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post #41 of 199
Hey grillin!! Just a shout-out from a retired 1C3X0 to a present 1C3X0!!
All the best to you and your future CP assignments/TDYs.
post #42 of 199
Nice to see another 1C3! we're definately a rare breed. hope to stay in touch w/ you though!
post #43 of 199
just wanted to chime in and say thank you to all who has served or is still serving in our great armed forces ....god bless you all and stay safe....again i thank you for your dedication and keeping my family safe......
post #44 of 199
US Air Force from 1981 until 2001
Ammo troop
Loring AFB, ME
Nellis AFB, NV
Bitburg AB, Germany
Holloman AFB, NM
Murted AB, Turkey
Ellsworth AFB, SD
Langley AFB, VA
Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm(PSAB)
Retired SMSgt
post #45 of 199
when were you stationed at holloman bman? i was there from 2000-2004, but i'm sure you were out of there by then juding by your assignment list.
post #46 of 199
I was station at Holloman Jan 1990 to Nov 1991. Was TDY out of there a lot, roughly 14 months. I did spend Christmas there in 2003.
post #47 of 199
i was at work in the command post there in 2003. that's the one thing i hate about being the military, being away from your family on holidays. i still wouldn't trade jobs for anything in the world though!
post #48 of 199
Was in from 1981 to 2001 USAF!!!! Was at Ellsworth, Offtut, and Eglin. Went to Egpyt for a while That blew and to Enduring Freedom for Kosovlo. That blew. Retired @ Eglin. I'm from Bama so it was good. Close to home but far enough away that the inlaws can't drop in un-annouced.
post #49 of 199


I served for 3 years with the 1/26th Inf Battalion, 1st Infantry Division. My years of service were from 1977-1980. I served my time in Germany. I worked as a mechanic in this mechanized infantry unit. I only worked as a mechanic for a year following my ets. I went to Iowa State University and got my teaching degree and have now taught for 23 years.

post #50 of 199
what grade level do you teach dmack? my wife got her degree in childhood ed. and is a certified teacher in NM, but with daycare prices so high, she's a stay-at-home mom for now.
post #51 of 199
Thread Starter 
Just bumpin' this thead for new members who may not have seen it!
post #52 of 199
Good thinking, can't believe this is 6 pages already. I guess us all of us old military types figured out how bad the chow was and got to smoking some good stuff!

Case in point, we got hot chow once a week for awhile. It was camel meat and rice. I finally just settled for my MRE's as they were better.
post #53 of 199
Thread Starter 
I really think I ate a lot of camel, but didn't really care after a good fistful of months of MREs!
post #54 of 199
Awesome thread!!

Hat's off to all of you, I appreciate all you have done and are doing for me.PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #55 of 199
Oh yea it would!

US Army
1982 - 85
95B Military Police
549th MP CO (STRAF)
Fort Gulick/Fort Davis, Panama

Did a year or two Reserve time at the MP CO in St Pete when I got out.
post #56 of 199
Enlisted Nov 91
1137th MP CO Kennet, MO
Arkansas State ROTC
108th ADA BDE(Airborne), Ft Polk
142 CSB, Ft Polk
546th Mt Co, Ft Polk
Multi-National Forces and Observers, Sinai, Egypt
Combined Arm Support Command ISD, Ft Lee.
431st Civil Affairs Co, Camp Robinson
3/379/800/80 TASS Ft Leonard Wood and Ft Polk
post #57 of 199
Navy for 20 good years
USS Gato SSN-615
USS Richard E Byrd DDG-23
USS Holland AS-32
Naval Station Roosevelt Roads
USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71
Naval School of Cryogenics
USS George Washington CVN-73

came to norfolk virginia in 82 and been here ever since
post #58 of 199


Joined Oregon National Guard in 97. Moved to CT in 98 and transfered to the Guard there as a crane operator. Reclassed to Infantry in 01 to go to Bosnia. Mobed in 03 for Iraq but our mission got scraped. Did some home land security up at FT Drum for 8 months. Afghanistan 06-07. Have 11 years as of yesturday in the Guard. About 5 years active time and I am on full time orders as of now. 4 years left on my current enlistment. I love being a part of it and the life experience and opportunities have been great. Close my eyes and think of smoked ribs while munching on MREs.
post #59 of 199
Seboke, ya asked fer em so here he be:

That's my oldest son leanin on his cannon (on the left), The 518th Gun Truck Company tore all over Iraq protectin convoys an raisin you know what with the insurgents. The 518 was a group a fellers who were volunter volunter's. There motto "We'll Make You Famous!" He's home fer know but scheduled ta go back again in Nov 09.
post #60 of 199
Usmc 1970-73
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