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XacerbatedDem

(511 posts)
23. Talk about bringing back memories.
Sat Mar 5, 2022, 11:25 AM
Mar 2022

I've been to Grafenwoehr, too. 2 years in Germany, and I thought I'd never survive, for during my tour; Russia invaded Afghanistan, hostages were taken in Iran, riots were going on in Poland and the Bonner-Monhoff (sp) Gang was going around Germany bombing banks. We were a part of NATO forces and I went on exercises with them. (Interesting fact, the most fierce fighters at the time: the Canadians. During exercises with NATO, whoever had them on their side, won.)

What worried me most was the attitude by most around me then, which pertained to Russia at the time. Nuke 'em till they glow. Everyone kept saying it over and over again. I always thought it was just a lot of bravado, you know, because once you start down that road, it's end times.

I sure hope that's changed now, 'cause with nukes, there are no winners.

My 11 yr old daughter has been asking a lot of questions lately too NickB79 Mar 2022 #1
Hugs to you and family Nick Duncanpup Mar 2022 #2
The most influential event on the baby boomer generation happened before we were born Walleye Mar 2022 #3
Our oldest grandson is 17... PittBlue Mar 2022 #4
I truly understand Duncanpup Mar 2022 #5
It's not just war or politics either. FoxNewsSucks Mar 2022 #21
My best friend has 2 sons, in their 20's..... secondwind Mar 2022 #6
Perhaps when this all settles Duncanpup Mar 2022 #8
I wish! Thanks for the uplift. secondwind Mar 2022 #15
When I hear young guys say that I ask, OneCrazyDiamond Mar 2022 #24
Hiding under our desks, or under the windows, seemed so long ago...until this. FailureToCommunicate Mar 2022 #7
I vaguely remember this in elementary school Duncanpup Mar 2022 #9
I remember those drills so vividly... FailureToCommunicate Mar 2022 #10
We had those drills until the 4th grade. Texaswitchy Mar 2022 #28
Honestly, I'm not worried about a ground war at all Victor_c3 Mar 2022 #11
May you be right LT Duncanpup Mar 2022 #12
Please use my correct rank, I got promoted to armchair general! n/t Victor_c3 Mar 2022 #13
Barstool general Duncanpup Mar 2022 #17
Talk about bringing back memories. XacerbatedDem Mar 2022 #23
I spent about 4.5 years between Vilseck and Graf, 2003-2007 Victor_c3 Mar 2022 #25
Cool! Thanks for the update. XacerbatedDem Mar 2022 #26
A ground war dosen't worry me much either, but... NeoGreen Mar 2022 #22
I feel for you and your family... 2naSalit Mar 2022 #14
Thank you Duncanpup Mar 2022 #16
I hear you Duncanpup and me too. MLAA Mar 2022 #18
I agree, Dunc! SheltieLover Mar 2022 #19
That's pretty much how we all feel. FoxNewsSucks Mar 2022 #20
My two grandchildren the same. Texaswitchy Mar 2022 #27
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