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Comment by Sigmund Fertig on November 4, 2020 at 11:00am

I go by Sig, I was in Howitzer company 2/2 from Feb 58 to March 60 when I was discharged from Ft. Hamilton N.Y. I took basic at Ft Meade Md. in April 57 then went to Ft. Chafee Ark. for Artillery trng. on a towed 105. Gyroed over to Germany Feb 58 to Bamberg and ended up at Regimental Commo School where I became a CW operator ( morse code  ) and operated an ANGRC-19 in an M-59 PC my 25 months in Germany. Gyroed over in Feb58 with the Cav on the USS Rose and returned stateside on the USS Buckner in March of 60.

Comment by John MacEnroe on November 2, 2020 at 5:32pm
Carl, I would guess that grid was about PA042088 a little right and short of the radar registration point of 0409, but it’s been several decades!
Comment by Steve McKee on October 17, 2015 at 4:48pm
Comment by Steve McKee on October 17, 2015 at 4:27pm

Outcast checking in.

Comment by carl kreitzer on July 8, 2013 at 7:03pm

I'd like 1 more chance to take out the corner of Florida lake with one of those rounds.

Comment by Steve McKee on July 8, 2013 at 4:46pm

Brings back memories of the Little Creek Naval Gunfire School.  Now I'll have to dig out my course book. Salvo!!!


Comment by Stephen (STEVE-O) Bowen on February 9, 2013 at 11:05am


Comment by David Hoeft on February 8, 2013 at 9:36pm


Will do!!

Do you scuba dive?

if you do, the 3 of us might be able to go together!!

Dont be surprised if you dont recognize me...I'm just a bit larger than the last time that I saw you!!!

anyway, Handville and I are planning on doing some diving while I'm over there!

He keeps on telling me that the water is really warm there most of the time, so i've got to find that out for myself.

Take care and I'll talk with you soon!

Comment by carl kreitzer on February 8, 2013 at 7:00pm

Dave,let me know a few weeks ahead of time when you'll be making that trip.Dave's only a 1 1/2 -2 hours from me.

Comment by David Hoeft on February 8, 2013 at 1:50am

Hi Carl,

I just wanted to drop in and say howdy!!

Just for your information, Im heading out to New Jersey later this year to visit with Handville and his wife for a week or so!

I dont know where you live, but it would be great to take some time and see you as well!

I know that we didnt have all that much time to get to know one another once you arrived at How Batt, but I think that we can correct that in short order!!

Hope that you are well!!

David Hoeft


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