Check out my retirement gift

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  1. BMF

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    Last night we held my retirement ceremony from the Coast Guard at the VFW in Arlington, VA. One of my buddies played college football at Oregon State and retired last year - he's a big Patriots fan as well. So we got in touch w/ the OSU AD's office and they flew an OSU flag over the stadium and sent it to us. The Patriots flew an American flag over Gillette and sent it w/ a picture and letter congratulating him on his retirement. We put both flags in his shadow box. So, not to be outdone, he got in touch w/ UF's AD's office (he said he had to 'pester' them for a while) - he was able to get an authentic UF helmet, worn in a game (whoever #44 was - there's a small sticker inside the helmet w/ the #44) and it's signed by Dan Mullen, "To Chris, Thank you for your service. Go Gators. Dan Mullen":

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    • RocketCityGator

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      Cool, thank you for your service!
       
      • Zambo

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        That's awesome, and congratulations of the retirement!
         
        • NVGator

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          You look too young to be retiring but congratulations. Great gift as well.
           
          • Marine1

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            Congratulations on your retirement!
             
            • Musclepug

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              Happy Retirement! Welcome to the club! lqMwzofE729MX3vsRg.gif
               
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              • Okeechobee Joe

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                Outstanding.
                 
                • FireFoley

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                  Congrats on making it official. Knowing some your your aspirations the idea came to me that you could put that signed helmet up for sale and use the proceeds from that sale to put a down payment on one of those way overpriced houses you are looking at in the Tampa area :lmao2:. Just kidding. Well deserved retirement gift.
                   
                  • crosscreekcooter

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                    Damn with all those ribbons and medals you look like an admiral. Congrats on the retirement so now go dust off those fishing poles and get busy. You were talking about selling your cabin, you may want to rethink that.
                     
                    • deuce

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                      Sweet.......... Congrats!

                      If you end up in Tampa Bay, give me a shout out, I'll buy you lunch.
                       
                      • OllieGator

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                        Congratulations!
                         
                        • Pablos Tunnel

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                          He looks good in the helmet. I bet he can play some “D” for us. Strong safety maybe!
                           
                          • SGG

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                            Congrats on your retirement, brother!

                            That’s an awesome gift!
                             
                            • cover2

                              cover2 I've grown old
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                              Man, that is fantastic! What a great remembrance for a great career! I’ll be danged if you don’t look a little bit like Master and Commander in your dress uni.
                               
                              • soflagator

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                                Great story, BMF. Congrats.
                                 
                                • Durty South Swamp

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                                  Where's your life preserver? :grin:
                                   
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                                    Congrats and thank you for your service Bad Mutha!
                                     
                                    • CGgater

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                                      Congrats, Shipmate! "Fair winds" and enjoy your next adventure!

                                      And I'm just less than a year behind you...
                                       
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                                        Who’s gonna polish the anchors now?
                                         
                                        • NavetG8r

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                                          Congrats and enjoy your retirement.
                                           

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