US School of the Soldier
- Hi Larry and all,
The rain that was predicted for Friday never arrived and we had 3 great
days for outdoor activities. Live firing was available for those who
wanted to bruise their shoulders. A ball took place on Saturday
evening. In addition to the Light Art'y, there were Rifles from Mich. &
Ft. Atkinson, 1st Inf (Cpt. Dave Bennetts" Coy.) 6th Inf from Ft.
Atkinson, a Marine 2 1/2 musicians (one with a bum leg that fifed from
the side of the parade) and a Surgeon/Engineer (yes, I have a split
I walked more in the three days than I normally walk in three weeks. By
Sat. evening, me feet hurt up to my hip joints. That's how I knew that
I was haveing so much fun.
Friday night we had an exciting game of whist. Maj. Smith and Lt.
Lundgren won the first game and Capt. Bennett and I won the second. The
sherry was enjoyed by all.
The drill on Sunday looked very, very good. It really looked like a
All and all, it was a great experience. A hearty Huzzah to Lt. James
Lundgren who was the driving force for the event!