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LTG Jack Mackmull
Old 04-05-2011, 11:20   #1
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LTG Jack Mackmull

LTG Jack Mackmull, former CG of SWC, 101st Abn, and XVIII Airborne Corps passed away Sunday AM.

Don't mess with old farts...age and treachery will always overcome youth and skill! Bullshit and brilliance only come with age and experience.
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Old 04-05-2011, 11:24   #2
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God Bless,Rest in Peace Warrior.....................

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Old 04-05-2011, 11:33   #3
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RIP, Big Mac!

You hadn't lived until your SCUBA Det was tasked to run a water DZ for the Big Mac and had to pull him into a Zodiac. That was work!

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Old 04-05-2011, 11:37   #4
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Rest in Peace, LTG. Thank you for a lifetime of service and sacrifice. Your influence and professionalism can never be measured, but has had a profound effect on so many. You will ALWAYS be remembered and NEVER forgotten.

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Old 04-05-2011, 11:45   #5
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Old 04-05-2011, 12:15   #7
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RIP General, thank you for your service.
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Old 04-05-2011, 12:31   #8
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RIP Sir.

"Let the blood of the infantry flow through your veins,or the blood of the infantry will be on your hands."
- GEN John A. Wickham, Jr. speaking on the responsibilities of MI soldiers.
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Old 04-05-2011, 12:58   #9
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Rest in Peace Sir.
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Old 04-05-2011, 14:24   #10
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Rest in Peace.
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Old 04-05-2011, 15:07   #11
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Old 04-05-2011, 15:27   #12
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I remember literally bumping into him at the PX on Bragg, he had me by 3 stars to my E3 and 100 pounds, thus I profusely uttered my apologies and stepped aside while he continued on his merry way. IIRC he was carrying a big stogie in his left hand and that occurred in the spring of 1983. RIP Sir.
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Old 04-05-2011, 15:35   #13
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RIP old friend, we sure made some war stories together that will never be forgotten. Delta6 was his callsign during 1969 44th Special Tactical Zone RVN
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Old 04-06-2011, 01:06   #14
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Old 04-06-2011, 02:49   #15
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LTG Jack Mackmull

Rest in Peace General. Thank you very much for your service Sir.


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Under the bludgeonings of chance, My head is bloody, but unbowed." William Ernest Henley
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