Posted on Nov 11, 2018
LTC Stephen F.
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Forty three years ago I enlisted on a contract for combat engineer training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO.
On January 23, 1975, I graduated from Basic Combat Training in D-1-3
On March 23, 1975, I graduated from 12B Combat Engineer Training in B-2-4.
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1. 1975-01-23 Ft Leonard Wood, MO - Graduation Photo for Basic Training for Stephen Ford.
2. 1975-03 FT Leonard Wood, MO - view of D-1-3 barracks where I did Basic Training.
3. 1975-03 FT Leonard Wood, MO - AIT - B-2-4 Enlisted Man Club -celebrating graduation from AIT.
4. 1975-03 Ft Leonard Wood, MO - AIT B-2-4 PVT Steve Ford smoking in formation at rest.

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SGT David A. 'Cowboy' Groth
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Great share sir, my next to the youngest brother was in the same company and barracks in 1981.
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LTC Stephen F.
LTC Stephen F.
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Thank you my friend SGT David A. 'Cowboy' Groth for making us aware that your next to the youngest brother graduated from BCT company D-1-3 at Fort Leonard Wood in 1981 and the metal barracks which bounded in rain and especially hail were still being used at that time.
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SGT David A. 'Cowboy' Groth
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LTC Stephen F. - You're very welcome sir.
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CW5 Jack Cardwell
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Graduated basic July 1974, A-10-2, Ft Jackson, seems like yesterday!
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LTC Stephen F.
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Thank you my friend CW5 Jack Cardwell for making us aware that you graduated from BCT in company A-1-2 at Fort Jackson in July 1974.
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SMSgt Lawrence McCarter
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Certainly a very full resume with the enlisted start then on the USMA, West Point. You can take justifiable pride in Your service to this nation and its people. Thinking back to My own basic training in 1966 at Lackland AFB, TX is doesn't seem it was that long ago, I certainly remember it well and the training in the USAF Air Police that followed that.
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SSgt Boyd Herrst
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Fly high, Go Air Force !
SMSGT Lawrence McCarter ..
Whoo-Hoo !
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LTC Stephen F.
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Thank you my friend SMSgt Lawrence McCarter for your very encouraging words.
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