Beecherl, Rick, SP 5

Armor (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Specialist 5
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
11E10-Armor Crewman
Current/Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1971, 11E10, 1st Squadron, 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment/HHT
Previously Held MOS
Service Years
1969 - 1971
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Voice Edition

Specialist 5

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

Armor Shoulder Cord Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present) Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
Post 26114th Cavalry AssociationArmy Together We ServedUnited Services Automobile Association (USAA)
ATWS Unit Historian
  1986, American Legion, Post 261 (Member) (Eastpointe, Michigan) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2003, 14th Cavalry Association [Verified]
  2008, Army Together We Served [Verified]
  2013, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, ATWS Unit Historian [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Currently I am retired from DTE Energy. I was there for 36 years. I worked in the Maintenance Dept. in the Power Plants as a Welder. My hobbies are a 1967 Pontiac GTO and Woodworking.
Other Comments:
I really enjoy spending time with my Grandson.
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   1969-1969, 11B10, 3rd Battalion, 5th Training Brigade

Private First Class
From Month/Year
April / 1969
To Month/Year
June / 1969
3rd Battalion, 5th Training Brigade Unit Page
Private First Class
Fort Polk
 3rd Battalion, 5th Training Brigade Details

3rd Battalion, 5th Training Brigade
Training Unit
Parent Unit
US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)
Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Aug 6, 2016
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
Randy Busch

Chain of Command
Co. Cmdr. Cpt. Kidney
1 Sgt. Santo


Other Memories
We spent the first 3 weeks in phase III of spinal meingitis outbreak. We were trucked every where we went. No marching or exercising. When the quarentine was lifted, Boy!!! did we catch hell. They more than made up for the first three weeks of easy training.

My Photos For This Unit
AIT Ft. Polk
FT. Polk
Fort Polk
AIT Fort Polk
1 Member Also There at Same Time
B Company

Chandler, Craig, SSG, (1960-1970) IN 11G50 Staff Sergeant

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