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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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"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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