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LTC Nicholson Shooting in Ludwigslust, March 1985 Background

NB: The USMLM Association made a slightly modified version of the following paper available to press representatives who attended the 24 March 2005 ceremony in Ludwigslust.  [Document provided by COL (ret) Lawrence Kelley, USMLM Navrep 1983-1986]     Excerpt from Annex F to the 1985 USMLM Annual History   THE CONTEXT               In the…

LTC Nicholson Event in Ludwigslust, March 2014

LTC Nicholson Event in Ludwigslust, March 2014  SFC (ret) Thomas Favia, USMLM 1989-1991, reports from Kirkel Germany where he lives, that preparations are under way for a planned 2014 ceremony in honor of LTC Arthur Nicolson at the memorial near Ludwigslust.  Here is what is planned so far:   Wreath laying ceremony at the Memorial…

U. S. ARMY TRAIN 349

U. S. ARMY TRAIN 349 Commander John Fahey, Naval Member, May 1960 to June 1962 Every evening a U. S. Army train left West Berlin to cross 110 miles in the Soviet zone for West Germany.  Reaching the West Berlin – Soviet zone border the locomotive was unhooked and replaced by an East German locomotive along…

Ambassador Lynn Marvin Hansen 1935-2013

Вечная память (USMLM 1961-1963 and 1971-1975) Lynn Marvin Hansen, 77, of West Haven, Utah passed away Friday evening, October 4, 2013 while attending the BYU-USU football game. He leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Faith, seven children, 27 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren. Lynn was born and raised on his father’s farm near Idaho…

“Passage Prohibited” by John Fahey (USMLM 1960-1962)

 From “Inside Old Dominion University,”  22 August 2013 True-Life Spy Stories Featured in Former Prof’s New Book, ‘Passage Prohibited: Behind the Iron Curtain’ Before he joined the Old Dominion faculty in 1966, former Russian professor John Fahey had served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years, first as a combat airship command pilot in World…

Randal Jones, USMLM 85-88, releases first Cold War novel – PENDULUM

This week Randy Jones, USMLM 85-88, released his first cold war novel, Pendulum, with a foreword by fellow Mission member, MG (retired) Mike Ennis.  Pendulum is historical fiction based on actual events leading up to the signing of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.   The book’s main character, Major Matt Bollard and the United States…

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