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About GaryOwen

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    Mesa, AZ
  1. Old new guy just came back to SB!

    Not a training camp, but this might be interesting for you, especially with the upgraded BRDM2 model.
  2. Steelsbeasts Legacy old forum

    "I can go back even further then that. I actually played this in the arcades back in the day. LoL" Gunner, Battlesight Saucer. Fire. We're taking fire. Permission to retreat? Tanki vpered! Hero, First Class. I wanna be an M1 when I grow up.
  3. Newbie Reporting for Duty

    Well Hinesville wasn't much of anything special. The spring and summer that I was there, a group of us would drive down to Daytona Beach on weekends as often as possible.
  4. Newbie Reporting for Duty

    When I was in Hinesville, most cav troopers drank at Ronnie's Place, irrc. Myself, I spent too much time at a buy-me-drinkee bar called the Holaday Lounge or something like that.
  5. Newbie Reporting for Duty

    My first permanent party station after 19D OSUT was 24 ID, 2/9 CAV 84-85.
  6. There should only be a couple dismounts in an M3. They won't be able to carry more than the AT-4. Also the brevity codes for the platoons within the cav troops, red, white, blue, green, black; 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, HQ. 1st and 3d were scouts, 2d and 4th were tanks.
  7. FYI: Brevity call signs for 3rd Squadron were: Sqn = Bandit, I = Invader, (no Juliet Troop, for semi-obvious reasons), K = Killer, L = Leadhorse, M (tank company) = Mauler, How Batt = Gunsmoke.
  8. Would there be any interest in....

    Given the interest that the Hornfelt scenarios have had, I'd think that your idea would get good traction.
  9. ACR

    When I was in the 11th ACR, the bumper numbers for the scout platoons were: X1 plt ldr, X4 plt sgt, X2 & X3 were wingmen (we called this the first section), X5 & X6 were wingmen (and this was called the second section). The squadron commander and the S-3 (Operations Officer) each had an assigned Bradley, HQ-66 & HQ-33, respectively.
  10. Callsigns

    Invader, I was in Leadhorse Blue.
  11. Combat Miss Blk Sea

    Have they yet figured out how to code the stowing of Bradley missile launchers?
  12. This is my rifle, this is my guntube. . .

    Aye, and they let the wee lassies out for a bit o' sunshine.
  13. Overheard during Phoenix, Arizona Marine Week.
  14. Fulda Gap revisited

    Yep, that's the spot. I took that photo during a walkabout one weekend from Bad Hersfeld to Bad Salzungen.
  15. Fulda Gap revisited

    Old tower at Vacha/Philippsthal. I just spent a couple hours on Skype with a friend who grew up down the street from that bridge.