"302 confirmed kills by the old man. The lion's share the result of an opportune arc-light strike he called hin. I think there were more and I suspect he became part of Blue Light later but I'll never know. "
"A story the old man told me before he died: Patton Jr. asked to have LRRP Squadrons. Long Bihn said "no." He did it anyway. That's why the 11th Cav. got turned into a training outfit after 'Nam, as punishment for Patton Jr. doing…"
It seems logical that the LRRPs would not wear a patch -- there are some photos of very bad -- home made 11th CAV LRRP patches on the web -- made in country, but I know that we, 67-68, were also not allowed to wear our patch -- in…"
"Sorry Sarge, but the guys I met were all Vietnam guys - not to say that since you were at the 173rd base camp you may not have run into them at some time or other, supported the 173rd a lot. I couldn't tell you their names - oddly…"
I'm trying to link up with anyone who served with me in Fulda, with the ARPS. I've tried to locate this ACWC site to do just that but couldn't find them in my initial web search. Can you help me?
I want to thank you…"
"Roger. I notice that of all the LRRP teams, the 11th Cav seems to have the least information and recognition. There is a photo of a guy wearing a 11th Patch that is supposed to be a LRRP, but it's my understanding that LRRPs did not wear…"
"LRRPS don't mingel much, but there are a few ARPS on the ACVVC site -- you can ask your questions on the guest post.
I went to one LRRP reunion. Tight knit group. Willing to share if you can find one.