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Fri Jun 7, 2019, 12:32 AM

I spent money in Alabama and I'm proud.

No! Not of spending $$$ in Alabama. I had the pleasure to pin wings on my sonís chest during his graduation from helicopter flight training at the Army aviation school at Fort Rucker, Alabama. He trained on the Armyís workhorse, the Blackhawk and will be leaving in two weeks for his posting in South Korea. Itís been quite a journey. He started off in the Air Force, became an EMT, got his private fixed-wing pilotís license, and somewhere along the line he found out he could apply to transfer to the army for helicopter flight school. After a year of red tape and a year and a half of training, heís a newly minted pilot.

Thanks for listening to a proud dad.

Best regards,
Crow

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Chin music Jun 2019 #1
Laffy Kat Jun 2019 #2
JustFiveMoreMinutes Jun 2019 #3
Lady Freedom Returns Jun 2019 #4
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Fri Jun 7, 2019, 01:13 AM

2. Congrats on your son's achievements.

I know how hard it is to learn to fly rotor. Kind of like rubbing your tummy and patting your head at the same time, at least that's how it was explained to me by an ex-boyfriend who flew Hueys in Vietnam. He sounds like a wonderful young man and you must be so proud.

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Fri Jun 7, 2019, 03:01 AM

3. ... not quite sure what ALABAMA has to do with it... but whatever, congrats to your son.

And I spent 39 years born and raised in Alabama and SPENT LOTS of money there.. but it's NOT something I'd put in a subject line.. just sayin'.

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Response to sorcrow (Original post)

Fri Jun 7, 2019, 05:00 AM

4. Considering the circumstances, you're forgiven.

Congratulations to your son.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #4)

Fri Jun 7, 2019, 05:45 AM

5. Second that.

Sometimes, exceptions have to be made.

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Fri Jun 7, 2019, 09:13 AM

6. Congrats tp your son for following his dreams and succeeding. All the best to him in the future.

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