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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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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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At 12:18am on November 27, 2014, michael patrick long said…

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ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Frank, glad things are fixed, your looking good.   Well in north NJ we are not immune to disasters, the rains don't stop and all our basements are flooded.  Here is a video of the little Peckman river (part of  Passaic…"
Aug 16
ErnieKeel commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"I heard there is a football game tonight. #1 draft pick vs # 2.  Booyah! Dave, Bob Kalsu was last NFL player to be a KIA until Pat Tillman in 2004. Much respect to these noble men."
Aug 9
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harry that was awesome car show video, lots of old Buicks there. Hope things are well in your part of the State. Going to Giants home opener vs Jacksonville, we'll see what kind of team we have this year early I guess."
Jul 30
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Happy Birthday Dave! Hope you have a great B-Day weekend, be careful with the Jägermeister"
Jul 27
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold the article is probably circa 1985.  Robert Sims was pentagon spokesman from 1985 -1987 , just my guess."
Jul 21
ErnieKeel commented on ErnieKeel's status
"I never saw this movie till today on epix (also amazon prime) I can't think of any other movie that is closer to 2nd cav border mission than this one."
Jul 5
ErnieKeel posted a status
"Cold War Movie "The Fourth War" set on checklo border in 1988"
Jul 5
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Hot as a fire cracker in NJ!  Happy Independence Day to All."
Jul 2
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold all sounds like semantics to me, and I agree Harry's definition of "war".   But, to add the confusion:  Isn't the Korean War "technically" still going on?  This is criteria to join Korean War…"
Jun 15
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Happy B-Day Frank M.  And Happy Father's Day to all you Dads"
Jun 7
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Wishing all the fellas a reflective happy Memorial Day! Don't forget to fly your Flag! I breaking a new one in this weekend."
May 23
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"Nice Fish, caught that in Mexico?"
May 23
ErnieKeel left a comment for Ric Perry
"Ric enjoy you ride in the sky,. Ric Perry back on patrol. may GOD bless you brother. RIP"
May 16
ErnieKeel commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"Harry looks like we getting those Hog Mollies we needed! Here is a link of BIG Nate Solder our new LT from Pats.   https://youtu.be/sQi0eMtF5k8"
May 15
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold remember what CSM Plumley  (Sam Elliot) says to his young LT's:"
May 14
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold, get well real soon. You are on our prayer list."
May 5
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harry, We got our man! I caught Bob Papas' interview with him (Barkely) and he sounds like a first class gentleman. "
Apr 27
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold that must of been some flight. Sounds like this DC-4"
Apr 27
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold, just curious. What kind of plane was that in 1957? Military plane?"
Apr 26
ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold where did you find that article?"
Apr 25
 
 
 

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