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Old 25-11-2012, 18:39   #61
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Re: How Many Of You Want To Be Buried At Sea?

I would like to have a burial at sea as well. I am pretty sure my naval service offords that when i die....might need to check on that
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Old 25-11-2012, 18:45   #62
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Navy FAQ: Burial At Sea

looks like I earned that benefit. I posted the link incase there were any other vets that were wondering who did not know.
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Old 25-11-2012, 19:54   #63
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looks like I earned that benefit. I posted the link incase there were any other vets that were wondering who did not know.
That is great information. As I am a product of the US Navy, I qualify. Thanks for posting.
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Re: How Many Of You Want To Be Buried At Sea?

Nobody wants, "Tan Me Hide When I'm Dead, Fred"?

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If I am buried at sea then I did something wrong, if I get cremated and my ashes are scattered at sea then I did something right.
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looks like I earned that benefit. I posted the link incase there were any other vets that were wondering who did not know.
Thanks -- never knew that.
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I hope (when my time comes) to simply step over the taffrail.
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I hope (when my time comes) to simply step over the taffrail.
Bit difficult to do though if you are dead in the cockpit from a heart attack.

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I have told my son that when my time comes its BAKE AND SHAKE for me. Thats if I havent fallen over the edge of the earth in a small boat. If eternal life concerns you , maybe you should be buried in an apple orchard and someone might eat , and be nurished by an apple that contains a few molicules of you. That is a rather pleasant thought, isnt it?____IN no hurry to test the idea!___Grant.
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Bit difficult to do though if you are dead in the cockpit from a heart attack.

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I don't believe that the heart will fail me, but I'm pretty sure there will be illness before my time comes.
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Bit difficult to do though if you are dead in the cockpit from a heart attack.

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Actually I have a solution to that problem. Once diagnosed with a terminal illness, I will say my goodbyes. Then I will set sail with one of my best friends. The maxim will be that we are to sail where I want till I am dead, then he is to give me a proper sea burial and the boat is his. This will inhibit the desire to prolong my life. If I have a painful disease, I won't mind if he ends it quickly. It's a win win.
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Actually I have a solution to that problem. Once diagnosed with a terminal illness, I will say my goodbyes. Then I will set sail with one of my best friends. The maxim will be that we are to sail where I want till I am dead, then he is to give me a proper sea burial and the boat is his. This will inhibit the desire to prolong my life. If I have a painful disease, I won't mind if he ends it quickly. It's a win win.
Mine is the same sort of idea. slip over the rail just before watch change.
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Can you imagine the chaos and confusion that would cause? And then all the heroics to try to find you. Not my style. I came in to this world with my dad and my doctor playing cards. I want to go out the same way. No fanfair, just a quiet absence of my presence.
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