Rathge, Michael, CW4

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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 4
Current/Last Service Branch
Aviation
Current/Last Primary MOS
153B-UH-1 Pilot
Current/Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1983-1986, 100B, S Troop, 4th Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Previously Held MOS
67V10-Observation/Scout Helicopter Repairer
67N20-UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
67N10-UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
09W-Warrant Officer Flight Student
100B-Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Service Years
1971 - 1996

Aviation

Chief Warrant Officer 4


Two Service Stripes



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present) Order of The Spur


 Military Association Memberships
US Army Warrant Officers AssociationArmy Together We ServedNational Rifle Association (NRA)Post 4895, Howard Smiley Johnson Post
  1979, US Army Warrant Officers Association - Assoc. Page
  2012, Army Together We Served [Verified]
  2013, National Rifle Association (NRA) [Verified]
  2014, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 4895, Howard Smiley Johnson Post (Clarksville, Tennessee) [Verified] - Chap. Page


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   1983-1986, 100B, S Troop, 4th Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

Chief Warrant Officer 3
From Month/Year
December / 1983
To Month/Year
October / 1986
Unit
S Troop Unit Page
Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 3
MOS
100B-Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Location
Fulda
Country/State
Germany
 
 
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 S Troop, 4th Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Details

S Troop, 4th Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Type
Aviation Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Deactivated
Parent Unit
4th Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Strength
Troop
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Nov 12, 2018
   
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
Darrell Pope, Reid Feltmate, Jim Helton, Ken Gandy, Gary Braman, Eric Strom, Charlton, Bruce Daily, Joe Irwin, Pride, Schuel, Lawless, Gilmore, Adams, Terrill, Vince Carabba, Smith, Dederich, Josh Spencer, Manny Gomez, Linde, Jeff Mendenhall, Young, Hawkins, Worley, O'Brien, Heikes, Paul Bailey

Best Moment
I assumed Command of A Troop, 11th Regimental Combat Aviation Squadron, 11th ACR for the period 24-28 February 1986 and nothing bad happened.

   

Worst Moment
Unit name changed twice: started as Combat Aviation Troop (CAT), 11th ACR. Then it became
A Troop, 11th Regimental Combat Aviation Squadron, 11th ACR, and finally
S Troop, 4th Squadron, 11th ACR

Chain of Command
LTC Patrick J Bodelson (Budda)
MAJ Billy W Stevens (CAT Cmdr)
CPT Brian T Hurley (A/RCAS Cmdr)
CPT Bruce J Reider (S Troop,4th/11ACR)
1LT Schleiden, 1LT Thome Plt Ldrs
1LT Andris, 1LT Cory

   

Other Memories
Officer exchange program with Greek Air Force was a low-level tour of that country and it's many oozories!
Serving as West End Marshal during Fasching '85.
Oh yeah...and getting married to Christa.

   
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New friends
My summer car
My winter car
A risky proposition
22 Members Also There at Same Time
4th Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

Houck, Toby, SPC, (1986-1989) AV 68J Specialist
Aviation Company

Snyder, Rinald, SSG, (1977-1997) AV 67N30 Staff Sergeant
Serrano, Robert, SPC, (1985-1991) AV 67V Specialist
HHT

Allen, Ray, MAJ, (1981-1992) AV 15B Captain
Long, David, LTC, (1983-2007) AV 15B Captain
Broumley, Jim, CPT, (1982-1992) AV 15A First Lieutenant
Pate, Bill, CW4, (1972-1995) AV 152D Chief Warrant Officer 4
Pope, Darrell, CW5, (1969-1997) AV 153C Chief Warrant Officer 4
Marshall, Mickey, CW2, (1979-1997) AV 152F Chief Warrant Officer 2
Terrill, Gary, CW4, (1978-2004) AV 153B Chief Warrant Officer 2
Guerrero, Juan, SGT, (1980-1987) AV 68M [Other Service Rank]
Bennett, James, SSG, (1975-1995) AV 68J Sergeant
Blackburn, John, SFC, (1974-1996) AV 93P Sergeant
Nordberg, Kirk, SGT, (1980-2004) AV 15J20 Sergeant
Riley, Johnny, SGT, (1968-Present) AR 11E10 Sergeant
Fewell, Tony, SPC, (1985-1992) AV 68D Specialist
Perkins, Roger, SPC, (1983-1986) AV 68D Specialist
Smith, Edward, SPC, (1986-1996) QM 77F Specialist
Warr, Todd, SGT, (1982-1990) AV 93P Specialist
Capps, Derek, PFC, (1985-1987) QM 92F Private First Class
Fewell, Tony, SPC, (1985-1992) AV 68G Private First Class
Schumaker, Kevin, CW4, (1979-2000) Chief Warrant Officer 4
Schumaker, Kevin, CW4, (1979-2000) Chief Warrant Officer 4
Schumaker, Kevin, CW4, (1979-2000) Chief Warrant Officer 4
Schumaker, Kevin, CW4, (1979-2000) Chief Warrant Officer 4
Schumaker, Kevin, CW4, (1979-2000) Chief Warrant Officer 4
Schumaker, Kevin, CW4, (1979-2000) Chief Warrant Officer 4
Johnson, Jeffrey, CW4 Chief Warrant Officer 2

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