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Joiner, James C. (Jungle Jim) age 75 of Tampa and Pompano Beach, FL passed away on December 29th, 2011.
   Predeceased by his son, Alan D. Joiner, he is survived by his wife of 23 years, Margaret (Michele) Meaney Noonan Joiner; by sons: Christopher J. Joiner and Stephan W. Joiner; step-sons: John J. Noonan, Michael P. Noonan, and Timothy P. Noonan; and by 9 grandchildren.
   He was a graduate of Plant High, and the University of Tampa. After 26 years of service as a LTC, he retired from the US Army. He was awarded numerous medals for Valor and Service, including the Purple Heart, for his service in Vietnam.
   James was most proud of his service in the 101st Airborne Division in VN where he was a Platoon Leader and Company Commander in 2/327th IN BN. He was the Past President of the 101st Airborne Division Association and Chairman of the Board. Furthermore, he served as White House Aide under President Johnson and the Old Guard. Last active duty assignment was working for the Secretary of the Army as Legislative Liaison.
   He later became Deputy Director of the US/Saudi Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation, Ryhad, Saudi Arabia. Most recently he worked as Law Firm Administrator for two large firms in Fort Lauderdale and St. Petersburg.
   The family will receive guests at the funeral home on Saturday, January 21st, 2012 from 2-4pm followed by a funeral service at 4:00pm. Interment is pending with full Military Honors at Arlington National Cemetery. Arrangements were made by: Kraeer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 200 N. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach, FL 33062.