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by wmebert
Mon Oct 01, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The NEW forgotten war.
Replies: 17
Views: 7876

I went to a "Salute the Troops" event this past weekend that had a live band, a car show, a dog show, an old Tractor display, & military related booths & exhibits to include some military vehicle static displays. It was a very nice event. The only thing is I felt or at least it seemed like I was the...
by wmebert
Sat Sep 29, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: VFW needs you.
Replies: 259
Views: 103537

I joined the local VFW in Alliance, OH back in 94 at the prompting of a DS Vet I worked with. It was a nice new Post but I didn't live in the town so I never stepped foot in the place . I moved to the small town of Carrollton, OH a few months later & decided I would look into joining their VFW Post....
by wmebert
Wed Sep 26, 2007 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Music During Gulf War
Replies: 52
Views: 31433

Here's a trivia question I learned from Jeopardy:

:?: What was the 1st song AFN played when they got up & running in Saudi Arabia during Desert Shield?

:arrow: Rock the Casbah by The Clash!

My driver & gunner listened to a lot of NWA.

D Co, 3/327th Infantry
101st ABN
Desert Shield-Desert Storm
by wmebert
Mon Sep 17, 2007 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 17 Years ago today.....
Replies: 6
Views: 3886

17 Years ago today.....

:arrow: On September 17th, 1990 I along with the rest of the "Battle Force" Battalion loaded on planes and headed to Saudi Arabia in support of "Operation Desert Shield". I was in D Co, 3rd Bn, 327th Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division. We stayed there until April 11th, 1991. Any fellow...