Search found 13 matches

by SFCKMGander
Sat Aug 23, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: please read and pass along all info
Replies: 10
Views: 3737

Re: please read and pass along all info

I got into the site. But, after getting a password by E-mail, every time I tried to get to my profile to add info, I got kicked back to the box asking for my E-mail address and password. Again and again.

"I knew a guy, who knew a guy, who's buddy was there, and he said....."
by SFCKMGander
Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brain fart, Desert Shield, then Desert Storm, and then what
Replies: 38
Views: 21168

Re:

Shield/storm/shield. I was there for all three, they told us we could wear three and they told us that we could only wear two. I was talking to a guy who was in the Airforce in D.S. and he got a big ribbon of the liberation of Kuwait, we never got one of them either, our base commander said it wasn...
by SFCKMGander
Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: War Hero Impersonators
Replies: 7
Views: 4852

Re: War Hero Impersonators

There are plenty of losers who do that. Read "Stolen Valor", a book dedicated to unmasking war hero impersonators.
by SFCKMGander
Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: King Khalid Military Center
Replies: 151
Views: 101626

Re: King Khalid Military Center

My Unit was located a few miles south of KKMC in an old abandoned rock quarry (looked to have been run by Koreans) from Dec 6, 1990 to Jan 17, 1991. We oversaw the build up of a huge corps field ASP there. We moved up to the 18th Airborne's Corps AO (north of Tapline Road, east of Rafha) the morning...
by SFCKMGander
Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things you hate since the war.
Replies: 102
Views: 37336

Re: Things you hate since the war.

Left wing, bleeding heart, bend over and take it in the butt liberals!!! Keith Olbermann qualifies. Also, clowns that think just because they knew someone who had served in a conflict, or read a book, that qualifies them as an expert on that war or the military. The End. U.S. Army, SFC (retired), 19...
by SFCKMGander
Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What was on your Desert Shield/Storm Soundtrack?
Replies: 50
Views: 39330

Re: What was on your Desert Shield/Storm Soundtrack?

anyone remember what AFRN played late at night? we used to get some wierd station late at night. I don't remember. But I got a kick out of those Arabic stations trying to find AFRN. A lot of wailing and weird music. After we made our move to our logistics site the morning of the Jan 17, 1991 (north...
by SFCKMGander
Mon Aug 18, 2008 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what happed when you got back?
Replies: 98
Views: 67732

Re: what happed when you got back?

My unit didn't get back to Fort Bliss until August 21, 1991. We Spent 299 days in the Gulf. We got caught up in the retrograde of thousands of tons of left over ammunition (Those damned Iraqi's quit to soon). We spent 5 months just south of KKMC packaging, palletising, banding, and shipping back to ...
by SFCKMGander
Sat Aug 16, 2008 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Veteran plates
Replies: 56
Views: 31123

Re: Veteran plates

Illinois offers "U.S. Armed Forces Retired" plates and plates for combat medals from the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and higher awards. SFC, U.S. Army 1972-1974, 1978-1998 Overseas: Korea- 72-74, 78-79, 85-86 Panama- 82-84 Johnston Island 88-89, 92-93 Desert Storm 10/90 to 8/91 Kuwait-96-97 I'll bet ...
by SFCKMGander
Fri Jul 25, 2008 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Veteran plates
Replies: 56
Views: 31123

Re: Veteran plates

Illinois offers "U.S. Armed Forces Retired" plates and plates for combat medals from the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and higher awards. SFC, U.S. Army 1972-1974, 1978-1998 Overseas: Korea- 72-74 (95BP5), 78-79 (68J), 85-86 (55X) Panama- 82-84 (55D) Johnston Island 88-89, 92-93 (55X) Desert Storm 10/90...
by SFCKMGander
Wed Jul 09, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: VA Claims i am Incompetent
Replies: 5
Views: 4496

Re: VA Claims i am Incompetent

:evil: Has the VA told anyone they were incompetent? And they wouldn't pay them directly? What can I do ? Sorry I can't answer your question but here are my experiences with the VA. I felt like the doctors thought I was just looking for free or cheap drugs. I now totally use my wife's health insura...
by SFCKMGander
Wed Jul 09, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GWS questions for a High School research project
Replies: 13
Views: 4410

Re: GWS questions for a High School research project

DUDE, i wouldnt even know where to start. Have you read the va paper work latly? what a maze! oh well good luck anyway. What is the most common complaint of GWS? Mine is headaches, fatigue,and feeling like I got the flu. It's not every day I feel like that, but enough to keep me from enjoying life....
by SFCKMGander
Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What was on your Desert Shield/Storm Soundtrack?
Replies: 50
Views: 39330

Re: What was on your Desert Shield/Storm Soundtrack?

The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, all that older crap, the music of my youth. I was 37 when my unit deployed 1n 1990.
by SFCKMGander
Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GWS questions for a High School research project
Replies: 13
Views: 4410

Re: GWS questions for a High School research project

I've read that soldiers were exposed to toxins that could have contributed to the Gulf War Syndrome. 1} Do you know if you were ever exposed to these toxins? Yes, possibly, My unit (70th Ord Bn) was down wind from the demolition site in Iraq. I was exposed to the same other substances, burning oil,...