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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Before I was a believer and at most risk I did not place any faith in lucky charms COL Mikel J. Burroughs. Since I have been a believer I try to be ready to pray throughout the day as He leads me. Walking in communion with the Lord of the universe does not keep me from danger but it helps me be brought through danger - sometimes by leaning on Him and others being carried by Him when I can go no further.
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LTC Stephen F. Thanks for sharing your faith in the Lord!
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