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09/18/15 - NNHS Newsletter -
68th Birthday of the United States Air Force

“No one comes close.”
 

Dear Friends and Schoolmates, 

   Every now and then we forget to observe this day, but sometimes we get it right.

BONUS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHOq6Sl9u38 - Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder - SUCH a cool goose bump raising video!


HOMEWORK:

http://www.af.mil/

http://www.usaf.com 

http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Air_Force

http://www.nnhs65.com/famous-airmen.html


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to Bobby Bell ('57) AND         Gloria Woolard Price (Hampton HS - '65) of FL  AND  The United States Air Force - 1947!

September 18, 1947 - The United States Air Force became an independent branch of the United States armed forces.

   Happy Birthday this week to:

20 - Barry Stutt ('57);

21 - Maxine Petty Ramey ('57);

22 -   Curt Overman ('59) of VA  AND    Lola Babb Hallman ('63) of NC;

23 - Fred Fox ('63) AND        My Oldest Grandson, Andrew Harty (Collinsville HS, IL - '10) of IL;

24 -   Mary Anne Mays Davis ('58) of VA;

25 - Jimmy Stroup ('57) AND James Comer ('57) AND   Don Wilson (John Marshall HS - '64) of VA AND     Jerry Allen ('65) of VA!

http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


THIS DAY IN WWII:

September 18, 1939 - Polish government of Ignacy Mościcki fled to Romania.

September 18, 1939 - William Joyce makes his first Nazi propaganda broadcast.

September 18, 1940 - Italian troops conquered Sidi Barrani.

September 18, 1941 - German bombers killed more than 1,000 Russians when they bombed Leningrad.

September 18, 1943 - The Jews of Minsk were massacred at Sobibór.

September 18, 1943 - Adolf Hitler ordered the deportation of Danish Jews.

September 18, 1944 - The British submarine HMS Tradewind torpedoed Junyō Maru; 5,600 were killed.

September 18, 1945 - General Douglas MacArthur moved his command headquarters to Tokyo.


THIS DAY IN 1965:

Saturday, September 18, 1965 - What?? NADA?!?


“One can never tell what will be the result of faithful service rendered, nor do we know when it will come back to us or to those with whom we are associated. The reward may not come at the time, but in dividends later. I believe we will never lose anything in life by giving service, by making sacrifices, and doing the right thing.”

- Heber J. Grant
(22 Nov 1856 - 14 May 1945)


From Patty Andrews Mays ('61) of VA - 09/1715 - "Thank You":

Thank you so much, Carol, for your quick response to this. My brother Raymond ('63) is quite ill and is struggling so hard to get stronger and better. He wants to stand up so much and does not have the strength to even try.

I appreciate     Susie Overton Jones from his class letting the rest of the class members know. He was very quiet in high school and did not have a lot of friends, but who knows? People come through in time of catastrophic illness and any cards he gets will brighten his spirits.

Love,

Patty

   You're so welcome, Patty! Again, Raymond's address is: Raymond Andrews, 104 Pioneer Lane, Yorktown, VA 23692.


  From Wayne Agee ('58) of FL - 09/17/15 - "Southwest Airlines Flight Attendant":

Southwest Airlines Flight Attendant..... if you've flown a lot you like a lot of us have you can appreciate the humor in this...  :)

She is a very fast talker, so pay attention to the script on left of screen.... I chose to pause it so I could enjoy it better.....

Click  here for her pre-flight announcement:
https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/TxNrizGdhtY?vq=hd720&rel=0&showinfo=0&start=0&end=  

   WILD GIGGLES! Thank you, Wayne!


      From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 09/17/15:
 

    Thanks, Jean!
 
 


“There’s no room for love in my life. My car trunk is already full of groceries, a spare tire, and two kidnap victims.

- Jarod Kintz
(b. 05 Mar 1982)


        From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 09/06/15 - "Surprising Facts You May Have Never Heard (#8 in a series of 21)":

            No matter how old you are, or where you are from, people simply can’t know everything.

However, if you have an inquisitive mind, you probably love learning new things.

If this is the case, then these 21 facts will give your mind a good workout. (Plus, you can impress others with this exotic knowledge.)


   WOWZERS! Thanks, Dools!
 
 


BONUS AIR FORCE CROCHET PATTERN:

http://crochetparfait.blogspot.com/2013/07/air-force-afghan-chart.html - Air Force Crochet Afghan - "The Air Force Crochet Afghan is a great crochet afghan pattern to make for a member or veteran of the Air Force. Follow this crochet chart pattern to complete this picture crochet afghan. Make this crochet afghan for a Christmas gift for someone you love and they'll appreciate all the hard work you put into this crochet afghan."



BONUS RECIPES (Sorry; not theme-related):

http://www.recipelion.com/Crock-Pot-Recipes/All-Day-Slow-Cooked-Cola-Roast/ml/1 - All Day Slow Cooked Cola Roast  - "This slow cooked roast uses cola to make a tender, delicious meal that the whole family will enjoy. Put it in the slow cooker, let it cook all day and then enjoy! Who knew the secret to great roast was so simple and easy?"

http://www.recipelion.com/Slow-Cooker-Soup-Recipes/Slow-it-Down-Beef-Barley-Soup/ml/1 -
Slow it Down Beef Barley Soup - "Slow things down and enjoy the savory, comforting flavors of delicious soup recipes. No matter what time of the season you can't beat a comforting bowl of soup. So try this Slow it Down Beef Barley Soup for dinner tonight."

http://www.recipelion.com/Crock-Pot-Recipes/Crazy-Slow-Cooker-Cheesy-Potatoes/ml/1 - Crazy Slow Cooker Cheesy Potatoes  - "There's nothing crazy about potato recipes like this tasty, easy dish. This recipe for Crazy Slow Cooker Cheesy Potatoes makes the perfect side to serve alongside beef, chicken or pork. It's loaded with flavor and loaded with cheese."



FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 09/17/15:

A blonde suddenly realized her house was on fire. She immediately dialed 9-1-1.

The fireman answered, "Yes, may I help you?"

The blonde replied, "My house is on fire, come quick!!!"

The fireman asked, "How do we get there?"

The blonde said, "Duh, big red truck!"



DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Friday and Saturday, September 25 and 26, 2015 - The Warwick HS Class of 1960 will hold its 55-Year Reunion. Friday night: at the Warwick Yacht Club; Saturday night: James River Country Club. DETAILS: WWW.WARWICKFARMERS.COM

2. Friday and Saturday, October 9, 10 and 11, 2015 - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its 55-Year Reunion. CONTACT: Karen Weinstein Witte at Kwwitte@gmail.com.

3. Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17, 2015 - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. Friday night will be open to all graduates of NNHS; Saturday night will be reserved for 1965 Class members and their guests.
SEE:
http://.www.nnhs1965typhoon.myevent.com/;
http://nnhs65.com/reunion-class-of-1965/50-Year-Reunion-Letter-2015.docx 

CONTACT: Lynn Walker Brothers @ brothersbc@msn.com or Pauline Collins Shofner @ pcshofner@verizon.net.

4. Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.



PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 09/17/15

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11




   Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! 
We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol

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NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE: http://www.nnhs65.com

PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-854-8802  


THREE WAYS TO DONATE:  

1. Visit the main page (http://www.nnhs65.com), scroll halfway down, and click on the Pay Pal Donate Button (nnhs65@gmail.com);

2. Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to nnhs65@gmail.com; or

3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!    
             


Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder

Written by
Robert MacArthur Crawford (27 July 1899 - 12 Mar 1961), 1939


Off we go into the wild blue yonder
Climbing high into the sun;
Here they come zooming to meet our thunder,
At'em boys, giv'er the gun!
Down we dive spouting our flames from under,
Off with one hell-uv-a roar!
We live in fame or go down in flame,
Nothing'll stop the US Air Force!

Minds of men fashioned a crate of thunder
Sent it high into the blue
Hands of men blasted the world asunder,
How they live God only knew!
Souls of men dreaming of skies to conquer
Gave us wings ever to soar,
With scouts before and bombers galore,
Nothing can stop the US Air Force!

Here's a toast to the host of those who love the vastness of the sky,
To a friend we send the message of his brother men who fly.
We drink to those who gave their all of old,
Then down we roar to score the rainbow's pot of gold.
A toast to the host of men we boast the US Air Force.
Off we go into the wild sky yonder,
Keep the wings level and true!

If you'd live to be a gray haired wonder,
Keep your nose out of the blue!
Flying men guarding our nation's borders,
We'll be there followed by more,
In echelon we carry on!
Nothing'll stop the US Air Force!


 


"Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder" midi courtesy of http://members.tripod.com/~Son_Struck/pmm.html - 07/01/04

"Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lilesnet.com/patriotic/music/off_we_go.htm - 07/02/04

1947 Insignia courtesy of http://www.wpafb.af.mil/museum/research/insig11.htm - 07/02/04

United States Air Force Emblem courtesy of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/02/04
Thanks, Dave!

Unofficial USAF Motto courtesy of http://www.military-quotes.com/mottos/US-Air-Force.htm - 09/17/06

Divider Line 802 courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/tx5/tx5280/lines13.html - 09/18/11

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/agent99bm/ - 10/02/05
Replaced courtesy of
http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09

Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06

Collinsville High School (IL) Logo courtesy of http://www.kahoks.org/chs/ - 09/22/07

John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Thanks, Cheryl!

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Animated Laughter clip art courtesy of Janice McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 01/24/06
Thanks, Janice!

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06

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