My Intro...Glad to be here

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Roster#253
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My Intro...Glad to be here

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Just happened to stumble across your site while net surfing on a slow day here at work, and am glad that someone has seen fit to let me in…I’ve got a little bit different background than the vast majority of you and hope that I still “fit in” here somewhere.
Anyway, I was a very young, fresh out of FAOBC, Artillery Officer when I got my chance to attend RGR School in 2000. I was one of 13 Arty O’s that were offered the opportunity to attend the Infantry Officer’s pre-Ranger course before class 8-00 opened up. I needn’t tell any one of you about the next two + months, but when it as all said and done I was one of two Arty guys leaving with a tab. I was assigned to the 82nd and was an Rifle Company FSO (C/2-325th AIR) for the next 18 months. I stayed with the 82nd thru 2003 and deployed with the 2nd BCT for the initial invasion of Iraq.
I’m currently a Readjustment Counselor at a Vet Center in NJ. Anyway, I just wanted to say hello and thanks to all of you for your service…it’s a real privilege to be part of such a fraternity. RLTW.
RGR Class 8-00
82nd ABN (2nd BCT) 2000-2003 / OIF I
-CO FSO (C/2-325th AIR)
-PL/XO (B/2-319th AFAR)
-RSO (HSB/2-319th AFAR)
-BN FDO (2-319th AFAR)
Vet Center Readjustment Counselor (NJ)

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Welcome Gunner.
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Glad to have you here, string puller, cannon cocker, etc. 8)
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Welcome to the site, thanks for your continued service and since you haven't heard this from me in about 10 years, DO PUSHUPS!!!
Ranger Class 3/96
25th ID 93-96
10th Motown 96-99
C Co. 4th RTB 99-04
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Welcome! I've thought about going back for my MSW too. Where'd you go for it?

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Welcome Ranger.

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RLTW
Steadfast

4/325 82d DIV 68-69
2nd Bde HHC (LRRP), 4 ID
K Co (Rgr), 75th Inf (Abn), 4 ID
69-70
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Welcome to the site.


RLTW!!!
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Welcome Ranger
A 1/75 93-97
B&HHC 2/75 97-99
RS 3,4&5-95

This mighty soldier on the eve of the war he waged
Told his troops of lessons learned from battles fought.
"May your heart grow bolder like an iron-clad brigade"
Said this leader to his outnumbered lot.

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A little late but welcome. Looks like we were at a few of the same places at the same times.
RS 01-00
82d (1-325 AIR) 99-00
101st (2-502d IN) 00-03

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Welcome...
Ranger Class 13-71
Advisor, VN 66-68 69-70
42d Vn Ranger Battalion 1969-1970
Trainer, El Salvador 86-87
Advisor, Saudi Arabian National Guard 91, 93-94
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As a former RFSNCO, BN COLT Ldr, BN Team Sergeant, arguably "the best FO" ever to wear a scroll and a very humble MF'er (umm, hmmm :roll: :lol: 8) ) welcome aboard Sir! :wink: :D
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Welcome here Gun Bunny!
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RS 9-92
Task Force Ranger 1993


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Welcome Sir.
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welcome here.............
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1/75th 1984 - 1986
RS Class 11-12/85
(Undistinguished Grad, Routine Honor)
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