Connecting the Troopers of Today with the Veterans of Yesterday.
Forgive me, but after submitting the query about Sergeant Harlow, many tales about him came to mind. One of them . . . After leaving K Troop and I Troop, I became the Squadron S2/Border Officer. During a briefing of K Troop before they went up to the Border, I emphasized the need to report everything; that WE at Squadron would analyze it. On Harlow's first patrol I got this spot report text: " Farmer, 6 cows & a dog. Cows are eating grass. Farmer is watching cows eat grass. Dog is watching farmer watch cows eat grass." Well, he sure got me . . . and I toned down that part of my Border briefing.
after a few small incidents we had up there we need to be quite literal and a little jovial at times when it got boring which it did a lot