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Ronny O. Littlejohn
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  • Stilwell, OK
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Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Tied a all time record yesterday, (92) degrees.... pretty hot for the first day of spring.... also the first time the air-conditioner came on in the last few months. No snow in the hills this year, very mild winter. I'm thankful for that…"
Tuesday
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"I served in the 2nd/AC a generation before most of you fellows and I hear what a big-thing drugs and smoke was. I'm telling you here and now, drugs were not a problem in the early sixties at Bindlach. Different bunch of guys come latter and…"
Tuesday
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Hail...hail...rock & roll. Documentary about Chuck Berry. I still have that tape and a player to play it on. Woke up Grumpy this morning....... sometimes I don't wake her at all."
Monday
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"While running a border-patrol and reading a map you would watch your mileage gauge and knowing that when you went 1 kilometer it translated into .62 mile or ten klics equal 6.2 miles. Never thought about how to spell click but think it would be…"
Monday
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Chuck Berry has passed.... old one's fading fast."
Mar 18
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Chuck Berry has passed.... old one's fading fast."
Mar 18
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Viewing the trooper laying on his bunk on main page. Just had a thought, never had a bed as good has that. I slept three years while in B-Troop on a cot that could be converted to a bunk-bed. It's what you get use to, having said that I glad…"
Mar 18
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Reading the comment about shots in the eye. I would guess this was a treatment for the "wet" type of Macular Degeneration. My  late Mother and Wife had and have the so call dry-form of Macular Degeneration. No shots."
Mar 18
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"Correction Gonzaga's record 32-1. See were they are up at the halve by 4. I'm not getting the game. My local CBS broadcasting W.Virgina vs. Bucknell."
Mar 16
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"Gonzaga: (37-1 ) outstanding record. Highest seed ever in the tournament and they have made some deep runs in the tournament when not having this high of a seed. Have a NBA type center, if they have a weakness it's they conference they play…"
Mar 16
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"I feel like I'm becoming a educated man on this site. I always knew the where but not the why. Thanks to professor Tacoma Dave. Time for some non-stop basketball for the next three weeks. Our local high-school ( Girls ) won their seventh state…"
Mar 15
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Newest member ( William Buck) states he is a curmudgeon. That's why I keep the dictionary close by, had to look this word up. Curmudgeon: An ill tempered person full of resentment and stubborn notions. Now I know what I am, and one or two of…"
Mar 11
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"I can see that tray selling with your favorite party/politician image on it or your not so favorite. Sports team or the team you hate. Mother-in-law, brother-in-law ex-wife. It has unlimited possibilities ( think pet- rock ). And before I…"
Mar 8
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"It's not care you dummy, last post substitute the word carry for care and you will get my meaning. More of that Okie-talk."
Mar 3
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"If it's something you want to do, Oklahoma has both open-care and conceal care. It's something I have no interest since......... I found out that I could kill a man with my fist !"
Mar 3
Ronny O. Littlejohn commented on Robert M. Lavoie's group NFL NASCAR BASEBALL AND MORE - Trash Talk?
"(Grogan) Quality QB who's lot in life was to always play on weak teams. He always gave everything he had. We were ( Sooners) well aware of him when in he played at Kansas State in the old Big-8. It was all Nebraska and O.U. in his day and…"
Feb 26

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 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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