Roll call

Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by oldbrass, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. oldbrass

    oldbrass Well-Known Member

    U.S. Army 1986-2006
    FT Campbell,KY
    Berlin Germany
    Sand box
    Grafenwoehr Germany
    FT Leonardwood,Misery
    FT Rucker,AL
    I was a ground pounder in the Engineers..I did a lot of stuff with the Navy sea-bees, built a dirt air strip with the Airforce guys, some of them flyboys do actually get dirty haha..
  2. Mauserhooked

    Mauserhooked Well-Known Member

    US Army 1972-1980 (Tanker)
    Fort Knox, KY., Ft. Riley, KS., Panzerkasern (Stuttgart), Germany (1st Infantry Division), Camp Casey, Korea (2nd Infantry Division), Fort Carson, CO (4th Battalion, 40th Armor).
    I was a tanker (Armor Branch) and left the service in 1980 with the rank of Captain.
    Worked in Transportation for a major retailer for 23 years and now tired and retired.
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2014

  3. Gumpy

    Gumpy AKA Richard Prestage

    U.S. Navy; MR2(machinery repairman second class). 1972-1976.
    Boot Camp in Orlando; 'A' school in Sandiego; first ship was a Destroyer Escort. Then a gunboat repair ship; T.A. D. orders to a patrol gunboat. Trained on twin 50' s until my turn to go to Nam. Third place was N.
    A.S. in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. My last duty station was a Nuclear Fast Attack Submarine Tender ship. All in four years!!!
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2014
  4. FOUR4D4

    FOUR4D4 Well-Known Member

    U.S. Navy 1981 failed the physical
  5. FordTruck

    FordTruck Well-Known Member

    U.S. Army, Jan69-Jan72

    Ammo Section
    Headquarters & Headquarters Platoon
    "Alpha" Battery, 7th Bn 67th ADA
    Third Infantry Division

    Ft. Jackson, South Carolina
    Ft. Bliss, Texas
    Giebelstadt Flugplatz, W. Germany
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2014
  6. SWO1

    SWO1 Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporting

    U.S. MARINE CORPS - 1965 thru 1987 active duty
    Civil Service, U.S. MARINE CORPS - 1988 thru 2003

    MCRD San Diego, Boot Camp
    Camp Johnson for Formal School (in 66 is was called Montford Pt.)
    MCRD San Diego, first Duty Station
    Camp Pendleton
    Viet Nam
    Camp Pendleton (again)
    Marine Corps Finance Center, KC
    Okinawa (again)
    Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Pt. NC
    Cherry Pt. shooting Team
    Recruiting Duty, Long Island NY
    Camp Lejeune, NC
    Camp Geiger, NC
    Camp Johnson, NC, Formal School Instructor
    Retired Active Duty

    Camp Johnson, Civil Service
    Camp Lejeune, Civil Service
    Retired Civil Service

    39 years, same employer ..... OH RAAAH ...... Semper Fi
  7. squirrelhunter

    squirrelhunter Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporting

    U.S. Army 1981 Failed the physical.
  8. greyhawk50

    greyhawk50 Well-Known Member

    July 1966, US Army. Basic at Fort Benning, Ga.
    Failed PCPTs with pre-existing medical conditions. Discharged.
    Although Basic in those days was tough, it wasn't any harder than being raised by a WW-II USAF Flying Staff Sergeant. He was an Areal Engineer, Crew Chief, Top Gunner and tough as nails. Maybe that is why (being accustom to taking orders) I became a Squad Leader after the first week.
    Regret not having served. Had I gotten the first problem fixed and worked past the asthma issue, I would have liked to have served in the USAF as did my father and my eldest son.

    As God is my pilot, it wasn't meant to be.
    Thank you all, for your service.
    May we keep the freedoms that were so valiantly preserved.
  9. Donn

    Donn Active Member

    Army, 1969-71
    First Inf. Div. Vietnam. Sept '69-May '70
    720th Bn, 18th MP Bde. Vietnam. May-Sept. '70
    225th MP Detachment First Army, CONUS. Sept.'70-March '71.
  10. SWO1

    SWO1 Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporting

    Some of us did more time than others. Be it taking the physical, latter medical problems it dosnt matter, all who reported for duty are to be commended. All have my respect "THANK YOU". We all answered the call of our Country and fore fathers before us. SEMPER FI
  11. Mauserhooked

    Mauserhooked Well-Known Member

    SW01, thanks for your service as well. Couldn't have said it better myself. Showing up is 70% of the game.
  12. R.Ph. 380

    R.Ph. 380 Well-Known Member

    U.S. Naval Aviator
    ComFAirJax Combat Targets Officer
    VAW 125 E2B Plane Commander
    NAS Norfolk
    NAS Chase Field, Beeville, TX Security Officer
    Civilian Pharmacy School
    35 Years (Still Sellin'Drugs)
  13. Mauserhooked

    Mauserhooked Well-Known Member

    R.Ph. 380, thank you for your service! The older I get the more I seem to need people in your profession!
  14. Gumpy

    Gumpy AKA Richard Prestage

    I hear ya MH! My pharmacy knows me by my nickname. That's sad, lol.
  15. Mauserhooked

    Mauserhooked Well-Known Member

    Yep, as a young Lad I marked the calendar by holidays, birthdays, school over, and school starting. Later on, it was the before mentioned, plus anniversary dates. Now days, it is when I need to refill prescriptions.