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Offline Joe Claus

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #50 on: April 03, 2008, 23:00:32 »

Indeed Paul.

It would be great if you could make it.

I have heard from a few more hopefuls - Cid Saunders - Lane Lambert - Onion

Keep getting the word out folks, this is starting to look like the perfect storm!!!  LOL

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #51 on: April 06, 2008, 21:22:10 »

I envy you Jim. I loved my time in Germany not only for the friends I made but the country itself had a great hold on me. 

Paul

Man, ain't that the truth.

Jim are you moving to Lahr?
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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #52 on: April 10, 2008, 22:30:31 »
Wawah says he only wants to sign up for 'drinking'!!  Same ole..

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #53 on: April 12, 2008, 23:06:48 »
I have created an Event page through Facebook.  Anyone on Facebook can access that page to confirm attendence, see pics, share stories, or just keep up to date on whats happening.  Please pass on this info to anyone.  I have emailed Joe Claus and will pass on any messages as we go along.  I am new to this application so be patient.

Dust off your beer boots and get ready.  Its going to be a freakin good time!

Offline Denise C.

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Re: 1 RCHA, Lahr, 76-80
« Reply #54 on: April 17, 2008, 23:01:18 »
Hi All,

Not sure if you know there is a reunion in the works for this summer.  Joe Claus has started the planning and there is a Facebook page that you can get all the info.  If you arent on facebook, you should sign up. The group is called  1RCHA Lahr (1976 - 1982)

There is a forum in here that talks about the reunion so you can look it up that way if you prefer.

Just trying to get the word out so it can be as fun as possible.

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #55 on: April 17, 2008, 23:02:34 »
The name of the group is

1RCHA Lahr (1976 - 1982)

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #56 on: April 17, 2008, 23:54:20 »
Thanks a million Denise.

*NOTE*

To all interested in attending the 1RCHA get together - Because of the "no booze" at the parachute hangar, I had to arrange a new venue which I am sure everyone will enjoy.

It is 5 minutes from the hangar at the Arnprior Legion Branch 174.  There are all the amenities including darts - pool - horseshoes etc....  I am trying to secure a BBQ pit where I hope we can cook our own.

One catch -  It is for the following Saturday on 2 August (the long weekend).  I know this works for a lot of people and I hope it works for everyone.  I apologize for this change and hope you can plan around it.  What I can do is assure you that the legion booking is in stone and will not change. 
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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #57 on: April 18, 2008, 00:12:11 »
No Booze?  Did our reputation preceed us?  It was that Gillman fella that they were worried about! >:D 
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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #58 on: April 18, 2008, 16:25:28 »
Anything works for us (Roger and I)

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« Reply #59 on: April 20, 2008, 07:39:50 »
In relation to my last post (1RCHA reunion- Arnprior Ont)

The date and venue has been changed to one week later on the long weekend (2nd  of  AUGUST)

The 1 RCHA get together will be held at the Arnprior Legion starting at noon on Aug 2nd.  There is the usual Legion games (darts - pool - Horseshoes  etc...) 

We have access to two  BBQs and the bar will remain open all night.

Camp sites will be at the mile high parachute hangar and are free.

The tandem parachuting is still a go, but you need to let me know asap.  It will cost approx $ 275.

Hope to see everyone there! 

Bring the wife, kids, an appetite and your old Lahr pictures.

The guns, Thank god the guns.

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Re: 1 RCHA, Lahr, 76-80
« Reply #60 on: May 03, 2008, 17:55:20 »
Anyone know the whereabouts of Jack Horner.  His real name was Rod but we all called him Jack.  Havent seen or heard of him since Lahr and Roger and I would really like to see him again.  Let me know if you know anything.

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Re: 1 RCHA, Lahr, 76-80
« Reply #61 on: May 03, 2008, 20:44:24 »
Little guy in C Bty was it Rod Corner. He was from Montreal.

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Re: 1 RCHA, Lahr, 76-80
« Reply #62 on: May 03, 2008, 23:44:56 »
Someone said that the last they saw of him he was finishing university in Cambridge.  Nothing after that.  I dont remember him being french but its possible.

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Re: 1 RCHA, Lahr, 76-80
« Reply #63 on: May 04, 2008, 04:42:22 »
He was English but from Westmount or some English neighbourhood.  He only used his second language when required or if he had a few. 

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Re: 1 RCHA, Lahr, 76-80
« Reply #64 on: May 04, 2008, 13:57:48 »
The last I heard from Jack was about 22 years ago, he lived in Cambridge, Ont. at the time, and had just finished a psych. program at a university, and yes he was/is from Montreal.

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #65 on: May 08, 2008, 23:18:27 »
For all of you people who are reluctant to sign up for Facebook I am offering an incentive.  Tonight I added 83 pics from the good ole days.  There are pics of people, parties and events, most involving beer and (well, you know)

So join Facebook, its free, and one you are in there is a search box in the upper left corner of your page.  Type in "1RCHA Lahr (1976 - 1982)" and you will find the group.  Join in or just check out the pics.  But it really can be fun so please consider joining in and telling anyone else that might be interested .

See you on Facebook.

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Re: 1 RCHA, Lahr, 76-80
« Reply #66 on: May 08, 2008, 23:20:27 »
I am putting this post in a few threads to ensure the news gets out so forgive me for duplicating.

For all of you people who are reluctant to sign up for Facebook I am offering an incentive.  Tonight I added 83 pics from the good ole days.  There are pics of people, parties and events, most involving beer and (well, you know)

So join Facebook, its free, and once you are in there is a search box in the upper left corner of your page.  Type in "1RCHA Lahr (1976 - 1982)" and you will find the group.  Join in or just check out the pics.  But it really can be fun so please consider joining in and telling anyone else that might be interested .

See you on Facebook.

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Re: 1 RCHA, Lahr, 76-80
« Reply #67 on: May 11, 2008, 08:30:46 »
Come on guys, at least join in the face-book and stroll down memory lane with the rest of us.
Its painless.

Danny Hiscock you're there
Rod "jack" Horner
Alec Macintosh
Tim Easter
Denise
Rodger aka Wawa
Many more........................

Most pictures are in side shots of the Hirsch...but what the hay, thats where we were most of the time...

Come look...

Paul ,,,.................

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #68 on: May 11, 2008, 08:33:27 »
Do you have memories of Lahr? I bet they're not the memories of the nights and days spent partying. Because you blacked out, how could you remember?

Come to face book and see some pictures of how you looked on those days and nights that got lost in a haze of good time rolling.

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #69 on: May 11, 2008, 12:58:10 »
Great pics Denise.


Can't believe we all looked like that back then. 

The tight blue jean shorts brings back some memories?????  I remember how cool we all thought it looked!! 

Now if you see someone wearing shorts like that, it is usually in a bar called the "Blue Oyster"  LOL 

Most of us weighed "a buck 30 or 40 and had shoulders on us like a "trout"

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #70 on: May 28, 2008, 21:20:49 »
Hey Gunners,

Sammy Samms here. Looking forward to seeing you folks in Arnprior. I'm just watching the Pens Wings game with Mike Mcdonald and Tony Gilks. This is a great site. Anyway second period is on goota go. Don't forget your helmets and crap sheilds when you come to Arnprior

Sammy

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #71 on: May 29, 2008, 09:17:53 »
Hi Herbies and a special hello to you Bob,I was the FCS Sgt,for the
Regt.80-83 remember the little office in the northwest corner of the
hanger.I will not be able to attend as I am still in Lahr but my thoughts
will be with you as the time I spent with you guys was some of best
I had in the Army.Thanks.
                                Regards
nothing is better for the morale of the troops
as occasionally to see a dead general
               field marshal slim

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #72 on: May 30, 2008, 01:04:56 »
The get together is looking real good.

The Arnprior legion is ready to go for 2 August.

I am (so far) expecting around 30 and still counting.
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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #73 on: May 30, 2008, 13:23:14 »
FYI
The Artillery website is just in the process of being updated. The discussion forum is still in its early stages with very light traffic. However, you may want to register there as well.  www.artillery.net

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Re: 1RCHA 76-EARLY 80s Reunion late 08
« Reply #74 on: June 06, 2008, 14:42:05 »
Tony Gilks just told me about this site.  I was in Lahr from 77-82 in A Bty.  Been a long time since I've seen some of these names.  I've tired to keep in contact with some guys but as you know we all move or change.  I've sent this link to Dave Prong and Bob Hosier.  I'm in Ottawa and will try and make it to the reunion even though I have a Triathlon in Ktown that weekend.  I still bump into herbies everywhere.  Spud Leclair in the grocery store, Bob Skinner walking along the Rideau canal, Lloyd Walker working in the Holiday Inn airport in the Peg. Cant believe I see names like Shewfelt and Monkhouse.  Spending an hour of work time to read this is golden.  I need a Reigler Beer and a schnitzel.
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