Medinah ridge

Recount your experience in the war and swap some stories.
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Your Gulf War Unit: A-Troop 1-1 Cavalry 1st Armored Division
Location: Florida

Re: Medinah ridge

Post by twearley » Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:29 pm

Your description is bang on target. We were there alongside you, and Bravo Troop. It was a long night with lots of shooting. When the ISU on my Bradley went down we defended our position from our Bradley hatches. My gunner and I had our NODs on, our M16s, 45s, and a box of grenades up top with us. I fired the 7.62 COAX by line of sight through my NODS from the Commanders hatch.
I remember hearing a couple of Iraqi PCs got around behind HHT and shot up the TOC. LT. Col Reese, and Major Hertling jumped in their Bradley's and went hunting.
Tom Earley
Master Sergeant USA (Retired)
Desert Storm: 2nd Platoon, Alpha Troop 1-1 Cav
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