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I Did Not Serve in a Combat Area But, I Did Earn All of My Ribbons and Awards.

How does a non-combat soldier serve?

I am an American Soldier.I am a Warrior and a member of a team.I serve the people of the United States, and live the Army Values.I will always place the mission first.I will never accept defeat.I will never quit.I will never leave a fallen comrade.I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.I always maintain my arms, my equipment and myself.I am an expert and I am a professional.I stand ready to deploy, engage, and destroy, the enemies of the United States of America in close combat.I am a guardian of freedom and the American way of life.I am an American Soldier.

However, I Did Not Serve in any Combat Area But, I Did Earn All of My Ribbons and Awards and retired after 21 years of service.

So, how does a non-combat soldier serve?  Please visit:

http://ken-reynolds.blogspot.com/2010/08/my-army-patches-decorations-medals.html

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Pete Waldmeir, GP Woods October 30, 2012 at 11:22 PM
Hey, congratulations. Now...uh...so what do you want? A round of applause? Happy to oblige... YEA! THREE CHEERS FOR KEN!

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