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I could keep reading for hours.
Thank you for sharing, sir.
Ditto!
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Thank You for sharing that sir.

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Old 25 January 2017, 05:31
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Terry, I always knew you had some good stories.

I hope that you will share with us.

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Old 25 January 2017, 06:55
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Thank you Sir. Enjoyed the story.
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Old 25 January 2017, 07:30
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Captain, thank you for that story. I'm changing my Vietnam lectures today.
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Old 25 January 2017, 07:32
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Hard to forget days like that.

Good stuff, thanks for sharing.

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Old 25 January 2017, 08:07
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Thank you for sharing. History that would otherwise go untold.
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Old 25 January 2017, 09:54
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Thank you sir.
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Old 25 January 2017, 10:17
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Great stories of real warriors. The "B model" is a great helo.
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Old 25 January 2017, 10:19
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Thank you and please keep sharing some of your stories, Sir.
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Old 25 January 2017, 11:13
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Thank you for taking the time to share the "eyes-on" story and history. It's priceless.
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Old 25 January 2017, 12:05
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Ray got his CE, .
Thanks for sharing this story, I hope it ends up in a book someday or at least archived forever. My google fu sucks but what is an Army CE?

I remember learning about Nick Rowe in SERE.
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Old 25 January 2017, 12:16
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Thanks for sharing this story, I hope it ends up in a book someday or at least archived forever. My google fu sucks but what is an Army CE?

I remember learning about Nick Rowe in SERE.
I have been asked several times to write a book. My wife who is a Neuroscientist, and writer has even offered to co-author it with me...If I were sitting across from a friend, I could tell stories, but putting it out there for strangers, doesn't work for me. SOCNET is where my friends hang out.

Look up Nancy Andreasen, for kicks.

For me it was my Crew Chief. Perhaps my terminology is incorrect.

Thanks for the question.
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Captain, thank you for that story. I'm changing my Vietnam lectures today.
That is cool, way cool!
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Old 25 January 2017, 12:33
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Hard to forget days like that.

Good stuff, thanks for sharing.

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My friend, I just gave her a kiss.

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thanks for the story, Sir.

I never got shot at that hard, but some of my guys did get caught up in it a couple times. I guess the good thing about working Mosul is, you can get a burning bird back to the airport if you're lucky enough. and they both walked away from it. one took a round through the visor assembly.

CE= crew chief, as of '15. I don't see it changing any time soon.
OR= observer (door gunner, if not a crew chief by MOS).
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Old 25 January 2017, 13:30
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thanks for the story, Sir.

I never got shot at that hard, but some of my guys did get caught up in it a couple times. I guess the good thing about working Mosul is, you can get a burning bird back to the airport if you're lucky enough. and they both walked away from it. one took a round through the visor assembly.

CE= crew chief, as of '15. I don't see it changing any time soon.
OR= observer (door gunner, if not a crew chief by MOS).
Thanks for the comments.

I was shot down 3 times my first tour, wounded a few, finally medevaced to the states with my right arm a mess.

That's another story.
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Old 25 January 2017, 13:53
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Thanks for sharing this story, I hope it ends up in a book someday or at least archived forever. My google fu sucks but what is an Army CE?

I remember learning about Nick Rowe in SERE.

CE is the Army Crew Code for "Crew Chief." In the Army (vs Air Force), the crew chief is a maintainer who is also a flight crew member on flight orders, does about 80% of what a flight engineer in the AF does on a PaveHawk. They do all the terrain, traffic, formation calling; operate the right gun, run the hoist if equipped, etc. They typically don't do as much TOLD as an AF FE though.
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Old 25 January 2017, 14:11
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Thank you for the story sir. I'm currently rereading Five Years to Freedom by Nick Rowe. Have read it several times already.

I always eagerly listen to my dad when he talks of his time in Vietnam. I think it helps him to talk to the few people he feels comfortable talking to about it. Thanks again.
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Old 25 January 2017, 14:52
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Thank you for the story sir. I'm currently rereading Five Years to Freedom by Nick Rowe. Have read it several times already.

I always eagerly listen to my dad when he talks of his time in Vietnam. I think it helps him to talk to the few people he feels comfortable talking to about it. Thanks again.
Thank you.

Please keep talking to your Dad re VN, it will undoubtedly provide benefit to you both.
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