Non-Honor Flight military memories (215)

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Riding in a Convoy

Note:  This post is not meant to downplay the seriousness of riding in a convoy.  I fully realize our men and women are put in harm's way e…

Started by Claudia BartowLatest Reply

Advice: Don't get a tattoo

Note:  This story is part of a book member and Korean War veteran Donald Degood wrote for his great-grandchildren.   After Basic Training,…

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Drafted soldier- a poem

Note:  The following was written by Pam Oberdier Webb In Honor and Memory of Charles Gary Oberdier on Memorial Day 2014.  I work with her c…

Started by Claudia Bartow

2 Mar 12
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USMC Boot Camp '68

I passed through the gates of MCRD San Diego, at around 7:00pm in the evening, on May 28, 1968. I was on a bus with maybe 100 other young s…

Started by Richard Boyd

17 Oct 26, 2016
Reply by Paul Boardman

USAA proves to be a HORRIBLE insurance company

To all who read this,HEED MY WARNINGS. Especially if you are in the military and/or have USAA as an insurance carrier. Recently, my nephew…

Started by Kevin Lytton

0 Aug 4, 2015

basic training

This is what basic was like for me. I did a recording of me imitating my drill sergeant. hope this link works. I did not use his real name.…

Started by E Potts

2 Jul 16, 2015
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R and R 1971

I met my wife in Honolulu over Valentine's Day 1971. I was on R&R from South Vietnam and we hadn't seen each other since I had left for…

Started by Charles L. Anderson

0 May 19, 2015

Boot Camp

I enlisted in the Navy July of 1949.  Along with two of my buddies we left Pittsburgh on an old coach to Great Lakes, Ill which is close to…

Started by Robert (Bob) Peters

3 Feb 16, 2015
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Danang-Freedom Hill

Went up to the Hill for a hamburger at the USO club in 1971. Remember having to relinquish my M-16 at the guard shack and looking in to see…

Started by Jeff Wenum

18 Feb 15, 2015
Reply by Jeff Wenum

The Herman Blumenschein WW2 Story

I have been researching the local men and women who served in WW2 from my home county (Madison County, Ohio) for about the last thirteen ye…

Started by Darrin Mason

7 Feb 12, 2015
Reply by Joel McConnell

Riding in a Convoy

Note:  This post is not meant to downplay the seriousness of riding in a convoy.  I fully realize our men and women are put in harm's way e…

Started by Claudia Bartow

4 Jan 29, 2015
Reply by Jeff Wenum

Honor Flight 6/07/14 from Columbus

I was fortunate to be selected for the Honor Flight on June 7th.  I had put in application some time ago when I read where Korean Vets were…

Started by Robert (Bob) Peters

3 Nov 16, 2014
Reply by Jeff Wenum

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