C at the United States Air Force Academy.  I am very proud of him and many others his age who are willing to serve our country.

#131 Flat Rock native

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Posted 17 December 2017 - 09:51 PM

Cheers, Prayers, Our Thanks, proud father!
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Posted 06 September 2019 - 05:30 PM

My son has been in for over six years now. He is a Navy Corpsman attached to the 3rd battalion, 6th Marines at Camp Lejeune. He just got back from 8 months in Okinawa, and is on leave and staying with me along with the grandkids for a couple weeks.

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Posted 07 September 2019 - 05:35 PM

Congrats and thanks to your son and his service. My nephew went through Camp Lejeune and wasn't it in the path of Dorian? Several years ago my nephew was supposed to leave for overseas duty aboard one of your son's ships and got delayed for a snow storm. Thought it was kind of funny war was delayed for a snow storm but nature happens.

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