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How many military vets?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Spector_Ray, Nov 30, 2006.

  1. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
    How many military vets or active members are Talkbass members? It doesn't matter what country, stand up and be saluted!

    I'm a proud Army vet. Medical.:bassist:
  2. Matt Morgan

    Matt Morgan Fellow Conspirator Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2001
    Plano, TX
    USMC. 1988-1997.
    Enlisted 1988 - 1990: Infantry, 0341 Mortars
    Officer 1990 - 1997: Infantry 0302, 9962, 8154

    Southwest Asia, Somalia, Bosnia.

    I still work for the government and have done multiple "visits" to several "interesting" places including two deployments to Iraq
    (2003 and 2004).
  3. Indiana Mike

    Indiana Mike Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    USAR ( army reserves) 1985-1987

    USA (army) 1987-1990

    Washington State National Guard 1990-1993

    MOS 1985 -1990 / 52C utilities equipment repair

    MOS 1990-1993 / 19D Cavalry scout , has to be one of the most dangerous jobs in the army. Glad I never had to do it for real!

    "A soldier prays for peace , not war. It is not glamorous."

    Quote said to me by one of my platoon sergeants who was/is a Vietnam combat veteran.
  4. Army, Treadhead, 19E-K M60A1-3's. M1. Got out in '84.
  5. billjr


    Jul 25, 2006
    Darlington, SC
    SC National Guard 1983 - 1993.
    1983 - 1984 NBC Specialist
    1984 - 1985 Palmetto Military Academy OCS
    1985 - 1993 Armor Officer, M60A3, M1 IP

    Basic & AIT at Ft McLellan, AL
    Armor Officer Basic at Ft Knox
  6. Blake Bass

    Blake Bass Supporting Member

    Jan 10, 2006
    Montgomery, Texas
    USAF Band of the West San Antonio, TX 1986-1992

    USAF Band of the Pacific Elmendorf AFB, AK 1992-1997

    The USAF Band Washington, DC 1997-present
  7. emils


    Jul 28, 2005
    Does Croatian Army count?

    I did my duty from 1992 to 1995. As soon as the war finnished I was out of there.
  8. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
    Of course! It doesn't matter what country or branch of service. Just curious as to the number of vets on this board.:cool:
  9. US Naval Air Reserve, 6 years. Enlisted Aircrew. Airborne Acoustic anti-submarine warfare detection. quite the adventure. would do it again if young again, but definitely not under current administration, and I wasn't cut-out for military career beyond 6 years. I simply needed someone to kick my butt for prolonged period of time at age 19. but the ASW (anti-sub warfare) route was incredible, on retrospect, during Reagan era. Edit: Those were precisely the "Hunt for Red October" days.
  10. Alexander


    Aug 13, 2001
    Seattle, WA
    US Army 88-91, Reserve 92-96; Military Police - Operation Desert Storm
  11. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    US Army 1987-2001

    Ft Huachuca, AZ 1988-1991
    Schofield Barracks, HI 1991-1994
    Ft McPherson, GA 1995-2001

    US Air Force Band of the West, San Antonio - 2001-present

  12. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Same MOS, enlisted in '84. M60A3 and M1.
    Basic - Ft. Knox, Ky. (A-3-1)
    Duty Station - Ft. Cartoon (Carson), Co.
  13. anyone else click on this link thinking about doctors for attack dogs and things at wars...
  14. lawsonman


    Dec 19, 2005
    NW IL
    USAF 1971-1975
  15. neptoon

    neptoon Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2000
    Cape Canaveral, FL
    us navy 95-now -

    uss tennessee
    strategic weapons facility, pacific fleet
    uss maine
    epmac millington
  16. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    US Army, 1973-1977. Signal Corps attached to 6th Army in Korea 74-77. No combat.
  17. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Military Veteranarians' main job is to inspect meat at the commissary.

    ....just in case you were curious...
  18. billjr


    Jul 25, 2006
    Darlington, SC
    We had a Co. Commander shoot a deer one summer camp. The company took it back to the barracks area, dressed it in the shower and cooked it for dinner. What did he get in trouble for? Serving uninspected meat in a government chow hall.
  19. justBrian


    Apr 19, 2002
    Kansas City, MO
    United States Navy
    USS Nathanael Greene SSBN 636G '78-'82
  20. kdlunde

    kdlunde Guest

    Nov 8, 2006
    US Army E-2 (11B10) - 1980-81
    US Navy Midshipman - 1981-85
    US Navy Surface Warfare (Amphibs!) - 1985-88
    US Navy Cryptologic Officer - 1988-2005

    Retired LCDR, now a contractor at NSWC Crane

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