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Offline BeSwift

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From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« on: August 22, 2013, 09:38:30 AM »
3 Huzzah's to FFJim, Maryland's latest Red Hat! FFJim has been on fire, volunteering at a blistering pace and progressing thru the ranks as rapidly as the rules allow. Here is a man who understands the urgency of the program, and "knows very well what he's about".. Congrats on your hard earned Ret Hat!    BeSwift
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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2013, 10:01:56 AM »
Well Done FFJim!! O0

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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2013, 10:04:21 AM »
...and that is how it is done!
Congrats and welcome to the team!

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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2013, 10:53:52 AM »
You were always the first student to show up on the line. You took to instructing like it was second nature. I know you will help carry this program forward. Thanks for all you do for Appleseed.

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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2013, 10:56:00 AM »
Congratulations, FFJim! O0

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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2013, 02:12:29 PM »
Congratulations and Thank You!
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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2013, 02:51:48 PM »
Congratulation FFJim! O0
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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2013, 04:22:59 PM »
Congratulations Jim!!!   O0
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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2013, 02:51:41 AM »
Huzza!  Welcome aboard!

Now, quick run for Governor!
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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2013, 04:29:49 PM »
Jim,

Well deserved INDEED.  Congratulations!

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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2013, 11:44:51 PM »
Nice going Jim......Keep up the good fight.

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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2013, 06:51:25 PM »
Congrats  FFJIM!
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Re: From new shooter to Red Hat.. MD's latest instructor!
« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2013, 02:29:27 PM »
Congratulations, Jim.   
I'm sure you will continue to Improvise, Adapt and Overcome (just like that morning with the treefall, wires, sawdust & all).
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