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John65

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John65: Quiz Results

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How Do You Handle Danger? taken over 3 years ago

You handle danger with Courage

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Stew Smith's Fitness Challenge taken over 3 years ago

More Fit than Most

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Good Cop / Bad Cop taken over 3 years ago

Good Cop

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Can You Get Past the Board? by Dr. Richard Weinblatt taken over 3 years ago

0-80% correct

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Do You Have What It Takes To Be a Cop? taken over 3 years ago

You’re a great fit for law enforcement. Let’s get you started!

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John65: Activity

August 09
John65 joined the group "INDIANA, OHIO, ILLINOIS, KENTUCKY, MISSOURI, and MICHIGAN...".
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INDIANA OHIO ILLINOIS KENTUCKY MISSOURI and MICHIGAN LEOS AND DISPATCHERS

September 30
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August 29
John65 is now friends with Twinker.
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August 28
John65 is now friends with shadow_officer.

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John65 received a gift from pinkangel29.
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    keeneagle

    over 3 years ago

    43040 Comments

    Thanks for joining the “Support Our Troops” group. I appreciate your support. Hope you find the group interesting and that you are able to make time to drop a card or two during their deployment.

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    keeneagle

    over 3 years ago

    43040 Comments

    Please consider joining our “Support Our Troops” and “Basic Mail Call” groups. They are a GREAT bunch of folks with a great purpose.

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    Barb1976

    over 3 years ago

    21902 Comments

    thanks for the friendship and many greetings from Austria in Europe

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    RAMBO_911

    over 3 years ago

    68986 Comments

    DID YOU KNOW?

    Cinco de Mayo

    The 5th of May is not Mexican Independence Day, but it should be! And Cinco de Mayo is not an American holiday, but it should be. Mexico declared its independence from mother Spain on midnight, the 15th of September, 1810. And it took 11 years before the first Spanish soldiers were told and forced to leave Mexico.

    So, why Cinco de Mayo? And why should Americans savor this day as well? Because 4,000 Mexican soldiers smashed the French and traitor Mexican army of 8,000 at Puebla, Mexico, 100 miles east of Mexico City on the morning of May 5, 1862.

    The French had landed in Mexico (along with Spanish and English troops) five months earlier on the pretext of collecting Mexican debts from the newly elected government of democratic President (and Indian) Benito Juarez. The English and Spanish quickly made deals and left. The French, however, had different ideas.

    Under Emperor Napoleon III, who detested the United States, the French came to stay. They brought a Hapsburg prince with them to rule the new Mexican empire. His name was Maximilian; his wife, Carolota. Napoleon's French Army had not been defeated in 50 years, and it invaded Mexico with the finest modern equipment and with a newly reconstituted Foreign Legion. The French were not afraid of anyone, especially since the United States was embroiled in its own Civil War.

    The French Army left the port of Vera Cruz to attack Mexico City to the west, as the French assumed that the Mexicans would give up should their capital fall to the enemy -- as European countries traditionally did.

    Under the command of Texas-born General Zaragosa, (and the cavalry under the command of Colonel Porfirio Diaz, later to be Mexico's president and dictator), the Mexicans awaited. Brightly dressed French Dragoons led the enemy columns. The Mexican Army was less stylish.

    General Zaragosa ordered Colonel Diaz to take his cavalry, the best in the world, out to the French flanks. In response, the French did a most stupid thing; they sent their cavalry off to chase Diaz and his men, who proceeded to butcher them. The remaining French infantrymen charged the Mexican defenders through sloppy mud from a thunderstorm and through hundreds of head of stampeding cattle stirred up by Indians armed only with machetes.

    When the battle was over, many French were killed or wounded and their cavalry was being chased by Diaz' superb horsemen miles away. The Mexicans had won a great victory that kept Napoleon III from supplying the confederate rebels for another year, allowing the United States to build the greatest army the world had ever seen. This grand army smashed the Confederates at Gettysburg just 14 months after the battle of Puebla, essentially ending the Civil War.

    Union forces were then rushed to the Texas/Mexican border under General Phil Sheridan, who made sure that the Mexicans got all the weapons and ammunition they needed to expel the French. American soldiers were discharged with their uniforms and rifles if they promised to join the Mexican Army to fight the French. The American Legion of Honor marched in the Victory Parade in Mexico, City.

    It might be a historical stretch to credit the survival of the United States to those brave 4,000 Mexicans who faced an army twice as large in 1862. But who knows?

    In gratitude, thousands of Mexicans crossed the border after Pearl Harbor to join the U.S. Armed Forces. As recently as the Persian Gulf War, Mexicans flooded American consulates with phone calls, trying to join up and fight another war for America.

    Mexicans, you see, never forget who their friends are, and neither do Americans. That's why Cinco de Mayo is such a party -- A party that celebrates freedom and liberty. There are two ideals which Mexicans and Americans have fought shoulder to shoulder to protect, ever since the 5th of May, 1862. VIVA! el CINCO DE MAYO!!

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    IDEALIST

    over 3 years ago

    13652 Comments

    the Honor is all mine

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    Eilene

    over 3 years ago

    18372 Comments

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    for the gifts that is very sweet of you :)

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    codebabe5_0

    over 3 years ago

    20198 Comments

    Happy Sunday! Hope you had a great weekend and a stress free week ahead. Take care and stay safe out there my friend.

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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    Hi John , Thank you for the gift..............

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    uncledennis1

    over 3 years ago

    23318 Comments

    Hi John: Thanks for the friendship. Shetland

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    JessLnC89

    over 3 years ago

    390 Comments

    Thanks for the add. Stay safe and have a good week!

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    Whalewatcher

    over 3 years ago

    11252 Comments

    Thanks for the add, John. By the looks of your comment wall, you have some impressive friends !!!! They are good people !!!!!

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    Irishcop1961

    over 3 years ago

    51218 Comments

    Hey John,
    Thanks for the invite. Have a great week.

    Gary

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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    Just checking in. Hope you have a good week.Take care and stay safe, my friend.Hello! Myspace Comments

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    Eilene

    over 3 years ago

    18372 Comments

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    For the gift

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    RAMBO_911

    over 3 years ago

    68986 Comments

    Stopping by to say Hi! *