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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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Troop Ships 45 Replies

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Recommended Reading for 2d Dragoons/2d Cavalry 26 Replies

Started by Dave Gettman. Last reply by Dave Gettman Mar 1, 2017.

Oldtimers at Fiddler's Green 8 Replies

Started by Dave Gettman. Last reply by Shannon Ryan Sep 29, 2015.

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Comment by Thomas Blaszkiewicz on January 5, 2018 at 4:12pm

Harry,sooner or later we have to get out of the cold snap.We were in Kentucky for 2 weeks,visiting our son ,got home to the flu.

Comment by Harry Warner on January 5, 2018 at 2:54pm

Tom, lows tomorrow are -1°, windchill -20°.  By next Thursday forecasts are in mid-50's.  Like a roller-coaster.  

Comment by Thomas Blaszkiewicz on January 5, 2018 at 1:30pm

BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment by Shannon Ryan on January 4, 2018 at 11:35pm

Good stuff Jim thanks for posting.

Comment by Jim Clendenen on January 4, 2018 at 5:47pm
Comment by Jim Clendenen on January 4, 2018 at 2:00pm
Comment by Harry Warner on January 4, 2018 at 1:41pm

I had a sense.  It pays to know your audience.  

Comment by Dave Gettman on January 4, 2018 at 1:12pm

If it ever gets cold enough here Harry, I have a couple candidates in mind.

Comment by Harry Warner on January 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

Dave, I'm really sorry that I couldn't fulfill your request yesterday, but I get the sense that you might have better luck trying it with one of your local dare devils. Just a sense.....

Comment by Dave Gettman on January 4, 2018 at 12:53pm

Dry for now but it is supposed to rain for the coming week. Even saw a 50 on the forecast for the week!

 

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