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hiker12
Junior Member



USA
53 Posts

Posted - 01/03/2014 :  07:56:30 AM  Show Profile Send hiker12 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Age 46 USMC 1990-94 amphibious assault vehicle crew chief.
Just missed Desert Storm but did two 6 month deployments on west pac. Did do the initial landing in Somalia late 92(**** hole) and Perian Gulf.Thanks to my fellow vets for serving this great nation.
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bdbruce
Starting Member



USA
17 Posts

Posted - 08/08/2014 :  12:45:16 PM  Show Profile Send bdbruce a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Age 64, Joined the US NAVY at 19 years old in May 1969, Honorable Discharge on November 1973, Electricians Mate 2nd Class, Explosive Ordanance Disposal Technician. Spent my first 2 years going to "Schools". Did 2 West Pac crusises, 10 months on a Ammo Ship USS Haleaka AE-25 off the coast of Viet Nam and back to Subic Bay, Phillipines (many, many times) and a 2nd On a LST USS Westchester County at the end of the Viet Nam war, Operation "End Sweep"
VietNam Service medal, VietNam Campange Medal, National Defense Medal, Meritorus Unit Citation, and Good Conduct Medal. US Navy Diver. I received my Underwood '43 Carbine in 1966 as a Christmas Present from my Dad (I was 16 at the time)still have it and shoot it several times a month, my wife and son also really like to shoot it.

Bruce Colbourn
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Michael
Greenhorn Member



USA
25 Posts

Posted - 08/09/2014 :  4:14:23 PM  Show Profile Send Michael a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Age 45. Active duty USMC infantry 1987 to 2014. Desesrt Shield/storm, Kosovo, OIF x3, OEF x2.
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johniv
Starting Member



USA
17 Posts

Posted - 09/17/2014 :  7:43:42 PM  Show Profile Send johniv a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Age 68 Navy vet, 63 to 67 radioman, stationed in the Philippines (San Miguel)
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myname
Advanced Member



USA
213 Posts

Posted - 09/20/2014 :  12:17:43 AM  Show Profile Send myname a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Age 60 Navy vet 73 - 76 Electronics Tech Honorable Discharge in August 76
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swampmolly
Senior Member



USA
764 Posts

Posted - 09/20/2014 :  09:11:40 AM  Show Profile Send swampmolly a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Age 73 USAF 1959-1963, F102 crew chief, Cuban missile crisis.
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Zooboo
Starting Member



USA
16 Posts

Posted - 09/25/2014 :  4:32:18 PM  Show Profile Send Zooboo a Private Message  Reply with Quote
67-69 Army E5, Tech Intel field unit Berlin
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Howard
Starting Member



USA
8 Posts

Posted - 10/05/2014 :  3:07:05 PM  Show Profile Send Howard a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Age 72,Navy EN 2/c 60-63 stationed on USS Shadwell LSD15 for entire enlistment, we were off Cuba during the Cuban missile crisis.
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evoskoot
Starting Member



6 Posts

Posted - 10/27/2014 :  5:36:29 PM  Show Profile Send evoskoot a Private Message  Reply with Quote
USN '70-'74, HM3, 8404. USMC Doc.
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Nibbs
Starting Member



1 Posts

Posted - 11/28/2014 :  01:16:31 AM  Show Profile Send Nibbs a Private Message  Reply with Quote
67 YO. Army 66-69 MOS:1204
My Father carried a Carbine in WWII in France and Germany with the 63rd ID.
So I had to have one. Eventually I had all but IP.
Then I got hooked on Garands and the lil' bros got
Whittled down to 1 early Inland Bringback.
So now I am back up to 4.

"Wouldn't it be great if wars could be fought just by the assholes who started them?"
[The Postman]
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primus7
Greenhorn Member



USA
31 Posts

Posted - 02/23/2015 :  9:47:52 PM  Show Profile Send primus7 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Thanks for your service all. A salute to each of you, Officer or not. 58 year old USNavy vet, Operations Specialist on tin can USS Towers DDG9, Adams class destroyer. 1 M1 Carbine, a Rock-Ola mash up that I have decided to slowly replace no RO parts with RO WW2 parts #6084xxx. Soon to be proud owner of an M1 Garand from Garand Guy, should be here in a week.
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Oddball
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6 Posts

Posted - 03/11/2015 :  12:59:39 PM  Show Profile Send Oddball a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I am 61, U.S. Navy from 1971-75. Was on USS FORRESTAL. Assigned to the airwing squadron VF-11. Aviation ordnance. Loaded bombs, missiles, rockets, etc on F-4J aircraft.
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GuapoPogi
Greenhorn Member



USA
32 Posts

Posted - 03/18/2015 :  8:23:29 PM  Show Profile Send GuapoPogi a Private Message  Reply with Quote
43yo USMC Vet

Masquerading as a man with a reason
My charade is the event of the season
And if I claim to be a wise man
It surely means that I dont know
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JHall1965
Starting Member



USA
16 Posts

Posted - 03/18/2015 :  9:47:11 PM  Show Profile Send JHall1965 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
49 year old active Army Colonel, currently a student at the US Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, PA. 8 years enlisted (84-92), commissioned at OCS Fort Benning after Desert Storm. Was Armored Cavalry, now do computer simulations.
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balthazar
Starting Member



USA
5 Posts

Posted - 03/20/2015 :  03:32:18 AM  Show Profile Send balthazar a Private Message  Reply with Quote
66 years old. USN 1967-1971
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Gavin417
Starting Member



USA
9 Posts

Posted - 03/22/2015 :  7:36:00 PM  Show Profile Send Gavin417 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
25yo Army Sgt, Crewchief on the Uh-60 blackhawk. Got back from my first tour in afghanistan last jan. 3-238th army aviation.

Edited by - Gavin417 on 03/22/2015 7:36:36 PM
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Johannes
Starting Member



USA
11 Posts

Posted - 12/12/2015 :  9:13:57 PM  Show Profile Send Johannes a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Age 65, retired 30 year Police Sgt.

US Army 1968-1971; RVN 11/68-11/69 (11E) Gunner on M48A3; A Troop 3rd Squadron 5th Cavalry "Black Knights"

(When I was young I rode with giants, and we did magnificent things...)

Edited by - Johannes on 02/11/2016 9:59:47 PM
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Dustoff.1sg
Starting Member



USA
6 Posts

Posted - 01/01/2016 :  8:58:53 PM  Show Profile Send Dustoff.1sg a Private Message  Reply with Quote
US Army Retired First Sergeant. Served for 21 years with three combat and four operational deployments to southwest Asia. 43 years old, I think?
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LarryG
Greenhorn Member



38 Posts

Posted - 02/12/2016 :  08:04:02 AM  Show Profile Send LarryG a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I'm 48, USAF 1985-1993. Aircraft armament for F15. Stationed Tyndall and Reykjavik.
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Captain O
Advanced Member



USA
346 Posts

Posted - 04/01/2016 :  9:00:07 PM  Show Profile Send Captain O a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I'm 61 and joined the Navy July 19, 1973. Aviation Machinist's Mate (Jet). While I'm a Vietnam era veteran I spent my tour at USNAS Whidbey Island, Washington.

God bless our men and women.

"Faster than a speeding insult, more powerful than an ulterior motive, able to leap to conclusions in a single bound, its... Captain Obvious"!

"Living well is the best revenge". - George Herbert

"The Administration of Justice should be tempered by mercy, but mercy should never interfere with the true Administration of Justice". - Captain Obvious

"Fast is fine, but accuracy is final". - Wyatt Earp

"Spelling and grammar count". - Captain Obvious
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GunGuy
Starting Member



USA
5 Posts

Posted - 05/04/2016 :  7:14:45 PM  Show Profile Send GunGuy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
USAF Sra 55151 McConnell AFB SAC 81-83 Kadena AB Okinawa. PACAF 83-85
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road
Starting Member



USA
5 Posts

Posted - 05/13/2016 :  10:20:22 AM  Show Profile Send road a Private Message  Reply with Quote
US ARMY 1972-1993 Air Traffic Controller Retired as E-7 Sergeant First Class Germany, National Training Center California, Ft.Rucker AL, Ft.Stewart GA, Ft.AP Hill...wound up retiring from TNARNG
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BucketBack
Junior Member



USA
74 Posts

Posted - 05/14/2016 :  1:26:29 PM  Show Profile Send BucketBack a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I was in 11th grade when Saigon fell. Not many folk were in a hurry to sign up without being forced to in those years.
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GunGuy
Starting Member



USA
5 Posts

Posted - 05/15/2016 :  4:34:50 PM  Show Profile Send GunGuy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
55 USAF 55151 McConnell AFB, Kadena AB Okinawa Japan 81-85
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Reisingowner
Starting Member



USA
2 Posts

Posted - 08/29/2016 :  11:32:37 PM  Show Profile Send Reisingowner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
67 years old.
35 years serving in the classroom - only had to deal with firearms three times while on the job.
No one was hurt.
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