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Update on Harold & What YOU Need to Know About House Insurance

Update: Harold is a beloved contributor to SCP [Do a search for The Chronicles of Harold and all of the knowledge he has shared...

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Back in the States Again – The Chronicles of Harold

The Chronicles of Harold

By Harold, Editor At Large

Back in the United States

Skunked Again

After getting back from my second tour of duty in Korea and coming home to a rejoyous reunion with my wife and son, I went to pick of my car that was stored a...

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Back to Korea Again – The Chronicles of Harold

The Chronicles of Harold

By Harold, Editor At Large

Back to Korea Again

I left Catherine and Linda with their other sister, Barbara and her husband, and journeyed to California where I flew out of Travis Air Force Base across the Pacific, with severa...

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A Return to the Uniform for Better (I Hoped) or Worse – Part 2 of 2

Oh13G in MASH paint scheme - 4077

Oh13G in MASH paint scheme – 4077

The Chronicles of Harold

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

A Return to the Uniform for Better (I Hoped) or Worse

Part 2 of 2

Chances to Fly

orange airplainWhile in the Unit there were a number of pilots who were constantly coming and goi...

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True Romance Enters My Life – Part 2 of 2

 

The Chronicles of Harold

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

True Romance Enters My Life – Part 2 of 2

 

Married

Accordingly we were married at my parent’s house in the woods on the eighth of November the month following...

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True Romance Enters My Life – Part 1 of 2

The Chronicles of Harold

By Harold, Editor-At-Large 

True Romance Enters My Life 

One evening the neighbor boy and I loaded a lawn mower in the trunk of my car to deliver to some of their family friends, a widow with three girls, (one married) who ...

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A Sad Return to an Unwelcome Homecoming

The Chronicles of Harold

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

A Sad Return to an Unwelcome Homecoming

I returned to my home of record because that is where the Army shipped my excess belongings and I knew I had to be there when they arrived or my brother would...

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A Weary Warrior Returns Home – 4 of 4

Redstone Arsental Building

Redstone Arsental Building

Leaving the Army

My ETS date arrived and I never was so glad to shed the army olive drab and beat a

Nike Zeus 1

Nike Zeus 1

retreat for a new location. The Sgt...

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A Weary Warrior Returns Home – 2 of 4

Still Not Wanted!!

by Harold, Editor-at-Large

After a trip that became more pleasant the farther south I went, I arrived at redstone arsenalHuntsville, Alabama, where the Arsenal reputedly was.  At the gate I was turned away.  I was not wanted and had no clearances...

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A Weary Warrior Returns Home – 1 of 4

A Life Begins Again I Thought I Had Left Behind 

by Harold, Editor at Large

After a long, tedious journey stuck in the hold of the Gen. Billy Mitchell wandering the South Pacific, nineteen days later, we sailed in under the Golden Gate...

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The Chronicles of Harold: Korea 6 of 8

The Chronicles of Harold

Korea: First Tour 6 of 8

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Radio School

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

I went into radio school and had learned Morse code and I was still working on qualifying as a radio technician, whichAN_GRC9_Radio_Transceiver required the ability to actually build ...

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The Chronicles of Harold: Korea 5 of 8

The Chronicles of Harold

Korea: First Tour 5 of 8

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Cryptographer in the Communications Section

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

The Captain then explained that due to my scores on the aptitude test they figured I had the ability to learn most QM  commo sectionanything an...

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The Chronicles of Harold: Korea 4 of 8

The Chronicles of Harold

Korea: First Tour 4 of 8

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Motor Pool

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

Shock upon shock to discover that the big GMC dual wheeled tandem axled trucks had an automatic transmission inkorea 6 them, so I had to learn how to drive all over a...

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The Chronicles of Harold: Korea 3 of 8

The Chronicles of Harold

Korea: First Tour 3 of 8

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Arrival at the 24th QM Company

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

korea 4We arrived and after in processing and barracks assignment we returned to the orderly room where a PFC gave us a walking tour of the area...

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The Chronicles of Harold: Korea 2 of 8

The Chronicles of Harold

Korea: First Tour  2 of 8

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24th Infantry Division Reception Center

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

We boarded the train and there were armed guards both in the coach vestibules and on top of the train as we proceeded north and ea...

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The Chronicles of Harold: Korea Part 1 of 8

Port of Inchon

The Chronicles of Harold

Korea: First Tour

Part 1 of 8

At Last, Arrival in Korea after a Long Tedious Trip

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

When we came on deck with our belongings to debark, an odious aroma struck us nearly bringing us to our knees...

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