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Border Patrol Equiptment...151 "Jeep" vs Hummer. Which was best?

In my time in K-troop, we had both. We used the old 151 jeeps with hard-tops, and also the Hummers. I remember when we were learning about…

Started by R Stanbery "Stan".

22 May 11, 2016
Reply by Joe Sellner

First memories of the boarder

Very first foot patrol in camp rotz sector, we ran across a chez patrol going in the other direction. My team leader told me to stay in pla…

Started by Darrell Bullard (Bull)

68 Mar 8, 2016
Reply by Dave Gettman

UFO's & OTHER WEIRD STUFF ON THE BORDER....

Brothers, I'm really curious to know if anyone else ever saw any "unexplained" or really weird stuff while on Border Patrol. I am relativel…

Started by Jeff Stamper

21 Feb 28, 2016
Reply by Joe Sellner

Funniest Border Story

Myself and PFC Roth had been on patrol with the BGS all day and on our way back to Coburg decided to pull off the Autobahn and relieve ours…

Started by Rick Hurst ( Cav Sarge )

25 Sep 27, 2015
Reply by Bill Hembree

Demarcation Line Marker

My Border time goes back to 1964-66. One of my most treasured possessions from my time there is this copy of the Grenzpolizei poster that w…

Started by Galen L. Schroeder

1 Mar 5, 2015
Reply by Dave Gettman

Funny or Not So Funny Things That Happened At Border Camps

I remember some unusual things that happened to me at the border camps. Most of the time I was at Camp May. We had had a snowball fight ear…

Started by Bill Underwood

17 Nov 28, 2014
Reply by charles roger albright

Border Plaque, crossings, or just things you threw across the fence!!!

I was getting close to being short and wanted one of the plaques, you know the ones on the red,black and yellow pole. I wonder what one…

Started by Jesse Kelley

21 Nov 12, 2014
Reply by James M Campbell

2nd ACR History

Guys, I am working on a book capturing the history of the Regiment as a U.S. force and military presence and need your help. I need your i…

Started by Mike, Madd Matt, Matthews

25 Jul 14, 2014
Reply by Troy Wilson, D.D.

Santa Clause visited the Trace

On my patrol we had someone dress up in a Santa Clause suit in December, He rode in the front seat. We had a lot of BC taking pictures; the…

Started by Bill Hembree

0 Oct 30, 2013

Flossenburg - The Curse

A young sergeant joined I Troop in 1963. New guys should keep quiet for a while, but he didn't and, fresh from an infantry unit, he had man…

Started by Edward N. Voke

4 Jul 5, 2013
Reply by Rob Gould

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