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RIP Brother STEADFAST

Post by garyedolan »

It is with a heavy, saddened heart that I just learned of my great friend and War Brother, Jake (Steadfast) Rakauskas, last night reported to The Great Ranger In The Sky. Grip Hands, though it be from afar...
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Jake was a good friend and I will miss him. He will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Please pray for his soul.
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My heart is heavy. God bless you Jake, may you find comfort and peace.
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Very sad news! We lost a good one there. That man gave more to others than anyone I know.

RIP Brother! Prayers to the family

Thank you Jim for all the work you have done the past year and a half to keep us informed on Jake's condition.
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That is a punch in the gut.

See you around the campfire, give my regards to GRITS.
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Damn, much respect .....
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Rest easy Uncle Stead, thank you for all the wisdom and help over the years.
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No words, just no words . . .Jake, you are, have been, and will always be missed. Rest, Brother, Rest.


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Damn.

He was a mainstay on this board and helped make it what it is today.

Jake certainly lived up to his name sake all the way to the end. He never gave up, never gave in, HE NEVER QUIT....PERIOD.

Proud to have known him and spent the amount of time we had together. You will be missed Brother, but, remembered always, for who you were and how you lived.

Go with God Ranger. Will tilt one back tonight, in your honor.

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Blue skies and fair winds Sir.


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Jake was one of the first ArmyRanger.com Rangers I met (Ft. Lewis 2006). Jake you were a great friend and mentor to many a young Ranger who came to this site. See you again Brother ... RIP Steadfast. :(
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Blues skies and rest easy Uncle Stead. See ya when we get there.
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Rest in peace, Ranger Steadfast
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Hearing this sad news I was hit in the gut, Stead was a hell of a man and a giant. It was an honor to have known him through this site.

Till Valhalla.


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Rest in Peace Ranger Steadfast.

I never got to meet you in person but it was an honor to know you here.

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