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by Irondeuce
Sat Dec 27, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: Passing of Veterans
Topic: 1-41 Infantry, 2AD (FWD) Hell on Wheels
Replies: 1
Views: 6036

Re: 1-41 Infantry, 2AD (FWD) Hell on Wheels

I remember we lost around 25 or so, we also lost a civillian employee who was an ammo logistics specialist when a bomblet went off in his lap. I hope the plaque is still in front of HQ on LDCK. God bless them all
by Irondeuce
Fri Dec 26, 2008 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MIlitary Motivational Posters
Replies: 7
Views: 27854

Re: MIlitary Motivational Posters

Thats some cool Sh#t. :D
by Irondeuce
Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:04 pm
Forum: Global The War on Terror (OIF, OEF)
Topic: Pray for our Soldier
Replies: 4
Views: 4233

Re: Pray for our Soldier

Whenever I get a chance I'll pay for their meal or drinks on my way out without them knowing. Sometimes I will talk to them first but not always.
by Irondeuce
Wed Dec 10, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: anyone have kids over there?
Replies: 4
Views: 2290

Re: anyone have kids over there?

Well said :!:. I still havent heard from my boy and my wife is getting a little nuts. I dont have any idea where they were heading other than prob back through the gulf of aden. I keep watching the world news for a clue, he's been involved in several pirate encounters so far and two of them made the...
by Irondeuce
Wed Dec 10, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Global The War on Terror (OIF, OEF)
Topic: What do you the people think of the war
Replies: 35
Views: 38453

Re: What do you the people think of the war

Right, sorry I guess I shouldnt push the warm weather thing. :wink:
by Irondeuce
Tue Dec 09, 2008 6:20 pm
Forum: Global The War on Terror (OIF, OEF)
Topic: What do you the people think of the war
Replies: 35
Views: 38453

Re: What do you the people think of the war

Everyone liked Bush when he responded to 9/11 but when times get tough for the sheltered they want to bail out and blame him. I believe were doing the right thing to keep our country safe but I have also thought that mabie we should pull back everyone and everything to the US, then well see who come...
by Irondeuce
Sat Dec 06, 2008 11:20 am
Forum: Your Desert Shield/Storm Experiences
Topic: Kobar Towers
Replies: 51
Views: 36447

Re: Kobar Towers

I got to spend my last week in a trailer with bunks and real showers, that was my first bed and real shower in 6 months what a feeling. It was on a marine camp somewhere in saudi, I remember a USO show,snack bar,small rec center/px and pool I left one of my guys behind as rear det, he called me when...
by Irondeuce
Sat Dec 06, 2008 10:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things you hate since the war.
Replies: 102
Views: 34383

Re: Things you hate since the war.

I tried the reserve thing two times, it didnt last more than a few months each time. The first time I returned to active duty and the second time I couldnt deal with the way they operated, way too laxed, Privates calling the 1SG. and CO. by their first name and stuff like that. I delt with reserve a...
by Irondeuce
Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: anyone have kids over there?
Replies: 4
Views: 2290

anyone have kids over there?

My oldest son is over there now, hes on a mobile expeditionary security team USN, currently providing security for merchant marine ships transiting the pirate infested waters off somolia. The past couple of ships he was on we heard from him every fiew days as they have commo on them, but this time I...
by Irondeuce
Fri Dec 05, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: Your Desert Shield/Storm Experiences
Topic: so much time gone by. How are other's lives? MINE IS Hell
Replies: 23
Views: 14598

Re: so much time gone by. How are other's lives? MINE IS Hell

Ive been having those short term memory problems for years and have to work at things that I want to remember. I also get rashes on my hands from time to time and lots of frustration.
by Irondeuce
Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things you hate since the war.
Replies: 102
Views: 34383

Re: Things you hate since the war.

Thanks for that Dagger, this forum is my first real interaction with folks from Desert Storm since I Got out in 91, after reading through the forum's and posting a fiew comments for the first time the other night I wasnt able to sleep much. I thought I came out of it in good shape, now its all start...
by Irondeuce
Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Capt. Michael Scott Speicher....More clues
Replies: 45
Views: 20133

Re: Capt. Michael Scott Speicher....More clues

Thanks, I'll look for it.
by Irondeuce
Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things you hate since the war.
Replies: 102
Views: 34383

Re: Things you hate since the war.

A wiff from a passing diesel truck reminds me of standing over a cut off 55gal drum with a big stick stiring the burning contents untill its all gone.
by Irondeuce
Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Capt. Michael Scott Speicher....More clues
Replies: 45
Views: 20133

Re: Capt. Michael Scott Speicher....More clues

Wow that was tough, I dont remember where he went down but if it were where the 101st and French were that was a long ways from the 1st ID as we were attched to them as there 3rd bgde. I do know that the scouts were over the lines for days if not weeks drawing fire. I watched that from the center of...