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tracey farr
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Your Gulf War Unit: 43rd Engineer Battalion

i need help

Post by tracey farr » Sat Sep 18, 2010 1:26 am

looking for anyone from 43rd engineer battalion from ft beninning ga that was in desert storm need help wit va keep turning me down they need more info about my unit need help 43rd was deactivated there telling me they dont have files about 43rd out off fort benning i know i was there lolor am i crazy lawd help me
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Your Gulf War Unit: 24th Infantry Division, 197th Infantry Brigage, 72 Engr Co.
Location: North Carolina

Re: i need help

Post by redfish » Sat Sep 18, 2010 7:16 am

Sorry. I only know of the 197th out of Benning being there. Do you have dates and locations? Any other info?
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Your Gulf War Unit: 2nd Brigade 1st Infantry Division
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Re: i need help

Post by Dagger X-Ray » Sat Sep 18, 2010 8:18 am

tracey farr wrote:looking for anyone from 43rd engineer battalion from Fort Benning GA that was in desert storm need help wit VA keep turning me down they need more info about my unit need help 43rd was deactivated there telling me they don't have files about 43rd out off Fort Benning i know i was there lol or am I crazy lawd help me
The VA wants ultimate proof in your case because portions of the 43rd were exposed to chemicals from the Khamisayah Pit Demolition.

What company were you part of?

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Your Gulf War Unit: 72nd. ENGR. CO. 197TH INF. BDE. 24TH INF
Location: ky,

Re: i need help

Post by haze » Sat Sep 18, 2010 8:31 am

the 43rd. was stationed at main post at ft. benning.
try googling units at ft. benning in 91, units deployed to gulf war an such. you"d be surprised on what you find. if all else fails try contacting ft. benning HQ. worth a shot. good luck in your quest.
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Your Gulf War Unit: Charley - 43rd Engineer Bn

Re: i need help

Post by bgk001 » Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:34 pm

hi yes i was there
c co 43eng 2nd paltoon we were there the whole time
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Re: i need help

Post by Dagger X-Ray » Sun Mar 09, 2014 4:21 pm

Welcome to the forums kissner
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(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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"I am a soldier, I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight."
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