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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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Comment by Sigmund Fertig on January 13, 2018 at 9:32am

Good morning on this Saturday AM, sure has been quiet here on OT lately .

Comment by Thomas G. Carlson on January 13, 2018 at 12:58am

had a melt down but cold and alot more on the way.

Comment by Thomas G. Carlson on January 13, 2018 at 12:57am

Comment by Sigmund Fertig on January 12, 2018 at 10:57am

Jim C, Feb. will be 60 years since I landed in Bremehaven and went to Bamberg ! and I refuse to be old !

 

Comment by Sigmund Fertig on January 12, 2018 at 10:50am

Joseph, brrrr! T shirt weather herein the afternoon !

Comment by Joseph Auger on January 11, 2018 at 7:51pm

Comment by Joseph Auger on January 11, 2018 at 7:48pm

If anyone is too warm,your welcome to this.We just finished 10 plus days of single digit temps.

Comment by Frank L Moseley on January 10, 2018 at 5:04pm

Good afternoon Troopers ... ..

We're getting back to MORE Florida Like, Winter weather, finally.

We also, are having Medical issues in the family. Eldest Sister-in-law had a mild Stroke, is now in ReHab and doing much better. At the same time, her husband has a tumor on his liver (left lobe) that will have to  be cut out, after they try to get the right lobe to grow larger first.. Anyhow, all this is keeping us running from one end of town to the other and back.

I do hope that everyone is doing well, so far, this year.

Toujours Pret!

The Ambling, Rambling, Wandering Scotsman  *#:-)

Comment by Jim Clendenen on January 10, 2018 at 1:41pm

Arrived in Amberg 50 yrs. ago this week. RC, were gettin' old my brother.

Comment by Thomas Blaszkiewicz on January 6, 2018 at 6:40pm

Mike,received it today.Danke.

 

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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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