Vets What branch and unit

Discussion in 'General Conversation' started by Pastor E, Aug 16, 2006.

Which were you?

  1. Navy - Squids

  2. Marines - Jar Heads

  3. Army - Grunts

  4. Air Force - Fly Boys

  5. Coast Guard - Puddle Pirates

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  1. Pastor E

    Pastor E New Member

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    :smile2: I am wondering what branch of the militaryyou were In Iwould Do :smile2: survey but don`know how also what units I was in the Army 1959 -1967 last unit was CO C 229th air assault Bn Veit naim I all so belive we all had a job to do No Mater what branch or unit i WAs be hind our troop when i was in and i am behind 100 per cent behind them now:smile2: :big_smile_2: GREAT JOB GUYS GIRLS
     
  2. dreamer34

    dreamer34 New Member

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    1990-1994...U.S.ARMY...8th division TANGO UNIT...SEOUL S Korea
     

  3. TA2D

    TA2D New Member

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    1998-2002 United States Marine Corps
    1998-2000 8th Motor Transport Battalion "B" Company 2nd platoon
    Camp LeJeune, NC
    2000-2001 2nd Transportation Support Battalion "A" Company 3rd platoon
    Camp LeJeune, NC
    2001-2002 3rd Transportaion Support Battalion "Motor T" company HQ platoon
    Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan

    Aaron

    TA2D
     
  4. olefin

    olefin New Member

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    USAF 1952-1956.
    Last stationed:
    1st Communications Construction Squadron, St. Johns, Newfoundland.
     
  5. catsrking

    catsrking New Member

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    Iowa
    US Army Retired - last stationed @ the ARRTC, Fort McCoy, WI.
     
  6. TOPS

    TOPS New Member

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    Charlie company 229th Attack Helicopter Regiment was the last unit That I was in when I retired in 1992.
     
  7. Believer

    Believer New Member

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    US Navy, Petty Officer 2nd Class (E-5) 85-89
    Spent 3 years on the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
     
  8. splitshot

    splitshot New Member

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    U.S.N. 1965-1969 U.S.S. Claude V Ricketts DDG-5, Guided missle destroyer. Home port, Norfolk, Virgina.

    1971- 1973 Uss Truckee AO- 147 Home port, Norfolk, Virgina. Gunners Mate second class, E-5
     
  9. FishMan

    FishMan New Member

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    army...1978...............don't remember much
     
  10. ryang

    ryang Well-Known Member

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    Gary
    US Navy - 1984 - 87 USS Reasoner FF 1063 - Same ship that "In the Navy" was sung by the Village People in the late 70's

    US Navy Reserves 87 - 89

    US Navy - 1989 - 95 - USS Caron DD 970 - Was in a skirmish with the russian Navy late 80's, Was the First ship on the East Coast to fire Tomahawks in GW1 twice. 1991 and 1993.

    US Navy Reserves 95 - 2005 where I retired as a STG1 (Sonar Tech 1st Class) with 21 years of service.
     
  11. peewee williams

    peewee williams New Member

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    I was a "Bubble Head".Rate & rank,MM 2 SS."Boat's"as the navy called them.USS John Adams SSBN 620 & USS Daniel Webster SSBN 626.FBM's= Fleet Ballistic Missile or Polaris Missile Submarines.Nov. 1962-Sept.1966.as for "Squids?",we called the the rest "Skimmers (floated),Airdales(flew) or Landlocked(grounded)."I had a Marine "Gunny Sarge."once tell me that I was a "honorary Jar Head" as I cross trained as a Corpsman.peewee-williams
     
  12. Backwater

    Backwater New Member

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    USAF '82-'05
    By 1996 I had been stationed or deployed to 35 countries. I whined about it untill some old (well then he seemed old) Chief told me to find someone to take my place. I entered recruiting and retired at Montgomery AL as the recruiter supervisor for Southern Alabama.
     
  13. savage308

    savage308 New Member

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    1988-1991 US Navy stationed on the USS Stephen W Groves FFG...
    Homeport-Mayport, Florida
     
  14. FishMan

    FishMan New Member

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    I guess I still csn't remember much...LOL I was in 1968 not 1978...sorry. Brain don't work. was in for 9 years before disabled
     
  15. Ol Man

    Ol Man New Member

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    USAF 1955-1963
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Excuses are the easiest things to manufacture, and the hardest things to sell.
     
  16. screamnclickersc

    screamnclickersc New Member

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    ARMY- 3 yrs. MLRS Ft. Sill,OK-4 yrs. 3rd Ranger Btln,Georgia swamps and 1 yr. at Camp Red Cloud Korea.
     
  17. SilverCross

    SilverCross New Member

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    Army, 3rd of the 7th Cavalry, Headquarters Troop, Gary Owen, 65-67.
     
  18. Cattracker16

    Cattracker16 New Member

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    U.S. Army 503 rd maint co FT Bragg NC 88-91
     
  19. Whistler

    Whistler Well-Known Member

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    20 years army. Retired at Fort Campbell, KY from B Company, 7th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regitment in January, 1995. Now work for a contractor supporting the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. Still an aviation mechanic working with MH-47's (Chinook) and MH-60's (Blackhawk).
     
  20. bmaultbay

    bmaultbay New Member

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    I was in the Army from 84 to 05, not a ground pounder, I flew over them. Stationed at a lot of different places and different units but my home and my heart belong to the 101st.