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Apr 01, 2011, 04:31 PM
Team Cobra!!! Ssssssss!
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Rant

No SEFF for me again.


Well, bad news on the phone for me today. All leaves are cancelled indef. due to the issues in Libya. So, all the work, all the time, all the money spent to get ready for SEFF is for nothing. I have only been home from Afghanistan for a bit over a month, and now this? It really needs to end at one point.

Needless to say Im more than a little irritated about it, but, when it all comes down to it, its my job, its what I signed on the dotted line for over 18 years ago, its what I do.

You guys have fun at SEFF and hopefully I'll see you next year.

Laine.
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Apr 01, 2011, 05:06 PM
Dr John
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That just sucks! Keep your chin up and keep telling yourself only two more years, only two more years. Hopefully they won't send you back into this "kinetic military action".

John
Apr 01, 2011, 08:30 PM
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well, if it makes you feel better, the bird you fly at work is 10x more badass than anything that will be flying at SEFF

I'll bet the frustrations @ missing SEFF will melt away the first time you hear those turbines spool up

Not meant as a knock on SEFF, just props to the blackhawk
Apr 01, 2011, 09:18 PM
Now Where Did That Plane Go?
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Laine,
You still had 6 1/2 hours to go......
Apr 01, 2011, 11:26 PM
Team Cobra!!! Ssssssss!
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Sorry to do it to you fellas, but yes this IS AN APRIL FOOLS JOKE. I spent the day finishing up details on my trailer and my planes. The wife and I are still departing for SEFF on the 7th and will be there that night and will stay there until the 17th. So, all ya'll that fell for it, stop bye my trailer and grab a beer. I owe ya one.

Thanks for the comments and support guys. See ya at SEFF!!!

April Fools!

Laine.
Apr 02, 2011, 01:05 PM
The Tree? Yea I can hit that!
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Nice!
Apr 02, 2011, 01:26 PM
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Laine,

My assessment is that you won't actually have to go anywhere. Let me re-phrase that in case there is a strategic deployment somewhere - "just in case". I don't think we will see ground action in Lybia. Keep on flyin'!

RichardS
Apr 02, 2011, 11:25 PM
Flutter-Bys are fun
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You waskle!! You had me for sure. I started to feel really sorry for you.
You got me.
Conehead
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Apr 03, 2011, 06:01 AM
Dr John
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OK Laine,

Would you like your line and sinker back? I'll see ya for that beer!

John
Apr 03, 2011, 02:42 PM
Team Cobra!!! Ssssssss!
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LOL. Sorry guys. It was fun screwin with ya'll though! See ya at SEFF and I will ensure I have that beer on hand for any and all.

Laine.
Apr 03, 2011, 03:44 PM
Dr John
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In my own defense at taking your bait, I have first hand expirience with having had R&R cut short due to unforseen squadron operational requirements. Looking forward to meeting you face to face and thank you sir for your continued service.

John
Apr 04, 2011, 06:38 AM
WAA-08 THANK FRANK!
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Good to see you keep up the tradition! Enjoy your self and thank you for what you do.
Apr 05, 2011, 03:28 PM
Postcards From The Purple Edge
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lmopar69
...I have only been home from Afghanistan for a bit over a month, and now this? It really needs to end at one point.
It ended for me last July. Civilian life really is not all it's cracked up to be. I actually miss the Navy.

On the up side, I wear a goatee now and I haven't had a haircut in 9 months.

kendall

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