Chris Vaia

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Chris Vaia
Chris Vaia


Chris Vaia


Chris Vaia


Yes! Attending Reunion
Spouse/Partner: Eun Young (Sally) Vaia
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  
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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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Nov 14, 2018 at 4:33 AM
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Oct 10, 2018 at 8:50 PM

Posted on: Oct 03, 2018 at 7:32 AM

Birthday greetings from the Republic of Korea. Do you have an encore performance after retiring
My wife is an Evagelist and we partner with fellowships who Help Others in the Name of Jesus. math is good, you and Gary have over 50 years of marriage. Amazing for Graduates in the 60s. Grace and Peace Chris and Eun Young (Sally)

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Sep 24, 2018 at 7:03 PM

Posted on: Sep 21, 2018 at 9:58 PM

Greetings Terry, May this birthday find you and your family healthy and strong in sharing Grace and Peace to a lonely world for too many. We offer this prayer for all of you from the Republic of Korea. Father, please give this Pastor a supernaturally healthy marriage. Strengthen the bonds between him and his wife. Encourage them both in ministry. Give both of them wisdom to manage their family and to keep you at the center, not ministry. I also pray for their children that you would let them know you and follow you. Grace and Peace, Chris and Eun Young (Sally)

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Aug 22, 2018 at 7:04 AM

From the Vaia family in the ROK.

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Aug 22, 2018 at 7:01 AM

We are sure that Phil will showered you with love and joy. My cousin Dan may have a complimentary pizza for Nerk High Babby Boomers at his Dan's Family Pizza. Grace and Peace, Chris and Eun Young (Sally) in the ROK

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Aug 16, 2018 at 8:40 PM

Blessings from Korea on your birthday. It remains a joy to know someone slightly older than me. May you and Rot continue your vicarios journeys together. Grace and Peace Chris and Eun Young (Sally)

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Aug 08, 2018 at 9:02 AM

Birthday Greetings from the ROK. I always knew you were smart since your moved to Florida. It is also nice that someone is 3 months older than me. I think ole Donnie Trump is near your birthday. I haven't been back to Nerk in over 40 years. Wonder what the Ole Sparta is called today or is in a parking lot or something. So, let us continue to work to bankrupt Social Security. Glad to hear you have a spouse to enjoy your lives together. My wife makes every day bright and sweet. Grace and Peace, Chris and Eun Young (Sally) PS Picture is with a traditional Korean Folk Troup to Seoul. Sally's the good looking one. LOL

Aug 01, 2018 at 8:28 AM

The Hallelujah Balloon Sister and Brother in Action.

Aug 01, 2018 at 8:27 AM
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Jul 19, 2018 at 7:12 AM

Blessed Birthday and daily greetings from the Republic of Korea. Are you a Grandma? My oldest Granddaughter - Jeni - just graduated from High School on the way to Georgia Tech. If you make it over to Nerk one day, stop by my cousin Dan's Family Pizza near Whites Field. Have a pizza on us. I think my credit is good with Dan. I believe Sharon Potter may also be in Columbus. She and you were very kind girls in HS. Every year, I meet someone from Central Ohio. I hope you visit the Ohio State Fair. It was alway one of our joys. If you every make it over here, we love to show you the sites. BRIDGER46@HOTMAIL.COM We have an AKA as the Halleljujah Balloon Brother and Sister. We partner with medical missionaries and Faith and non Faith organizations to Help Others. I am quite a hit in Asian Nursing Homes. They call me the Young Man. LOL Our Good Lord has been so wonderful to us. He continues to refresh the message that But the godly will flourish like palm trees and grow strong like the cedars of Lebanon. For they are transplanted to the LORD’s own house. They flourish in the courts of our God. Even in old age they will still produce fruit; they will remain vital and green. They will declare, “The LORD is just! He is my rock! There is no evil in him!”

~ Psalm 92:12-14

Remember the days of old, Consider the years of all generations. Ask your father, and he will inform you, Your elders, and they will tell you.

~ Deuteronomy 32:7

Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is obtained by following a righteous path.

~ Proverbs 16:31

Abraham was now a very old man, and the LORD had blessed him in every way.

~ Genesis 24:1

Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, that your days may be prolonged and that it may go well with you on the land which the LORD your God gives you.

~ Deuteronomy 5:16

The glory of the young is their strength; the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old.

~ Proverbs 20:29

Now that I am old and my hair is gray, don’t leave me, God. I must tell the next generation about your power and greatness. God, your goodness reaches far above the skies. You have done wonderful things. God, there is no one like you.

~ Psalm 71:18-19

Abraham lived for 175 years, and he died at a ripe old age, having lived a long and satisfying life. He breathed his last and joined his ancestors in death.

~ Genesis 25:7-8

Listen to your father who begot you, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

~ Proverbs 23:22

As for you, you shall go to your fathers in peace; you will be buried at a good old age.

~ Genesis 15:15

So teach us to number our days, that we may present to You a heart of wisdom.

~ Psalm 90:12

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New Testament Bible Verses About Aging Gracefully
Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers.

~ 1 Timothy 5:1

For I am sure of this very thing, that the one who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.

~ Philippians 1:6

He will also strengthen you to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is faithful, by whom you were called into fellowship with his son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

~ 1 Corinthians 1:8-9

That is why we are not discouraged. Though outwardly we are wearing out, inwardly we are renewed day by day. Our suffering is light and temporary and is producing for us an eternal glory that is greater than anything we can imagine.

~ 2 Corinthians 4:16-17

Older men are to be temperate, dignified, sensible, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance. Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good, so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.

~ Titus 2:2-5

Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers, the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.

~ 1 Timothy 5:1-2

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“Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in ALL you do.” Joshua 1:8

Grace and Peace, Chris and Eun Young (Sally)

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Jul 11, 2018 at 7:22 PM

Blessed Birthday greetings from South Korea, May you and Fred continue to enjoy your journeys together. I suspect both of you might agree with some of these quotations about aging. 1. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. –CS Lewis
2. In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. –Abraham Lincoln

3. Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. –Coco Chanel Don't stop at 50 ole Coco.

4. At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At 40, we don’t care what they think of us. At 60, we discover they haven’t been thinking of us at all. –Ann Landers I think Ann is wrong on the 60 comment. Balloon Brothers dispel her Urban Legend.

5. Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever. –Walt Disney

6. None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. –Henry David Thoreau

7. Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been. – Mark Twain Amen Brother Mark

8. You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope and as old as your despair. –Douglas Macarthur

9. Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. –Henry Ford Do I hear an Amen to this one ole Master Gardener?

10. The answer to old age is to keep one’s mind busy and to go on with one’s life as if it were interminable. –Leon Edel Don't know Leon yet.

11. Today is the oldest you’ve ever been, and the youngest you’ll ever be again. –Eleanor Roosevelt

12. The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. –Frank Lloyd Wright Brother Frank-You must couple that with good health and a loving spouse or partner.

Grace and Peace, Chris and Eun Young (Sally)

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Jun 17, 2018 at 6:01 PM

Posted on: Jun 17, 2018 at 7:17 AM

All the best to the one shining lady remembrance from Nerk High. Grace and Peace Chris and Eun Young (Sally) in the ROK

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Jun 06, 2018 at 7:17 AM

Birthday Greetings Lynn, We trust you and your family are healthy and enjoying ole Nerk. Hope you get a pizza someday from Dan's Family Pizza. I got so bored when I "retired" from the Army that I returned for four "encore performances." If you like to communicate sometime, please send email to BRIDGER46@HOTMAIL.COM I have lived in South Korea and Far East Asia for over 40 years. Grace and Peace, Chris and Eun Young (Sally)

May 31, 2018 at 7:34 PM

Greetings Don, Another good year our Good Lord has provided you. My math must be a little weak. Is it possible your first son is 53? You and Linda must be one of the rare couples from our class who have been together this long. My son - Jason just turned 43 and my oldest granddaughter Jeni just graduated from High School and heading to Georgia Tech. I always liked Kentucky even after taking Basic training at Ft. Knox. LOL Continue your journeys in good health and peace. While it took me much longer than you, I discovered what you have known for a long time that:" To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness.” Did I hear an Amen from Kentuck? Grace and Peace, Chris and Eun Young (Sally)

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Apr 05, 2018 at 8:03 PM
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Apr 05, 2018 at 8:02 PM

For Kent and Family. Message is above.

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Dec 24, 2017 at 8:06 AM

Birthday greetings from the Republic of Korea. It must seem like all America is celebrating your birthday at the end of December 31. Enjoy your blessed life with your family and grandchildren. Grace and Peace, Chris and Eun Young (Sally)

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Dec 20, 2017 at 5:16 PM

Posted on: Dec 20, 2017 at 7:31 AM

Dear Carol and Barbara, Birthday wishes for Carol. Comfort and strength for Barbara and Dan. This age of 71 is indeed an unexpected level for me and a blessing and challenge for all. As a man, I know our Good Lord blessed us with loving wives. May you both be wra[[ed in the arms of Jesus and family and friends for these troubles. We lift all of you up in our many prayer chains here in the Republic of Korean and throughout Asia and Europe and the US. Grace and Peace, Chris and Eun Young (Sally) Vaia

Nov 28, 2017 at 1:28 AM
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Nov 15, 2017 at 7:15 PM

Greetings Kay, I always admire how people our age can retire. I am on my fourth encore performance since retiring after 30 years from US Army. So, if you want a nice vacation in South Korea, let us know. It is a beautiful country around Spring. I am sure you are ready for the cold Nerk days of winter. My cousin Dan Vaia runs the Family Pizza place near Whites Field. He probably will have a nice incentive for a Nerk Graduate of 1964. Grace and Peace, Chris and Eun Young (Sally)

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