Wreaths Across the Ages

It was an early and unseasonably warm day on December 12, 2015, day when we arrived to begin our work with Wreaths

Wreaths Across the Ages2018-12-20T10:20:07+00:00


Author: Steve Traywick I’ve written about some of the men I served with, now I have to talk about the hardware: Tanks.


Funeral for a Friend

Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding-Elton John Mike and memories. (Photo by Steve Traywick) “Check it out Going to work

Funeral for a Friend2018-12-22T02:48:20+00:00

Brunner’s Boys

In early 1982 B Troop 1st Squadron 11th Armored Cavalry was a rough and tumble outfit. In 1982, men from B

Brunner’s Boys2018-12-23T22:21:40+00:00

Musings of a Tanker Joining-up

By: Ken Osborn Joined the army to get money for college. Wanted to join tanks because my great Uncle Matt Mattes died

Musings of a Tanker Joining-up2018-12-21T11:59:56+00:00

Tanker Story Number 5

By: Ken Osborne Sean Provart and Ozzy take Crazy Train without a lot of permission. Crazy Train In April of

Tanker Story Number 52018-12-22T02:38:13+00:00

The Green

Author: Steve Traywick The Green refers to Fiddler’s Green from A Cavalryman's Poem.  Fiddler's Green was first 1st Cavalry Logo

The Green2018-12-28T13:47:03+00:00

Fading Away

“Old soldiers never die…they just fade away…” Gen Douglas MacArthur   This past Christmas I held my first grandson for

Fading Away2018-12-28T13:40:02+00:00

Dumbing Down

Editor’s Note:  The frustration of not being able to engage in boisterous, dissenting, loud discourse without violent reaction, is one of my

Dumbing Down2018-12-23T22:17:19+00:00