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Winston wrote:Have anyone some information about this (remarkable good looking) picture?
BONUS STUFF!Last_name: Britt
Other_unit: CCA 2ND ARB 46th INF
Date: Wednesday December 18, 2002
Time: 16:10:08 -0600
I was stationed at Ayers Kaserne Kirschgoens and Presley was at Friedberg, my cousin Lavaughn Moody was in the Artillery at Friedberg and saw Presley on many occasions. His Mom had died and he brought his Grandmother and Dad to Germany they did rent a large house in Bad Nauheim he had to stay in the barracks during our many alerts. I remember one incident that involved young teen age girls from Sweden or Norway who had come to Germany to see Presley, they threw a rock at his home and he came outside and talked to them there was a write up in The Stars and Stripes. During Wintershield I was a squad leader and we picked up Presley's LT. in our M59 PC Presley was "road guarding and directing traffic like a lot of other guys, it was cold and snowing but, he soldiered like everyone else. I'm sure he received some privileges but, he refused a commission and soft duty in Special Services like Eddy Fisher and other celebs did. I respect him for that.
One of many "super-sized" exhibit photos (11"x14" & larger).
Elvis is shown above as a recently promoted Sp4 on dismount training, and, yes, the M-1 rifle was still in use.
SCOUT PLATOON, HEADQUARTERS, 32nd ARMOR REGIMENT, 3rd ARMORED DIVISION
FRIEDBERG, GERMANY - 1958
Staff Holder at Front: PFC Richard A. Rehm.
First Row (left to right): Sgt George K. Apo, Sgt Lewis Perry, Jr., SFC Aaron C. Owenby, Sgt Marshall W. Penn, 1st Lt Richard L. Coffman, PSG Billy G. Wilson, SFC Robert L. Banks, Cpl Stanley P. Howie, Sgt Travis E. Colson.
Second Row: Sp4 Hal L. Miller, PFC Leonard C. Smith, PFC Elzear J. Ricard, PFC Michael M. Wittmair, Sp4 Robert E. McDaniel, Sp4 Andrew W. Stiller, PFC Alien R. Johnson, Sp4 Constantine Ewka.
Third Row: Sp4 Berlin C. Edgmon, PFC John B. LaFata, Sp4 Elvis A. Presley, PFC Lawrence C. O'Brien, PFC Vern W. Emmons, Sp4 Patrick D. Conway.
Not Pictured: Sp4 James W. Reil, PFC Gerald D. Capps, PFC Donald L. Howard, PFC Roger D. Bevre, PFC David E. Bailey, Sgt Morgan L. Tittle, Sgt Herman C. Coen, Sgt Durell Tyier, Pvt Archie Collins, Pvt Manfred Kirchner, PFC John M. Hines, Pvt Larry R. Roberts, Pvt Wilbur F. Gutherie, Pvt Carlos M. Gutherie, PFC Robert W. Garrett, SFC James C. Bosworth.
Relaxing in his room at Ray Barracks, Friedberg (before the move off-post)
Moody (Dress) Blues, 1959!
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