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 Post subject: How I Know I'm a Relic....
PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:59 am 
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Your Gulf War Unit: Dco 3/327th Inf 101st Airborne Division
My MOS has been eliminated; I was an 11H, Anti-Tank Infantry.

The 1st Division I was in, 8th ID has been deactivated.

My 1st Stateside post, Fort Ord, CA is closed.

My 3rd assignment, Camp Greaves, South Korea was vacated by U.S. Forces.

My 4th assignment, a Recruiter at the 100 Oaks Mall in Nashville, the Recruiting Station was closed.

My last active duty assignment as well as my Desert Storm unit, the 3rd Battalion of the 327th Infantry Regiment was deactivated when the Army went to BCT units.

AND BDU's which the Army began issuing when I went thru OSUT at Fort Benning are obsolete!!

I won't even mention the physical issues I'm having such as swollen prostate etc....

It sucks getting old!! :oops:

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CSC 4/9 Inf, HHC 1/9 Inf, 7th ID Fort Ord, CA 83-87
CSC 1/506th Inf, 2nd ID, Camp Greaves, ROK 87-88
Army Recruiter, 100 Oaks Mall, Nashville, TN 88-90
D Co. 3/327th Inf. 101st ABN, Fort Campbell, KY Desert Shield/Desert Storm 90-92
Various USAR & NG Units 1992-2004 AR, OH, PA


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 Post subject: Re: How I Know I'm a Relic....
PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:15 pm 
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Your Gulf War Unit: 24th Infantry Division, 197th Infantry Brigage, 72 Engr Co.
LOL. I'm right there with ya!!

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 Post subject: Re: How I Know I'm a Relic....
PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:22 am 
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Your Gulf War Unit: Eagle Troop 3ACR
realizing ones mortality is a bi@#h! Im hating it! hahaha

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War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
- J o h n S t e w a r t M i l l


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 Post subject: Re: How I Know I'm a Relic....
PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:55 pm 
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Location: Michigan
Your Gulf War Unit: HHB 2/1 FA 1ST AD
Tell me about it!

4-70 Armor is gone!

2-1 Field Artillery is gone!

Pinder Barracks are gone!

General Walker Hotel is Gone!

The Air Assault School at Ft. Rucker is gone!

Even the Light Infantry/Air Assault designated unit I belonge to in the Michigan National Guard has been redesgnated as Armored Cavalry.

F-14 is gone, F-16 gone, no more battleships, no more pickle suits, no more chocolate chips....

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260th FA DET FIST/ Air Assault Instructor, Fort Rucker 91-92
HHT 2/11 ACR, Wildflecken 92-93
HHB 1/5 FA 1ST ID, Fort Riley 93-94
HHB 1/119 FA, 3/126 AAS, Michigan National Gaurd 94-97


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 Post subject: Re: How I Know I'm a Relic....
PostPosted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:35 pm 
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Your Gulf War Unit: Dco 3/327th Inf 101st Airborne Division
Took a stress test today. Turns out my heart is strong. My FAT ASS is the problem! Gotta' get back in shape! I was 175 lbs when I got back from Desert Storm and 200 lbs when I ETS'd from AD in 1992. I'm now 250 lbs. I'm a SLUG..... :twisted:

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CSC 1/87 Inf, 8th ID, Baumholder, GE 81-83
CSC 4/9 Inf, HHC 1/9 Inf, 7th ID Fort Ord, CA 83-87
CSC 1/506th Inf, 2nd ID, Camp Greaves, ROK 87-88
Army Recruiter, 100 Oaks Mall, Nashville, TN 88-90
D Co. 3/327th Inf. 101st ABN, Fort Campbell, KY Desert Shield/Desert Storm 90-92
Various USAR & NG Units 1992-2004 AR, OH, PA


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 Post subject: Re: How I Know I'm a Relic....
PostPosted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 6:12 pm 
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Your Gulf War Unit: 24th Infantry Division, 197th Infantry Brigage, 72 Engr Co.
LOL . Sounds like me. I've started to the gym and have gotten on a program called couch to 5k. I'll see how that goes.

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 Post subject: Re: How I Know I'm a Relic....
PostPosted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:17 pm 
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Location: "Nor Kak-a-laky" N.C.
Your Gulf War Unit: HHC 43rd CSG / 1st Cav
wmebert wrote:
AND BDU's which the Army began issuing when I went thru Basic , I was issued half fatique and half BDU .

I bought jungle fitaque's at My first PDA .

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Ft Stewart GA 02/84-06/86
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Ft Carson CO 10/88-9/91
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 Post subject: Re: How I Know I'm a Relic....
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 3:23 pm 
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Location: Azle, Texas
Your Gulf War Unit: 3rd Platoon Dco 4/34 Armor 8th ID
I feel ya my Brother....lol

my basic training unit at Fort Knox was D-3-1.....gone

my MOS 19E...gone

my first unit was 5/68 AR, 8th ID Mannheim....gone

then 3/77 AR (re-designated to 4/35 AR) 5th ID...gone

then 1/68 AR 8th ID Wildflecken...gone

then 4/34 AR 8th ID Mainz...gone

then 2/32 AR 3rd AR Ayers Kesern...gone

and I was in the first cycle at Fort Knox to receive a full issue of Big Dumb and Ugly's...gone

at least my last unit was 2/34 AR 1st ID shows to be there...lol

and to top all that off, in the civilian world:

my first job was Payless-Cashways Lumber...gone

2nd job was at Beall Concrete...gone

3rd job was at Ferris Concrete...gone

4th job was Southern Star Concrete...sold out to another corporation

and my current job at R&T Concrete Pumping...day to day...lol

damn near makes me feel like a red headed step child...here I came, there they go...lol

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 Post subject: Re: How I Know I'm a Relic....
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 3:30 pm 
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Your Gulf War Unit: 24th Infantry Division, 197th Infantry Brigage, 72 Engr Co.
All too familiar

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18th Airborne Corps
24th Infantry Division
197th Infantry 72 ENGR CO
Assault and Barrier Pltn
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 Post subject: Re: How I Know I'm a Relic....
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 11:28 pm 
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Your Gulf War Unit: 2nd Brigade 1st Infantry Division
Re: How I Know I'm a Relic.... I try to move and my body reminds me.

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(9/90 - 12/91) 2nd Bde 1st Infantry Division - Desert Shield / Desert Storm Combat VET
(9/88 - 9/90) C-17th Signal Battalion of 22nd Signal Brigade - Sachsenhausen Bar Scene VET
(4/88 - 9/88) AIT Fort Gordon, Ga
(12/87 - 3/88) Basic Training Fort Jackson, SC

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 Post subject: Re: How I Know I'm a Relic....
PostPosted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 2:12 am 
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Your Gulf War Unit: 72nd. ENGR. CO. 197TH INF. BDE. 24TH INF
my kids came in from school last year, one of them brought home their history book....you guessed it, gulf war page so an so...... made me feel alot older...... :cry:

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