"I also wondered what happened to him. He was my platoon SGT. in 78-79 in 1st. Platoon A-Troop. Pretty tough character when he was a SFC. He was from Texas, and his real name was Jimmy Collins, but they nicknamed him Dust Off, but shortened to…"
"I remember both of those accidents. I also remember the people involved, just not their names right now. The M-60 antennae accident was on a road march, he was told to pull it down when they noticed the power line, it was very ugly, basically…"
We were a Border Patrol unit stationed in the Tri-Zone Point, and worked out of Camp Gates and Camp Pittman. Also did patrols with the German Zoll, or Customs, and Ski Patrols with the BGS along both the East German, and Czech. borders.
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Originally from Merritt Island Florida, transplanted to Upstate New York. Married with teenage kids,and operate a Nuisance Wildlife Removal Company in the local area.