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Old 09-14-2018, 15:37   #31
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According to the other Charlie on my Team who served under him (I cannot recall if he was his Company SMG or his Bn CSM), "Sweet Lou" had a very distinctive way of talking and was known to say some dumb shit that was often repeated by others while imitating his tone and cadence. I got the impression that he was not well liked.

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Old 09-14-2018, 15:41   #32
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According to the other Charlie on my Team who served under him (I cannot recall if he was his Company SMG or his Bn CSM), "Sweet Lou" had a very distinctive way of talking and was known to say some dumb shit that was often repeated by others while imitating his tone and cadence. I got the impression that he was not well liked.

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A few stories come to mind:

- 4 accidental discharges of a firearm over the years (a particularly spectacular one during SFAUCC)
- Shrek and Donkey
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Old 09-16-2018, 08:33   #33
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Ok, how did he get that moniker...'sweet Lou' ?
Are we talkin Lou Gutierrez (sp??) ???
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Old 09-16-2018, 14:06   #34
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I am not.

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Old 09-17-2018, 03:31   #35
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Went through in 1981

Anyone else remember "Poole's Rules" ?
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Old 09-17-2018, 06:48   #36
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1) Never dry-fire in a gunfight.
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Old 09-17-2018, 07:08   #37
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Yes, many great memories of Mott lake. When A/3/5 took it over from 2/5 in I think late '85 or early '86, we then took over training.
Remember that well. Didn't get to attend but was out there a lot providing communications support. Everybody was wearing those shirts and they were cool. Remember the porn movies at lunch?
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Old 09-17-2018, 19:41   #38
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Paul Poole

"LOVE MA WORK!" a great guy. Photo from the pistol range, but not of Paul. Shot during a visit by some pogue senator from W.D.C. Dog and pony show day, with Sleepy Norton and all!
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Old 09-18-2018, 02:52   #39
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"Poole's Rules"

1. Never dry fire in a gunfight.
2. Never initiate an ambush from a cross-fire.
3. Never chase Indians who've stolen a Gatling Gun!

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I forgot #2. #3 I use to this day. I use it on all the young Captain's as a way of saying: "Slow down there cowboy....let's think through this a moment."

and - "Let's walk downrange and laugh at the targets."
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Wasn't there a "collection" of license plates there somewhere? I only heard of this, never saw the actual plates.

(and maybe not "license" plates, but plates none the less.)
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Wasn't there a "collection" of license plates there somewhere? I only heard of this, never saw the actual plates.

(and maybe not "license" plates, but plates none the less.)
Not that I'm aware of. I was there for abt a yr, however, that was a few days ago.

I left to go to SWC in Jan '87. Commo committee
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Wasn't there a "collection" of license plates there somewhere? I only heard of this, never saw the actual plates.

(and maybe not "license" plates, but plates none the less.)



The plates you may be thinking of, were individual items, made by me, in 1980 or 81. I made one for Pete Morgan ( with HMFIC over the skull), for Dave Brocki (with S-4), and for Elmer Adams...cannot recall the logo, but he does want a new one. Anything after my tenure, I cannot say, but likely none, since Elmer had his for quite awhile, til loosing it!
They had the same look as the helipad, in my "photo", to the left. That was painted in early 1980, and lasted a year, until Col "Weird Wally" Wallenborn (sp?), who was either at Group, or JFK, complained about. Something about him being a DP in WWII, and likening the skull to the SS...blah, blah, blah...and demanded it be removed. So, only the skull was painted over. What a putz.

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The plates you may be thinking of, were individual items, made by me, in 1980 or 81. I made one for Pete Morgan ( with HMFIC over the skull), for Dave Brocki (with S-4), and for Elmer Adams...cannot recall the logo, but he does want a new one. Anything after my tenure, I cannot say, but likely none, since Elmer had his for quite awhile, til loosing it!
They had the same look as the helipad, in my "photo", to the left. That was painted in early 1980, and lasted a year, until Col "Weird Wally" Wallenborn (sp?), who was either at Group, or JFK, complained about. Something about him being a DP in WWII, and likening the skull to the SS...blah, blah, blah...and demanded it be removed. So, only the skull was painted over. What a putz.
I was told..... there was a collection of plates, general plates, stars........ generals that came out to view "training" left without their "stars".
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Old 10-01-2018, 10:38   #45
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Now that is some funny shit.

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