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Old 19 July 2016, 19:08
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Rest in Peace Mr. Garrett.
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Old 19 July 2016, 19:11
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Damn. His posts were always full of wisdom and interesting tidbits.

RIP, Cass.
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Old 19 July 2016, 19:13
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Cass may have passed from this earthly bullshit, but his wisdom, shared here, Will provide positive guidance for generations of Americans. His humility, humor and positive mental attitude should be emulated by us all.

Rest easy, sir. You are missed.
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Old 19 July 2016, 19:13
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RIP Ken, thank you for the talks. You will be missed.
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Old 19 July 2016, 19:19
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RIP Cass

legends never die - so Ken lives on...
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Old 19 July 2016, 19:21
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RIP Cass. He never had to wonder if he ever accomplished anything in life. Prayers out to family and friends.
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Old 19 July 2016, 19:36
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Sad to read this. A true legend who set and lived a very high standard in all things.
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Old 19 July 2016, 19:43
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You always kept me straight and I deeply appreciated your Wisdom. You were the Frogman I always wanted to be.

Rest Peacefully, You are my hero.
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Old 19 July 2016, 19:53
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RIP Cass. I always thought of you as an enormously thoughtful person.
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Old 19 July 2016, 19:54
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RIP Cass.

Truly a life well lived.
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Old 19 July 2016, 20:00
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Sad news..RIP Sir.
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Old 19 July 2016, 20:02
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RIP Sir. Loved the wisdom in your posts. You will be missed by many.
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Old 19 July 2016, 20:15
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RIP Sailor.

You will be missed.

Ken did some "off books" vetting of SEALs, upon my behest, after he retired from vetting on this site. He was always spot on.

I hope you and Andy are having a big time.

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Old 19 July 2016, 20:16
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Well shit.

R.I.P. Frogman.....
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Old 19 July 2016, 20:16
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Damn. Besides being one of the first Frogmen, Cass was a superb human being. Keeper of "The List" for a very long time, he was my go to guy for verification's. The wife and I were just talking last week about linking up with him again on our next trip to SF, CA. You will be missed sir. Fair Winds Warrior......
Yeah, I felt a little off kilter when he handed me the torch as a keeper of the BUD/S list when he decided to retire from phony checking. His mentor ship guided my responses with a no emotion factual answer. You either graduated from BUD/S or you didn't. Period. Ken, I keep the torch lit for not only you but for all of us. Hoo Yah Navy Frogman!
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Old 19 July 2016, 20:18
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Fair winds and following seas to our brother Cass. What a sad day.
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Old 19 July 2016, 20:40
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Sad day indeed. Goodbye Cass.

Rest In Peace, Warrior.
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Old 19 July 2016, 20:40
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RIP Cass. Everyone who I spoke to who knew him thought so highly of him and held him in the highest esteem. My condolences to all here who knew Cass. My thoughts and prayers out to his family.
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Old 19 July 2016, 20:41
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Fair winds, sir, you are legend.
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Old 19 July 2016, 20:51
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Vaya con Dios Ken, I'm grateful for your service to our Navy and this nation.
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