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Dumb, Stupid and Drunk

Dumb, Stupid and Drunk

Yep that's me in the middle..all drunk..I think this was during the very first MTV video awards...Virginia 1985???


OOHHHHH Scary Stuff

OOHHHHH Scary Stuff

Halloween...this is from Virginia 1986...headed out to Georgetown in DC..so I'm in Georgetown Partying My Ass off and I pick up a Smurf...yeah go figure a Zombie and a Smurf hook up...I'll keep it PG...needless to say WE HOOK UP, if you catch my drift, but we do it in full costume...and she leaves while still painted blue...I tell her I'll cal her, which I do, and I go to see her again...OH MY GOD Put the freaking blue make up on again...now she could very well have been saying the samething about me...but it's my story...YIKES!!!! She may have had a very good personality...sorry I didn't stick around to find out...I'm such a BASTARD!


HB Man

HB Man

THere is a very funny story behind the HB Man...one that I shouldn't tell...perhaps someday I'll elaborate...let's just say I wish I still had him.


ON The Road

ON The Road

During the march in Nijamegan...see me in the back waving...1985


Grolsch Tent

Grolsch Tent

After a hard day marching nothing says I Love You Like an Ice Cold Beer...especially if it's Grolsch that was brewed right there in Holland where I was...SWEET MAmma!!!!!!


Nijamegan, Holland

Nijamegan, Holland

We marched 25 miles a day for 4 days (100 miles for you non-math whizzes) with 45 pound rucks...suposed to promote esprit de corps and happiness amongst the nations...it resulted in very sore feet...


Jester

Jester

One of my Roomies and Me...I actually bought that stupid hat!


THe 554th

THe 554th

The sign outside our building and below my window Stuttgart Germany


Spain and Drunk

Spain and Drunk

THe Title says it all.....


Rubber Nose

Rubber Nose

Once again this is what the midnight shift does to ya...1983


MP

MP

MP doesn't stand for Military Police, it stands for Mummy Police! Midnights some where around 3 in the morn...obviously I was bored!


Ghost

Ghost

OH MAn..there is a story behind this. Thats me under that sheet...you see my Room MAte and I rented Salems Lot and were watching it...and when it was time for bed, neither one of us would turn out the light and we spent the night scaring the crap out of each other...this one just got us laughing...Brave MPs we were...we were DORKS!


Neuschwanstein Castle Gang

Neuschwanstein Castle Gang

The Peeps I went to the Castle with at the entrance...notice me and my OH SO 80s Coat!


Skiing

Skiing

One of the RARE pics of me skiing..this is on the Zugspitz, the highest mountain in the German Alps.


The PArty People Are In The House

The PArty People Are In The House

Believe it or not this was my room in Germany my first tour...yep naked women pics all over...these were the people we regularly hung out with and partied with. What a whacky, crazy GREAT group...I miss them all.


YES SIR!

YES SIR!

Honor Guard Duty..no Dress Blues This Time...Just Class A with white gear


The Gang

The Gang

After qualifying with the German Weapons...notice not one person is serious in this pic...that's why I love it so much...I took the pic so I'm not in this one.


Carl and Me

Carl and Me

Carl Stephens...he and I went through BAsic Training, AIT ( Advanced Individual Training-MP School) and were stationed together in Germany for our first three years...how lucky was that. We met the very first day of basic and were best friends from that point on. I was a witness at his wedding. Sadly we have lost touch...Carl contact me...


Jeff and Me

Jeff and Me

This is my room mate during my first tour in Germany...his name was Jeff...this is from 1984...we spent all our money on Stereo equipment and were reduced to eating pickles and potato sticks LOL


Cows

Cows

Just some cows along a river in germany.


Heidelburg Castle

Heidelburg Castle

This is an interior shot of the Heidelburg Germany Castle


Neuschwanstein Castle 2

Neuschwanstein Castle 2

Another Shot of the Castle and the Mountain in the background


Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle

This is the castle Walt Disney based his castles in Disney on...Gorgeous and if you think it is impressive on the outside you should see the inside incredible. As if you couldn't tell...it's in Germany


German Machine Gun

German Machine Gun

This was in Germany, we trained with the German Soilders and fired their weapons...this is a German Machine Gun...must be 1985


Honor Guard

Honor Guard

This is from my first tour of duty in Germany. I was part of HQ United States European Command Honor Guard, I am Front on the right...This was for the Army Ball


Neuschweinstein Castle

Neuschweinstein Castle


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Group Shot of MArchers

Group Shot of MArchers

Another shot of us after a day of marching.


Discharged??????

Discharged??????

I think not...two minutes later I raised my hand and swore to another 3 year hitch...I should have RAN!!!!!!!


Bad Constadt Fest

Bad Constadt Fest

A group of us hanging out at the Bad Constadt Fest in Stuttgart, second biggest fest in Germany behind Munich and the Octoberfest.


ON the cover of the Rolling Stone

ON the cover of the Rolling Stone

OK so we faked our way on...I was actually in a band in Virginia called GI's on Pass, we sucked but had fun. This was John, the drumer and I...what did I do? I sang. Not good but I tried!


MTV Awards

MTV Awards

We were hanging at a friends house watching the MTV awards...this is from Virginia I think 1986


The Gang after Nijamegan

The Gang after Nijamegan

A group photo after 100 mile march. Me I'm the middle guy in the back


Beer..The Nectar of Life

Beer..The Nectar of Life

Many of you who visit the site have seen some of these pictures before...that's ok...enjoy again...me in Stuttgart drinking beer...need I say any more. Hey it was a long day!