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Poll: Background Survey (2314 members have cast votes)

What is your background with respect to tanks and the game?

  1. Mechanised background (318 votes [13.74%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.74%

  2. Military, other combat arm (308 votes [13.31%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.31%

  3. Military, other. (231 votes [9.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.98%

  4. Not military, but I am a tank nut. (826 votes [35.70%])

    Percentage of vote: 35.70%

  5. Military, tank-enthusiast, just a different branch (175 votes [7.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.56%

  6. None of the above (456 votes [19.71%])

    Percentage of vote: 19.71%

Do you play other MMOs?

  1. No (848 votes [36.65%])

    Percentage of vote: 36.65%

  2. Yes (1466 votes [63.35%])

    Percentage of vote: 63.35%

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PanzerSG #461 Posted Nov 14 2012 - 02:44

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Leopard 2A4 Commander, 4 years now. Singapore Armed Forces. 2nd Sergeant (Equivalent rank in other forces would be Sergeant 2nd Class).

Love tanks, always will. However, as you can probably tell, no actual combat experience. :P

The_Chieftain #462 Posted Nov 14 2012 - 03:06

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Singapore's military has always been kindof secretive about its tanks. Never entirely sure how many AMX-13s and Centurions they had...

GD_Landser #463 Posted Nov 14 2012 - 03:22

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Was a duck hunter (16S) back in the Cold War with A -Battery 2/59 ADA assigned to the 1st Armored Division. Took part of in an experiment called “Stinger Under Armor” so I got to drive a M113 and maneuver with the M1's and such.

wa_biker #464 Posted Nov 14 2012 - 03:36

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Did somebody mention M113's...?
Thats me in the drivers hatch of the lead track.


https://sphotos-b.xx...321224895_n.jpg

Edited by wa_biker, Nov 14 2012 - 03:36.


rickschuman #465 Posted Nov 14 2012 - 04:07

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i was 141st signal battalion attached to first armored division in ansbach germany . got to see the M1A1 and leapordII in action they are both awesome tanks

Albiaz #466 Posted Nov 14 2012 - 12:00

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13bravo mobile field artillery... 434th field artillery brigade..... Fort Sill, Ok. 1988-1990. Medical discharge after breaking my left shoulder in a training accident.

Ferretle426 #467 Posted Nov 14 2012 - 13:56

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I am a bastard a Paratrooper and a Tanker  :Smile_amazed:   Who knew??

Errants #468 Posted Nov 14 2012 - 17:35

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0331/0369, USMC Machine Gunner/Infantry Platoon Sergeant, 10 years and counting.

Ashigaru1 #469 Posted Nov 14 2012 - 18:11

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1970s 2/1 Cav reg,Blackhawk dragoons 63 Charlie HQ and recon .

Cornwalis1976 #470 Posted Nov 15 2012 - 16:20

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19Kilo M1A1's in Germany and Kansas. 3/4 Cav, 1/4 Cav, 2-70 Armor.

Trooper_Lefty #471 Posted Nov 15 2012 - 23:05

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19K with the 3rd ID and 3rd ACR from '90-93. I still miss cranking up the engine; it reminded me of the Batmobile powering up from the 60's TV show.

GP_Large #472 Posted Nov 16 2012 - 13:00

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19D Cav Scout
Later 12C Cavalry Officer
Then 35G/B/D (Intelligence)

FT Knox
Ft Bragg
FT Riley, KS
FT Hauchuca, AZ
FT Levenworth, KS
Platform Instructor, Sandhurst, GB
Chitose, Japan (advisor to JGSDF)
Ft Richardson, AK
Tokyo, Japan (Ops officer, US Army, JP)

ToothDecay #473 Posted Nov 17 2012 - 00:07

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View PostValkeiper, on Sep 29 2011 - 00:33, said:

LOL, good descriptions for those who don't recognize operation Desert Storm and the invasion of... dang, can't remember the island with all those american college kids.

Grenada

ToothDecay #474 Posted Nov 17 2012 - 00:09

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View PostGD_Landser, on Nov 14 2012 - 03:22, said:

Was a duck hunter (16S) back in the Cold War with A -Battery 2/59 ADA assigned to the 1st Armored Division. Took part of in an experiment called “Stinger Under Armor” so I got to drive a M113 and maneuver with the M1's and such.

1st AD ???

where / when ?

Garand #475 Posted Nov 17 2012 - 11:02

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31C here...
Got my Air Assault wings during my stint at Ft Campbell.

I installed a couple EPLRs radios in M1s during an NTC rotation.. had a TC tell me he didnt like EPLRs because he didn't want the higher ups to know where he was, lol.

ToothDecay #476 Posted Nov 22 2012 - 03:10

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View PostGolf_One_Four, on Dec 07 2011 - 15:39, said:

Toujours Pret, OldTop. Added you. Would be an honor to fight at your sprocket.

Wierd, this guy.

We were in the SAME unit overseas.

He was there about 6-8 years after me.

At the time, "H" Co, was the Tank Company.

Troopers (grunts in M-113's) were assigned to Troops.

We were also the 1st tankers to wear Black berets.

I enlisted right out of HS in 1971.

TANKS !

We had heard about the new tank called the M1.

Never got to see one.

I also felt bad for the guys that crewed the Sheridans.  Watching that thing almost flip on it's back from the recoil of a REAL derp gun.

GD_Landser #477 Posted Nov 22 2012 - 05:43

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View PostToothDecay, on Nov 17 2012 - 00:09, said:

1st AD ???

where / when ?

Schwabach, O'Brien Kasserne 1985-89, 1/1 Cav was on that post too.

Edited by GD_Landser, Nov 22 2012 - 06:12.


gloomhound #478 Posted Nov 24 2012 - 23:13

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I was a 95B MP and I serviced with the 570th MP Platoon Railborn

19ford41 #479 Posted Nov 26 2012 - 09:13

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USN 93-97. 2 west pac deployments.
http://www.navsource...ives/05/964.htm
My old man worked on tanks in germany dureing nam. I will pick his brain on which or somebody may know on here.

{edit} Worked and drove the m60s. None here in this game ;(

Edited by 19ford41, May 12 2013 - 16:19.


Sir_Texas_Sir #480 Posted Nov 26 2012 - 12:17

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View PostPenty, on Sep 28 2011 - 02:45, said:

Heh I can't be the only ex-Navy on here.
Army Brat (dad was air cav) went Navy though, SEABEE Construction Mechanic 3rd class when I got out of reserve.




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