ROB, the one killed was SFC, I had served with him before, but to this day, I can not remember his name. I went on a bender down in Mark-T after it had happened and was picked up by the local, police. one of our officer came and got me. I inventoried his goods for to be shipped home. He had a brother also in Germany, which escorted his body home. To this day I can not recall his name. I am trying to get the obituary from stripes, no luck yet.
Rob, need to pick your brain, back a few years in I Troop, do you recall the sgt that was killed at camp Gates, that was caught in between track vehicle he was lining up for alert vehicles at main gate? I have not caught anyone who remembers who it was. it probably happened before you arrived in the troop. Just checking. Take care.
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I will have to get the info for you on starting a NWC Chapter and get back to you.
I do know that 10 members are needed and a meeting place. That can be a home, Pub (Irish or Scottish), a restaurant, a meeting room. Most chapters are in a Pub, so food and adult beverages can be enjoyed with the meeting. There are 4 elected Officers and one appointed. President, Vice Pres., Secretary, Treasurer are elected. Sergeant At Arms is appointed.
thank you for adding me as a friend. As far as the incident at border crossing Waidhaus (it´s Rozvadov on the Czech side) 1965 concerns, I have never heard about it. I did serve on the western border of Czechoslovakia, but I joined the army in 1968. I tried to google up some details, but with no result. However, you may try Google or another searching device as well, if you feel like that. I am also interested in these issues so I´ll try again when I have some spare time.