Beecherl, Rick, SP 5

Armor (Enlisted)
 
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Specialist 5
Current/Last Service Branch
Armor
Current/Last Primary MOS
11E10-Armor Crewman
Current/Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1971, 11E10, HHT, 1st Squadron, 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Previously Held MOS
11B10-Infantryman
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.
   
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

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 Ribbon Bar


Machine Gun
 
Auto Rifle
 
Rifle
Pistol

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1969, Basic Training (Fort Knox, KY), C/11
 Unit Assignments
US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)14th Armored Cavalry Regiment
  1969-1969, 11B10, 3rd Battalion, 5th Training Brigade
  1969-1971, 11E10, 2nd Squadron, 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment
  1969-1971, 11E10, HHT, 1st Squadron, 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1971 Deployment - West German Border Security Operations1
  1970-1970 Training Exercise - Reforger (Reforger II) '70
 Reflections on Service
SP
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Army?
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
Can you recount a particular incident from your service which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Army?
In what ways has TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Family21
  Hobby Time43
  Jun 01, 2005, Border Legion Returns35
  Aug 30, 2009, H Co. (HAWG) 2/14 ACR & 11ACR Reunion at Ft. Knox14
  Sep 17, 2011, Forum Photos1554
  Oct 29, 2012, General Photos8
  Mar 31, 2014, New Truck 2007 Chevy Silverado7
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