St. Patricks Day and Waterloo, Iowa

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  1. NorwichDad

    NorwichDad Member

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    In honor of the Irish, I wanted to post up an article on 5 great Irish Americans and their family.

    "But now, 70 years later, few remember this big, happy Irish clan — who they were and who they would have been. Seventy years later, their loss remains staggering."

    “The Sullivan name is gone,” Loughren says. “When we get together, it’s just my dad, my brother, my grandmother, and me.”

    Raise a drink to this fine Irish Family this St. Patrick's Day

    http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/re...ed-fighting/4zXVGrahTeJcoNsfRRNEfJ/story.html
     
  2. AF6872

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    Gone but not forgotten. "USS Sullivan DDG 68 Original DD 537" "We Stick Together"
     
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  3. Capt MJ

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    That is probably the Navy Lodge across the Severn at the Naval Support Activity. There are a few rooms on the USNA Yard above the Club. A good deal if you have the access! There is also an IHG (Holiday Inn)-run hotel at Ft. Meade, about 18 miles away. Just search IHG hotel Ft. Meade MD.
     
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    Unusually for a ship name, it's actually USS THE SULLIVANS (DDG 68), which I think gives it real meaning and distinction. (I am not yelling the name, Navy ship names are capitalized per Navy style manual)

    Oops - flying fat fingers put this in wrong thread.
     
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