Son's Last Jump

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Seacowboys, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    Ash 1. Yesterday, I rode my bike a couple hundred miles to watch Tommy's friends and his mother and sister make their last jump with him. His ashes were released from inside a flag deployed by his best friend. My ride home was very contemplative and healing. The video of the jump is on my Facebook page.
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  2. NotSoSneaky

    NotSoSneaky former supporter

    My condolences to Tommy's family and friends.
    His friends are awesome !
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  3. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    What a beautiful way for his family and friends to sent him off and to pay tribute. I believe he would have approved.
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  4. Hang on! I'm coming! Moose.
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  5. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    Moose, that is just wrong; don't you have a Timex or something?
    (Translation: yes, it was a beautiful moment, I just can't find any other words to express it.)
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  6. cdnboy66

    cdnboy66 Monkey++

    Terrible that he is gone, but what an awesome send off
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  7. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    I want to do that myself before I die. A long time before I die, preferred, not just before..,
  8. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    + 10,000 and then some. That's cool !
  9. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    Altitude is your friend.
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  10. GOG

    GOG Free American Monkey Site Supporter

    Safe home young man.
  11. -06

    -06 Monkey+++

    What a grand tribute and thanks for sharing. On a slightly different note our son made his last jump in he Army career last Sunday. He is coming back home to NC at Ft Bragg. He will be attached to a non jump section till retirement next year. There is an old saying: If at first you do not succeed then skydiving may not be for you.
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  12. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

  13. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    ash. G ash1.
  14. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    I was on jump status for 10 years with most of those at Ft. Bragg... and I have to say, those are some great photos of his last jump... very moving.
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