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"Camp Pitman dayroom with Schell behind the bar, Futrell to the left and unknown at right. - 1966"
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"@ Camp Gates dayroom downing a flip-top - 1966"
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harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harry, I'm going with Dave's definition. "...if you were awarded a campaign medal then you are a war veteran.  Here is an example....my dad's last deployment before retiring was to Thailand in 1969. This was during the…"
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harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Ernie, I researched the KWVA and they ARE accepting all Veterans as you said.  Most of all who served from 1950 -55. That doesn't mean they were in Harms Way.  Then again, we were all in harms way if the Russians wanted to test us…"
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Dave Gettman commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold, I served during the Vietnam War but I DIDN'T serve IN Vietnam, so I'm a "Vietnam era Veteran". Also a Cold War veteran. But NOT a Vietnam veteran. Big difference Pretty much boils down to, if you were awarded a campaign…"
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Harry Warner commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"The cold war lasted long after the wall came down. I was wrong on both ends.  "
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Harry Warner commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
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Harry Warner commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Semantics is one of my most favorite words.  "
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Harry Warner commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"You want confusion? The Korean War is listed as a "conflict." War was never declared. "
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ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold all sounds like semantics to me, and I agree Harry's definition of "war".   But, to add the confusion:  Isn't the Korean War "technically" still going on?  This is criteria to join Korean War…"
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harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"I agree with you Harry, My argument is that the Veteran's Committee wants to honor the Korean War Veterans and I objected and asked if they were stationed in Iceland or Germany or anyplace other than the Korean peninsular they are not…"
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JOIN THE 2D CAVALRY ASSOCIATION FREE!!

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2nd ACR during Colonel Wagner's Command 27 Replies

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