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Title: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: Brian on November 05, 2020, 02:04:44 PM
HI Guys,
I'd like to ask a favor.  My Dad, a WWII vet and Silver Star recipient will be 100 years old on Dec 10, 2020.  Due to the virus we are not going to be able to have a birthday bash for him.  (The assisted living home he's in won't let anymore than 2 people in at a time.)  So we're going to try to overwhelm him with cards.
 I'm asking for any of you that are so inclined to please send a card or even an email to me wishing BOB SCHNEIDER a Happy 100th and thanking him for his service.  If you mention that you have grips or a holster from me he'll be able to connect the dots.  Please send them BEFORE THANKSGIVING to me at the address below.   

I know that a lot of my customers will not see this so if you have a chance to spread the word I'd appreciate it.

Cards (Preferred) to:
BRIAN SCHNEIDER
5217 FLEUR DE LIS CT.
ATLANTA, GA 30360-1201

Email:  BRIAN@DESIGNERGRIPS.COM
Title: Re: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: MikeInTexas on November 05, 2020, 06:47:10 PM
Great Idea!

I'll get a card this weekend and mail it to him.


Tell us more about his service if you can.  What branch, etc.

Title: Re: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: cargaritaville on November 05, 2020, 11:51:28 PM
Will do!!!
Title: Re: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: chrisodasso@comcast.net on November 07, 2020, 01:54:12 PM
Cardís in the mail,  Brian!  You just rushed to make me a set of Seecamp grips, so a gift would arrive on time. Thank you, Chris O.
Title: Re: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: Brian on November 21, 2020, 04:54:56 PM
Thank you very much guys.  It'll mean a lot to my dad.  And it does to me too.
Brian
Title: Re: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: MikeInTexas on November 22, 2020, 10:37:53 AM
Awesome news Brian, post up a picture of the event when it concludes.
Title: Re: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: ECR on November 24, 2020, 03:59:39 PM
I just sent a card out today Brian. God Bless your father and all that served during those WWII years. Amazing people.

Eric C. Rohrbaugh
Title: Re: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: Brian on December 11, 2020, 07:04:38 AM
I want to take a moment to thank everyone who sent cards and emails for Dad's 100th birthday.  The home is in total "lock down" mode right now due to one of the employees testing positive for covid.  Bad enough that his family couldn't see him but all the residents are confined to their rooms for the next 2 weeks so his friends in house couldn't even see him to wish him a Happy Birthday.   Thankfully forum members came through in a big way.  Dad received over 100 cards and a ton of Army memorabilia including 104 infantry "TimberWolf" pins, patches, T-shirts, ball caps, etc.... AND.... a new Silver Star.  He loved it.  He really had a great day due to all your efforts. 
Here's a picture of him on the big day.   12/10/2020   
 
Thanks again. 
Brian
Title: Re: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: Brian on December 11, 2020, 07:06:19 AM
Some of you have asked about his Silver Star so I thought I'd post it here.
Brian

Title: Re: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: MikeInTexas on December 11, 2020, 09:31:53 AM
Awesomeness.

Thanks for the update.



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Title: Re: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: cargaritaville on December 11, 2020, 10:13:03 AM
He looks fantastic for his age!!!
Title: Re: A Special Request for a WWII Vet
Post by: ECR on December 16, 2020, 04:40:09 PM
He looks great for 100 years young!

Thank God for men like him!