These photos were taken during a cross-training exercise with Detachment”A” and the Royal Engineers Diving Unit in Kiel Germany in the 80’s. Major(Ret) Les Rutherford who was a Warrant Officer during this exercise later Officer Commanding the Royal Engineers Diving Unit in Kiel Germany.
Detachment”A” ODA3 Cross Training Team
Detachment”A” plaque presented to the Royal Engineers
Major Rutherford with one man Dräger portable decompression chamber.
Peter Kelly, Former Team Six Commander and S-3 Detachment “A” 70s era photos.
Operation where we broke into the Soviet Military Liaison Mission to prove that their Security with “Armed Guards” was ludicrous.
Three Detachment”A” members getting a trophy with the Berlin US Tennis Team
German “Ski Instructor Certificate” to run a ski school, by completing German Military Mountain & Winter Warfare Training in Mittenwald.
Ski Hangout” in the Mountains in Berchtesgarten.
Mountains in Berchtesgarten where we went on a very precarious sledding expedition. One day we even did the Olympic “Luge” run.
GSG firing range
Detachment”A” Plaque Presentation to GSG9 German anti-terrorist group
At the Detachment(A) 2017 Photo Op old friends meet. Former DET(A) members Gerald “Paco” Fontana and MG Sidney Shachnow(Ret) and share a special moment.
MG Shachnow was the former Commander of Detachment(A) and Guest Speaker at our Detachment(A) June 2017 function held at Fort Bragg NC in memory of Det(A)CSM Jeffrey Raker.
Paco Fontana and MG Sid Shachnow
Paco Fontana and MG Sidney Shachnow