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Ken1

Looking For Army Buddy Rich Carpenter 1965~67

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Looking for Rich Carpenter who was stationed at FT Lewis Washington 1966 ~67. He was originally from Washington state. I lost contact with him about 1982. He would be about 68 ~ 70 years old today

Thank for any help

Ken1

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Does your unit have a website? Often websites will have message boards to find old buddies.

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No know web site, we were in the 6th Army Training Center, FT Lewis, WA

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Based on the age provided, I have found two possibilities, but I could not find matching Army entries on military.com:

Richard F. Carpenter Age 65+ Spouse Colleen

3426 109th Ave SE

Everett, WA 98205-4502

(425) 334-6672

Richard J. Carpenter Age 65+ Spouse Lois

15123 N Little Spokane Dr

Spokane, WA 99208-9524

(509) 466-3425

If he was 19 in 66', then he would be 62 today, so based on age and location from Buddy Finder on Military.com, I found another possibility (best bet):

Richard G. Carpenter Age 60-64 Spouse Jamie (possible MOS 62L Wheeled Tractor Operator, if he is the right one)

4369 Orchard Dr NE

Moses Lake, WA 98837-3486

(509) 765-7696

I hope this helps,

Louis

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Louis

Thanks for the reply

Rich was about 5 years older than me and I just hit 63 last month.

He was drafted so his time in the Army was 2 years.

Ken

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Ken,

Then try one of the first 2 possibilities I posted, just because I didn't find a match on military.com, doesn't mean that it can't be wrong.

Louis

If you knew his hometown or MOS, it could also help.

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