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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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SONG OF THE WEEK

Last one out the door, please put a quarter in the jukebox and play this song for me.

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Comment by Shannon Ryan on Friday

Glad you made contact with your Plt.  Sgt. Wayne, Its always good talking with old friends.

Comment by Wayne Dixon on Friday

You know I had a rememberance last night, I talked on the phone with one of my old platoon sgt's from 57 years ago from 1960. Golly how time has flown, since I served with him.  It brought back some old times from my early times in the 2nd A/C.  Ned sent me his number.  I called him.  DAVE I may have an old roster he is going to check and see if he still has an old copy, sure do hope so.

Comment by Harry Warner on Friday

John and his goat were both good sports.  

Comment by RC (Robert Chessley) Johnson on Friday

I had forgot about Johns goat.  Ha. Ha,

Comment by Dave Gettman on Thursday

Glad you could get past the security, Dennis, but I'm going to have to council a few rats before the day is over.

Comment by Dennis K. Hansen on Thursday

the guard at the gate seen fit to let me through!!  thinking John may have had something to do with this!!!..  getting late here in Iowa,eyes are heavy,better get some rest for them..take care troopers..maybe the last couple of times trying to get on as found a remedy for my past attempts of logging in??  we'll see..  "Toujours Pret" Always Ready  I'll get the lights on my way out Harry!!!  left a dime on the bar for a "midnight-sasparilla"!!

Comment by Dennis K. Hansen on Thursday

Sad to know of Johns passing RIP brother  "Toujours Pret"  be seeing you at the "green"

Comment by Ronny O. Littlejohn on Thursday

RIP John,

He found a belt buckle on E-Bay ( B-Troop ). I ask him if I could buy it from him and he agreed. He sent it to me and said I didn't have to pay him. I found out what he paid for it ( $ 30.00 ) and mailed it to him. It's the thought that counts. A little thing, but one of the reasons he will be missed on this site.

Comment by Thomas Blaszkiewicz on Wednesday

John Boyd,your last duty roster work is done.Rest In Peace.

Comment by Shannon Ryan on Wednesday

Johns next duty assignment.

 

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7th Colonel of the Regiment John P. Hatch

26 June 1881 - 9 January 1886

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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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