Tufto, Gary, PFC

Infantry (Enlisted)
 
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Current/Last Rank
Private First Class
Current/Last Service Branch
Infantry
Current/Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Current/Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11B10, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Private First Class



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   1967-1967, 11B10, Primary NCO Course (PNCO)

Private (E-2)
From Month/Year
May / 1967
To Month/Year
July / 1967
Unit
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Rank
Private (E-2)
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Location
Lousiana
Country/State
United States
 
 
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Type
Training Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Redesignated
Parent Unit
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Strength
School
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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2017
   
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
Paul R. Stuart, Larry Taggart, Chuck Thompson

Best Moment
Completing AIT and heading home on leave.

   

Worst Moment
Being locked in a Barracks for 2 weeks with 3 other guys to think about changing our minds to accept the Army's wonderful offer that we go to Officers Candidate School. They put an MP on the door to make sure that we did not leave the baracks. The only time we got out of that building over that 2 weeks was when the MPs took us to meals at the mess hall.
Other worst moments included seeing fellow soldiers that were Black being discrimated against by white town folk.

Other Memories
Being exposed to Tear Gas, Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, C.S. Tear Gas, a total of 17 times. They were testing this new gas called C.S. - We called it Chicken Shit. Besides killing your lungss, it made your skin feel like it was on fire and a lot of guys were jumping around like chickens with their heads cut off after they got hit with this Shit.
 

   
   
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8 Members Also There at Same Time
Primary NCO Course (PNCO)

Hampton, Isaac DeVand, CPL, (1967-1968) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Hannah, Freddie Jarrel, SSG, (1967-1968) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Dickinson, David Thomas, SGT, (1966-1967) IN 11B10 Private (E-2)
Murray, Larry, SGT, (1967-1969) IN 11B10 Private (E-2)
Doty, Joe, SP 4, (1966-1968) AG 71B10 Private First Class
Gattis, Larry, PFC, (1966-1970) MD Private
Branch, Robert L, 1SG, (1949-1970) First Sergeant
Guchek, Joseph, SSG, (1966-1968) Private (E-2)

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