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by darclegion2
Wed Feb 10, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: Your Desert Shield/Storm Experiences
Topic: 6th Marines in Desert Storm
Replies: 2
Views: 3155

Re: 6th Marines in Desert Storm

Thats assume, I started reading thru it, Ill read it thoroughly for a few days. Its very interesting stuff. I want to see where you were are on a map and compare the time line, Ill read it more tomorrow and pull up my maps. Thanks for saying Hello. Semper Fi, Tom 1/6 Alpha Co Wpns Plt MG Squard 2nd ...
by darclegion2
Tue Feb 09, 2010 12:11 pm
Forum: Lost & Found (Veterans Search)
Topic: Looking for 6th Marines Desert Storm
Replies: 2
Views: 2291

Looking for 6th Marines Desert Storm

I was in 1/6 2nd Mar Div, Alpha Co, Weapons Plt, anyone else out there passing thru say hello.

Lcpl Tom Young
88-92 USMC Infantry
Machinegunner
by darclegion2
Tue Feb 09, 2010 1:49 am
Forum: Your Desert Shield/Storm Experiences
Topic: 6th Marines in Desert Storm
Replies: 2
Views: 3155

6th Marines in Desert Storm

http://www.gulflink.osd.mil/declassdocs/marines/19970327/970327_dec96_decls11_0002.html I was in 1/6 A Co Weapons plt....I found these declassified documents, and thought it told the story well of that day down in the 2nd Mar Div...it brought back alot of memories...I forgot how tired we all were......
by darclegion2
Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: Your Desert Shield/Storm Experiences
Topic: Short story about my War Experience.
Replies: 3
Views: 6081

Re: Short story about my War Experience.

2nd tanks bn, was assigned to 1/8 in the 2nd Mar Div on the west flank, there of. You could have been mixed up in Task Force Rippers left flank, when we were near in Al Jabar. I was in 1/6 2nd mar div. But 2nd Tanks is in the 2nd Mar Div, and we had no task force name given to my knowlege. It was pi...
by darclegion2
Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:11 pm
Forum: Your Desert Shield/Storm Experiences
Topic: My Story
Replies: 12
Views: 14508

Re: My Story

I agree with you totally, you hit so many things, that I think the same. How do you talk about it, its not like there is a book to be written. I dont much talk about it, because the feel I have is that no one really gives a damn anyway. We are still in combat today, and I look around at civilians, a...
by darclegion2
Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: Your +/- VA Experiences
Topic: fifteen years later /starting over with VA
Replies: 6
Views: 6756

Re: fifteen years later /starting over with VA

Been thru 2 marriages, self medicated with so many drugs trying to feel normal. I lost my soul in combat, I wish I never would have left the battlefield...cause Im still there. And somehow I maintained my job, and kept on marching...cause I was and still am a tough Marine. But my life was hell after...
by darclegion2
Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: Your +/- VA Experiences
Topic: Help with Transition to VA for DS Vet
Replies: 7
Views: 7622

Re: Help with Transition to VA for DS Vet

I took all those never gas pills and got anthrax shots too, we all did in the front lines, as far as I know...I have no clue what it did to me personally....I have strange nervous jolts and nerve twitches, a strange feeling in my chest sometimes... every now and then, along with the usual wierd stuf...
by darclegion2
Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:27 pm
Forum: Your +/- VA Experiences
Topic: PTSD diagnosis from private doc. VA next ???
Replies: 2
Views: 5935

Re: PTSD diagnosis from private doc. VA next ???

Go to the VA, private docs messed me up worse....the VA is the place to go. It took me a year to get my disablity, but it finally happened, that was 13 years ago.
by darclegion2
Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:18 pm
Forum: Lost & Found (Veterans Search)
Topic: looking for 1/6 cold steel vets 91 gulf war
Replies: 1
Views: 3565

Re: looking for 1/6 cold steel vets 91 gulf war

Tom Young
2nd mar div
1/6 Alpha Co
Weapons plt
machinegunner
DS/DS 90-91
by darclegion2
Fri Feb 05, 2010 12:48 pm
Forum: Your Desert Shield/Storm Experiences
Topic: usmc-cold steel
Replies: 1
Views: 5345

Re: usmc-cold steel

Wow....I was in 1/6 2nd Mar Div, Alpha Company WEapons plt, Machinegun squad, 1st team Machine gunner. And that we did, we crossed over into hell....and we kicked thier a$$ all over the place. I remember looking down the battleline that night and we were all dug in right before the minefields, and w...