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Army Uniforms

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Old age and a poor memory prevents me from knowing whether I posted this photo from July 1969 on Insiders before. Fresh out of Fort Benning and Fort Holabird, just a 2LT with little Army experience, but in spite of all that, my father decided that I would be the Grand Marshall for the Independence Day parade.

 

I borrowed my sister's Mustang convertible and drove off to the parade, where I was then seated on the very uncomfortable top of the convertible's tonneau cover for a couple miles down Brownsville Road in the little Boro of Brentwood, a suburb of Pittsburg PA. An inebriated WWII vet, a VFW member drove me around, somewhat erratically, but at only two miles per hour.

 

We were a working class bunch, and the families all knew someone serving in the military, most of them in Souteast Asia. No protestors, no heckling, a lof of rendered salutes as I passed, all of which I returned.

 

Wish I were that thin again, and of course, that young too. PS I still have the cap, and the insignia, but not the polyester short sleeved outfit.

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Brentwood, Pennsylvania, USA
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    bpelican Platinum 57 Reviews
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    You're looking good, anadyr.  Great photo!

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      Alumni Steward Platinum 8 Reviews
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      Used to look great not so much anymore

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        bpelican Platinum 57 Reviews
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        At least we're still verticle!

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          Alumni Steward Platinum 8 Reviews
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          Amen to that bpelican

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    iahflyr Platinum 26 Reviews
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    Love the picture and the story.

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    nuhusker Platinum 2 Reviews
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    And Ft Meade, where you probably also spent some time has closed both golf courses and put new intel buildings there.  Priorities???

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      Alumni Steward Platinum 8 Reviews
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      Yes, that is too bad.  Fort Ord near here still has both courses with amazing views of the Bay. As for Fort Meade, NSA was a minor player when I was assigned to First Army HQ there, but is now huger than huge and takes up a lot of space.

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        nuhusker Platinum 2 Reviews
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        I hope to play those two former Ft Ord courses one day.  Probably the only thing on the MP that I can afford.

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          Alumni Steward Platinum 8 Reviews
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          Yes and a retired ID might be worth using. Let me know and I'll try some pull for you.

           

          Here are the rates, a lot lower than Pebble Beach!

           

          Tee Time Rates

               Weekday     Weekend
          Morning $100.00 $125.00
          Twilight $60.00 $80.00
          Late Afternoon $40.00 $45.00
          Seniors - Age 60+ $70.00 $90.00
          Juniors - Age 17 & Under $35.00 $35.00
          NCGA (Walking) $59.00 $79.00
          NCGA (Includes Cart) $79.00 $99.00
          Replay Rate (Includes Cart) $65.00 $85.00

          Golf Cart Rates

          Weekday Weekend
          Morning $25.00 $25.00
          Twilight $20.00 $20.00
          Green Fee rates and times are subject to change without prior notice.

          Miscellaneous Fees

          Large Bag Small Bag
          Driving Range $10.00 $5.00
          Rental Sets Morning Super Twilight
          (Titleist Clubs & 2 sleeves of balls) $65.00 $40.00

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            nuhusker Platinum 2 Reviews
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            I didn't see a military rate, but the senior rate looks good.  Thanks for the info.  what are names of these courses?

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              Alumni Steward Platinum 8 Reviews
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              Blackhorse and Bayonet

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                nuhusker Platinum 2 Reviews
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                thanks.

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    Alumni Steward Platinum 8 Reviews
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    http://www.bayonetblackhorse.com/club/scripts/section/section.asp?GRP=23781&NS=AU is the link for the golf course, and I am checking on military rates. I can get you a deal at Old Del Monte GC, one of the PB courses.

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      nuhusker Platinum 2 Reviews
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      I like deals.

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        Alumni Steward Platinum 8 Reviews
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        I get deals, just ask my friends and enemies.

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    iahflyr Platinum 26 Reviews
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    All of us old guys should plan a golf outing to the Monterey area and have anadyr work it all out as well as drive us around in the Pebble Beach vans!

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      jerrycoin Alumni Steward Platinum 60 Reviews
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      I'm in!

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      Alumni Steward Platinum 8 Reviews
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      On it!

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      Alumni Steward Platinum 8 Reviews
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      Maserati.jpgIf the weather is good we can take the Maz!  But the clubs will have to go in the van.

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        iahflyr Platinum 26 Reviews
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        Clubs in the van are good, after my game today I should probably take two weeks off and quit!

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