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Old 11-11-08, 12:58 PM   #1
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Old 11-11-08, 04:06 PM   #2
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May '62 to August '65

HEY - I just did an internet search and found some pictures from 43 years ago.

I was the commander of this squadron at the time of this picture, and the logo was the result of a contest I sponsored. We had small plastic replicas we clipped to our uniforms. I also had the fence built to make the place a bit more "decorative." But, it didn't meet USAF regs, so it was torn down later.



Here is the logo in color, which I also just found.


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Old 11-11-08, 08:56 PM   #5
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I am supposed to be the 6th person from the right.

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Old 11-11-08, 09:20 PM   #8
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Us Navy 1968-1989 what a deal..And I got to play with the Marines acouple times and they let me shoot real guns.. I did smoke an M16 Barrel red hot one night heheThey mad me loose the double banna clips..
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Got a pleasant surprise today . . .
Youngest grandson (17 ) stopped by today, unannounced, with his girlfriend.
Presented me with a big chunk of my favorite dark chocolate, a big smiley balloon and a card thanking me for my service in Korea over 50 years ago.
First time anyone ever thanked for doing that. Yeah, this old guy sorta choked up.
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Old 11-11-08, 10:19 PM   #11
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Quang Tri Viet Nam. 5/4 arty. Mid 70-71.
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Old 11-11-08, 10:48 PM   #12
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One of the biggest thrills of my life was riding my bike through a newly formed hole in the Berlin Wall. Here's some serious irony. I worked at an intelligence collection site, and after the fall, I rode my bike through the Wall, along the "death strip", and back through the Wall to get to work.
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Old 11-11-08, 11:36 PM   #13
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Did you catch this article:
http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/11/11/las...ran/index.html

We are down to the very last veteran from WW I, and he is 107 years old.
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Targets are the enemy, but then you bubbleheads always were a little skewed.
But you're right, one nice BIG target.
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Old 11-12-08, 05:49 AM   #17
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Old 11-12-08, 06:05 AM   #18
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U.S.S. Forrestal CV 59

Need I say more????
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Old 11-12-08, 12:09 PM   #19
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Where were you when the fire broke out? We had to watch a movie about the Forrestal as part of orientation on one of my ships.

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We took some 609 guys onto the 610 during decom I think; sort of combined crews while they gutted the boats.

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Old 11-12-08, 12:27 PM   #20
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USN 1961-1980 Was a different time.
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Old 11-12-08, 02:01 PM   #22
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Royal Marines 3rd Commando Brigade and I was lucky- Rugby and Boxing team so guess how often I was on Fatigues?
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Old 11-12-08, 06:32 PM   #23
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To anyone that was there and to those who were not. U.S. Navy Viet Nam Mobile Riverine Force c92-1, RVN 68-70.
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Should also have said went to Cambodia where according to the president at the time we never were. 24 PBR's went in only 4 went home.
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Old 11-12-08, 06:35 PM   #25
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Not a Vet, just a military brat, Yokohama/Yokosuka, Japan, 1954 - 1973.
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