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2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« on: November 19, 2017, 10:07:33 AM »
I know of no better instructors or Shoot Bosses than Michigan's own Oz and D.O.M.   They exemplify dedication, thoughtfulness and the spirit of liberty!   :F

And now...they exemplify what it means to be a designated Shoot Boss.  So, get out there and make some baby Shoot Bosses!

Congrats, guys.

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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2017, 11:02:58 AM »
Hey, look at you guys go... Huzzah!
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2017, 11:30:36 AM »
Congratulations, gentlemen, well-deserved. 

Now go make some green hats!
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2017, 12:48:13 PM »
Well deserved gentlemen.  Thank you both for your dedication.
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2017, 09:23:59 PM »
Well done!!  Thanks for putting forth the work and dedication that it takes to reach this level.   :bow:
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2017, 10:05:40 PM »
Woohoo, congratulations gents.   O0

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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2017, 12:16:11 AM »
HUZZAH! ^:)^

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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2017, 09:22:23 AM »
HUZZAH HUZZAH!
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2017, 01:24:10 PM »
Yay, great job!
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2017, 06:20:41 PM »
Congratulations, Well done!
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2017, 06:25:26 PM »
CONGRATS!!!!!

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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2017, 12:13:09 PM »
Congratulations to both. I'm looking forward to the future.  :F
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2017, 11:50:36 AM »
Thank you all for the good wishes and confidence. Project Appleseed rocks!!!1!
Congratulations, Oz!
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #13 on: November 28, 2017, 07:46:50 AM »
Congratulations, D.O.M.!  You know, it was five years ago this month that I worked my first shoot as an IIT0 at Bellevue, it was out of my local area where I'd been a student, and I met a new-to-me instructor crew--Graywolf, 3.Dogs, Rascal21, Sam-I-Am, and you.  I was still overwhelmed just trying to work the size adjuster on my shiny orange hat, and you were giving awesome POIs as you went for your PC3.  I remember standing there thinking there was absolutely no way that I was ever going to be able to learn all that information let alone deliver it--and you were just going for IIT3?   Darned near scared me out of the program altogether because I really didn't think I could do it.  But you were all so great to work with that I couldn't just snag an extra Sweetwater donut and crawl to my car while nobody was looking, either.  (I probably did do the donut part, now that I think about it...)

Well, thank goodness I went to an IBC within a few months and the curtain was lifted as to how to learn and present POIs (insert shameless plug here for attending IBCs as an incredibly effective way to learn to instruct and to spend a weekend with the best people ever--your fellow Appleseed instructors...coming to Lansing, February 23-25, 2018, mark your calendars).  So now I'm only humbled when I see your POIs, not dazed.  Congrats again.  You rock!

Thank you, folks, for the vote of confidence and for what you've taught me along the way.  Now...to start telling ITs that their red hat does look good on 'em, but I think green would go better with their eyes...   &)   ;D
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2018, 09:32:55 AM »
Congrats to 2 of the finest instructors and gentlemen that I have had the privilege and honor to work with. You both make being an Appleseed instructor demanding (because I want to honor both the Program and you by following in your foot steps) and fun (because you are both awesome people whom I admire and genuinely love spending time with.)

See you in Lansing at the IBC Feb 23-25!

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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #15 on: February 15, 2018, 11:46:57 AM »
Well done fellas. I can’t wait to bask in your greatness at the upcoming slumber party in Lansing.
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #16 on: February 15, 2018, 11:49:58 AM »
Well done guys
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Re: 2 HUZZAHs for our new dSBs: Oz and D.O.M.
« Reply #17 on: February 27, 2018, 01:48:24 PM »
Well done lads, congrats.

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