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A call to "those" who serve...BF Members in The Military.

Old 04-19-20, 06:54 PM
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37 years in the Guard with 2 years, 364 days to go. Pretty sure 40 years will be enough. Been a mil-tech for 30+ years. Countless State activity duty missions, thousands or days away from family and friends, Can't count how many kids birthdays I missed, or fathers days, or mothers days 2 deployments, one to Iraq, Liberty, Taji, and Hammer as a BMO in 2009-2010. No one can ever laugh at what we as Guardsman do. The whole two days a month and two weeks in the summer is a myth, especially for us senior leaders. We put in hundreds of hours a month to try and complete in two days what the active component does in 30. We are definitely logistical wonders. Been in the maintenance field my entire career. currently a 915E CW4 in the JFHQ as the states MAIT Manager. Can't wait to retire, want to go across the country by Bombtrack Hook EXT-C. I'll be 57 so no excuse not too. Thanks to all who have served, we're all brothers and sisters in one way and we are a small family.

Did the Great Alleghany Passage in July 2019, from Pittsburgh to Cumberland and back in 3 days, 2 hours. Want to do it again, enjoy the view this time.
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Old 05-19-20, 07:15 AM
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Im a New Guy on the forum, But I recently retired from the Army at 20 years. Being stationed in Italy is what really turned me on to biking to begin with.
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Old 06-08-20, 06:49 PM
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86th Combat Engineers, Binh Phouc, RVN (just a couple of landmines east of Dong Tam.)
Providing Engineering expertise with an M-16 and M-203 in support of 9th Inf Div, 2nd/47th Mechanized Infantry
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