Lo, there do I see my father. Lo, there do I see my mother, my sisters, and my brothers. Lo, there do I see the line of my people, Back to the beginning! Lo, they do call to me. They bid me take my place among them, in the halls of
Valhalla! Where the brave may live forever!
Pinned to my uniform.............fuck the sta-brites! I polished mine so much that the canopy lines on the chute are smoothing over......
" Get out of that door you Goddamn piece of shit" and than I felt the kick of the boot on my skinny ass and the small of my back- it broke my grasp of the tower door and out I went screaming like a little girl
I gave mine to my Dad to hold on to. He spent 24 years in as a Dirty Nasty Leg and was 1SG at Syracuse Recruiting Bn when I enlisted (he got me the slot when there wasn't any). It meant alot to him that I thought enough of him to entrust them to him....
Mine is with it's original cardboard backing (yes they also gave the backing) and in an ammo can I use as a keepsake box with other valuables.
Why tiptoe through life only to arrive safely at deaths door?
The more I know, the more I know I don't know.
If not you then who?
*2009 APO NFL FFL Champion
*2011 APO NFL FFL Champion
Mine are in my mommy's jewelry box.
**2006 APO NCAA Bracket Champion
**2007 APO NFL FFL Champion
They are on my knife case where thy have been since 78 and have made jumps with me.
As an aside note, back when I was pinned with them in April of 77 they were painted flat black, but are sterling silver.
For some reason the Army issued them that way .
Anybody else on here get black blood wings at Benning ?
Curt S-1, HHC, 3/325th ABCT 91-93 - Blue Falcons! FACEBOOK
“A citizen who shirks his duty to contribute to the security of his community is little better than the criminal who threatens it.” - Robert Boatman
I tacked mine on my sons chest when he graduated jump school last fall. He in turned will use those same wings to pin the next member of our family who graduates jump school.
At some point in your life you must look in the mirror and decide if you like what you see.
Pinned to the certificate and framed.
"What you think we aren't.....we are!" Confederate Bushwhacker 1863
"Hell yes I'm UNSTABLE....I'm a VETERAN!"
Pinned them on my cousin when she graduated jump school back in 1989.
"If you can't communicate, you can't command"
Student: What if my main parachute doesn't open?
Black Hat: You will immediately deploy your reserve parachute.
Student: What if my reserve parachute doesn't open?
Black Hat: You have the rest of your Airborne life to think about it.
Stored in a safe location for the first of my kids to graduate from Jump School.
Mine are on my rideing vest for all to see,I had always hoped to pin them on my son but he stayed away from the army......maybe a grandson
will step up to the plate someday!
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those that mind don't matter
and those that matter don't mind." ~ Dr. Suess
The ones I got pinned with were thrown out a window the night that I got them. After GRaduation I went over to see my buddy who was in HHC 75th Ranger Regiment. I was up in his room. He saw my wings. Took them off my chest and threw them out the second floor window. He then took out his first set of wings out of a box in his wall locker and pinned me with them. I was a little pissed about losing my wings but proud he gave me his.
The set that he gave me were given to my son last year when I gave him all my medals, certificates, dog tags and everything from the Army. The only thing I have not given him yet are my first set of Jump Boots. I still have them.
"Dr. Phil is not a member of this site."
- Recondo82 -
"As far as religious beliefs go, my Labrador Retriever thinks I'm God; I hate to disappoint her."
"Besides...the fallen speak to me at night and they told me to help you with that rucksack. Let them take a knee around you and pull security while you rest once in a while. They're still patrolling."
Long-since left on some woman's pillow in the morning a few days after earning them(and it was near a Marine base, so I picture her telling local Marines... "I don't know who he was, but he was a hellava lot better than you guys... and he left these wings and this AA patch").