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Who Is Or Has Served In The Military?
Posted 15 October 2010 - 08:44 PM
helicopter pilot on his second tour in Nam, was shot down and killed. I was an E-5 stationed in
Fort Huachuca, AZ where I was picked as "Soldier Of The Month", and then was discharged in Nov/68
because of my brother.
Posted 15 October 2010 - 09:41 PM
My Grandfather, 1 Great-Uncle, Father, Step-Father, 2 Uncles, 1 Brother, and 1 Brother-in-law have all served our country.
I served in the USAF for 8 years on active duty from 1992-2000.
I started out as an Air Traffic Controller, and finished my career as a Visual Information Journeyman (I did computer graphics and IT support).
I made it to the rank of Senior Airman (E-4). Twice (long story). hehehe
I have one Honorable Discharge, and one General Discharge Under Honorable Conditions.
I was stationed in TX, MS and CO. Never got the chance to go overseas or to the sandbox (even though I volunteered many times).
I have lost a total of 4 friends in Iraq and Afghanistan; one of them a high school classmate I've known my whole life.
I am very proud of my service, but am glad I got out when I did; however I would go back in in a heartbeat if they called and said "We need you!".
The Veterans Administration classifies me as a Disabled Gulf War Veteran, and I have a 20% disability rating for a service connected disability.
I was qualified on the M16, M4, M9, M60, and the M203 grenade launcher, and in other things, but I never saw any type of combat; I flew a desk for the most part. I was a "Chairborne Ranger".
Posted 15 October 2010 - 11:31 PM
Posted 16 October 2010 - 12:50 AM
My Great Grandfather served under Black Jack Pershing
My dad was 1 month away from being drafted to vietnam.
Brother was in germany for 5 years and kosovo for 3 months
Posted 16 October 2010 - 02:55 AM
3 years as a 37F10L, Psychological Operations Specialist, stationed at Presidio San Francisco and Moffett Federal Airfield in San Jose.
8 years as a 82C20, Field Artillery Surveyor. Stationed in Fort Riley Kansas for 7.5 years, and Camp Casey South Korea for 1.5 years.
I went to Korea in 1995 for 2 months, did a bit of time at the following.
JFK Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, NC.
Field Artillery School at Fort Sill, OK.
Got a medical discharge in 2003, and am currently rated 80% disabled by the VA.
Posted 16 November 2010 - 03:45 PM
Go navy beat Arny!!!!!
Posted 08 April 2011 - 03:45 AM
Posted 30 April 2011 - 08:18 PM
Stationed at Luke AFB, AZ, Kunsan AB, South Korea, and Shaw AFB, SC.
1987-1994 California Army National Guard--Cook, California Commendation Medal, Stationed at San Diego, CA and Long Beach, CA
My father is retired US Marine (Vietnam Vet), so I spent my childhood up and down the east coast. Also was stationed in Cypress, we were there during the 6 Day war and all non-essential personnel were transferred to Beirut.
Posted 06 June 2011 - 05:27 PM
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