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Old 10 January 2012, 08:55
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RIP - TripWire

It is with great sadness I bring news of the passing of Thomas Regan aka Tripwire. I don't know the details of his passing but he will be missed by many.
Thomas was in his late 80's and did more than most will do in 3 lifetimes.

He was a true Soldier, with duty in Korea and Japan, as a Ranger and as a SF Engineer, a Patrol Officer and a SWAT Leader, diver, and Admin officer in the Seattle Area.

Rest easy Warrior, you've earned it along with the respect of many. You will be missed by all who had the privilege of interacting with you even at the slightest level.
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Old 10 January 2012, 08:57
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Thanks for your service to this Nation and for showing the rest of of the way...
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Old 10 January 2012, 08:58
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Old 10 January 2012, 09:00
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Old 10 January 2012, 09:02
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Old 10 January 2012, 09:18
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Old 10 January 2012, 09:19
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Old 10 January 2012, 09:25
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Ah, that is horrible news. He skyped me in Afghanistan, just to chat, which was always great. Truly a sad day and a significant loss for SOCNET, his family, and all who met him.


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Old 10 January 2012, 09:29
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Old 10 January 2012, 09:30
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Old 10 January 2012, 09:50
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Old 10 January 2012, 09:54
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Old 10 January 2012, 09:58
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Old 10 January 2012, 10:34
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RIP, Sir.

Thank you for leading the way.
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