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Twitter "Verifies" Charlottesville Nazi Rally Organizer Jason Kessler

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HappyWarrior11/08/2017 7:29:12 pm PST

re: #175 Anymouse 🌹

I had the opportunity to work with a Muslim when I was in the Navy. He was a child refugee from the Golan Heights after the 1967 Arab-Israeli War. He and I had nothing but mutual respect for each other (we worked on the same equipment). Moreover, unlike the evangelical Christians, he didn’t try to proselytise on the job (or anywhere else).

When we pulled into ports where Arabic was the principal language, he would volunteer himself to the Captain’s office to help with official translations and such. The rest of the time he was a aviation radio and radar technician.

I do miss that I lost touch with him after I left the Navy.

Do you remember his name? Maybe look him up I’m sure he’d love to hear from you after all these years.. I’ve looked at a photo of my grandpa and an Army buddy. And my brothers always wondered what happened to the guy but all there was a surname and the state he was from. No first name, no nothing. Grandpa sometimes talked about taking a trip out west to see some of the guys he served with. He served with a lot of LDS guys. Like you and your comrade, they were very different, Grandpa being a Roman Catholic son of Slovene immigrants in Johnstown, Pa and they being tee-tottling Mormons from out West. He never did it. My great uncle though, my grandma’s brother loved his reunions and went to them until he got sick. If he hadn’t died when I was so young, I would have loved to learn more about his expereinces in WWII.