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by sgt Jake
Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Social Security
Replies: 42
Views: 27689

Re: Social Security

I thought about filing too, so, I would appreciate an update if you dont mind..? Good luck, I hope everything works out. Did you file on your own, or through a rep?
by sgt Jake
Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what are you doing on the 23rd?
Replies: 20
Views: 7538

Re: what are you doing on the 23rd?

I had to quit the self medicating 3 years ago, so the general public is pretty safe.. haha I just feel like I should do SOMETHING.
by sgt Jake
Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what are you doing on the 23rd?
Replies: 20
Views: 7538

what are you doing on the 23rd?

Just wondering what everyone is doing on the 23rd at 8pm est for the official 20th anniversary of the ground war. I was thinking of going to one of the memorial parks near hear (about 40 miles) and put a wreath out and just hang out for a while. I am sure there wont be any fanfare anywhere on tv or ...
by sgt Jake
Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:35 am
Forum: Your +/- VA Experiences
Topic: Seperation pay
Replies: 6
Views: 5030

Re: Seperation pay

doesnt sound right. If they had money due they would have taken it out of your fed tax return a long time ago. great to hear you got a rating, now the fight with appeals process can begin. hang in there, time is on your side! 8)
by sgt Jake
Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How I Know I'm a Relic....
Replies: 10
Views: 4588

Re: How I Know I'm a Relic....

realizing ones mortality is a bi@#h! Im hating it! hahaha
by sgt Jake
Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:15 am
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: the Battle of Rumaylah
Replies: 25
Views: 35268

Re: the Battle of Rumaylah

small world! thanks for the map pic, I havent seen this one before. I guess we ate some of the same sand. I hadnt realized we ended up so close to the kuwait border I thought we were farther west. Interesting.
by sgt Jake
Mon Feb 07, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: the Battle of Rumaylah
Replies: 25
Views: 35268

Re: the Battle of Rumaylah

didnt have to grease your track then..... thats just wrong. what the hell happened to our value for human life? you carried around some feet in boots for a while? thats pretty morbid, but you know it kind of makes sense in all that chaos. I bet your shrink at the VA wanted some discussion on that to...
by sgt Jake
Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:30 am
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: Tank losses
Replies: 5
Views: 7886

Re: Tank losses

I heard of one lost in 2ACR from a secondary explosion from a burning t72 that caught sleeping bags that were in the bustle rack on fire and it got out of hand and the crew bailed out. but none that I know of from direct fire.
by sgt Jake
Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:27 am
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: Info needed about tank operator training?
Replies: 2
Views: 6248

Re: Info needed about tank operator training?

I initially trained as an M60A3 tanker, and transitioned to M1 later, never heard of that.
by sgt Jake
Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: the Battle of Rumaylah
Replies: 25
Views: 35268

Re: the Battle of Rumaylah

sounds right... remember the day before, the truck that was all burnt up and there was a dude that didnt get out of the back, and he was burnt to a crisp and sitting there, like he never moved and he was still waiting for the truck to arrive? the melted power line towers bent in half? wow! getting s...
by sgt Jake
Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:18 am
Forum: Units Deployed to Desert Shield/Storm
Topic: Any E troopers outthere or any 2/3 ACR Troopers
Replies: 6
Views: 6141

Re: Any E troopers outthere or any 2/3 ACR Troopers

yeah, I remember sgt mullins by name only. He died drinking home made hooch didnt he? I pcs'ed from germany while 3ACR was deploying, I made it to saudi 2 days before we tore down tent city and moved to the border. sorry to say, but I dont remember you by name, but there is a lot of things that I ca...
by sgt Jake
Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:02 am
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: the Battle of Rumaylah
Replies: 25
Views: 35268

Re: the Battle of Rumaylah

I never seen the bus or the ambulance, but its possible, sounds like the right truck though was slumped over into the dash and his arm was hanging out the door.
by sgt Jake
Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:53 am
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: the Battle of Rumaylah
Replies: 25
Views: 35268

Re: the Battle of Rumaylah

yeah, sorry about the anger thing, when you said jubail I thought you were fishing for posers or something as jubail is the port in saudi. sounds about right, I think our scouts were the ones that took out the tomatoe truck threat as they were attempting to leave the AO. haha I have some pictures of...
by sgt Jake
Fri Jan 28, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: the Battle of Rumaylah
Replies: 25
Views: 35268

Re: the Battle of Rumaylah

WTF? is that supposed to be humorous or what? No wonder this place is a ghost town! I'm outta here!
by sgt Jake
Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:57 am
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: the Battle of Rumaylah
Replies: 25
Views: 35268

Re: the Battle of Rumaylah

on the way in though, I thought I was gonna s#@t in my pants when they opened up on us with an anti aircraft gun, but realized the pucker factor was so high u couldnt have drove a pin up my @ss with a jackhammer!