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ErnieKeel
  • Montclair, NJ
  • United States

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Short History of Amberg Beer Which was Your Favorite?
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Following info taken from www.stadtmuseumamberg.de/index.php?id=417OUR BEER AMBERGER - BREWERIES AND RESTAURANTSThe tradition of brewing…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by mark adkins Mar 15, 2013.

Schutzenheim Bar in Amberg in 70's
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Does anyone remember a bar called the Shutzenheim (sic) in Amberg? It was ther during the 70's and was on the far outskirts of town as I recall. It was more of a locals (german) bar then the Melody…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Blaszkiewicz Jul 2, 2012.

 

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Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
M CO 3/2 ACR Amberg 2nd Platoon
Where were you stationed?
Pond Barracks Amberg and a bar called Shutzenheim which was on far outskirts of Amberg.
What MOS or job description did you have?
11 Echo-Tanker M-60
What was your rank/title?
Sp-4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1973-1975
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Enlisted right after turning 17. Wanted to go Ranger but recruiter says you don't want that! Go instead to beautiful Germany driving the biggest car (M60) on the road. And don't forget fraulein and Bier! What can i say to that but but " always ready"
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired NJ public high school science teacher. 2 kids older now and flown the nest. Enjoying my two grandchildren, Andria 4 years and Sasha 1 yr. Live in NJ and winter in Stuart, FL. Married 41 yrs. Enjoy fishing, travel, great outdoors, reading historical non fiction, documentaries, NY Giant football, Deacon and Sunday school teacher in 1st Presbyterian Church. Favorite film- Forest, Forest Gummp! Favorite poem: "Rock me to Sleep" by Elizabeth Akers Allen.
Current favorite Quote: "KNOWLEDGE SPEAKS WISDOM LISTENS" by: (look it up you be surprised)
Phone number (Optional).
kiel4@aol.com
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Mike Long,(Found!), Lt Patton, Olon Gardner (Passed Away), Mike Neilson, Robert Rayner, the guys in Mad Company, Second to None platoon 1973-75.

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ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harry, that is Hysterical! Thank you for the belly laugh today . My wife and I are still laughing :-)"
Oct 16
ErnieKeel commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"Harry, this is what I'm talking about. You just want your team (G-men) to play some competitive exciting play. And hopefully win some games along the way! It certainly looks like a new era has begun. Hope Barkley injury not serious. Can we make…"
Sep 23
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"See these philosophical questions and Answers are why the oldtimers is the best forum. We are at that age now where we ponder our lives and experiences and hopefully become wiser for it.  "
Sep 17
ErnieKeel commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"Harry, no I was not, thank God, at the Bills game. Eli looked very shaky, he was "telegraphing" every throw, that's why they kept batting them down. He must hold the record for that. They have to sit Eli, they are losing their base.…"
Sep 17
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Happy Birthday to the original Oldtimer! Maybe the G-men will give you a present Sunday. Or will the Bills make it 2 in a row at Met Life? Who makes up these schedules?"
Sep 12
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harry it looks like we are in for a long season, my hopes are low. I hope you are well and holding up your end of the state!"
Aug 27
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Dave, in regard to your post on Military romance scams, an "older" woman in my church fell "in love" with a so called colonel on facebook. The scam was they screwed up his paycheck info and he needed money to fly back to the…"
Aug 27
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Hey Guys, glad to see you guys checking in, Been pretty busy helping my son renovate his new (old) house. He's lives within walking distance so Pop-Pop gets to see the granddaughters a lot, and take them to town pool. But the real news is Are…"
Aug 8
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Happy Independence Day Oldtimers! Here in the "suburbs" of NJ the deer are so thick they will eat your garden to the bone. I've tried everything, deerBgone, various animal urine, etc. Well say hello to my little friend, I made a…"
Jul 4
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"The funeral for Major Augie Gonzalez today in Jersey City. Augie a decorated Ranger, was traveling to his new command in Colorado from NC when he collided with some fool tow truck stopped in left lane. He was killed along with his two beautiful…"
Jun 3
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
Jun 3
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"The funeral for Major Angie Gonzalez today in Jersey City. Augie a decorated Ranger, was traveling to his new command in Colorado from NC when he collided with some fool tow truck stopped in left lane. He was killed along with his two beautiful…"
Jun 3
 
 
 

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