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Open invitation to all who lived through or served during the cold war and can remember a world before computers.

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I THINK MANY OF US CAN IDENTIFY WITH THE MESSAGE BEHIND THIS SONG.

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Comment by Dave Gettman on Tuesday

Thanks Sig. I looked it up on Google Earth after I left the comment. Glad you folks are safe.

Comment by Sigmund Fertig on Tuesday

Dave, were fine, it's a couple of hours drive north of us, last night on the news it was 5,000 acres, this AM at 30,000, oh boy !

Comment by Dave Gettman on Tuesday

Hoping for the best for the folks in So Cal facing those raging fires.

Sig?

Comment by Dave Gettman on December 4, 2017 at 2:06pm

Thanks Ronny, that was a shot at the Minnesota guys to see if they were all out ice fishing or not.

Comment by Ronny O. Littlejohn on December 4, 2017 at 1:33pm

Stillwater, Oklahoma is the home of the Okla. State Cowboys. Some how I get the idea your are speaking of another location.

Comment by Dave Gettman on December 4, 2017 at 12:22pm

Sig, had a pretty thick fog here this morning too and can still barely see the houses across the street. Been really wet but it is supposed to dry out for the next week.

Comment by Sigmund Fertig on December 4, 2017 at 12:01pm

Gutten Morgen mein Herren  from foggy Hemet Ca. hope this finds all in good spirits on this Monday morning. Busy,busy time of the year as we head toward 2018. Went to the gas station last week and met a man who served with the 2nd ACR in Ft. Polk. Was at RNC Thursday past and we, our Team did 10 services, Thursday's are a wee bit slower than volunteering on Fridays, one more volunteer day on the 15th and that finishes off the year, wow! where has it gone. Woke up to a foggy 48 deg this AM. Aufwiedersein  !

 

Comment by Shannon Ryan on December 3, 2017 at 9:56pm

Those were pretty darn cold memories at times Jim but beautiful ones as well I miss downtown Amberg.

Comment by Jim Clendenen on December 3, 2017 at 11:11am

Snowing on Amberg. Ah, the memories.

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Comment by Thomas G. Carlson on December 3, 2017 at 1:14am

. Stillwter is on the St. Croix river just a few miles north before joining the Mississippi.

 

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8th Colonel of the Regiment Nelson B. Sweitzer 9 Jun 1886 – 29 Oct 1888

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This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.

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