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70 year old veteran of Vietnam, the fight against AIDS, helped other Vets with VA problems. Worked in Chicago, grew up in Dixon, IL (Reagan's home town). e-mail is phone: 503-624-6072.

Real Name: Richard Pierce

DOB: 1/27/45

Gender: m

Location: Lake Oswego, OR, USA, 97035

Occupation: Headhunter [Lawyers] Ret.

Groups: KosAbility, Kos Katalogue, IGTNT Advisory Group, DKos Military Veterans, Military Community Members of Daily Kos, PacNW Kossacks, Daily Kos Oregon, LGBT Kos Community, DK Grants, Community Fundraisers, Friends of Darcy Burner, Positive Intention and Lovingkindness, Koscadia, VAGV - Veterans Against Gun Violence, LGBT Rights are Human Rights, Seattle & Puget Sound Kos, DK VA Hospital Service Project, Daily Kos Stamp Stampede

Hobbies: survival

Diaries published: 114 (86 days since last diary on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 05:48 PM PST)

Comments posted: 28024 (0 days since last comment on Thu May 21, 2015 at 06:59 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 11127

Total Comment Ratings: 153404

Most Recommended Diary: Testvet - , 338 comments, 620 recommends

People Following llbear: 152

llbear's Most Recent Diaries:

One thing you will never get away with as a Veteran is lying about your accomplishments while in service. That means lying about your rank, lying about your training, lying about what you did, and ...
by llbear
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 05:48 PM PST with 27 Recommends
Vet63 published a compelling diary in which he describes a friend of his who is an older Veteran still suffering from the psychological pain inflicted during the War in Viet Nam. Over the last 3 ...
by llbear
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 02:59 PM PST with 86 Recommends
by llbear
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 04:14 PM PST with 33 Recommends
This is Veterans Day - not a special day to mourn our dead - but a day devoted to thanking and appreciating all of our veterans who are still alive whether we like it or not . We know most people ...
by llbear
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 01:07 PM PST with 12 Recommends
peregrine kate is hosting a virtual party and everybody is invited tomorrow Sunday afternoon - 5:00 PM Eastern time (so 4:00 Midwestern, 3:00 Mountain, and 2:00 Catnip Manor Time). Don't run out ...
by llbear
Comment Count 48 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 02:05 PM PST with 74 Recommends
In Vet Wife's recent diary I wrote the following and yesterday, I was proven wrong: I think Gen. Shinseki accomplished his mission: He's identified the problem people and positions in VA, VHA, ...
by llbear
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 38 Recommends

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