i sent you a priv mess - It took me some time to find out about these - click under your name in the top right of the page to read it.I was with the 524 at Ft. Hood from Oct72-July74. I think Gartlin was CO then. I remember (getting harder to do that all the time) Ssg. Roosevelt Jackson, Platoon Sfc Frank Beard, Simon Cornell (Chief) and CWO Welcher. I may know muskogeemike.