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Southern Fried, Locked and Loaded: What is the U.S. Paratrooper Life if it Ain’t Rock and Roll? Be Furion!

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Veterans Rock…So Does Southern Fury! Southern Fury Donates ‘Live to Rock and Roll’ (Live) for Our Veterans and Their Families 

New York, New YorkSouthern Fury is the latest to Honor our Veterans with donation of ‘Live to Rock and Roll’. Southern Fury joins ranks with Legendary Musician Simon Kirke of FREE & BAD CO, Pipapelli, The Southern Rock Society Band/Community, Caroline Purr, Deep Chemistry, The Terry Eckard Band, Doc MacNab, Under The Gun, The Young Brothers, Southern Mischief, Ryan Daniel and Radio Icon Zach Martin.” Greg Kelly Director said. “Through music, events and communities VETUNES® AIRBORNE ROCKATORIUM’S mission is Divine Mercy for Veterans and their families, something they earned.”

“Ironically ‘Live to Rock and Roll’ by Southern Fury was born in the early 1980’s at the same time I was Rockin’ and Rollin’ as part of Americas Guard of Honor, the Famed 82nd Airborne Division headquartered at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.  If you are or ever have been an U.S. Paratrooper you will testify the following to be true The 82nd Airborne Division and Southern Fury are “Southern Fried and in your face, ROCK & ROLL!” Stay Proud, Stay Airborne, Stay Proud, Stay Southern Fried…BE Southern FURION!”-Greg Kelly Aka Sgt Abn,  A-Btry  1/320 AFA,  US Army 1982-86

LIVE TO ROCK & ROLL (LIVE) BY SOUTHERN FURY ON VETUNES ® AIRBORNE ROCKATORIUM

In Their Own Words…

Southern Fury is at the front of what some may call the new breed of southern rock. Some say they’re music is a hybrid of modern rock and classic southern rock! Others say that it has a biting flavor all of it’s own! One thing for sure, Southern Fury is definitely a good-time rock and roll band that writes about the everyday challenges we face in life. Southern Fury’s music is chock full of real lyrics, power chord rhythms, incredible southern lead guitar, topped off with rock solid drum licks and melodic bass lines..Get yourself some!

Born in the fine southern state of Virginia back in 1980 and reborn in 1998 these guys know their business. Refusing to put their instruments down, they keep on Kickin’ out one good song after another. With the recent release of their new CD, “Just Can’t Stop”, they are gaining the attention and respect of southern rock fans worldwide! Yes… Southern Fury is indeed a player, in the new breed of Southern Rock!

Southern Fury Storms Across Music Scene...We Are Southern Fury Loud~N~Proud!

Southern Fury is:

Dave (DJ) Fernandez- Lead vocal / guitar

Tom Fowler- Lead Guitar

Steve Kerndt- Drums / vocals

Dan Aylestock- Bass / vocals

To Contact Southern Fury and BE SOUTHERN FURION! Fan ‘em up at:

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VETUNES AIRBORNE ROCKATORIUM: Veterans Rock...So Do We!

VETUNES ® AIRBORNE ROCKATORIUM: It is not your politics…it is ALL about how YOU treat people, it is all about the MUSIC!

The inspiration for the creation of VETUNES ® AIRBORNE ROCKATORIUM is Legendary Musician Mr. Simon Kirke (FREE & BAD CO) who has earned the love and respect of our Veterans here in the United States and in The United Kingdom not only through his music but Mr. Kirke has shown our Brothers/Sisters-in-Arms nothing but the highest love and greatest respect.

To Simon Kirke WE say….Airborne!

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Virginian Susan Frise Hathaway Answers Censorship and Historical Revisionism at The Atlantic

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There is a matter of dire concern before us, Americas Veterans, today: The treatment of Our Brothers-in-Arms of the Confederacy through government sanctioned systematic assaults, desecration of graves, removal/banning of Their Colors, destruction/removal of historical landmarks, smearing of their legacy through historical revisionism. For you see this matter, the Dignity, Honor, Respect of our Confederate Brothers-in-Arms is Earned not Issued.

I believe I speak for many Virginians when I say that we are very disappointed in the Virginia Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and its blatant exclusion of any recognition of the 32,000+ Virginians who answered the State’s call to take up arms in her defense and never returned home, or the thousands more who survived the war and returned to help rebuild the ruins of the State.

While no one denies that slavery was one of the main issues that led to the conflict and deserves a place in any discussion of the War Between the States, this commission has taken its original focus of inclusion, which we applaud, and twisted it so far as to make slavery/emancipation its main focus, in effect excluding any remembrance of the men and women who so valiantly defended Virginia.

The commission’s Facebook page is closed to comments, based on the fact that there were many Virginians who questioned the content as being void of any mention of the rich history of our State and the War, other than that which relates to slavery/emancipation.

Throughout the years the State has made many promises to honor the memory of its Veterans, most of which have been broken. This injustice should be enough to cause an outcry, but this commission, which is funded by the tax dollars from the descendants of these brave heroes, has stepped the offense up from disregarding promises to actually attacking the memory of our veterans.

Even if one has no interest in honoring these valiant men, the economic fallout of the decisions made should be questioned. Virginia is rich in its history, with battlefields, museums, cemeteries and other places of interest, which, if promoted properly, could draw in tourists and revenue. Instead, in the name of political correctness, these treasures are left ignored at a time when additional revenue is desperately needed.

General Patrick Cleburne, CSA said this, in the midst of the War…

“Surrender means that the history of this heroic struggle will be written by the enemy; that our youth will be trained by Northern school teachers; will learn from Northern school books their version of the War; will be impressed by all the influences of history and education to regard our gallant dead as traitors, and our maimed veterans as fit subjects for derision”.

How prophetic…and how sad that we would see it propagated not by Northern school teachers or school books, but by those who are being paid by the Commonwealth of Virginia to promote the Sesquicentennial. -Susan Frise Hathaway in response to:

Not Your Grandfather’s Civil War Commemoration by Kevin M. Levin on The Atlantic

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Virginia Flaggers…Defending The Honor and Dignity of Our American Veterans, What About You?

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Virginia Flaggers…Defending The Honor and Dignity of Our American Veterans, What About You?

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In Honor of All Our Brothers~in~Arms and Their Memory

Twenty years after Gen. Robert E. Lee rode into Appomattox and surrendered his tattered army, ending the War Between the States, a memorial chapel was built in Richmond in memory of the 260,000 Confederate soldiers who died during the conflict. The Pelham Chapel — Confederate War Memorial is designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S., and has been granted the status of Confederate Monument by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The organ in the chapel was donated by a group of Union veterans from Lynn, Mass. One of the contributors to the soldiers’ home that surrounded the chapel was Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. And a Union private from Massachusetts donated his annual pension to support the home.

Confederate flags had flown over the grounds since the opening of the Old Soldiers Home in 1885. Those flags did not trouble the Union soldiers who donated the organ to the chapel; nor did they trouble Ulysses S. Grant. They were placed there by Confederate Veterans, to memorialize the Confederate dead, and honor the living. Fast forward 150 years…on the eve of the Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the War Between the States, June 1st, 2010, Confederate Battle Flags were forcibly removed from the Confederate War Memorial by a restriction in the lease renewal, at the insistence of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

This is in direct violation of Virginia law, which clearly states: “it shall be unlawful for the authorities of the locality, or any other person or persons, to disturb or interfere with any monuments or memorials so erected, or to prevent its citizens from taking proper measures and exercising proper means for the protection, preservation and care of same. For purposes of this section, “disturb or interfere with” includes removal of, damaging or defacing monuments or memorials, or, in the case of the War Between the States, the placement of Union markings or monuments on previously designated Confederate memorials or the placement of Confederate markings or monuments on previously designated Union memorials.” (§ 15.2-1812)

As citizens of Virginia and descendants of Confederate soldiers who gallantly answered Virginia’s call to defend her, we demand that the VMFA remove these blatantly prejudicial restrictions and allow the Confederate Battle Flags to once again fly on the Confederate War Memorial.

By: Susan Frise Hathaway

Virginia Flaggers – Return the Flags, Restore the Honor: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Posted in support of Our Brothers~in~Arms, Their Memory, Dignity and Honor by Greg Kelly is a combat veteran having served in the United States Army with the rank of Sergeant in the “America’s Guard of Honor”  82nd Airborne Division (Grenada) and “Second-2-None” 2nd Infantry Division (Korea).

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December 10, 2011 at 10:51

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