- Dec 27, 2011
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Reminds me of "Dave Dworkin's Disco Destruction and Defamation Department" which I was actually a member of back in the late 1970's. I still have the membership card somewhere around here in a box. Sadly, Dave passed away last year.Let me set you boys straight on the horrors of war since you all seem to think war stories are cool. A little nightmare called a NRD I can still recall, but wish I couldn't. If you don't know what that is, count yourself lucky.
This was from back when I was a regular grunt, in the Kiss Army. Not a draftee... I volunteered.
On the morning of 15 March 1976, as we were preparing a mission against The Guys Who Love Disco Army (GWLDA) in the RecordOutlet, and like the Japanese soldiers of Burma, The GWLDA had been secure in their territory for along time. Our team leader was told by Staff to report to the S-3 shop for a premission briefing as we had been fragged for a patrol. While that was happening we prepared ourselves for a one day mission.
That morning the sun was burning off the ground fog, as we rode our bikes to the mall, the shadow of our steeds was cast on the concrete below. Our destination was The RecordOutlet, and our mission was to locate a copy of Kiss Destroyer, and avoid conflict with the GWLDA. The GWLDA who we had observed lining up to purchase "Love Machine and "Disco lady" some weeks earlier.
The March weather was changing and the brief period of unusually snowy weather we had enjoyed was soon to become days of heavy fucking rain. The opportunity to get to the Recordoutlet by bicycle depended on a window of good riding weather for the Huffys and Schwinns.
One of the first clues we were getting closer was the sound of "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)" blaring on mono speakers as....
Aw hell boys... I can't keep it up. I'm just froggin' y'all.
Elite and highly trained, the 3d Force Recon's eight-man teams were assigned to obtain vital information about NVA operations. Alone, the men of these small teams were sent behind enemy lines, where they all knew that a single mistake could cost everyone their lives.United States Navy Hospital...books.google.com
Dave Dworkin, long time KQRS DJ, dies at 65