UH60FtRucker
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Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:08 am

 redflag  ****UNABASHED SELF GLOSS THREAD****  redflag 


I'm gonna keep this short - but none of y'all would guess where I am sitting at the moment! Big grin


....I'm sitting.... in the computer room.... of my house... at Fort Campbell... in the United States!  Wow!  bouncy   highfive 

Remember a few months ago I was looking forward to my Mid-Tour Leave, for which I was going to meet up with my wife in Germany? And how it got canceled? Well, about a month ago, my unit announced they were going to send three people home for Thanksgiving, and everyone voted who they thought deserved to go.

I kept all of this on the down-low because I didn't think I had a snowball's chance in hell of getting it... and I didn't want to get my hopes up. BUT I DID GET IT! I told a very select few about the news, not even my wife. She had no idea I was on my way home.

And after a Ch-47 trip to Kuwait City - a C-17 trip to Germany - a aircraft mechanical delay in Germany - a Global Airways flight to ATL - a missed connection flight to Nashville - me telling Delta to screw off, I was not waiting 12hrs for the next flight - renting a car - driving to Fort Campbell...

I pulled up in my drive way, knocked on my front door, and my wife opened the door. God, what a sight for sore eyes. I think her heart stopped for a second.

Anyway, I've just spent the past 8 hrs in bed. ...and in the shower. ...and in the living room. ...and in the kitchen. ...and... oh you get the picture!!!  sly 

I am home until Sunday. Life is good.  yes 

-UH60
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:12 am

That's just a damn nice story, and great to hear. Enjoy your time at home!

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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:13 am

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
....I'm sitting.... in the computer room.... of my house... at Fort Campbell... in the United States!

Yayers, welcome home man Big grin



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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:13 am

Congrats!!

Time off well deserved!!

Yes, well, not to be rude, but it is dark out, and youre in the computer room?

Well, mate, its time to rectify that situation!!

Cheers,
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:14 am

Welcome home, man! Even if for a short time! Glad you're back in the states!

You need to have a cold one and a nice big steak on the grill or something.

Welcome back!
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:17 am

Glad you're back home!! Enjoy!

And don't waste your time online with this bunch!!
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:18 am

Well done sir, well done.
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:22 am

Congratulations man..

Welcome HOME.

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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:23 am

That's awesome. Don't waste a single minute on-line enjoy the time with the wife.

Have a great holiday!
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:23 am

Nice..enjoy your time at home!  biggrin 
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:24 am

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
....I'm sitting.... in the computer room.... of my house... at Fort Campbell... in the United States!

Sweet......!!! You make it down to Nashville 1st round is on me.
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:24 am

Great to hear UH60...

Hope you and yours, and all of our other servicemen and women, have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Not a bad little story for post #1000... Big grin
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:25 am

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
I pulled up in my drive way, knocked on my front door, and my wife opened the door.

That must have been classic!

Welcome back, dude. Have a blast!  bigthumbsup  And Happy Thanksgiving!

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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:26 am

Welcome back to the world.
I hope you and your family have a very Happy Thanksgiving.

You guys got a few months to make up for.....TURN OFF THE COMPUTER!
 
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:33 am

UH60,
Welcome home buddy!!! Enjoy your time home with friends and family. I am sure that first Mille Lite doesn't have a

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
snowball's chance in hell

. Thanks for all you guys do.
Happy Thanksgiving!!!
Regs,
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:39 am

Welcome home UH60, God knows you deserve it.
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:42 am

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
I pulled up in my drive way, knocked on my front door, and my wife opened the door. God, what a sight for sore eyes. I think her heart stopped for a second.

You may have misinterpreted. was there a strange car in the driveway?

 duck   Wink  Big grin

Cheers,
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:46 am

That is great, I love reading things like that!

Quoting NeilYYZ (Reply 15):
Welcome home UH60, God knows you deserve it.

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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:49 am

I would imagine Mrs. UH60 is a busy gal right now. Best wishes, enjoy your time at home you deserve it.
 
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:54 am

WELCOME BACK!!!! Hope you enjoy your stay and all goes well for you!

Thanks so much for your service to our country!
 
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:01 am

   Woah, that's so cool man, CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!! Great news!!!!!!!! You really deserve it. Hope you two have a great Thanksgiving . Thanks again for everything you and your fellow Servicemen/Women do. Have fun and take care!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dave

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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:19 am

Congratulations,

Did you know your break for Thanksgiving is longer than mine? And I'm still in school Big grin

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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:21 am

Great news man, just awesome!
Didn't expect to read that when I was opening up the thread!

Hope to hear from you soon!


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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:25 am

Outstanding. Now get back to your wife. If we don't hear from you for a few days, we will understand.
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:38 am

And if about 9 months from now, we see another thread about a new "junior" UH60, we'll know his trip home had some side effects!  Smile

Anyway, this was a really good thing to see tonight!
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:40 am

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
told a very select few about the news, not even my wife. She had no idea I was on my way home.

I'll bet the look on her face was priceless. Big grin Glad to have you back state side!
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:55 am

Ha Ha Ha!!!

Glad to hear you made it home! And Mrs. LawnDartDriver was surprised!!!

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
Anyway, I've just spent the past 8 hrs in bed. ...and in the shower. ...and in the living room. ...and in the kitchen. ...and...

 rotfl 

Quoting J_Hallgren (Reply 24):
about a new "junior" UH60

OH-58  laughing 

I guess this no longer applies:



And we'll have none of this will we:


 wink 

Now, Chief, listen to the Smaj . . . . get away from the computer . . . . go find your bride . . . . we can wait for the play by play - ermmm, I mean the report - until later. . . .

Salute!

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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:59 am

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
....I'm sitting.... in the computer room.... of my house... at Fort Campbell... in the United States!

How the heck do you Army guys come home for 5 days (midtour) and then get back on the airplane, leaving your family behind -- again, and go back over there? That would tear me up worse then spending Turkey Day in Iraq...

Don't get me wrong, I'm glad for you, -- I just don't understand how you deal with that emotional upheaval.
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:04 pm

Quoting ZANL188 (Reply 27):
I just don't understand how you deal with that emotional upheaval.

Duty, Honor, Country.

Best way for me to sum it up.
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:06 pm

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 28):
Duty, Honor, Country.

Best way for me to sum it up.

And apparently... Swagger now.
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:51 pm

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
Anyway, I've just spent the past 8 hrs in bed. ...and in the shower. ...and in the living room. ...and in the kitchen. ...and... oh you get the picture!!!

Ah yes, I've been waiting for this day to post such a response!!

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Glad to hear you got it sir, have a good holiday.

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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 1:11 pm

Quoting NeilYYZ (Reply 15):
Welcome home UH60, God knows you deserve it.

 thumbsup  !!!!!!
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 1:32 pm

Quoting Traindriver (Reply 13):

You guys got a few months to make up for.....TURN OFF THE COMPUTER!

Boy this website really screwed up if the first thing you do when you get home after a tour off the sandbox is get on it to make up a trip report about your flight home.

Tell us about what happens when you get back to Iraq.....
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 1:46 pm

I just finished reading your story to my wife and we are both so happy for you. I think that your story is what I am thankful for this year.
God Bless

BTW anytime you and your wife are in Northern California, my wife and I would be honored to take you to dinner anywhere you two want.
 
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 1:46 pm

Welcome home. Happy Thanksgiving.

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
And after a Ch-47 trip to Kuwait City - a C-17 trip to Germany - a aircraft mechanical delay in Germany - a Global Airways flight to ATL - a missed connection flight to Nashville - me telling Delta to screw off,

Damn, where's the trip report with the pics.  Wink
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 1:48 pm

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
SELF GLOSS

Hey, if theres anyone around here that can self gloss, its you.

So happy T-Giving, etc.

Enjoy ~
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 2:12 pm

Had to shed a tear or two upon hearing that. Your wife must have been happy beyond description.

Kick back and enjoy, we all deeply appreciate what you are doing for us.

See you in LAS, and the first round's on me.
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:15 pm

Nice to hear you are home even if for a short time.

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
a aircraft mechanical delay in Germany

I'll blame Jan for that.  Wink

Quoting Pope (Reply 8):
Don't waste a single minute on-line enjoy the time with the wife.

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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:17 pm

Welcome home, soldier. Give her enough to hold her over and get back to work.  thumbsup 

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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:25 pm

I'm right behind you Chief. Sitting in Kuwait flying out tonight KL/NW KWI-AMS-DTW-BHM and will be home in time to share turkey with the wife, kids and some extended family.

Then off to St. Lou to see my pop for a couple days. In a nursing home and not expected to live much longer, as his body is being ate up with esophagal cancer..

To all my fellow a.netters, please be thankful for all you have this holiday season, and best wishes...
 
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:27 pm

UH...
that's great.. i'm very happy to know you're home for Thanksgiving.

Happy Thanksgiving man!
 
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:37 pm

Gongratulations! You deserve it  yes 
 
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:43 pm

Quoting BHMNONREV (Reply 39):
To all my fellow a.netters, please be thankful for all you have this holiday season, and best wishes...

Great to hear that you're coming home too!

We should all be thankful to you, UH60 and all the troops that help keep our countries safe, what you do allows us to live our lives as we please, and we all owe you a huge debt of gratitude for that!
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:44 pm

If there is any evidence from you on these boards till Sunday, I know you are not paying sufficient attention to your honey!!!

DISAPPEAR!

And enjoy your well deserved leave!

Congratulations!
 
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:41 pm

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):



Quoting BHMNONREV (Reply 39):

Really good news to wake up to. Enjoy your time dudes, oh, and a question UH60;

What are you doing on here??? Get back to the bedroom!  Wink
 
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:53 pm

Congrats, and hope you don't get around to reading this until you're back on duty!

Cheers,
Leanne
 
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 6:04 pm

Quoting BHMNONREV (Reply 39):
I'm right behind you Chief. Sitting in Kuwait flying out tonight KL/NW KWI-AMS-DTW-BHM and will be home in time to share turkey with the wife, kids and some extended family.

Then off to St. Lou to see my pop for a couple days. In a nursing home and not expected to live much longer, as his body is being ate up with esophagal cancer..

To all my fellow a.netters, please be thankful for all you have this holiday season, and best wishes...

Same to you, welcome home Big grin



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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:04 pm

Fuckin-A Chief! That is too cool.

Gives a whole new meaning to Thanksgiving I'd say.

It's great to have you home again.
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:21 pm

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):

Welcome Home!

Enjoy your holiday.
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RE: Where In The World Is UH60FtRucker?

Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:37 pm

Good to hear that. Enjoy your time with your wife, you really deserve it  bigthumbsup .

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