08-09-2008, 11:47 AM #1
Just introducing myself to the forum
I didnt know if this was the place to do it, but I thought that since I am brand new to this forum, I should introduce myself!
My name is Jason, but my friends calls me Jay. I was born and raised in Cleveland Ohio (I know, this place sucks). I joined the Army when I was 17, left for basic training when I was 18, and served about five honorable years in the Infantry with the 101st Airborne. I deployed to Iraq twice, and learned a lot about myself while I was there (obviously)
My experience in the Army has definitely made me a better hunter! I learned basic marksmanship skills that I have carried over to hunting! I am far better with a rifle than I am with a bow, but I am definitely working on that!
I look forward to getting to know all of you, and hope that we can establish a good friendship! I have looked over a lot of the forum, and noticed that a lot of people give their props to the military, so I just want to thank you all for that right now! Too many people blame the soldiers instead of the government for what we are involved in, and I am glad that at least some people appreciate the things that we do!
08-09-2008, 11:59 AM #2
08-09-2008, 11:59 AM #3
First of all....Let me thank you for your service and all what you guys are accomplishing overseas. Also let me welcome you to the site. There are a lot of knowledgable people on this site ( of which I'm not one unfortunately) and a lot can be attained here. I strictly hunt and don't do 3-d or spots so I can't be of help there. Just ask your questions and someone will be able to help.
This is a great family-orientated site and usually everyone is friendly.
Plus congrats...The 101st is a well-honored outfit. Be proud.
08-09-2008, 12:02 PM #4
to the forum. You will deffiantly learn a lot on here. Thank you for serving OUR country and making this a better place to live."I have a passion for whitetail deer, not a passion for killing them. The fact that I deer hunt does not make me their enemy, but their guardian."
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08-09-2008, 12:07 PM #5
08-09-2008, 01:45 PM #6
To the forum
and thankyou for your service that put in we are very thankfull for people like you.
you need any help with archery we can help just post-up..post-often
and you will get a responce
this is a family sight alot of fathers sons whole familys shoot togeather here
and again thankyou
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08-09-2008, 04:27 PM #7dodgensince74Guest
to the site, I hope you enjoy it here like the majority does
08-09-2008, 04:36 PM #8
Thanks to everyone for such a warm welcome! I already enjoy myself here a lot! I cant wait to contribute even more!
08-09-2008, 07:41 PM #9
- Join Date
- Jan 2007
- South East Massachusetts
Well Jay, all I can say is welcome and thanks for giving of yourself in service of our country. Jump on in, the water's fine.FBSA Member
08-09-2008, 08:25 PM #10
- Join Date
- Aug 2008
Hey jay i am new too so thanks for starting a new thread for us new guys I am 13 years old and i live in Oregon Long live the rain. I have pretend to do what you did in the armed services but i dont think video games are the same
but thanks for letting us new guys introduse ourselves
08-10-2008, 02:15 PM #11
Anyways, welcome to the forum! I have only been here 1 day, and I love this place! There is so much information to absorb here, and everyone seems so friendly!
08-10-2008, 06:07 PM #12
I wished I'd have seen this before your thread in the hunting section...but welcome, and thanks for serving your country.Proud Member of the FBSA
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08-11-2008, 07:51 AM #13
I'm originally from sort of your general area; grew up between Akron and Canton.Bear Kodiak Magnum, Easton XX75 Legacy w/Magnus Stingers, Great Northern Quiver
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08-11-2008, 10:01 AM #17
Hello and to the forum.Elite Synergy (311 FPS) - GT Arrows - Sling Braid
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08-11-2008, 04:14 PM #18
And glad to have you! Fellow Ohioian!
08-11-2008, 04:49 PM #19HBH Admin.
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08-11-2008, 05:01 PM #20
I am ex-military myself (Airforce) and also am just getting into the archery scene. I was also pretty good with the rifle but find archery much more challenging, fun, and easier on the ears! This site has and still is greatly helping me learn about archery. I am shooting mostly 3D right now and plan on shooting spots this winter indoors.
I am north of you in Clarkston, Michigan. If you have any questions do not hesitate to ask, if we do not know the answer we can learn together!Rhino
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