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Post by GSXRanger » January 7th, 2008, 2:18 pm

Major Andy Olmstead - KIA (Iraq)
RIP Sir...

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I just had this emailed to me. What a powerful read... seems that Major Olmstead was a "blogger" and kept up a military style blog on Iraq. He was KIA in country... and his last "blog" was posted. He had written it in the event of his death...

I found it very hard for me to read.

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Post by EvilCouch » January 7th, 2008, 8:02 pm

Rest in peace, Sir.

That's a hell of a death letter.
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Post by Chiron » January 8th, 2008, 4:30 am

R.I.P. Sir ~S~

That’s one letter that describes a life loved and worth having lived. I only wish that we all could write one like that in the sense that we could be as happy about our life as Major Andy Olmstead was about his.
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Post by Ranger Ron » January 8th, 2008, 11:46 am

RIP Sir!
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Post by Hoover » January 8th, 2008, 12:53 pm

RIP Sir!
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Post by Kilted Heathen » January 8th, 2008, 1:50 pm

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Post by BruteForce » January 8th, 2008, 7:05 pm

Damned! That was a hard read..

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