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Independence Day

PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 5:42 pm
by bongson
It was forty years ago today-my DEROS day. I got a two day drop--it was like a repreive from the governor. Myself and Manuel Gongora(Poncho) from the 1st. Plt., and two guys from the mortar Plt. signed out of the Company, while 1st. Sgt. Smith sweated bullets while preparing to go out to A Co.'s "posistion." The previous July the four of us had been part of fourteen replacements in Alpha Co.