Buckles, last WWI doughboy, dies at 110 in W.Va.

Feb 28, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: SavannahNow

He didn't seek the spotlight, but when Frank Buckles outlived every other American who'd served in World War I, he became what his biographer called "the humble patriot" and final torchbearer for the memory of that fading conflict.

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Mike

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Feb 28, 2011
 
Do you think our own Failure in Chief Obama will show this last veteran of WW 1 some respect and show up to the funeral to honor this man????

Most likly theres another party at the White House thats more important
RXman

Burnside, KY

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Mar 1, 2011
 
it would be nice if he did...but I doubt he has time for that with all the crap happening around the world at this moment
Mike wrote:
Do you think our own Failure in Chief Obama will show this last veteran of WW 1 some respect and show up to the funeral to honor this man????
Most likly theres another party at the White House thats more important
Ford of Fort Pickett

Norfolk, VA

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Mar 1, 2011
 
I suggest we all urge President Obama pay his respects to Mr. Buckles one way or another and support a Fort Pickett Outlying Landing Field!!!

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