.....I don't get it............
OF COURSE I DO!!!!
Do ya? Or don't ya? Good morning loadmaster....
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those that mind don't matter
and those that matter don't mind." ~ Dr. Suess
Is that you in the pic, Brasso? You look much younger there - and, leafier.
"a hundred-dollar shine on a three-dollar pair of shoes."
Damn! I thought this was a recipe..........
I know you must have grasped some kind of connection to the picture, and what it is related to??? I'll wait and see if somebody knows why I posted that???
Brasso -- Bro, when I joined the 1st Bde of the 101st, in Viet Nam, the Bde's motto was: "Stay Alert, Stay Alive." I would guess the thumbnail was a play on that motto.
Proud to be a Vietnam Veteran.
I really just found this pic and since I have been signing "SALSA"
"Stay A LRP...Stay Alive" for about 20 years, I thought it was a real coincidence to come across it, especially since the guy is really out there >>> I also remember the "STAY ALERT..STAY ALIVE" in the 1/101st and other units as well.....you see it a lot in training centers also.
CSM Henry Behr, Old Scroll C/Co Ranger used to say this. SALSA men!
Was he with C/75/RGR in the Nam? And what year was this when he was a CSM. The name is familiar, I can check the unit roster if he was with C/75/RGR.
Yes. The Nam. I have no idea what year. He is listed on the Alpha Roster in the back of the book "Charlie Rangers."
I know he must be reired by now, he probably retired in 1995-1998. The last unit he was with that I know of was the 504 PIR. I was with him in A-2/505. He came to us as an E7 and was our Platoon SGT then became 1SG when ours went to prison.
This guy rocked.
My CSM was CSM Cravis Taybron. Hw was with C/75th.
If Mr. Einstein doesn't like the natural laws of the universe, let him go back to where he came from. ~ Robert Benchley
Yes, I think we talked about CT before. I will have to pull out my historical rosters and see when CSM Behr was there. I know about the "ALPHA ROSTER' in the back of the "CHARLIE RANGERS book. My name is on that list 2 times and there both spelled wrong.
Walsh, Joseph John Jr. & Welch, Joey....My legal name then was Joseph John -----Jr but everyone called me Joey -----
We were suppose to send in additions, changes etc which we did , however since our book was the frirst NON-fiction about an actual LRP/RGR unit and it was published in Feb 1989 (Lee Lanning had written LRRP, The Professional?) by the mid-90's there were dozens of new books about LRP/RGR's.
So in order to SPICE ours up a little bit the Publisher changed the front cover and I contacted John R about it and he said Screw them SOB's I sent in lists of names and they never updated the list and now they put a guy on the cover from F, 58th LRP (101st Abn). They must have been paid a flat rate and in the fine print the publishing Co, held all the rights to the book. I will post them both later.
Last edited by Brasso; 06-08-2009 at 08:06 PM.
I found CSM Behr's name on our roster, he had to be there after 69 sometime. And I also found the book covers for CHARLIE RANGERS.
The first original book was first published in Feb 1989. Then in the mid 90's the publisher put a SGT from F 58 Lrp Det, 101st Abn Div. which was first called 1st Bn 101st Abn Div LRRPs until Sep 1967 when all LRRPS became LRPS until Feb 1, 1969, when all LRPS became RGRS and the 101st was L/75/RGR.
You would think the guy would have the decency to ask the original authors who spent 2 years writing the book for another picture...no way...I swear they have nothing but $$$ in their brains and have never served a day.