Chris Vaia

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Chris Vaia
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Yes! Attending Reunion
Residing In: APO AP SAN FRANCISCO, AP USA
Spouse/Partner: Eun Young (Sally) Vaia
Occupation: JOB COUNSULTANT AND MISSIONARY SUPPORT COORDINATOR
Children: Jason Vaia born 1975 and living in Smyrna Ga as husband of Siley and father of Jeni and Ashley. He is More…a mechanical engineer/IT manager of Herry International.

Jeni Vaia Born 1997. She was the light of my life and 8th Grade Class President at Camp Zama Japan. Jeni's legacy are her many international friends. Her Heavenly Homecoming was February 18, 1991. She knew Jesus as her Savior and I know where she is now.
Military Service: US Army  
EMail Address

BRIDGER46@HOTMAIL.COM

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Fellow Nerk Baby Boomers. I trust those who attend the reunion will share their journeys and hopefully, not too many Organ Recitals (whick organs like the kidneys and liver and such that are wearing out). My life jouneys have mostly been outside of the USA. I really enjoyed our 25th reunion. My focus is on consulting our great American military and families on identifying new jobs after they leave the military. My avocation is helping internation missionaries fulfill their mission goals of Helping Others in the Name of Jesus. We have active projects throughout the Far and South East Asia. If any are in this area, please contact me at 01182117198020. My email is BRIDGER46@HOTMAIL.COM Hoping to make 50th Reunion Grace and Peace, Chris Vaia

School Story:

Little football, lot of Choir, lots of weekend Happy Day type adventures with our Fonzy - Kerri Ricker. Roller Rink and Flint Ridge and Lovers Lane and Buckeye Lake and Eagles and East end and dreams of what lies beyond NERK.

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Apr 12, 2020 at 10:24 PM

Fellow Baby Boomers, Always enjoy seeing where we are in this ole world and what we are doing on our encore performace after many retiring. We look forward to moving to Mary Esther, FL in November after my 45 years overseas. So, hoping to seeing some of the ladies of Nerk 1964 at my cousin Dan's Family Pizza. Brother Dick Voris is still one of my heroes. Grace and Peace, Chris and Sally

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Blessed Birthday and Easter regards from the ROK Grace and Peace Chris and Sally in the ROK

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Dec 12, 2019 at 9:21 PM

Dear Carol, We send you Christian Love from the Republic of Korea. Prayerfully, your family and especially Grandchild are helping to your adjustment of the passing of your Doug. We hope you are in a faith-based organization or secular group in encouraging you. You might wish to view and share this group listings https://www.huffpost.com/entry/ten-places-grieving-widow_b_8039916 May you discover our Good Lord's plan for your continued living and ability to help others which really helped me. Being an educator, you have spent a lot of your life in teaching and mentoring Students. We also wish you a blessed Christmas and Peaceful and healthy 2020. After my daughter - Jeni passed on in 1991, I found comfort in these words: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 ESV / 3 helpful votes
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers {or sisters), about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep. For this we declare to you by a word from the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep. For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. ...
With Malice towards None and Charity for All and Grace and Peace, Chris and Sally in the ROK

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Nov 25, 2019 at 5:49 AM

Dear Linda, Blessed Birthday greetings from the ROK,

We trust you and your family are well and ready for a wonderful Thanksgiving. Good ?ord Willing, we will relocate to Mary Esther FL next year. It's north of you a bit. I've been overseas for over 40 years and feel like it's time to enjoy ole USA. I suspect you may be a Grandma by now. My oldest granddaughter is a feeshman at Georgia Tech. Be well and joyful. Grace and Peace Chris and Sally in the ROK

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Nov 15, 2019 at 2:21 PM

Posted on: Nov 15, 2019 at 8:51 AM

Birthday Wishes of health and joy from Seoul ROK. I'm the one with the green balloon Teddy Bear and one Day older than you. Grace and Peace Chris and Sally in the ROK

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Posted on: Oct 29, 2019 at 6:57 AM

Korean Christian Thanksgiving Day October 26, 2019, in Seoul Korea. Left to right is Sally then her Mom then ole Chris Each day has mahy reasons for joy and hope and assurance and the ability and desire to Help Others in the Name of Jesus. Grace and Peace, Chris and Sally

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Oct 23, 2019 at 9:00 AM

May your coinuing journeys be healty and joyful. Grace and Peace Chris and Sally in the ROK

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Oct 16, 2019 at 7:15 AM

Continued health and joy in your lives in Nerk and beyond. Grace and Peace Chris and Sally in the ROK

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Sep 30, 2019 at 7:35 PM

Hello Pam We hope you and Gary are healthy and still enjoying an unending honeymoon. I have lived overseas over 40 years and we are currently in the Republic of Korea. We enjoyed a 3 month vacation to the States and a nice visit with my cousin Dan in Nerk (old school) So, we love to hear about what your joys you both share. Grace and Peace Chris and Sally in the ROK

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Aug 15, 2019 at 7:10 AM

Birthday greetings George. After 40 years overseas, we plan to make a primary home on the Gulf Coast Mary Esther FL. Plan is 8 months Florida and 3 months in our Villa on Seoul ROK and 1 month cruise. Grace and Peace Chris and Eun Young (Sally) We send a toast to you.

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Aug 09, 2019 at 7:52 PM

Greetings Kay from the Republic of Korea (ROK.) We got to meet some ladies of our 64 Class recently at my cousin's Dan Family Pizza. I have been overseas over 40 years and we're planning to do a little like Bobbie - live in Navarre FL primarily and the ROK from April-June. I imagined you went the Educator or Public Servant route. Did I get it? We enjoyed the Town Square and saw my old Central Junior High is now apartments. If you ever make it to our neck of the world, we love to show you some wonderful places in the Land of the Morning Calm. Grace and Peace, Chris and Eun Young (Sally) PS I intend to be more active on Classmates like my sister - Bobbie. The picture is of our small balloon twisting ministry. This shows how a 30 year Army Veteran can successfully transition into civilian life. LOL

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Jul 06, 2019 at 10:15 PM

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Posted on: Jul 06, 2019 at 10:34 AM

Greetings Charles Just read a post by you. We had similar backgrounds wit the military, I got drafted in 67 and liked being a hero and stayed 30 years. I lived over 40 years overseas. I have lived over 30 years and we are looking at Navarre FL for future home. I have many friends living in Angeles.I imagine your home is a lot classier. My wife and I are blessed to be involved in Christian ministries in Far and South East Asia. It is a much more edifying life than my High School and Army years. We got to meet some of the Nerk ladies. I didn't get any pictures so if some see this message please send. Hope to here from you.Grace and Peace Chris and Sally

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Apr 09, 2019 at 7:04 AM

Hi Bob We trust you are staying healthy and joyful as you continue with your photography. Good Lord Willing, Sally and I will enjoy a 3 month vacation next month. After over 40 years overseas, I feel like the ole USA holds new adventures for us. Be well Chris and Eun Young (Sally)

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