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How Buffalo Soldiers Got Named

  • 02/04/2017
How Buffalo Soldiers Got Named

In Honor of Tank Crews Everywhere A humorous and timeless window into how Soldiers live and think in the field. It could be any Service Branch or Any War; but this time Vietnam.   SITREP: Part 2 (Multi-Part Series):  How Buffalo Soldiers Got Named Read Part 1: New Tank Crew Member for Buffalo Soldiers 18 Kilometers From Cambodia / Just Off HWY (DT)788 / West of Tay Ninh/ South Vietnam / September 1971 /  G Troop – 2nd Squadron – 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Characters:  * Sarge (TC; Tank Commander) +H Hazy (Gunner) +B Bill (Driver) = Loader   By late afternoon G Troop...

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New Tank Crew Member on Buffalo Soldiers

  • 02/03/2017
New Tank Crew Member on Buffalo Soldiers

In Honor of Tank Crews Everywhere A humorous and timeless window into how Soldiers live and think in the field. It could be any Service Branch or Any War; but this time Vietnam.   SITREP: Part 1 (Multi-Part Series):  New Loader In School Hot Zone Near Nui Ba Dinh (Black Virgin Mountain) / Iron Triangle / South Vietnam / August 1971 / G Troop - 2nd Squadron - 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Nui Bah Dinh - Black Virgin Mountain The four-man crew is riding aboard “Buffalo Soldiers”… …a slow, loud, lumbering M551 Sheridan Light Tank in the back of a circular Recon In Force…...

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