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Hi I'm Roi Alan Dabbas

I am a 21 year veteran of the USAF. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Alabama in 1946. I met my wife when she was in the third grade and I was in the fifth grade at a country school in Alabama. Her mother and mine were lifelong friends. My family moved a lot when I was young, but the girl I was to marry and I remained close. I joined the USAF in 1965. My wife and I married in 1968. After 21 years in the USAF, and 2 children, my family moved from Alaska to Georgia. I have seven grandchildren, two of whom were home schooled by my daughter. My newest grandchild was born to my son and daughter in law in February, in Alabama. My daughter and her family live in Georgia. In the USAF, I was in the medical service. After the Air Force, I've been a business owner, and managed businesses for different companies. I like chess, fishing, music, and remembering and renewing old acquaintances. I am a graduate of many military academies, and have a degree from CCAF in Applied Sciences. Life has been genuinely good to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I came to know Jesus Christ when two young Missionaries knocked on my door one winter day. I considered myself an agnostic. That morning my six year old daughter had asked me who Jesus was. A tear came to my eye because I didn't believe in Christ, so I didn't really have an answer for her, The doorbell rang, right after that. I knew who was at the door before I opened it. That was just the beginning of a journey which has been surreal. Life has been so much sweeter and sure with the knowledge and faith I have gained since that day. This is the true Church of Jesus Christ. God is giving His people the knowledge and wisdom that He wants us to have when we cross the Vail, so that we can live in Eternity with Him, and our loved ones. His Plan of Salvation comforts me beyond explanation. His Prophet speaks to the Lords sheep with Revelations he receives today. The way Mormons live their lives, is just another reason, I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Whenever I see a need I help fulfill it. I stay in touch with friends, who sometimes need help. I have worked in soup kitchens, storehouses, picked up trash beside the road, helped neighbors cut trees, after a bad storm. I've done work with the American Heart Association, and the Alaskan EMS. I act as secretary for a group of men at church, and track the needs of church members.