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Old 10 February 2012, 20:51
Tripod Tripod is offline
Rest in Peace
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Not only to he have a kick-ass career and life....he had a kickass "handle". Fitting.

RIP Trip Wire.
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Old 11 February 2012, 18:26
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RIP Sir.
Rain? We call that GOOD Infantry weather..

-Gunstore Commando-
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Old 12 February 2012, 00:27
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Rest In Peace, Sir!
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Old 12 February 2012, 06:50
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Rest in well earned peace, Thomas. Fair winds and following seas speed you on your way.
I swear by my life, and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
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Old 12 February 2012, 16:45
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I thought about him last night at the Bourbon Ball when I was talking to the Rep from Woodford Reserve.

Drank a glass for you last night Sir.
Victory is the only end that justifies the sacrifice of men at war.

Col. Robert W. Black
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Old 13 February 2012, 19:23
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Old 1 March 2012, 00:45
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You will be missed here and everywhere!
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Old 12 March 2012, 16:04
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Going cyclic!!
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Shit, I just caught this.

RIP sir.
Be nice, until it's time to not be nice!
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Old 28 March 2012, 10:50
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Rest in Peace.
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Old 28 March 2012, 19:55
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Peace Tripwire. I remember him coming on board. What a hoot.
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Old 5 June 2012, 09:57
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RIP SOTB, Cass, Hognose
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He had a world class sig line, one I've used myself on occasion as well as one of my all time favorite quotes.

"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.- T.E. Lawrence, "The Seven Pillars of Wisdom"

RIP Sir. You've earned it and then some.
RIP Stevie D. 1964-2012
U.S. Army Veteran of OIF 2003
"Gone But Never Forgotten"

"Let us return to old times and that will be progress." - Verdi

"We are giants put on this Earth to rid it of evil and to keep all that is good." - Jack Horne
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Old 19 June 2012, 23:38
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Old 20 July 2012, 11:49
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Gone,but not forgotten.........

[SIZE="3"]Gone,but not forgotten.[/SIZE] - Cached

God Bless,Rest in Peace Warrior.....

He was just a simple soldier and his ranks are growing thin
But his presence should remind us; we may need his like again,
For when countries are in conflict, then we find the soldier's part
Is to clean up all the troubles that the politicians start.
If we cannot do him honor while he's here to hear the praise,
Then at least let's give him homage at the ending of his days.......

Perhaps just a simple headline in the paper that might say:

The passing of our soldiers often go unnoticed and unsung by most of the world, remembered only by family and friends. Wish it were not so. May he RIP, his family will be in my thoughts and prayers.........

I realize it's a Canadian song,however I believe most appropriate for this occasion..

Big Teddy
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Old 11 September 2012, 10:47
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RIP Sir. Thanks for giving me and my LT all that good advice.
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Old 16 September 2012, 15:41
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RIP Sir,you helped me out many times..
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Old 16 September 2012, 17:22
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RIP Sir.
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Old 17 September 2012, 00:26
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RIP Sir.
"I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they terrify me."
- Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington

Retired is boring.
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Old 7 March 2013, 16:20
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Damn, its been a while since I have been here. Rest in Peace Tripwire.
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Old 10 March 2013, 23:14
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RIP Sir.
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Old 6 January 2015, 11:20
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Happy Birthday TripWire. I wish you were here to celebrate it with us.

Rest In Peace Warrior!
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