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Posted - 01/27/2014 :  5:07:15 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sent to me by a service buddy.

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Posted - 01/27/2014 :  7:02:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I never saw one of his shows in SE Asia as they were always just before or just after I arrived/departed a base or camp .

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Edited by - us55840 on 01/27/2014 7:03:02 PM
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Posted - 01/29/2014 :  1:03:55 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I was in the MP's and had back stage security duty (really tough) and met Ann Margaret and Penny Plummer (Miss World). The show was great! After the show a buddy and I jogged out the front gate of the 3rd MP Bn. and down to Dog Patch (or Petticoat Junction, can't remember which was closest to our compound). The CO let us jog off base until somebody got shot in the butt. Word was he was impressed by how many Marines were into physical fitness, not realizing where we were going and why....
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Posted - 01/31/2015 :  2:04:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

I have a SKS that was presented to Bob Hope the following year. I was able to get it at his estate auction.
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Posted - 01/06/2016 :  1:26:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob Hope's birthday should be a national holiday for all veterans.
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Posted - 01/08/2016 :  4:46:10 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I agree.

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Posted - 05/18/2016 :  2:57:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob Hope Christmas Show (1972) on the Flight Deck of the USS Midway (CVA-41) in Singapore (Redd Foxx and Bob Hope).

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Posted - 07/07/2016 :  10:42:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
...saw him at Tan Son Nhut..1967....

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Posted - 07/25/2016 :  1:48:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I was there with you 1967-1968 fun time as I remember

mr shorty
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Posted - 07/30/2016 :  01:21:53 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Give to the USO.
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