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Honoring Major Jack Benedick, AKA "Lt. Jack"

One of "The Boy's of '67"

Our Lt. Jack Passed Away Unexpectedly March 19, 2013
Video Tribute to Lt. Jack by Bill Reynolds
 

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Nancy Benedick & her
son's Mike and Jack, Jr.
held a wonderful tribute
to Lt. Jack
April 21, 2013
 

Jack's awards table, assembled by Nancy, Mike & Jack Jr. Rightfylly Jack's ashes
are stored in that Vietnam era ammo box and he wouldn't have it any other way!

 

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Charlie Company troopers honoring Jack with his sons the evening prior to
their "Celebration of Jack's Life".  Left to right:  Jack Jr. Benedick, Herb Lind,
Idoluis Casares, Bill Reynolds, Stan Cockerell, Steve Hopper, Mike Benedick,
Tim Fischer & Jace Johnston. Missing in the photo is Mike Cramer,
Willie McTear and Tom Hogle.

 

Two of Lt. Jack's troopers, Idoluis Casares
and Mike Cramer.

 

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Jennifer Hopper taking our group photo.
 

Idoluis Casares & Stan Cockerell - 2nd Platoon troopers
who served under Jack's command.

 

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Herb Lind & Tim Fischer kicking back at the
Hampto Inn - Golden, Colorado.
 

Charlie Company's gift to Jack's sons - Steve
Hopper had them made.

 

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Recalling our Vietnam days - Dan Kerr, Steve Hopper,
Willie MacTear, & Idoluis Casares.

 

Meg Reynolds - Smokin' Hot!
 

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Dan Kerr, Steve Hopper, Willie McTear, Idoluis Casares, Stan
Cockerell, Herb Lind, and Tim Fischer.

 

Stan Cockerell & Herb Lind.
 

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Meg Reynolds & Linda Cockerell.
 

Jack Jr., Idoluis Casares, Stan Cockerell, Steve Hopper & our
ole Company Commander Herb Lind.
 

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Linda Cockerell, Nancy and
Willie McTear.
 

Nancy had a very nice hathering at her home following her tribute to Jack's life.
 

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Lt. Phil Bateman, Bravo platoon leader &
good buddies with Lt. Jack.

 

Professor Tom Hogle enjoying the camaraderie
of his fellow Charlie Company troopers.

 

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Steve & Jennifer Hopper embracing Nancy
at her home after a wonderful event.
 

Bill and Meg Reynolds hugging Nancy while talking about
how nice her "Celebration of Life" for Jack turned out.
 

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Steve Hopper & Charlie Company trooperspresent plaques honoring Lt. Jack to Mike & Jack, Jr.
 

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A great many friends, family, ole Army buddies, and ole ski pals turned out to honor Lt. Jack's life.
 What a great man he was... we miss you, Jack.

 

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Jack, Jr. gave a stirring homage to his Dad & he led the ole Charlie Company troopers in saluting Lt. Jack.
 

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Willie McTear gave a heartfelt tribute to Lt. Jack.
 

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Our Charlie Company folks had a nice dinner
together the evening prior to Lt. Jack's
"Celebration of Life" tribute.

 

Honoring Jack 2K Honoring Jack 2L
Honoring Jack 2M
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