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RIP "Stormin' Norman".

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by ologan, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. ologan

    ologan Well-Known Member

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    RIP Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf.....A true American hero.
  2. Rackat

    Rackat Active Member

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    Wow. Just wow. An honorable soldier and leader. RIP General Schwarzkopf.
  3. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    Oh no!

    He was a true American patriot.

    RIP General.
  4. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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    I never met him, but he and my dad were in HS together in Germany after WWII. They both played on the football team.

    He certainly was a guy to be respected.
  5. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    I will only speak a little on this.

    Warrior

    Old School MAN

    Scared the crap out of all his subordinates when he was upset.

    I salute you old man and I am putting my flag at half mast.
  6. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    His press conference to close out the first Gulf War was pure classic...

    A great soldier and a great American.
  7. SaltwaterServr

    SaltwaterServr Blank Paper Offends Me

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    A gentleman warrior. RIP
  8. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    Had a friend who was a 3 star general. Never met a 4 star personally. They are impressive men at that rank.

    RIP General.
  9. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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  10. BringBackThatOleTimeBoys

    BringBackThatOleTimeBoys Well-Known Member

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    Not a quote, but he once said in so many word he hoped his men complained on the way home he was an SOB, because it meant he got them back alive.
  11. Bonecrusher#31

    Bonecrusher#31 Active Member

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    Met him while stationed at the NTC in Ft.Irwin, CA

    I can't go into detail...rip
  12. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    RIP...I know nothing about him but hope they come out with a book because he sounds like an interesting and very successful man.
  13. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    his autobiography was very good. I reccomend it
  14. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    Cool, thanks. I'm going to get it now.
  15. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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  16. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Even the best have to go at some point.:eek::

    RIP
  17. BringBackThatOleTimeBoys

    BringBackThatOleTimeBoys Well-Known Member

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    From another thread, someone might suggest this was another one of the "so what?" 2012 noteables deaths. I say he served our country well and saved many that were under his command.

    Thank you Norman.
  18. Hostile

    Hostile Tacos are a good investment Zone Supporter

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    I met him at a Zig Ziglar motivational conference. Jimmy Johnson, Barbara Bush, and several others were also guest speakers. I recorded the speeches. I should listen to his again. He spoke on leadership. It was absolutely great.

    Later I got to briefly shake his hand and thank him. I found him to be friendly, engaging, and funny. I really respected this man and think we lost one truly great American.
  19. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    General "Stormin" Norman Schwarzkopf.



    They do not make men like him any longer.



    RIP Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
  20. ologan

    ologan Well-Known Member

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    Duty........Honor........Country!

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