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Amberg, Third Squadron


Amberg, Third Squadron

Third Squadron from Guardians of Peace to Gulf War Warriors and Guardians of peace.

Members: 262
Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2022

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Comment by Ron Franzen on November 21, 2022 at 1:13am

My jeep (the Captain's jeep). I put over 21,000 miles on that thing in just a year's time driving between Amberg and the border camps and the training grounds and the TAC site and all over the "war plan" site (which was nowhere near Amberg ... the "war plan" at the time had us taking quite a long road march to the north) with several odd runs to Nurnburg and Bamberg and Coburg as well. The First Sergeant's jeep is on the left. The chow hall is in the background.

Comment by Ron Franzen on November 21, 2022 at 12:30am

Comment by Ron Franzen on November 20, 2022 at 10:41pm

Comment by David Kurtz on July 19, 2022 at 3:53pm

Found my gate pass...Parking%20pass%20%282%29.jpg

Comment by David Kurtz on February 18, 2021 at 10:14am

Hardly know where to begin but I flew for LTC Konitzer from May 82 - May 83. Lots of adventures with the best troopers I ever served with. I remember shooting an approach to the parade ground the day one of the GSR teams passed out from methane gas along the grenz when the snow started melting in the spring of 83. Turns out they set up in a field that had been fertilized with manure. Created quite a panic and we scrambled from Bayreuth and cut short Capstone to get back to Hotel Sierra.

Comment by Brian Biesemeyer on August 26, 2020 at 11:32pm

Best unit I ever served with.  Looking for any of the S2 staff from 1989-1991.   Send me a note.

Comment by Shannon Ryan on December 24, 2018 at 5:40pm

Especially downtown Amberg .

Comment by Shannon Ryan on December 24, 2018 at 5:32pm

Great story Dan, I do have good memories of Christmas in Germany No place quite like it.

Comment by Dan Mathews on December 24, 2018 at 2:46pm

Comment by Dan Mathews on December 24, 2018 at 2:42pm

A Scouts Christmas Story....
My first Christmas stationed in Amberg Germany, I was on the Detail that chopped our Post Christmas Tree down. I also chopped a small tree down while we were in the woods. Then when no one was looking I stuffed it deep into the big tree before it was placed in the 5-ton on top of all the regular tree that we cut down to be sold by the PX. Upon our return to post we pulled up in front of Sqd. HQ's and off loaded the big tree then off to the PX to unload the others. I lagged behind and grab my tree and dropped it off at Rm. 312 HHT on my way to the PX to help the others unload the 5-ton. :D 
Merry Christmas and Toujours Pret! :)


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