A big Thank You from the 45th Infantry!

Discussion in 'Military Knives Forum' started by Bill Coye, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. Bill Coye

    Bill Coye Knife Maker

    I just spoke with a Specialist with the 45th Infantry back on leave. Murph was able to track down a few of the guys from the 45th and send knives from the first Military Build over to Afghanistan.

    These were very well recieved and the guys are super appreciative. The plan was to take a photograph with everyone with the Knife Dog knives but they got split up shortly afterwards.

    Most of those knives are working in a very dangerous part of Afghanistan - a Combat Outpost in Paktia Province.

    They're riding with guys on patrol in turrets manning Mark 19's. They're in a hide pulling overwatch.

    They're carrying their share of the load.

    It was requested of me to send thanks to all of you for your hard work and support of the troops.

    Congratulations men. Well done.

    Last edited: Dec 6, 2011
  2. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Super Moderator

    Bill, Thats AWESOME! Thanks for the update, Its great to hear!!! God Bless Out troops! and God Bless the USA!
  3. Diamond G Knives

    Diamond G Knives Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the update Bill.

    God Bless and keep our Troops!

    Bill do we still have a mail address if we want to send other knives?

    Thanks and God Bless
  4. Bill Coye

    Bill Coye Knife Maker

    No sir I'm sorry I do not and they're moving around. Communication is spotty at best.
  5. murphda2

    murphda2 Super Moderator and KD Blade Show Boss

    Thank you for posting the update Bill. I've tried maintaining comms with my point of contact, but with the limited comms access these guys have I have no doubt they are using those resources to communicate with loved ones (that's understandably much more rewarding than wasting time communicating with some bald guy that mailed a package).

    K.D.s, please keep these soldiers in your prayers. From all reports I've received on my end, these guys drew a pretty hard mission, but they are doing more than their part in the overall counter insurgency mission.
  6. Justin King

    Justin King Well-Known Member

    Thanks for posting about this, Bill. I'm glad for the follow-up and I hope and pray that these guys are doing well.
  7. Bill T

    Bill T Well-Known Member

    Bill , Thank you for the Update , I know all involved appreciate it .
    Murph , Thank you for continuing efforts to bring a satisfying conclusion to the Build . And Thank you for your continuing Service to our Country :42:..​

    I hope they never have to use those knives for anything more dangerous than cutting open a care package . But having handled each and every knife , I know they will serve them well , for whatever arises . ​
    It was awesome to be a part of this ...​
  8. Rudy Joly

    Rudy Joly Well-Known Member

    Very good news and most appreciated. Thanks Bill.

  9. Denny Eller

    Denny Eller Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the update, Bill. May the good Lord be with these troops.
  10. BossDog

    BossDog KnifeDogs.com & USAknifemaker.com Owner

    Godspeed to these and all of our troops.
    thanks for the update Bill..

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