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    Hey everyone. I just thought that I would update you on things from the front. 77 more days, until I am back on American soil!!!! Believe me, I can't wait!!! There's not nearly enough Van Halen here in the desert. But, in spite of that I am doing well, trying my best to maintain my sanity here. I am submitting a packet this month for promtion. I am currently a Sergeant and I am trying to make Staff Sergeant, before I go home. Wish me luck. Things have been fairly quiet here, in spite of what the media may say. They blow everything WAY out of proportion. I am on a logistics base, and fortunately it's one of the more secure locations. We do get mortared from time to time, but not nearly as much as the place that I was at in 2004. Yes, that's right, I missed the reunion tour, because I was deployed, and now I am deployed again and missing Sammy's tour and Dave's tour. Hence the reason I am going through massive Van Halen withdrawals. Anyway, I just thought I would bring you all up to speed on things here. I'm still kickin, and moderately sane, at least by Army standards. They seem to think that I am perfectly normal. They don't know me too well. That's all for now. Take care everyone.
    Come on baby(Van Halen), Finish What Ya Started. I'm incomplete!!!!!

    One out of every four people is mentally disturbed. Look at your three best friends, if they all seem O.K. then it's you.

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    I don't know how you can do w/o the Halen but God bless you and I hope you have a safe return to the US of A so you can crank up the Halen!

    Thank you!!!
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    I'm not completely without. I have my computer here, which has quite a bit, but I am always looking for more. The main frustration is missing the concert tours, by being here.
    Come on baby(Van Halen), Finish What Ya Started. I'm incomplete!!!!!

    One out of every four people is mentally disturbed. Look at your three best friends, if they all seem O.K. then it's you.

    Growing old is a requirement. Growing up is an option!

    Why am I a pessimist? 'Cause I'm either always proven right, or at least pleasantly surprised.

    A friend will bail you out of jail. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, "Dude, that was freakin' AWESOME!"


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    Quote Originally Posted by smithjc
    I don't know how you can do w/o the Halen but God bless you and I hope you have a safe return to the US of A so you can crank up the Halen!

    Thank you!!!
    What she said, bro...
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    Worked for me anyway. I still have colleagues asking me what it is like to fuck a green womanoid with seventeen breasts.
    Alternatively just walk in and inform everyone that alcoholism is indeed a disease and that they should be less judgemental and perhaps a little more supportive."
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    Thank you, Lance!

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    Folks like you are why I am proud to be a part of the Van Halen fan community. God bless you and all the troops, and I wish you well (and lots of Van Halen happenings) upon your return.

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    Hey man,
    Thank you for all that you have done. If you would, please tell everybody around you that there are tons and tons of folks back home who are proud of the work you guys have accomplished. Once again, thank you.

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    Good luck on that promotion Lance you deserve it. Hope you are keeping save and sane for the remainder of your tour. God bless all of you guys over there and keep you safe. You know I'm keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs to all of you over there. You guys are the best!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunya
    Good luck on that promotion Lance you deserve it. Hope you are keeping save and sane for the remainder of your tour. God bless all of you guys over there and keep you safe. You know I'm keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs to all of you over there. You guys are the best!


    Thanks. By the way, I just got your disk in the mail. Thank you again. I really appreciate it. And thank you to everyone, for all the support. We don't hear that nearly often enough. My own hometown doesn't care about the soldiers over here. So no yellow ribbons for me, but it's all good. I believe in what we're doing, and that's enough for me. Thank you again, everyone.
    Come on baby(Van Halen), Finish What Ya Started. I'm incomplete!!!!!

    One out of every four people is mentally disturbed. Look at your three best friends, if they all seem O.K. then it's you.

    Growing old is a requirement. Growing up is an option!

    Why am I a pessimist? 'Cause I'm either always proven right, or at least pleasantly surprised.

    A friend will bail you out of jail. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, "Dude, that was freakin' AWESOME!"


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    Hey, Lance, get back here safe and soon! Appreciate what you are doing over there. Hope you get that promotion. Hu-ah!

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    Thanks, Lance!!!

    You guys ROCK!

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    Hang in there Lance...looks like you'll be home soon. Be safe and know how proud we are of you and thankful we are FOR you!
    Meet me in Cabo!

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    Come home safe, sir.
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    Always good to hear from someone out there - wish you didn't have to be there, but I don't see mankind laying down their arms any time soon. Take care and thanks to you and all your fellow servicemen (and women) for what you do!

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    Lance being a military wife.. this scares me. Stay safe! You will definately be in my thoughts and prayers! I don't have any VH stuff to share but I hope you find it.. I know THAT of all things will help you through!
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