Brian Dinges
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  • Tipton, IA
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Kory G Leach left a comment for Brian Dinges
"Sorry for the late reply.  I purchased the hat off of Ebay.  It is a Knox from the late 50's if I'd have to guess.  Thank you for the comment."
Nov 26, 2013
Brian Dinges commented on Nick Woods's group Blacksmithing
"Sorry, no.  I am in eastern Iowa.  Doesn't L.A. have some stringent regulations on "smoke" (i.e. particularly from coal)?"
Nov 21, 2013
Brian Dinges replied to James Sullivan's discussion Defending my son....from my family in the group Manly Dads
"Mr. Sullivan, I won't give you a long speech about morals or maturity (or the lack there of by some individuals) I just will say that what you did was, absolutely and without question, the correct thing to do.  Good job, you are not…"
Sep 10, 2013
Brian Dinges commented on Alan K's photo
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MessDress

"Mr. K (or should I say First Sergeant), So you are a "Wing Nut"...that's OK, I don't hold it against you.  Everybody makes mistakes. SFC Brian Dinges (ret.)"
Jun 10, 2013
Brian Dinges left a comment for Kory G Leach
"Mr. Leach, Nice fedora.  If you don't mind me asking, where did you get it.  I have some Jaxon hats. SFC Brian Dinges (ret.)  "
Jun 10, 2013
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Christian Men

Regardless of the specifics, we can all agree on one thing. Jesus Christ was the perfect Man who died and rose again for us such that we could have fellowship with Him
Feb 11, 2013
Herb Munson left a comment for Brian Dinges
"Hello there Brian. Just wanted to welcome you to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us."
Dec 21, 2012
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The Great Debate

"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
Dec 21, 2012
Brian Dinges commented on Niles's blog post Pocket knives
"Benchmade 9500SBK, I don't leave home without it."
Oct 19, 2012
Brian Dinges left a comment for Alex Lamont
"Mr. Lamont, Hello.  I am contacting you because you seem to be a rather decent fellow.  Rather well rouned in your interestes, thoughtfull and intelligent with you commentary, and you have a quote I truley do agree with.  Now…"
Jun 29, 2012
Brian Dinges replied to The Okie's discussion Oklahoma about to pass Open Carry. in the group Concealed Carry Club
"Hallelujah!!!"
May 15, 2012
Brian Dinges replied to The Okie's discussion Oklahoma about to pass Open Carry. in the group Concealed Carry Club
"Mr. Rogers, While I value your opinion I could not disagree with you more. I just have two things to say about it. First, we should all consider ourselves blessed (I know I do every day) that we live in a country that actually values differencing…"
May 15, 2012
Brian Dinges commented on Stephen Farrar's group The Armed Forces
"Gentlemen,Salutations fellow Men of the Services. I, myself, am a "Bragg Baby". I reported to Fort Bragg, NC 10 October 1990 and signed out 10 January 2011. True, I did have a three year vacation (since it is difficult to call this an…"
May 10, 2012
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This group is for all AoM readers who have an association with the armed forces, be it past, present, or future. If you served in a branch of the military yourself, please tell us about your experiences and what the military has meant for your life.See More
May 10, 2012
Brian Dinges replied to Shawn A.'s discussion Throwback to hat wearing
"To All, Can someone tell me exactly when men's style devolved from the suit, tie and hat to shorts, t-shirt and turned around base ball cap?  Thank you   Brian Dinges"
May 2, 2012
Brian Dinges commented on Andrew LaBrador's group Pipe & Co
"Gentlemen, Does anyone know of a good site where I could procure myself a quality tobacco/pipe pouch?  My current one is showing its age (i.e. falling apart) and is headed to the retirement shelf.  Thank you Brian Dinges"
May 2, 2012

Profile Information

Interests
Outdoors, blacksmithing
Books
LoTR, Eco-Fiction, To Kill a Mocking Bird
Movies
Dr. Strangelove, LotR (all), The Green Berets
Quote
"Nearly all men can withstand adversity; if you want to test a man's character, give him power." Abraham Lincoln

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At 5:41am on November 26, 2013, Kory G Leach said…

Sorry for the late reply.  I purchased the hat off of Ebay.  It is a Knox from the late 50's if I'd have to guess.  Thank you for the comment.

At 10:24pm on December 21, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Hello there Brian. Just wanted to welcome you to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us.

At 6:53am on April 11, 2012, Beauregard Sparticus said…

Thanks for adding me as a friend.

At 11:21am on April 9, 2012, Beauregard Sparticus said…

Welcome, my friend.  Are you still stationed at Bragg?

 
 
 

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My Father Gets 1st Place in The Britain Finals!

WINNER! So proud of him, he has worked very hard all year.
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Shane replied to Vytautas's discussion What Do We Learn From History?
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"WINNER!!!!!! My father gets 1st place and wins The Britain Finals this year! So proud of his hard work! Will post videos soon."
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Michael Nuta replied to Michael Nuta's discussion Blazer question?
"Thanks for all the replies, you helped me make up my mind. I ended up buying a peacoat instead, which is a lot more useful for me right now. As for the blazer, I decided that when I do get a jacket, I'll go for a grey or maybe navy one."
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King Braeden of Valusia replied to Vytautas's discussion What Do We Learn From History?
"History has always been a great interest of mine, so this is something I have given some thought and practice to. I often look at history as a sort of deep time psychology. Psychology, anthropology, and sociology are able to look at limited temporal…"
2 hours ago
Vytautas posted a discussion

What Do We Learn From History?

I decided to put this question in the main forum, because if it was in a group like The History Buffs, there would be a smaller audience. Because everyone learns history at some point in his education, it is a matter that could be of interest to almost all members and not just a select few.So we all have learned some form of history in school, from local to national to the histories of far off lands and times. What is it that we learn from people of bygone places and times? There are some…See More
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