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A new responsibility

Discussion in 'Other Discussions' started by Salty, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    I have just recently been appointed the chaplain of the 8th US Calvary Regiment Association.

    Most units of the 8th Reg have served with the First Cav Division, though some units have been assigned to other divisions as well.

    Currently there are less than 100 members of the Association, so my duties will be minimal. I trust I will be a blessing to the members and assist them as needed. Members do live throughout the county, so must assistance would be by email and or phone.

    Salty
     
  2. abcgrad94

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    What a wonderful responsibility. God bless you as you minster!
     
  3. blackbird

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    Congradulations, Salty!!!

    Say, wasn't that "Vietnam" guy, ------- a um----Lt. Col. Moore----from the 1st Cav???

    And, oh, yes-----don't wind up like General George Custer---wasn't he in a Cavalry unit?? Don't let um scalp ya, Salty!!!

    PS----overheard from the TeePee of Crazy Horse the day of the infamous "skirmish" with Custer

    "Today---good day to be Indian!!!"
     
  4. Salty

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    Both Col Moore and Custard were with the 5TH Cav Regt.

    I found this statement on a 5th Cav website:

    From its inception, it was an elite unit, with the Secretary of War Jefferson Davis hand-picking its members from a dozen states. In its 144-year history,
     
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