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NCOIC – TPP3A – A Vignette of Army Life, Việt Nam

They already had it in for me. The Company got a heads-up the IG was coming. Beforehand, and in anticipation thereof, our platoon sergeant, Sgt. Proctor, assigned me the task of auditing all six of our Rat Pack gunship platoon’s … Continue reading

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Monster Dog

Monster Dog was a canine member of the 187th Assault Helicopter Company. Larger than a standard German Shepard or Rottweiler, he was almost as large as a Great Dane. He had extraordinarily big feet and an over-sized, too-big-for-his-body, blocky, square … Continue reading

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“For Outstanding Service”

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A Little More Coffee?

In Junction City Kansas an Army buddy from Ohio and I stopped for a cup of coffee at a local mom & pop restaurant. We spent several hours just sitting and drinking our coffee (the better part of an afternoon) … Continue reading

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Tailgating: No Fun for Anyone

Before I attempt to give you advice on what or what not to do behind the wheel of an automobile I feel I ought to present my own driving credentials because my wish to aid and assist you and yours … Continue reading

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My Most Unforgettable Character

In years past Reader’s Digest magazine had a regular contributory feature called My Most Unforgettable Character. These articles were brief profiles or character sketches of some famous and not-so-famous individuals. For whatever reason, the personae of these particular individuals would … Continue reading

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