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July 8, 2015

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July 8, 2015

Now B A O R is gone I was looking back over years I /we served there ,so here's  a list of BFPO numbers that I/we used ..Starting with 41 ( Detmold )...16 ( Sennerlager MQ, tin city+ site guard )...17 ( Munster).....15 ( Herford) ...36 ( GMH Osnabruck MQ)...36 (again Scots DG )........30 ( Hohne)....23 ( Celle MQ).....31 ( Hamlyn bridging ).....in/out 47 (Gutersloh)....33 ( Hannover BMH kids,).......and finally the most visited in all weather conditions and no sleep 37 ( Soltau) ...the last one is now a nature reserve so rumour  control has ..............so here's the question of all the places ,postings in the ''Old zone'' is your favorite ,the reason is I left my favorite to last and that was 45 ( Berlin) I did 2 attachments there Army air corps 64/65  so much history .

July 8, 2015

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July 8, 2015

So if you add up all the numbers, that should give me a good idea of your real age!!!!!!! But you are still looking pretty good!!!!!

July 8, 2015

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July 8, 2015

Bob, BFPO 36 Osnabruck has to have my best memories '73 to '76. That is were I spent all my singlie days having been married in all the others.  I say all there were in fact only another two 16 Sennelager and 38 (?) Fally. Only ever got to Berlin the once to umpire an urban warfare exercise in '88 but I saw enough in that fortnight to realise why it was your best. Wee Frankie

July 9, 2015

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July 9, 2015

Tom your pushing the boat out that'll cost you in November .....and Frankie I remember them happy days in 36 ,especially when we sat in the woods opposite my MQ after our 74 tour with the Yank ...PT at 6 shite

July 9, 2015

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July 9, 2015

Bob, How well I remember Maj. Bob Sloane 7th US Cavalry.  All that cadence counting when we were out running, no cussing, and his regular bible thumping. He had a fit when he saw some of the 'literature' we had in our lockers.  He also banned most of our Penthouse & Mayfair pin-ups but as I recall our SSM at the time Marty Graham (RIP) manged to get him to compromise, we could have pin-ups with boobs but no 'snatch'. Marty also had to remind him he didn't have the authority to award us 100 days in the 'stockade' for minor misdomeaners.  Meat patties and a carton of 'coo' at NAAFI break were a favourite until Ian Salisbury set up in direct competition in the SHQ C Sqn hanger doing a roaring trade in bacon rolls.  I believe the NAAFI manager complained bitterly to the CO about the loss of trade and Solly was made to shut up shop. Happy days.

August 10, 2015

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August 10, 2015

When I joined the carbs in 1954 we were in Imphal barracks Osnabruck BAOR 10

August 11, 2015

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August 11, 2015

Dave when the new regiment (ScotsDG) served there early 70's it was B F P O 36 ,have found memories of Imphal Bks

August 11, 2015

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August 11, 2015

In 54 I was in Dozer troop , we had M10s and bulldozers  I drove the troop leader in a Jeep ,memory's a bit vague now Bob,great times though Bob  !!!


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