Greetings, I am an infantry marine currently deployed to Afghanistan. This is my 2nd combat tour to Afghanistan (lucky enough to have internet access this time) and I also had one to Iraq. I am…Continue
"The only word I can remember is Clicker for TV Remote (that's what I call it too) But he always would use an extremely heavy "Pittsburghese" accent when he was trying to be funny. Anyone from Pittsburgh or has friends/family…"
"I used to wear boxers. Any brand would do for me so long as the material was cotton or silk. After my last deployment I stopped wearing underwear all together except when wearing a suit or dress uniform. It is just more…"
Greetings, I am an infantry marine currently deployed to Afghanistan. This is my 2nd combat tour to Afghanistan (lucky enough to have internet access this time) and I also had one to Iraq. I am a mortarman by trade, but since we aren't using mortars here anymore my platoon has been broken down into a provisional rifle platoon, in which I am a squad leader. I was recently promoted to Sergeant and have been in going on 6 years now. After this deployment I intend to get out of the military…See More
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"Grace is pretty important!
So: reconciliation produces absolution; baptism produces a new life, being "raised with Christ"; eucharist produces a connection with God (my view; don't know the churches'); ordination produces a…"
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