Go Back   Montana Owners Club - Keystone Montana 5th Wheel Forum > GENERAL DISCUSSIONS > Sitting around the Campfire
Click Here to Login

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 08-25-2012, 08:47 PM   #41
steelpony5555
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Copperas Cove
Posts: 1,426
M.O.C. #12096
71-74 US Army as a Recon Scout C Troop 1/4 Cav as a track commander, spent whole time in Germany. Missed being sent to Vietnam by a month or two. Pulled our orders and got sent to Germany instead. But had been an Army Brat all my life but active duty was not for me. The army back then and the army today are 2 different armies. I live here at Ft Hood Tx and tell these guys that all the time lol.....
steelpony5555 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2012, 12:32 AM   #42
Paddler
Established Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Clearwater
Posts: 37
M.O.C. #11308
Margo: Navy retired 1978-1998 Petty Officer.
Steve: USAF 1972-1976
Paddler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2012, 03:15 PM   #43
klash
Seasoned Camper
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Sidney
Posts: 91
M.O.C. #9399
I did a total of 36 years with the Royal Canadian Navy.
Joined in 1958, retired in 1994.
Joined as an Ordinary Seaman, retired as a Lieutenant.
Served in destroyers, WW11 Frigate, tankers, wooden hull coastal
mine sweeper, diesel submarines, and also qualified as a ships
diver (SCUBA).
As I jokingly say, I was just starting to like the Navy and they kicked me out!!!
Our mandatory release was at age 55.
To all ex military, thank you for your service, and we are so thankful that both
our countries are at peace and the best place in the world to live.
Have a 20078 2955RL Montana and tow with a 2011, 3500 GMC Duramax, crew
cab, short box, single rear wheels.
klash is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-29-2012, 12:33 PM   #44
exav8tr
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Casa Grande
Posts: 5,369
M.O.C. #6333
klash, Thanks for you many years of service as an American ally. I must take exception to your comment about being at "peace", I don't think the military (whatever nation), fighting in Afghanistan considers us "at peace". I know it is not a "declared war", however, there are still brave men and women fighting and dying everyday. I, personally, pray everyday this thing will end soon and our loved ones can come home. As I stated earlier, my son is a 1st Lt in the Army and we are afraid he will be going over there soon. Again, THANKS for your long service....
exav8tr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2012, 06:02 AM   #45
Waynem
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Texas City
Posts: 5,732
M.O.C. #7673
X2 on what Phil said.

And my thanks to all who have served.

My son is a Colonel in the USMC and is in Afghanistan as the Staff Judge Advocate for I-MEF.

All prayers for all our service men are welcome.

Semper Fi!

Forgot to say:

USMC 1960-1984 Retired MSGT/Special Intelligence.(SIGINT)
Retired NASA 1994-2007 Information Security Specialist (Computer Security)

Of the USMC 23+ years, two were spent as a Marine Radio Telegraph Operator on the USS Eldorado (AGC-11). More sea time than some sailors
Waynem is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2012, 03:57 PM   #46
aharmstrong
New Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Jesup
Posts: 1
M.O.C. #11607
Retired Army CWO2,Cobra Pilot 1Cav '68
aharmstrong is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2012, 04:20 AM   #47
jdvier
Montana Fan
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 158
M.O.C. #10130
Retired USAF CMSgt.
65-69 USN Viet Nam 3 cruises on Carriers. AMH
Naval reserve 69-75.
USAFR 85-04 Pneudraulics, First Sgt.
jdvier is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2012, 08:31 AM   #48
Dunesmd44
Montana Fan
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Ogden Dunes
Posts: 153
M.O.C. #11825
'67 - '95 Retired Col MC USAR INNG
Dunesmd44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2012, 10:11 AM   #49
McIver
Gone Traveling
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: ALBUQUERQUE
Posts: 248
M.O.C. #12840
Retired AF Major
TAC (Tactical Air Command) pilot (A-7), FAC (Forward Air Control) (O-2).
Just missed Vietnam and got out before the Gulf wars (good for my hide but not good for promotions).
Flight Safety Officer and Chief of Safety, Southern Air Command (Panama and south)
Several years as a Liaison Officer with the Civil Air Patrol (good organization) in the Reserves.
Don't miss it ... miss the guys.
McIver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2012, 01:17 AM   #50
troutchasers
Montana Fan
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Juneau
Posts: 134
M.O.C. #10657
73-76 US Army, Germany. Signal Corp

Truth is I destroyed more brain cells than bad guys. A sincere Thank You to all of you.
troutchasers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-23-2012, 04:09 PM   #51
Snowbirds
Seasoned Camper
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Crossville
Posts: 85
M.O.C. #2082
USAF 1960-1986, CMSgt EOD Vietnam, Thailand, Laos

McDonnell Douglas Missile Systems 1987-1992 Manager Quality Audit Group for Tomahawk missile.
Retired 1992 full timed 1992-1994 36,000 miles in Pace Arrow Motorhome. Presently just being retired and laying around in Florida each winter and Tennessee each summer.
Snowbirds is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2012, 01:55 PM   #52
K&Gs3400RL
Montana Fan
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Olympia
Posts: 410
M.O.C. #9671
USN QM2 1984 - 1990
USS Crommelin FFG-37 Long Beach, Cal.
USS St. Louis LKA-116 Sasebo, Japan.
K&Gs3400RL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2013, 01:18 AM   #53
bvanwieren
New Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Hudson
Posts: 4
M.O.C. #12842
I am retired Army after 3 years active duty, a tour in Viet Nam, and then 25 years in the Michigan National Guard. Check out our National Organization for Veterans and Retired Military called:
SMART (Special Military Active and Retired Travelers). It's a great group and we all share a common bond.
Bruce Van Wieren
bvanwieren is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2013, 01:39 PM   #54
Leo8523
New Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Ft Wayne
Posts: 4
M.O.C. #13105
Leo U.S. Army 1968-1971 1975-1996 Retired MSG Retire Army Civil Service 1996-2011. Vietnam Era 2 tours 12 months and 4 months, also 6 months in Afghanistan May- Nov 2003. Also served 10 1/2 years in Germany. Did 13 years with Pershing Missiles ( nuclear). 19 years Logistics.

2012 Montana Mountaineer 29ft, 2012 GMC Denali diesel with Allison transmission. Will post Picture later.
Leo8523 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 04:22 AM   #55
whitebb
Established Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Houston
Posts: 10
M.O.C. #12024
22 years in Indiana National Guard and US Army Reserves. Always trained but no deployment. I was a SFC in a Combat Engineer unit, Then a instructor in the Reserves.
whitebb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 02:25 PM   #56
Big Dave
Seasoned Camper
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Pasco
Posts: 91
M.O.C. #13075
U. S. Army Retired
SFC/E-7
1972 to 1992
Big Dave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2013, 01:57 AM   #57
leemedic
Montana Fan
 
leemedic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Lehigh Acres
Posts: 485
M.O.C. #13354
I am retired Chief Warrant Officer from the United States Army. I flew Apache Attack helicopters. I retired in 1994 after 20 years of service. I now live in SW Florida and work as a 911 Paramedic on an ambulance.
leemedic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2013, 03:32 PM   #58
WaltBennett
Montana Master
 
WaltBennett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Haymarket
Posts: 1,446
M.O.C. #13325
Retired USAF MSgt 7/62 - 10/82. No Viet Nam, all cold war command & control maintenance instead, with my last assignment being 5+ yrs. at the NMCC, The Pentagon. Also had two tours in Alaska.
__________________
WaltBennett is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2013, 02:50 PM   #59
kab449
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Lykens
Posts: 545
M.O.C. #11842
I must say that after reading this thread in its entirety, I am amazed at the collective military experience represented in the MOC.
All I can say is THANK YOU!
kab449 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 04:56 AM   #60
K0LCB
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Los Fresnos
Posts: 3,098
M.O.C. #13395
Greetings! I am a retired SFC, I did 10 years active and 29 years National Guard and USAR. I worked full time for the MoARNG, so I am a double dipper
K0LCB is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
One More For The Military Sky Sitting around the Campfire 4 02-28-2011 12:52 AM
Christmas in the Military Old GI Sitting around the Campfire 2 12-04-2007 06:56 AM
Military Wit Exnavydiver Sitting around the Campfire 4 12-02-2007 02:42 AM
Our Military Folks Montana_2230 Sitting around the Campfire 8 02-01-2005 04:18 AM
For the military minded Rob Cooley Sitting around the Campfire 0 12-05-2003 04:00 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Montana RV, Keystone RV Company or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×