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After Action for SmoAk Celebration of Life
« on: November 08, 2021, 10:00:36 AM »
It was tempting to post this in AAR as we came together with quite a few instructors both active and inactive at the SmoAk Celebration of Life. The first speaker said some amazing things about SmoAk as well as Appleseed. For those who knew Smoak, Appleseed was very much part of his DNA.
The family requested us setting up an AS table in the Fellowship Hall where food was served after the service and answered questions. A poster of the first Ladyseed in Fl held on Smoak property was at the table.
The Trail Life boys, near and dear to Smoaks heart, want another event at Smoak property in the spring.
Here’s the permanent you tube link to the service
https://youtu.be/i-_PkucjKG4
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Re: After Action for SmoAk Celebration of Life
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2021, 12:10:42 PM »
The memorial table.
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Re: After Action for SmoAk Celebration of Life
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2021, 12:14:26 PM »
Setting up the buffet, with lots to choose from.
The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed -- where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once.

-- Justice Alex Kozinski, US 9th Circuit Court, 2003

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Re: After Action for SmoAk Celebration of Life
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2021, 12:16:49 PM »
It's not an Appleseed event if you're not seventh-stepping.
The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed -- where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once.

-- Justice Alex Kozinski, US 9th Circuit Court, 2003

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Re: After Action for SmoAk Celebration of Life
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2021, 12:18:33 PM »
The all-important desert table. Smoak would have approved.
The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed -- where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once.

-- Justice Alex Kozinski, US 9th Circuit Court, 2003

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Re: After Action for SmoAk Celebration of Life
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2021, 12:20:05 PM »
You're not in the south if you don't have sweet tea and lemonade.
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The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed -- where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once.

-- Justice Alex Kozinski, US 9th Circuit Court, 2003

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Re: After Action for SmoAk Celebration of Life
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2021, 12:22:27 PM »
Evidence of a life well-lived in Appleseed.
The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed -- where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once.

-- Justice Alex Kozinski, US 9th Circuit Court, 2003

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Re: After Action for SmoAk Celebration of Life
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2021, 12:25:24 PM »
A meal shared in memory of a dear friend.
The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed -- where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once.

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Re: After Action for SmoAk Celebration of Life
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2021, 12:26:59 PM »
A chance to reconnect with old friends.
The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed -- where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once.

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Re: After Action for SmoAk Celebration of Life
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2021, 12:28:51 PM »
Everybody loves mashed potatoes.
The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed -- where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once.

-- Justice Alex Kozinski, US 9th Circuit Court, 2003

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Re: After Action for SmoAk Celebration of Life
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2021, 09:45:50 PM »
Thanks for all the pictures.  I wish I could have been there for the Celebration.
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