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Old 21 July 2017, 10:17
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Cass took the time to send an email and words of encouragement when our son graduated BUDS.
He was a class act IMO.

I often think about him ... not really knowing him.

RIP, sir.
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Old 11 August 2017, 21:23
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Possible repost for those who missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5V75DrCaRuY
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Old 12 August 2017, 03:51
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Thanks for posting this. So cool. Cass was a part of our history, our DNA. We were blessed to have him here on SOCNET. Miss him posting here every day.
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Old 12 August 2017, 09:08
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Great video. Such a fine gentleman. A very modest man.

God bless him.
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Old 12 August 2017, 09:24
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Cass was the consumate Quiet Professional.
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Old 12 August 2017, 09:35
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What a great way to start my day. Highly inspirational and motivating. Thanks for the post Trident.
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Old 12 August 2017, 09:51
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They broke the mold when men like Ken was made...such a fine gentleman in every sense of the word.
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Old 12 August 2017, 13:17
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They broke the mold when men like Ken was made...such a fine gentleman in every sense of the word.
I only exchanged a few PM's with him and his posts were always an example of the above. His humble sageness is missed by me and I am sure most everyone here. The video was a great tribute.
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Old 12 August 2017, 13:25
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I miss sitting down for our occasional lunch and storytelling. He was a real treasure.
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Old 12 August 2017, 15:02
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Sure do miss Cass, his posts and several PMs we shared as well. He was a man of adventure and wisdom. He is much missed and was the "Grandfather" figure of SOCNET.
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Old 12 August 2017, 21:45
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We stopped by last month(around the one year mark) and got to see his permanent marker and pay our respects. My kids asked why it was so important. I told them about what an honorable man he was and how he served his country in the most awesome ways. They asked a lot of questions and I did my best to answer what I could. They were genuinely interested. I think they get it.

Thank you Cass. You leave a wake of admiration and honor that will continue into the future. My children will teach their children this same level of respect. You have made such an impression on so many that will last so long.

I am very grateful for Socnet, as without it I would not have the privilege to interact with such outstanding men and learn so much and gain such perspective on so many aspects of life. Thank you Socnet, for making it possible for my family to get a glimpse into a world they would otherwise be blind to. I appreciate being allowed to be a guest in this house of yours. God bless.
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Old 13 August 2017, 21:50
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Thanks T86. I've often wanted to put A voice to this amazing man.
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Old 14 August 2017, 14:04
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Wow. I saw this video years ago. I never connected the dots that this was Cass until now. Thanks for re-sharing this Trident86.
And continue to RIP, Cass. Your legacy will endure.
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Old 9 November 2017, 23:25
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Paid my respects to Ken/Cass today. Was in the area for work, so I had to make the trip. Continue to RIP, Frogman.
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Old 10 November 2017, 18:40
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Paid my respects to Ken/Cass today.
Thank you.
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Old 11 November 2017, 10:10
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RIP. Thanks for the pic.
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Old 12 November 2017, 04:10
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I will never forget him. Thanks for the picture. He had one hell of a life.
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Old 12 November 2017, 04:27
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Had not seen this, thanks. Very fitting day to watch it.
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Old 27 December 2017, 03:37
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RIP, Ken. You were always so kind to me.
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Old 27 December 2017, 04:30
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Thank you Sir. I had not seen this.

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Old 12 January 2018, 13:48
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Cass...I’m sitting in China, far from our home country, but...what an amazing man. There’s nothing I can say. I vanished for several years and people that I learned from, left us. I respect all of you immensely. Cass...fair winds, and following seas.
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Old 5 March 2018, 02:05
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RIP Cass..Thank you for all the contributions and sacrifices you made throughout your long career.
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Old 4 July 2018, 10:28
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Thinking of you today, Cass.
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Old 4 July 2018, 18:00
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On this day, two years ago, we lost a great American.

RIP Ken
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Old 4 July 2018, 18:07
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Great man, amazing legacy.

Keep resting easy, Ken.
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Old 4 July 2018, 18:38
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If I had to pick a day..... Miss you Ken.
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Old 4 July 2018, 18:41
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May you continue to Rest In Peace, Cass!

You are sincerely missed....
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Old 4 July 2018, 19:47
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Old 4 July 2018, 19:56
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Old 4 July 2018, 20:01
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May you continue to rest easy sir.
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