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Went to Oliver funeral service and gave the eulogy, it was heart breaking. God Bless Vickie and his family.
Reading about Oliver Talbert's passing got me to thinking about a time in 1976 we where on jeep patrol together out of camp May near a Checz ski resort. Oliver could speak fluent German. There where some German family's around our Jeep. I asked Oliver what they where talking about? He told me they where wondering why Americans where there on patrol. Last night on the news I saw that a lot of armor was being deployed back to Germany then to Poland. All the armor was painted brown from the desert areas. In 1976 all our Sheridans where starting to be painted brown camo getting ready for desert warfare I assumed at the time from green camo. Looks like they will be painting them green camo again!
Wow sorry to hear about Oliver's passing. I served with him in 1976 in Sgt Bristols platoon. He was a good man. I believe he Married a girl from Amberg.
We will remember all of our Brothers who can not be with us at The reunion in April.
As many of know Oliver Talbert passed away in December. He will be missed. He was in 1st plt. 1974-1977.
Brothers, I need some help. Who can tell me the soldiers that were with me on Reaction Force when the M113 K10 blew up on the border. It is of some importance so any assistance would be appreciated.
How is everyone? Looks like a storm is coming tonight. Need the rain.
I'm leaving early tomorrow, have a funeral of a retired major to go to in Arlington, VA, then Aberdeen Proving ground (Baltimore area to party) then Long Island, NY then Gettysburg. Long about trip but looking forward to being with the Cav again.
Wishing all a great weekend and a safe trip to Gettysburg later this week. K Troop, 1st Plt. mid 70's will be there in force once again! Last reunion there were 7 of us, this time looks like 9.
Dan Mathews and I will be there around 3 on Thursday,mapquest says its only a little over 8 hrs to drive,sweeet! Yup Us Killer troop Scouts 1980-82 will be there Stetsons,border caps and Im bringing a case of Homeade Hefe in Groelsch bottles(FLIPPIES!!) for the welcome reception.. Im looking forward to meeting all the guys Ive become friends with here and on my 2nd ACR facebook page I created for kicks.Didnt expect more than maybe 20 guys,Now its got like 1400 Dragoons!! Suffah Bitches!! Capt Cruz was definatly better than Capt Harris..LMFAO
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