"You had to wear gloves because the oil on your hands could cause a hot spot that would burn out the bulb. We were also cautioned in turret school that the bulbs could explode and we had to wear some sort of eye and face protection when handling…"
"I can understand that. Keep in mind that any dealer who makes a living at buying and selling firearms will low ball you on price. If you really want to know what it would go for, look for a licensed appraiser as their certification keeps them…"
"Artie was captured at age 16 in Normandy by the British and held as a POW until just before Christmas 1948. He always said getting nabbed was the best thing that happened to him. Pizza also came from Milanos down on the corner toward town and the…"
"I doubt that there was ever a photo taken of all of H CO in 73-75 time frame, as the entire company was never together in the same place. We always had one platoon forward with one of the line troops"
"Hot dogs. I'm that way with fried chicken. When I was in turret school the mess hall served fried chicken every day for a month. The burger joint across the street from School Brigade got a lot of my money and I still don't care for fried…"
"Perhaps some of you may have caught the story last Christmas about the actress Sandra Bullock who grew up in Nurnburg.(Her mother was a German opera singer) She admitted to annually "smuggling" or illegally importing Nurnburgers into the…"
"Dave, in regards to the name- No one in authority ever questioned it and the others who did ask were told it was from Chaucer. When the track first came we had a saturday night naming session which suggested (among other names) Heinz Guderian. That…"
"M113A1 (diesel) 12D35669 H-2. Received from rebuild in spring 1974. It was in plain OD but was camouflaged sometime in the summer of 1974. Used by the maintenance section of H Co primarily to haul spare parts when in the field."
Ken great that you got to go bac to our old stompiing grounds. The wife and me haven't been back in three years since her sister passed away. Sure do going over ever year. Miss the beer-brat and babes. Ouch quit hitting me Hioney only joking aboudt the babes.........
hey Ken !! mjke Jones here. Ilive in Shawnee Mission.,Ks. now I've been looking for you for years ,Italked to Sweetnam about 2 years ago and hr said you were in OKLA. Give me a shout maybe we can meet up sometime?
MY NAME IS VEARL HUGHES. I WAS WITH THE 2 CAV. FROM 62 THRU 64. AT BINDLACH ( ROCK ). I WAS A TANK DRIVER, LOADER AND ALL AROUND BEER DRINKER. SAW THAT YOU LIVE IN BARTLESVILLE. I LIVE IN NEWALLA OKLA WHICH IS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF HARRAH OKLA. WHICH IS EAST OF OKC ABOUT 21 MILES.
GOOD TO SEE A FELLOW OKLAHOMAN ON HERE. HAVE A GOOD ONE AND MAKE IT COLD IN A BROWN BOTTLE.