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  1. LT says

    Mr. Fry,
    You may get older but you can’t catch up with us as we seem to be getting old right along with you so unfortunately you can’t close the gap until we croak and I don’t intend to do that. Happy early Birthday wishes to you!

  2. lawrence fry says

    finally catching up to some of you–turn 63 first of AUGUST..

  3. LT says

    Hey Tooch,
    Happy Birthday! By the way you are not officially old until you turn 68 they say based on today’s longevity stats! Hope you had a wonderful birthday and look forward to seeing you in Escanaba. We are going to have a pretty good turnout!

    • mark tucciarone says

      Thanks LT.I just saw a commercial on tv. for a NY. hospital. A 93 year old woman says.”why do people bitch about old age? If your not old, your dead”

  4. mark tucciarone says

    Hi guys.I turned 66 years old yesterday. I don’t know how the rest of you feel, but I have a hard time getting my head around that fact. I just wonder where my life went. I sure miss that 20 year old kid!! Tooch

  5. Bill Beckum says

    We may have crossed paths in 2nd as I left in the middle of 11/69. Thanks

  6. LT says

    Bruno was there 69-70 and was in my platoon during my time with C/2/1. He was at the Decater AL reunion which was the last time I saw him

  7. LT says

    Bruno was there 69-70 and was in my platoon during my time with C/2/1.

  8. Bill Beckum says

    When was Bruno there?

  9. Chuck Missar says

    Bruno, a country boy, I’ll have to see it to believe it. Bruno, are you out there? I never see you post. There is a lot of great BBQ in Dallas as well as the rest of Texas.

  10. Larry Harper says

    I recently exchanged emails with a fellow 2nd platooner, Geroge “Bruno” Cotter. He has had a big change in his life. He was a city boy that lived in California all his life and now he has moved to near Dallas, TX to be near a child and grandchildren. Now he says he is country-fied as he has a shed to do his hobbies in. He got to do one of his bucket list last year in driving the entire route 66 from Chicago to Santa Monica. It was great to hear from him.

  11. LT says

    Hey all you late starters out there. Time to jump on it to get your reservation in for Escanaba MI reunion. We have a pretty good group signed up so far! Please contact Brother Bill Porath(Doof) to get your tours and dinner locked in. Get your hotel reservation by contacting the hotel at the numbers provided in the reunion drop down above. Hope to see many more of your there.

  12. lawrencefry says

    it is Vietnam Vets

  13. lawrence fry says

    got a message back from Robin Woo–he said he liked this site…

  14. lawrence fry says

    i seen an ad on facbook while strolling through–i clicked Join and then got confirmation from this Robin Woo and was asked where/when/who.. after answering them three i have been getting several vets stating where they were and when–each one gets a hearty Welcome Home—just like they gave me when i joined–they are grunts/medics/artillary /river rats.they post there time they were IN COUNTRY and the location./.if i knew how to post it here i would. there are probally some that u all remember.. and if you want use hold tight and go to my fb page..

  15. Chuck missar says

    How’s she goin AY……

  16. Ken Ruesch (LT) C/2/1, B/2/1 and HHC/2/1 Jan-Dec 1970 says

    I am getting ready for Escanaba by saying “ay” at the end of my sentences. Should be ready by July 30. Can’t wait to see you guys and hoist one or two with you.
    BE SAFE!

  17. Gary Capshaw says

    All I found was a couple of Face Book pages.

  18. Clay Sniff says

    I was able to Google VietNam Vets Only Robin Woo. What I got was what appeared to be a newsletter. I assume you can access earlier editions.

    • lawrence fry says

      leave robin off and it should get right to site..

  19. Gary Capshaw says

    That’s not a clickable link, Lawrence. I’ve tried to find it, but aren’t sure if I’ve got the right place. Cut and paste from the address bar onto a message here and it should make it clickable.

  20. lawrence fry says

    howdy to all -2 things -there is a site that some might want to check out–VIETNAM VETS ONLY–ROBIN WOO —- feel like I am losing the battle of the ALPHBET–PTSD-PKNS-UA-COPD….I have posted this site sense there are several that were sta. round CHU-LIA// HAWK HILL…hope no objections–

  21. Rick Lowell says

    Happy Independence day to all of you brothers and your families.

  22. LT says

    Just got to love an Irishman’s poetic prose! Be safe and enjoy the holiday!

  23. Bill Connell says

    Happy Independence Day ! …Don’t drink over a Fifth on the Fourth or you may not come forth on the Fifth !

  24. Terry Roberts says

    Gary, such eloquent prose, and so real in this case. Anybody else care about his roomate? Also any grehounds out there can ill afford to lose 33 pounds! Who are these pencil necks anyway?

  25. Johng233 says

    Hello there! This post could not be written any better! Reading this post reminds me of my good old room mate! He always kept talking about this. I will forward this page to him. Fairly certain he will have a good read. Thank you for sharing! bfekbdcdkfdd

  26. Terry Roberts says

    Just received the itinerary for the Escanaba reunion, looks like Biil has put together a fun time. So looking forward to this time with those who can come.

  27. LT says

    Rick are you coming to our reunion in Escanaba MI the end of July?

    • Rick Lowell says

      I wish I could. I’ll be supporting a Military exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana from mid July thru mid August.
      I want to attend one as soon as I can. I look forward to it.

  28. Rick Lowell says

    I wish him all the best.
    I assume that he is having problems with that thumping thing that I discovered in my chest. I think it was about 20 years ago, when my kids moved out and Grandkids came along.

  29. short round says

    larry mendez of 1st platoon and the supply room, living in omar west by God goes into the cleveland clinic in august for open heart surgery. any idea when grunts were issued a heart ??

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