Did Kuwait, Afghan, SK, and Iraq...
Washington DC was the worst after all that
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Royal Anglian Regt. 1980's
I can fire an SLR http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L1A1_Self-Loading_Rifle
Carl Gustav 84mm, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Gu...coilless_rifle
MILAN atw, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MILAN
throw pineapples and fix a bayonet.
I can also dig holes, lots of holes, and run around the perimeter of a parade ground carrying 10 SLR's as punishment for a negligent discharge after first being kicked in the mouth...happy days.
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East Timor AUG 06 - MAY 07
We feed the Aussies, Kiwis and the Malays as well as any stragglers that found their way into the camp.
U.S. Coast Guard
Quartermaster First Class
2T370 Vehicle Maintenance ~we screw, we nut we bolt~
joined 1 OCT 2002
Dyess AFB TX 2003-2005
Elmendorf AFB AK 2005-2008
Aviano AFB Italy 2008-present
Kirkuk Iraq 196 days
Balad Iraq 191 days
FOB Smart and all over Zabul province Afghanistan 287 days
USN active duty 1976-82, JO2, USS Coral Sea (CV-43), NRD Pittsburgh. Peacetime.
United States Navy (Retired)
Electronics Technician First Class (Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist)
(Shellback, Order of the Ditch)
Orlando, Chicago, Georgia, Annapolis, Norfolk, Iceland, Norfolk, Pensacola, Maine, Norfolk
is it possible to have both the "veteran" tag and the "active duty" tag?
USAF Feb 1960- Feb 1964
US Army 1981-1987; Co. E Third US Infantry (The Old Guard); 2nd Infantry Division, Korea 122nd Signal Bn; 67th Signal Bn, Ft. Gordon, GA
USMC Vietnam Vet, 1969-1973.
Proud to have served.
I have several "Veteran's Poems" that have been published. Wouldn't mind sharing if you are interested, they are probably worth your reading, or it is my hope, as they have been in the past.
Cry of the Honored Dead
Ode To Veterans
Some of the places that I have been courtesy of Uncle Sam
Gulf of Tonkin off Vietnam
God bless the USA
Semper Fi Marines!
'Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but bad blades and razors will surely nick and cut me!'
Best wishes to all.
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US Army 1987-1994
31M10 Multi-Ch Radio Op
88-90 Ft Ord, CA - 7th ID Light (Black Widows)
Deployments: Operation Goldent Pheasant 88' (I think 88), We held a Honduran base for a few weeks from light attacks by the Sandinistas.
Operation Just Cause 89', we removed Noriega from power in Panama.
90-91 Camp Carroll, South Korea - 501st - This place was Katusa heaven (and booring)
91-94 Ft Bliss, TX - 2/1 ADA (Death From Below)
Deployments: Operation Desert Storm 91' - Assined to a Patriot (relay) team durring the gulf war (our Hawks were to old). We took the rear gaurd in sector Brown with the FFL.
United Task Force 93 - a few months back from Iraq we were shipped back off to Mogadishu. Our purpose was to drive around wail "people" took pop-shots at us.
(this is way I got out)
Bless all of you who have found the resolve to serve there perspective nations at times of need.
U.S. Air Force 1976-1980
Airborne Voice Processing Specialist (Russian) on RC-135
Offutt AFB, RAF Mildenhall
US ARMY 1966-1969
CW-2 Helicopter Pilot (Call sign ZIPPER)
Major 0-4 CO Joint Army Navy Air Force(J.A.N.A.F.) Special Ops.
I was dumber than most.
First I spent four years as one of Uncle Sam's misguided Children (Semper Fi Devil Dogs!).
Then I joined the Navy and became a Submariner -- MM2 (Nuclear) on the oldest and youngest boats in the Atlantic fleet (at the time).
hey guys, The Corps of Royal Engineers.
Combat Engineer and Digger Driver.
Major, U.S. Army (regular army)
Fort Bragg, N.C. (2 years)
Fort Lewis, WA (2 years)