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Old 05-24-08, 12:31 PM   #1
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Veterans, Raise Your Hand

May, 1962 - August, 1965 - US Air Force, Lackland AFB, San Antonio (OTS), then Lowry AFB, Denver, CO 3428th Training Squadron

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Old 05-24-08, 01:01 PM   #2
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May 1976 to May 1979 - U.S. Army, Ft. Dix, NJ., Ft. Devens, MA., Ft. Knox, KY., most of it at Ft. Hood, TX.
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Old 05-24-08, 01:17 PM   #3
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Old 05-24-08, 01:28 PM   #4
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January 1966 to June 1972

Great Lakes Wisconson
Key West Fl
Norfolk VA
Guantamo Bay Cuba
Charlston SC
Baltamore MD
New London CT

and unknown places in between.
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Old 05-24-08, 01:38 PM   #5
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Just wanted to say Hi to a fellow soldier.. 1973: Ft Ord; 1974: Korea; 1975; Ft Ord...then out. Back in 1978; Ft Gordon; 1978 Ft Hood; 1979: Ft Benning; 1980: Germany; 1983: Oceanside, CA (recruiting)...then out again in 1985. Back for the second time in 1987; Fort Sill; 1989; Greeley, CO (recruiting again); 1991: Chadron, NE (more recruiting); 1993 Sacramento, CA (still more recruiting; 1994 Korea; 1995 to Fort Hood...with a trip thrown in to Kuwait in 1996....retired as as SFC in 1997.

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Old 05-24-08, 01:43 PM   #6
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Jan 1965 to 1970 Royal Marines- Saw action on the Boxing team and Burma.

That boxing team was the excuse why I Got posted to The Arctic- Gibraltar- Some parts of Europe that I am not supposed to talk about as I was incorporated into the Navy boxing team for that. And why eventually Burma that led to an injury that cut short my service.
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Old 05-24-08, 02:08 PM   #8
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Not even close to being a vet, but it's odd to see this post when only an hour ago I ran across my draft card (1972) while cleaning out some stuff.
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Old 05-24-08, 02:28 PM   #9
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U.S. Navy 1974-1994.
Bunch of duty stations listed in another thread.
Retired as an O-5 (Commander) back to my hometown.
Really liked the first 18 years - not so much the last 2.
If I had a wish come true this day, it would be that no additional people would ever be killed in any military conflict.
Alas, that will not happen.
Makes me sad that it is so.
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Old 05-24-08, 02:32 PM   #10
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USAF & Tex ANG 1972 - 1980
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Old 05-24-08, 02:36 PM   #11
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3 years, 10 months, 11 days, 19 hours. Ft. Ord, CA, Ft. Devens, MA, Det. 23 somewhere in Near East, Vint Hill Station VA. Army Security Agency. 1965-1969
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Old 05-24-08, 03:06 PM   #12
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The Corps, 81-85. Spain, Israel, The Arctic, Beirut in '84. Lots of other places in between.
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Amarallio Tx AFB basic
Lowry AFB Oct 68-May 69
RVN jun69-apr 70
Nellis AFB Las vegas Nv till aug 1972
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US Army 1962-1965. Basic at Ft. Ord, Instructor at Ft. Monmouth, NJ Signal Corps School. Got out 2 months before Vietnam blew up.

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USAF 1971-1975 Basic at Lackland AFB Tx, ATC Training Keesler AFB Miss, Air Traffic Controller VFR Tower at Wiesbaden AFB Germany, RAPCON at Webb AFB Tx.
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U.S. Navy, Aug 18, 1969 to Aug 3, 1973
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US Army 72-82

Fort Ord, CA
Fort Lewis, WA
Korea
Fort Sill, OK
Germany
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Old 05-24-08, 04:59 PM   #20
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Not a vet, but thank you all for your service!
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Old 05-24-08, 05:25 PM   #21
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Old 05-24-08, 05:26 PM   #22
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Not a vet, but thank you all for your service!
+1 on that I was in the last group of the lottery that got drawn for 19 year olds in 1971 my number was 91 a friend of mine that was born in 1952 and had that number the year before got drafted. They ended the draft and I never got called. Flirted with the Air force but to make a long story short never joined. In retrospect I wish I had then I wouldn't have married my first wife not that I'm bitter I would have been gone from my hometown.
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Old 05-24-08, 06:34 PM   #23
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USN & USNR
Reserves 1969 - 1973
Shipboard active duty 1973 -1977 (6th Fleet, 7th Fleet)
Reserves 1977 - 1979
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US Army, 1978-1987.

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