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Old 07-29-2017, 15:18   #1
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My Father passed on May 15th. He was in 8th Group from 1963-1966. I found this in a binder he left behind. One may see what a man accomplished. One may see what he saved.
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Old 07-29-2017, 16:30   #2
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Hang it on your Dog Tags.
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Old 07-29-2017, 16:36   #3
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Hang it on your Dog Tags.
Most definitely..

I have been toying with getting a new tat of mine..
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Old 07-29-2017, 17:57   #4
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A P-38 was a handy critter. Tad difficult getting into one of those peanut butter cans with a K-Bar.
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Old 07-29-2017, 19:13   #5
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Taped!

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Old 07-29-2017, 21:00   #6
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Yeah........ I wore one on my dog tags for about a week...... after being stabbed a few dozen times I took it off. Purchased a Swiss Army knife that I always carried when in the field.
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Still got a few put away somewhere. They also worked as an improvised screwdriver and the blade was good for ripping open other kinds of containers made of plastic, cardboard, etc.
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Old 07-29-2017, 23:56   #8
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Used mine just the other day making the Pork Tacos, posted in the Gourmet Guerrilla forum, to open a can of pineapple rings. The damned crank opener failed as it does 90 percent of the time.

My P-38 will be 50 years old next January. Got it during Basic bivouac week at Ft. Polk. It snowed!

BTW, don't forget what dog tags are actually for.

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