"Harry, can you give this ti his wife.I just wrote this for another friends wife. He died suddenly last week.
New days are gone with each night.
Love forever does not keep time.
With no regard to what was in sight,
"Out of the hospital guys. The procedure was 30 minutes, recovery 1 hour,
stay in hospital 3 1/2 days.
Now we are preparing for Memorial day.
If my wife would say yes. I would drive to Ft. Benning it would be about 540 miles = 9 hours…"
"I know you are a 100% dedicated to the 2nd ACR. How do you get involved with the website. Where do you get the time, doing what you do for the 2nd Cav.
I'm tied up just with Veteran's and Memorial days, and it occupies me 70%…"
"So next week Monday, a week from today, I take my 5 year colonoscopy. It's less than a 45 minute procedure.
My problem because I have a metal heart valve, I must go into the hospital and they remove my coumadin and put me on Heparin and…"
"Good for you Sig, Toujours Pret
and God Bless.
Me I am going for my third Blood test for my Kidney Functio.
It spiked to a high level and they put me on the low potassium diet. Down 24 lbs and lost 4 inches ion my waist. My 2nd test…"
"Dave, Flagstaff is freezing in the winter, and very cold in Phoenix. Lived there on assignment 3/8/95 to 7/1/95
A lot of retirement communities but I would rather be here in Florida, winter and summer, than Arizona. Even though this was…"
was in amberg 74-77 track commander ,section leader 2nd plt ,l troop 3/2 acr done border patrol at camp may and roitz plus all the field duty had a pretty good time there ,retired over road truckdriver now
Harold, If you still need stories for your book, I suggest you go back to Day 1 of Oldtimers and start reading. It was very active back then. Some days it seemed like no one slept. I'm sure you could pick up some interesting tidbits to write about.
Sorry I left you out Harold. We have a condo on the intercoastal, not to far from you in Stuart. We have been snowbirding it to FLA for the last 7 or 8 years. Can't wait to get back into the sun! Sgt Goldstein, Specialist Keel reporting for duty in Troop FLA! LOL
Here is a short story as best as I can remember Harold, sometime in 1979, I was at Grafenwöhr with M company it was for either Gunnery training or Canadian cup practice I don't remember which one. I spent a lot of time there, anyways I found myself on battery changing detail for the pop up targets one day, we had plywood targets downrange the same size as a Soviet tank, they would pop up and then we would shoot them down. So they call for a cease fire for the entire impact area while the detail is down range swapping out battery's we drive down range get off the truck and then we would walk around to these targets and they were down in a hole dug out big enough for the target and all the hardware to make them pop up. Well some artillery unit somewhere on base did not get the word on the cease fire, we all used the same impact area tankers and arty. Well I am still here to tell you that you really can hear the round coming in, it landed very close to my position I was down in the hole changing the battery out and was fairly safe but I did feel the earth move and they only dropped the one round before they realized what they did, after we got the all clear I walked over to the impact spot and got a first hand look at what a 155 round can do I picked up a piece of shrapnel about 7inches long that was still smoking and kept it for a souvenir and I still have it packed away some where. No one got hurt that day we were all pretty lucky. And that is a Graf. memory as best as I can recall. I have some more stories some I probably should not write about, but I may come up with some more later. Toujours Pret.