Hello Captain Kirk!

Kirk “Ricky” Hibbert, Great Grandson of Solomon and Elizabeth takes command of Naval base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Leave him a message of encouragement and support.
Family News - September 23, 2010

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13 Comments on "Hello Captain Kirk!"

  1. Jean-Marie Reid on Tue, 28th Sep 2010 8:49 pm 

    Ricki, congratulations,best wishes and God’s blessings on your new assignment

  2. Guillermo Larrier on Wed, 29th Sep 2010 12:21 am 

    Congratulation Familia. I hope you know some spanish, because you have a lots of cousins like myself who is from Panama.
    Maybe you find out about one of our relative that went to Cuba to live and we don’t know anything about him. This is a big step that you have to accomplish, but I know for a fact that you can do it, because is in the blood.

    Good luck, and May God be always with you.

    Guillermo Larrier

  3. BarbyJ on Wed, 29th Sep 2010 1:25 am 

    Captain Kirk, You have gone where no Hibbert has gone before. Your departed ancestors (Father Chubby, Uncle Munuz and Great Grandpa Solomon in the heavenly Jerusalem and your family extant are proud of you and your singular achievement. My sincere congratulations and may you continue to reach greater heights. May God Bless you and your family.
    Auntie Barbara

  4. Sharon Young on Wed, 29th Sep 2010 7:52 am 

    A Big Congratulations on your achievement and your assignment. You well deserve it, as you have worked so hard to reach to that position. May God guide and protect you in every way. You have all the well wishes and support from the Hibbert family..

    Stay Bless

    Love from Cuz Sharon Young (United Kingdom)

  5. Gregory Hibbert on Wed, 29th Sep 2010 10:05 am 

    Dear Rick,

    It’s so hard to contain myself with the pride that comes over me just thinking about what you have accomplished in your career. To the world, you are Capt. Hibbert, Commanding Officer of one of the most historic Naval Bases in U.S. history. But to me, you are simply my big brother Ricky. You are the one who used to go running with me, the one who taught me the fundamentals of mixing records and the one who used to torture me for laughs. When I think of you, I remember how you used to love playing the game Defender at the corner store in Lakeview and yell…”Deehh-finite!” when you got a free man or extended play. Throughout our childhood, you have always been someone that I could look up to. You would cut the grass, take out the garbage, change the oil in the car, do well in school…you were automatic. And with that you taught me the importance of hard work. I remember there were times that you would begin doing something that seemed very strenuous and in my inquisitive way I would ask…”How can you do that?” and you would answer simply by saying ”Someone has to do it”. It was these lessons that helped make me into that man that I am today, a no excuses man of integrity. So I salute your accomplishments but I am not the least bit surprised. Thank you for being a role model for me and now for my kids. Blessings my brother! My only regret is that our dad is not here to see this. But we know he is smiling up there drinking his White Rum with milk, saying….”That’s my boy”. Continue to keep your head up and always stay one step ahead. Anticipation is everything.

    Nuff Respect,

    Sad and Family (Atlanta, GA)

  6. Silvia E. Grant on Wed, 29th Sep 2010 11:31 am 

    Congrat, We wish you all the best on your new assignment and may the Lord continue to bless & and; guide your every steps.

    Silvia & and; Family
    Panama Connection
    (Adelphi, MD)

  7. Wayne & Sharron Hibbert on Wed, 29th Sep 2010 3:17 pm 

    Congratulations, Captain Hibbert! It sure has a wonderful ring to it! We are so very proud of you and your achievements. Wishing you continued success in your assignments!

    Blessings from your cuz & family in Toronto!

    Wayne & Sharron

  8. Noah J. Hibbert on Wed, 29th Sep 2010 6:48 pm 

    Hello Uncle Ricky,

    I just want to say hello and congratulations. I can’t wait to see you, Aunt Ernestine and the girls. My dad said that he would take me to Cuba to see you. Bye for now.

    Love,

    Noah

  9. Jason Smith on Thu, 30th Sep 2010 8:32 am 

    Slikems!!
    Congrats on a incredible accomplishment! Thanks for always being a great role model for all of us (used to be little) guys. Just tell me you haven’t lost your dance step, i cant wait to see you do the slikems dance again!!! lol.

    Peace,

    Jason

  10. Gregory St. Mark Hibbert on Thu, 30th Sep 2010 9:34 am 

    @Jay are you talking about that dance with the “gun fingers” held close to his chest with those short back and forth movements? LMAO…awe man. Figures you would remember that. Too funny.

  11. Natalie M. Hibbert on Thu, 30th Sep 2010 4:03 pm 

    “Big Ricky”!

    I am proud to be able to say, “I knew you back when…” It’s great to know that such a cool cousin & childhood playmate is being recognized, on the national stage, for your competence and achievements. I am just bursting with pride – no joke.

    Love,
    Natalie – aka “Fiesty Gyal” (Uncle Chubby’s name for me)

  12. Donna Maria on Fri, 1st Oct 2010 9:33 am 

    Congrats ‘Captain’! We are proud of you.

  13. Roneith on Mon, 11th Oct 2010 8:47 am 

    Hi Big Ricky!

    At first, I couldn’t imagine how honored you must feel to be bestowed with this trenemdous and yet rewarding assignment. But now on second thought, perhaps you feel atleast as overwhelmingly proud as I am for you….

    All the best Captain!

    r

 
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