An emotional cycle as soldiers return home

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  1. bruno

    bruno Retired Staff Member

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    http://www.washingtonpost.com/natio...n-home/2011/05/26/AGAsboCH_story.html?hpid=z2
    It's definitely more complicated than it would seem at first blush. Welcome Home Screaming Eagles:thumb:

    My personal favorite homecoming shot:
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    bruno Retired Staff Member

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    BG Farrell, who is the former dean now teaching french at VMI gave an interesting speech that touches on this subject to veterans at the theat the Harvard Business School last year. An articulate man- I had a beer with him a week ago- I hope to have another with him as he is one of those guys who you just enjoy talking with. (no wonder even the Cadets who are barely passing his course like my son- really like him as a teacher). Something to think about:
     
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    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    That "coming home" Budweiser commercial chokes me up....people standing up and clapping, combined with the music.


    I'll tell you want else I love, in DC, when Honor Flights coming in, taking WWII vets to the WWII Memorial....I try to line up and clap for them whenever I see it (and am not trying to get to my flight).
     

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