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Bulletin Board for 5th Battalion, 81st Field Artillery (1960s to Present)




01 Jun Rhein Kaserne (John Fickling)
Hello guys, I was stationed at the Rhein Kaserne in 1970 through 1971.
22 Jan @ArthurPeavie (Bart Chambers)
Hi Arthur, When I arrived in Germany in 2/62 as a fresh-faced Shavetail (O-1), I was assigned to the 2/81 artillery in Erlangen (midway between Bamberg and Nurnberg.) You might be surprised to learn that it was a Corporal Missile unit then, we were inactivated and replaced by the 1/77, a... More
22 Jan @Johnny Johnson (Bart Chambers)
Hi Johnny, Bart Chambers here, I was in the 5/81 Arty from 9/63 to late 1/65. I was an 0-2 when I came, and go promoted just after I left for Ft. Sill and AOCC. I remember 1st Sgt Tiger West very well. He jumped on D-day and had a cigarette-roll, the 1st Sgt of A battery (I can picture his... More
20 Jan 1SG White (Robert Motsinger)
He was brain dead and didn't last long, I mean he was a leg
28 Nov WESTOVER (Robert Motsinger)
Did you buck with Steve Vail in B battery?
17 Oct I think I remember him (Edward Braun)
e-6,black hair, had a bad back, remember J.D. Seaton
29 Sep SFC James Page (James Page)
I was in 2/81st from may 72 to dec 74. As an E2 to E4. We had the M102 howitzers until sometime in 73 when we received the new M109 long tubed howitzers, at which time we became the 5th/81st. Is the unit still there, if not, who is at stassburg kaserne.
22 Aug 2nd Lt. (Dennis Sugg)
Does anyone remember the newby 2nd Lieutenant that tripped on an aiming circle and moved it prior to a firing order?
22 Aug 1SG White (Dennis Sugg)
First Sergeant White was a leg who replaced 1SG Carden.
22 Aug Ranger Carden (Dennis Sugg)
I remember him restoring old German Motorcycles. He was quite a good hand at that.



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