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    florida
  • Interests
    Airborne items , rangers , flashes, ovals , badges, uniforms
    collecting since 1946

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  1. want to trade like d.i.'s

    example 20th engr. bn. for  engr. bn.

    D.U.I.'s

    187th, 327 inf. ,501st, 502nd, 503rd, 506th, 101 avn (eagle, 158th avn, 159th avn,

    77th fa, 426th S & S , 5th Trans, 313 Mi., 86th Evac Hospital 20th Engr. Bn. 

    USA  CMB capabilities development cmd., Spec ops cmd North

    also the following AF insignia

     

    my e-mail address is AHRICHMONDJR@YAHOO.COM (PLEASE SAY DI TRADE IN HEADING )

    THANK YOU

     

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  2. This narrative is from my collection, It's from a WW 2 Ranger I meet at McDill AFB R A N G E R ALLEN EDWARD MERRILL PLANK OWNER 1ST. RANGER BN. ENCLOSED IS A BRIEF HISTORY OF RANGER ALLEN’S info, supplied via the news letter from Allen E. Merrell and ok’d for use, by his daughter. I MET ALLEN AT MY RANGER DISPLAYS AT MCDILL AFB. He was born in 1922, in Buffalo NY. Entered service in March 1942 after jump school w/ 82nd a/b , assigned to 509th AIB and shipped to England. A notice was posted about a new unit being formed. T
  3. GREETINGS 

    SEE TWO PIC'S OF  1ST & 2ND RANGER SCROOLS SAID TO BE WORN BY TAC.AIR CONTROL PARTY MEMBERS

    WHEN ASSIGNED TO RANGER BN.

    ARE THESE REAL OR SOME ONES IDEA ??IMG_0139.jpg.585ed84bbeaea51fff63fa47ba8f6d90.jpgIMG_0140.jpg.4dfa301fd7e087a5fa141a176073499e.jpg

     

  4. THANKS FOR THE ADDITIONAL INFO. NOW I KNOW TYPE 1 HAS A OVAL . ARE YOU SAYING THE BLUE AND GOLD TYPE 2 REPLACED TYPE 1 ?? LOOKS LIKE I NEED TO ADD 3 MORE PIECES DOES ANY ONE HAVE TYPE 1 - OVAL AND FL & OV - TYPE 2 THANKS FOR YOUR HELP
  5. WOW I SURE WAS WRONG ON THAT , SORRY IF I MIS-LED ANYONE AHR
  6. DOES ANYONE HAVE INFO ABOUT THIS FL. HAVE LISTED AS 81ST. AVN. SECTION. WHAT D.U.I. WORN ON BERET FL. YTHANKS AHR
  7. DURING WW2 A FEW DIV. SENT SMALL GROUPS TO RANGER TRAINING SCHOOL. AFTER TRAINING THEY RETURNED TO THERE UNITS ( NOT RANGER BN'S ) A FEW EXAMPLES I'M REFERING TO ; ( I FOUND THIS INFO IN EMBLEMS OF HONOR - RANGERS ) THE 4TH MOTORIZED DIVISION @ CAMP GORDON GA . HELD A RANGER TYPE SCHOOL AND PART OF SUCCESSFULLY COMPLEATING THE COURSE WAS A CERTIFIC AND A BADGE WORN OR SEWN ON THE CUFF OF THE OD UNIFORM. A DIFFRENT BUT SAME IDEA THE 100TH DIV. SENT TROOPERS TO THE 2ND ARMY RANGER TRAINING SCHOOL AT CAMP PICKETT ( 2ND AND 5TH RANGERS TRAINED THERE BEFOR SHIPPING
  8. I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THE FL. & O's OF 121ST. 122ND. A/B UNITS IN GEORGIA. 1ST. I HAVE 121ST. FL. W/ YEL-GOLD BORDER LISTED AS CO. H , 121ST. INF. LRSD GANG - IS THERE A MATCHING OVAL ?? 2ND. I HAVE 2 VERSIONS OF 122ND. OVALS ONE PEACHIE COLOR CENTER, SILVER EDGE LISTED AS 122ND. INF. LRS GANG AND ONE THAT LOOKS LIKE THE FL. W/ SILVER EDGE , LT. BLUE UPPER LEFT, WHITE BAR, AND PEACHIE BOTTON RIGHT. LISTED AS CO. H ,122ND INF. LRS GANG. NOW I JUST FOUND INFO NAMING THIS LAST SET AS 560TH. BATTLEFIELD SURVEILLANCE BRIG. IS THAT A NEW ASSIGNMENT AND RENA
  9. WOW SOME ONE ELSE HAS SEEN AND HAS ONE. I KNOW THEY HAD MANY RIVER UNITS BUT DIDN'T KNOW WHAT KIND. THANKS FOR THE HELP AHR
  10. I found this patch years ago at aspic show in melbourne fl.

    showed it at all my military displays no id

    only guess it looks like a engineer or demo unit on the maekong river

     

  11. AHR HERE CAN SOME ONE SEND INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO USE THIS FORUM IT TOOK FOREVER TO FIND HOW TO SIGN ON, NOW AFTER SIGN ON IF I CLICK MEMBERS I GET NOT ALLOWED. I HAVE A VN PATCH TO ID, CAN'T SEEM TO FIND OUT HOW. THIS IS A FEW OF MY PROBLEMS HELP AHRICHMONDJR@YAHOO.COM THANKS AHR
  12. I WOULD LIKE TO ADD MY INFO AND PIC'S OF MY BERET COLLECTION HOW DO I DO IT ?? THANKS AGAIN AL R
  13. HELLO AHR HERE WHERE CAN I FIND INFO ON HOW TO USE THIS FORUM ??? I HAVE PIC'S OF MY COLLECTION TO SHARE AND ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT. HOW TO ADD PHOTO'S FROM MY COMPUTER PHOTO ALBUM ? THANKS AL R
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