Posted on Feb 16, 2016
COL Mikel J. Burroughs
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When you were assigned in the combat zone what special thing did you do, wear, or carry with you for luck?

Did you "believe in" having a lucky charm, picture, bible, or nothing?

I carried a medallion - St. Christopher is the Patron Saint of certain professions and even places, but he is best known as the Patron Saint of travel. St. Christopher is the Patron Saint against sudden death as well
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COL Mikel J. Burroughs you best believe it, I carry a two dollar bill, a one dollar Eisenhower coin and a 1834 penny.
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SFC (Join to see) Very cool - thanks for sharing!
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SP5 Jay Molyneaux
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I wore a medal that was given to a WWII paratrooper who jumped into Normandy, survived and died (RIP at the age of 92. I still have have it and wear it daily. In fact I have never taken t of since he put. it round my neck
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I was with 173rd ABN BDE and wore a ST Michael's Pendant that was given to me by a MOH recipient of the 173rd from Vietnam
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SGT(P) Eric L. That is very nice - thanks for sharing a picture!
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I carried a stuffed animal. In Iraq it was my Good Luck Scooby. He always rode in my truck. In Afghanistan it was Lucky The Cow. She always went in my bag.
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COL Mikel J. Burroughs
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SGT William Howell That is awesome, thanks for sharing and the pictures!
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SGT William Howell
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COL Mikel J. Burroughs Thank you, Sir. I have tons of them. I always sent them to my kids. It was an adventure of Lucky.
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COL Mikel J. Burroughs
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SGT William Howell Thank is great and I'm sure your children appreciated them as well. Satying connected is always a winner!
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SGT William Howell
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COL Mikel J. Burroughs Yes sir. I would encourage anybody deployed to do it. My kids always wanted to know where the Cow has been today.
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