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 ~*`Welcome To 'My Never Ending Circle Of Love`*~... ..`By `Janie/mjfb1954`

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~+~VIETNAM WAR HERO~*~


some copters from the war with lebanon. they flew the over the beach all day long. Pictures, Images and Photos
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Sharing with you, an email circular,
I received from a Vietnam War Buddy!
God's Blessings to All!
`Never Ending Circle Of Love`
Janie/mjfb1954
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You're a 19 year old kid.

You're critically wounded and dying in the jungle
somewhere in the Central Highlands of Viet Nam .

It's November 11, 1967.  
LZ (landing zone) X-ray.

Your unit is outnumbered 8-1 and the enemy fire
is so intense from 100 yards away,
that  your CO (commanding officer) has ordered
the MedEvac helicopters to stop coming in.

You're lying there, listening to the enemy machine guns
and you know you're not getting out.

Your family is half way around the world,
12,000 miles away, and you'll never see them again.

As the world starts to fade in and out,
you know this is the day.

Then - over the machine gun noise -
you faintly hear that sound of a helicopter.

You look up to see a Huey coming in. But..
It doesn't seem real because...
no MedEvac markings are on it.

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Captain Ed Freeman is coming in for you.
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He's not MedEvac so it's not his job, but he heard
the radio call and decided he's flying his Huey
down into the machine gun fire anyway.
 
Even after the MedEvacs were ordered not to come.
He's coming anyway.

And he drops it in and sits there in the machine gun fire,
as they load 3 of you at a time on board.

Then he  flies you up and out through the gunfire
to the doctors and nurses and safety.

And, he kept coming back!! 13 more  times!!
Until all  the wounded were out. No one knew
until the mission was over that the Captain had been
hit 4 times in the legs and left arm.

He took 29 of you and your buddies out that day.
Some would not have made it
without the Captain and his Huey.

Medal of Honor Recipient, Captain Ed Freeman,
United States Air Force,
died last Wednesday at the age of 70, in Boise, Idaho
 

May God Bless and Rest His Soul.
"Amen"


I bet you didn't hear about this hero's passing,  
but we've sure seen a whole bunch  about Lindsay Lohan,
Tiger Woods and the bickering of congress
over Health Reform.

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Medal of Honor Winner Captain Ed Freeman

Shame on the American media !!!

Now... YOU pass this along to YOUR
mailing list. Honor this real American.  

Please.
(author-unknown)

Huey air ambulance Pictures, Images and Photos
 
`Huey Air Ambulance`
 
 


 
 
 
 







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