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The Green Man
Who is this mysterious face in the leaves, commonly known as the Green Man? He is the personification of the spirit of nature itself in its vegetation form; the living heartbeat in every cell of a plant, shrub or tree, and the divine essence of the seasons....
Religion & Philosophy >> Deities & Heros
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
King James Bible: John, Chapter 7
Chapter 7 7:1 After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him. 7:2 Now the Jews' feast of tabernacles was at hand. 7:3 His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that...
New Testament >> John
King James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 22
Chapter 22 22:1 Thou shalt not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any case bring them again unto thy brother. 22:2 And if thy brother be not nigh unto thee, or if thou know him not, then thou shalt bring it...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy
King James Bible: I Corinthians, Chapter 11
Chapter 11 11:1 Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ. 11:2 Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you. 11:3 But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ;...
New Testament >> I Corinthians
King James Bible: John, Chapter 9
Chapter 9 9:1 And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth. 9:2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind? 9:3 Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his...
New Testament >> John
King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 20
Chapter 20 20:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 20:2 Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel, Whosoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put...
Old Testament >> Leviticus

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my formation card at the Joe-Max Fly-In in. Destin, Florida in 2007. The formation flight was not just any formation flight.
DoD Directive 5410.18, November 20, 2001; Certified Current as of
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Jun 10, 2010 support operations (flyovers, static exhibits, missing man formations, and orientation flights) using Naval Air Training.

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Community members say farewell to “irreplaceable” pilot
Air Show Holds Tribute To Bryan Jensen
The tribute featured a moment of silence, Taps and a flyover in missing man formation. "It gives me goose bumps," said Michael Bidnick, who brought his children to the show. "It shows what goes on in our military on a regular basis.
Formation tribute to the dead
On Thursday, the four Harvards flown by the Flying Lions flew the missing-man formation to honour the 13 people who died in the two Albatross aircraft that crashed near Tzaneen on Sunday.
Tears fall for crash victims
Yesterday, two planes banked out of a missing-man formation in memory of the two aircraft that crashed - the highest honour that can be bestowed on fallen comrades in aviation.
Idahoans pay respects to famous aviator Greg Poe
In a traditional missing man formation, often used to commemorate deceased pilots, a single plane will break away from a group of four and fly off into the sunset alone.

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Missing man formation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The missing man formation is an aerial salute performed as part of a flyover of aircraft at a funeral or memorial event, typically in memory of a fallen pilot.
The History of The Missing Man Formation
The History of The Missing Man Formation.
Ford Airforce Tribute missing man formation - YouTube
Jan 4, 2007 I think of the "missing man" formation as symbolic that one of the four ascends to heaven and leaves his brothers to continue the fight on earth.
What's the "missing man" formation? - By Daniel Engber - Slate
Dec 14, 2005 On Wednesday, veterans commemorated the attack on Pearl Harbor with a ceremony that included a 21-gun salute. Missing Man Formation: Vince Welnick: Music Missing Man Formation: Vince Welnick: Music.

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