Briggs

 Briggs 

 

Robert M. Briggs (Sgt.) has sent us pictures taken at Coleman Kaserne, Wildflecken, Hohenfels, Grafenwoehr, and Bad Tolz.  He was in Co B 2-48 Inf. 2nd Squad 2nd Platoon.

At Coleman Kaserne

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SGT Briggs "on the hill" 1976

 

 

 

 

 


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Members of Co B, 75 I think.

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View from the barracks, Winter 1974

 

 

 

 

 


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Command Track 2nd Plt.  I was Command Track driver E-5 my last 6 months. 

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Capt Strothers and SP-4Simons during a routine contraband search 1975

 

 

 

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Commo track B Co. Sgt Rickel 1975 in the track park

 

 

Wildflecken Winter of 1973-4

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View of the old barracks built in 1937-1938 for the Whermacht in the Wildflecken troop exercise area.  After the war in became a camp for displaced person until 1951 when the US Army took it over.

 

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1st squad on patrol 

 

 

 

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A Team, 2nd Squad, 2nd Plt, B Company

 

 

 

 

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End of patrol, cold, tired, and hungry

 

 

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But the German pine forests were beautiful draped in winter snow

 

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Hohenfels 1974

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2nd Platoon

 

 

 

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2nd Squad's B-21 on the move

 

 

 

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1st Squad, 2nd Platoon

 

 

 

Grafenwoehr 

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Cobras at Graff assigned to  3-12th Cav live fire – quite a sight. 1975

  

 

 

 

Grafenwoehr 1976 Exercise Reforger with the 1st Infantry Division

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 A 1st Bn 48th Infantry TOW section

 

 

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M-155A-1s of 3-12th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 1974

 

 

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Plt. Sgt Briggs & Cpl Bickford & E-4Reyez & E-2Freeman & E-2Russell

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50 cal range livefire
2nd Plt B-21-22-23-24-25

 

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Engineer tank retrievers at the railhead

 

 

Bad Tolz 1976 training with the 10th Special Forces

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