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Sunday, January 31, 2010 11:01 | Trelane Mc Kinney
These past few days that I have had to let all sink in has been a call from heaven. I had the opportunity to spend more time with Albert before my Organization heard him speak. I like the motto "Refuse to Fail" with the strength of God and other veterans insight I will not lose.


  • Sunday, January 31, 2010 16:12 | Carol Grice
    Dear Trelane,
    You have a great and positive attitude. Thank you for joining our group and I wish you tons of success. I also thank you for your service.
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    • Tuesday, February 02, 2010 15:11 | Trelane Mc Kinney
      This is the first day I can catch up. Thank you also for your service.
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  • Sunday, January 31, 2010 17:24 | Chris Thayer
    Hello Trelane and Welcome,
    I am always amazed how Albert Renteria meets so many people all over the country. I can’t wait to hear how you learned about SWVBRC and then your organization became veteran Learners. Thank you for your service to our country and your continued efforts to make a difference.

    I have been to Alaska a few times to hike and take pictures and just loved it. One of the most amazing experiences I have ever had is meeting a bush pilot and his family on a trip to Juneau. They took me for a 4 hour tour of the area in their float plane. I was so impressed with their friendliness and kindness to a stranger.

    Do keep us posted on how you are your group are doing. With the Internet, we can be good neighbors! Take care and God Bless, Chris (Christine)
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    • Tuesday, February 02, 2010 15:09 | Trelane Mc Kinney
      Thank for your welcome. I am presently at the state capital here in
      in Alaska fighting for veterans rights. We had a big slam dealing with the VA
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  • Thursday, February 04, 2010 03:21 | Sigrid Gilbert
    Hi Trelane,
    I'm delighted that you see Albert and SWVBRC as "a call from heaven". You are right on, and
    are going to learn so much about yourself and what the society has to offer you as a veteran.
    You have the greatest attitude that is going to take you far. Thank you for your service which
    is greatly appreciated by me and my community, Austin, TX. After reading your blog, I know
    you will experience success. Wishing you the best of everything, and I look forward to following
    your progress in your future blogs.
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    • Saturday, February 06, 2010 05:43 | Trelane Mc Kinney
      Thank you so much for your encouragement to me. I have found out if we believe in our strenghts that there is no mountain that can not be conquered.
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  • Thursday, February 04, 2010 17:02 | Lois Sholl
    Hello Trelane,

    Like you I am so thankful for having met you and Albert at Vets Help Vets. I did my orientation with Alber at his hotel along with Jerry Butler the very next day. Thank you for your service. I'm sure our paths will meet here in Anchorage.
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    • Saturday, February 06, 2010 05:45 | Trelane Mc Kinney
      Thank you Lois. I met you at Vets help vets center. Greatness comes form within I truly believe that
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  • Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:05 | Jeffrey Backus
    Ms Mc Kinney, Welcome. I look forward to reading your story, especially your dealings with the government.
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