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PostPosted: Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:31 pm 
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USAF 23 years. 250+ combat missions, 500+ aerial refuelings, and more non-combat missions in 'unfriendly' places. Airborne reconnaissance and space operations. Japan, Philippines, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Panama, Grenada, Antigua, Italy, Greece, Germany, Scotland, England, Alaska, Hawaii, NSA, Texas, Presidio of Monterey, Florida, Washington (state), Pentagon, Colorado, Nebraska.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:09 am 
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Bump!

Let us never forget those men and women who gave all, for all.

Proud to be a Vet!


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 8:38 am 
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USN 1964-68 active duty
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Med Cruise
West Pac (Viet Nam)
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Retired Dec 1990 26 total years service.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:13 am 
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Army of The United States...1945-46.


As was my father, thanks, I know what you and others went through. Not the thanks of a grateful nation, but the world.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:00 pm 
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CONUS + Hawaii
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Iraq
Hopefully sometime soon Afghanistan

Semper Fidelis!!

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:58 pm 
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83-89 Eglin AFB FL Test wing
89-92 Osan ROK Jolly greens and OA-10's
92-94 Davis-Monthan AZ EC-130's
94-95 Osan AB ROK U-2's
95-05 Hurlburt Fld FL AC-130U gunships
Lots of travel and really fun sight seeing, especially with the gunships (nuff said)

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 7:57 pm 
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 8:35 pm 
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Harbor Craft Operator School - Ft Eustis Va.
Assigned to 1097 Med Boat Co/9th Infantry Div(Mobile Riverine Force)
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 8:41 am 
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Ft. Lewis, WA
RLTW!


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 10:18 am 
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 1:47 pm 
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Like my father before me (WWII) and my daughter after me (Iraq)

I was in the U.S.Army 67-69
Basic, Ft. Benning
AIT, Ft. Polk
Co.A 3Bn. 39th. Inf. 9th Inf. Div. Viet Nam
HHC 3rd Bde TOC. 9th Inf. Div. Viet Nam


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:08 pm 
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Black Wolf you don't know what cold is-the day we pulled out of Mc Murdo Sound it was -75 F with a 35 knot wind blowing.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:39 pm 
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I was there when the Phantoms flew out and the Eagles started flying in.
I surely hated to see those F4's go!


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:20 pm 
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:53 pm 
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I am a little late. Sorry.

1976 Basic Training, Ft Sill, OK
1976-1979 2-19FA and 1-77FA 1st CAV Ft. Hood, TX
1979-1980 2-8FA 7ID Ft. Ord, CA
1980-1982 HOW Btry 1-11ACR Fulda, Germany
1982-1984 V Corps Artillery Frankfurt, Germany
1984-1985 3-19FA 5ID Ft. Polk, LA
1985-1986 HHB 2ID DIVARTY Camp Stanley, Korea
1986-1991 HHB 5ID DIVARTY, HHT/3-11CAV and H/25FA Ft. Polk LA
1991-1994 HHB 41st FA BDE Babenhausen, Germany
1994-1996 US Army Field Artillery School Ft. Sill, OK

Currently I work at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Ft Polk.

Red Leg! :thumb:

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