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Ronny O. Littlejohn
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Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold I would guess it's a supply and demand thing on the Bison and Venison. As for the feral hogs can't figure that one out. In Texas and the southern counties of Oklahoma located near the red river they are a real pest and do millions…"
Thursday
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Dave, need a experts opinion. Why is called possession of marijuana instead of joint custody ?"
Thursday
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Stillwater, Oklahoma is the home of the Okla. State Cowboys. Some how I get the idea your are speaking of another location."
Dec 4
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"Sooners going to the Big Show with Baker, Baker the Touchdown maker. He will be in Ernie's neighborhood in a few days to pick up a trophy. Will be the first ( walk-on ) Heisman winner in history. Wish we played next week. Oklahoma is healthy…"
Dec 2
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Set a all time record for this date today. ( 83 degrees ) Record goes all the way back to the year 2016."
Nov 18
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Q. What is a man's ultimate embarrassment ? A. Running into a wall with a erection and breaking his nose. Q. What is a Australian kiss ? A. It's the same as a French kiss, but ' down under'. Q. What do you do with 365 used…"
Nov 16
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"Two better than average Quarter-Backs in that game yesterday. Now on to the Pros."
Nov 5
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"That's why they call it Bedlam. Once a year traffic comes to a standstill and everyone hunkers down in front of their television with their favorite beverage and snacks and pulls for their team. I always hope the Cowboys win every game but one.…"
Nov 5
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Guy walking down a beach and spies a bottle at water edge. Picks it up and says O what the heck and gives it a rub. Out jumps a Gene and says Master you have one wish. Guy thinks a bit and says I always wanted to go to Hawaii but I hate to fly and…"
Oct 28
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"It's like New York, New York, had to say it twice."
Oct 1
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"Washington State 30... U.S.C. 27. Who will weep for U.S.C. ? Looks like a very good matchup coming between Washington vs. Washington State. Knew when State got that coach it was just a matter of time before he started upsetting some teams. Upset…"
Oct 1
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"Washington State 30... U.S.C. 27. Who will weep for U.S.C. ? Looks like a very good matchup coming between Washington vs. Washington State. Knew when State got that coach it was just a matter of time before he started upsetting some teams. Upset…"
Oct 1
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"Week 3 --- G.Men, Seahawks lose and New England stumbles their way to a win they didn't deserve to win. Tough to beat a team when they are good and lucky to boot."
Sep 25
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"That troop carrier was the sorriest vehicle that I had anything to do with in my time in the U.S. Army. We had a 4.2 mortar mounted in one. It had two V-8 continental engines, one on each side. When we went out the main gate at Bindlach a mechanic…"
Sep 25
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Sunday night episode of Ken Burns Viet-Nam. Story line is about the start of the so called Tet Offensive . North Viet-Nam launch this offensive on 1/21/68. This is the date Dewight Birdwell of my home town was awarded his first Siver Star. On Oct.21…"
Sep 23
Ronny O. Littlejohn left a comment for Jerry K Deel
"Jerry welcome to the site. What Troop were you in? As for me B-Troop 62-65"
Sep 18

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
B-Troop, 1st. Squadron, 2nd. Armored Cavalry. Served 3 years in the first platoon and I'm proud of that.
Where were you stationed?
Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
Mortar, Scout, Infantry...... pots& pan man, broom & mop operator, guard, ammo bucker for the elite tankers at Graf., any details they could think up. Best job I ever had.
What was your rank/title?
Sgt E-5
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1962-1965
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Fifty years later looking back at it, it was the best time of my life.
Tell us a little about you now.
Live in a rural area ( Cookson Hills ) of Oklahoma.
Do you have a web site?
http://littlejohn1945@windstream.net
Phone number (Optional).
918-696-3023
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Many I've found on this site, some have passed and some I'm still looking for.

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At 8:54pm on August 22, 2017, Claude Ringer said…
Undoubtedly did, also spent a lot of time in the Bismarck too.
At 6:13pm on August 15, 2017, Roger A Knight said…

Hi Ronny small World, I was there a few years after you were there. Got there via Ft. Benning and NCO ( shake and bake academy ) same MOS 11C primary and 11B secondary, that did not last long as day one I was told that the infantry section was already full and to get ready to be a scout, but in essence I was for a while in the infantry track for the platoon, same with mortar track, M 114 scout track section, even later as gunner then TC on an M551 Sheridan. They also had me attend the explosives demolitions and landmine warfare school at Graffenwohr. Any way, nice to hear from another trooper, one who actually did and lived pretty much the exact life at "The Rock" 

Where did you do boot camp and infantry AIT? I did mine at Ft Ord California ( now closed )

At 12:59pm on June 26, 2017, Shannon Ryan said…

Ronny,

In regards to the reunion we went on the tours to Jamestown and Yorktown and a few other places we had two bus loads full. And the Hotel was walking distance to colonial Williamsburg. All of the tours were great and very informative and we had good guides that knew their history well, It would have been great if you could have made it I always enjoy learning history from those that know it well. Jamestown and Yorktown are great to see and learn about It, is hard to imagine the hardships it took to survive those places back in their day. I look forward to seeing you at the next reunion in Kansas, that is not to far from your area. We need to study up on some history from that area I am sure that there is plenty of it. I always wanted to go to Dodge city and have a cold beer at the Long branch saloon. LOL.   

At 11:50pm on January 12, 2017, 1SG(Ret) Michael Sowers said…

The Rock was really a great place to be. My quarters was 100m from the troop. Every thing was in walking distance. 

At 11:03am on October 30, 2016, Roger Combs said…

Ronny, I also took that train ride with my grandson. It is interesting and scenic. Sorry to take so long to respond. I'll have to check the site more. We'll have to have coffee sometime.

At 5:16pm on July 23, 2016, Dave Gettman said…

Welcome back, Ronny. Looks like I'm not getting messages from Dragoon Base again. You snuck in on me!

At 11:04am on July 23, 2016, Shannon Ryan said…

Welcome home Ronny, its been a while.

At 10:58am on July 23, 2016, Harry Warner said…

First, let me welcome you back.  Second, where the hell have you been?  Go AWOL again and you lose your groaner's membership!!  

 
 
 

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