1/1 CAV

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Post by travyo » Sat Nov 26, 2011 8:24 pm

bar0871 wrote:i was Bravo Troop 2nd Plt. I was fresh out of basic when we went over. SSG Banks was my TC, Smitty was the gunner and Slope was my driver. I just got back from one year in country at the end of 2006 that country hasn't gotten any better.
Damn. Blast from the past. I still have the old foot locker that Banks left in the barracks with a note on it saying it was his after we got back. I snagged it and took it home when nobody was looking. It's sitting next to my couch right now. I remember Slope --called that because of his forehead.

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Post by Langley » Sun May 25, 2014 8:52 pm

Barber (Bar0871)!!! I was also in Bravo Troop 2nd Plt. You and I were fresh out of basic when we went over. SSG Banks was our Bradly Commander. Smitty was our gunner and Slope was our driver. I was the 5th member of 525 ( Bavarian Battalac). I was the one that took the blast of the two TOW missiles.
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Re: 1/1 CAV

Post by Dagger X-Ray » Mon May 26, 2014 12:13 am

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Post by Dispacther » Mon May 26, 2014 1:02 pm

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