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by RedRaiderFan2010
Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Weather in your area.
Replies: 248
Views: 54396

Re: Weather in your area.

It's going to be about 62 degrees here in beautiful SE Virginia.
by RedRaiderFan2010
Wed Jan 27, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Combat patches
Replies: 15
Views: 10351

Re: Combat patches

I was attached to the 13S&S Battalion, and we were deployed with 7th CORPS in Desert Shield/Storm. This last deployment I went with 7th STB and was attached to the 101st, chocking chickes....lol. I wear my 13th S&S patch cause it was my first, and also because its no longer an active patch. There ar...
by RedRaiderFan2010
Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:45 pm
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: How do you feel?
Replies: 43
Views: 39296

Re: How do you feel?

I have a host of problems, Depression, Body Aches, Knee problems, Tinnitas (ringing in the ears). The post deployment health assesment, nonexistant back then, was a joke. I was never treated for my depression, and it was worse this last deployment to Iraq. My PTSD is back with a vengance. I cant sto...
by RedRaiderFan2010
Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:40 pm
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: medications given prior to Desert Storm
Replies: 62
Views: 42150

Re: medications given prior to Desert Storm

I recieved a volly of shots before deployment to Saudi Arabia, plus we were ORDERED to take the little white pills that would supposedly "cure anthrax". We all had to sign the consent form and take the pills, two at the time and two later. The medic there told me that they were not approved by the F...
by RedRaiderFan2010
Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: What was the scariest thing you did or seen in the war?
Replies: 88
Views: 46868

Re: What was the scariest thing you did or seen in the war?

My unit was a "rear support company", but some idiot threw live rounds into the fire pit behind our birm. Dumb ass, our Commander came unglued.
by RedRaiderFan2010
Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:33 pm
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: How do you feel?
Replies: 43
Views: 39296

Re: How do you feel?

When I joined the Army in 1987, I never imagined in my wildest dreams that I would ever get deployed. The Cold War was "warming" and there weren't any clear dangers in the world which threatened the U.S., or so I thought. When we were told we were going to Saudi Arabia a CW2 stood infront of our com...