We Were Soldiers Once....and Young

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  1. BartsBullets

    BartsBullets Gold $$ Contributor

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    Roll Call!!!!!

    Happy Veterans Day to all my Brothers in Arms! Let’s see some pics from back in the day!

    LTC(r) Bart Sauter

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    Cadet 152 At United States Army Airborne School

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    Panama 1987 preflight is UH-60 BlackHawk

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    Desert Storm

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    Promotion to Major with my New Bride!
     
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  2. jobhopper66

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    Very impressive and thank you for your service.
    Ray
     
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  3. Mark W

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    Thank you sir for your service to our country!!
     
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    Happy veterans day badass
     
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    Thanks for your service Bart!
     
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  6. Stan Taylor

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    Happy veteran's day there young man.
     
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  7. BartsBullets

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    You to Stan! Thanks for your service!
     
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  8. IA_shooter

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    Oh the memories! Me back in the Fall of '90 in Virginia doing some training in preparation for Desert Storm. Amphibious Construction Battalion Det. 516

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  9. Straightshooter1

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    A special thank you to those who enlisted to serve.


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    Vietnam - Qui Nhon - valley trip to AFB encounter - 1968 Oct.jpg Vietnam - Qui Nhon - valley trip to AFB GI Truck Washing - 1969 Aug.jpg Vietnam - Qui Nhon - 540th Trans Co. CH-47 in for repair - 1969 Mar.jpg

    PS: Vietnam: Apr '68 - Dec '69

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  10. GaryL1959

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    Mid December '83 Alpha Co. 1st. Bn, 6th Marines, somewhere in Central America..
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  11. Uthink Uknow

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    You’re hardly recognizable in those old pictures, you old fart. When I was in, cameras were invented and they actually held film. Unfortunately I don’t know where those photos are now. Maybe they’re in the attic and all stuck together.
     
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  12. Chuckhunter

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    Navy boot camp, 1968. 51yrs. and 25lbs. less ago. :) Happy Veterans day to all, past current and future protectors of freedom. Loebsack, Charles R., STG-3, B125417 USN
     

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  13. highplainsdrifter

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    West of Khe Sanh, RVN, February, 1971.
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    Lowly P.O.G Sgt. Mitchell checking in. Happy Veterans day. Proud to have shared a uniform with all of you.
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  16. Tim Singleton

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    Thank you all!
    For your sacrifices and service to our country
     
  17. Bc'z

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    83 Ft Leonard wood. MO
    3 Years with 101st Airborne
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    I'm gonna venture to say Honduras,
    our 60 gunner picked up his CIB there.
     
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  18. Terry

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    Thank you for your service.

    Love the pictures.
     
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    FTM 1 (Fire Control Technician - Missiles - First Class) Around 1982 13105A8B-DA1A-47FB-A7B0-77B06923CEF8.jpeg
     
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  20. GaryL1959

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    Close, very close. Got assigned to 1/6 in mid-November 83 after returning from Beirut. Immediately deployed to C.A.. No CIB's there for us jarheads. Took fire nearly everyday, but stood guard with empty 16's, just like we were ordered to do a half a world away in October of the same year, which caused 241 of my brothers to die.
     

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