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John Herbst - War On Terror

John Herbst grew up as the son of an Army officer, and joined the Illinois Army National Guard himself in 1992, and the Regular Army after a church mission in 1997. After being stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri and in Germany, he was deployed to Kosovo in 2002, serving as part of the United Nations' Kosovo Force. Following this deployment, he was stationed at Ft. Dettrick, Maryland, and performed duties that included escorting prisoners from Iraq and Afghanistan.

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John Herbst enjoyed himself during the Munich Oktoberfest in 1997.

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Munich, Germany

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1997

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Narrators Photo

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Corporal John Herbst (2nd from the left in front row)graduated from the Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC) at Grafenwöhr, Germany on May 6, 2003.

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Grafenwöhr, Germany

When:

May 6, 2003

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Narrator’s photo

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Specialist Herbst relaxes during a training exercise with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion 33rd Field Artillery at Grafenwöhr, Germany in March 1999. He is on the left, holding a Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW).

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Grafenwöhr, Germany

When:

March 1999

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Narrator’s photo

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Specialist Herbst, in the vehicle’s shadow on the left, during a training exercise with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 33rd Field Artillery at Grafenwöhr, Germany in March 1999.

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Grafenwöhr, Germany

When:

March 1999

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Narrator’s photo

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A train at Grafenwöhr, Germany in October 1999 loaded with Bundeswehr (German Army) M109 (155 mm) Paladin self-propelled howitzers.

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Grafenwöhr, Germany

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October 1999

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Narrator’s photo

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Unloading MLRS (Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems) at Grafenwöhr, Germany in October 1999.

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Grafenwöhr, Germany

When:

October 1999

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Narrator’s photo

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Herbst is unloading MLRS (Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems) vehicles from a rail car at Grafenwöhr, Germany in October 1999 with Sergeant Erwin and other soldiers.

Where:

Grafenwöhr, Germany

When:

October 1999

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Narrator’s photo

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M270 MLRS (Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems) at Grafenwöhr, Germany in October 1999.

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Grafenwöhr, Germany

When:

October 1999

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Narrator’s photo

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A crew loads M26A2 Rocket Pods onto the M270 MLRS (Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems) at Grafenwöhr, Germany in October 1999.

Where:

Grafenwöhr, Germany

When:

October 1999

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Narrator’s photo

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Live fire of M270 MLRS (Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems) at in October 1999.

Where:

Grafenwöhr, Germany

When:

October 1999

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Narrator’s photo

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Specialist John Herbst (on the left), of the 630th Military Police Company, with Sergeant Pinero and a United Nations Multinational Criminal Policeman in Sterpic, Kosovo, 2002.

Where:

Sterpic, Kosovo

When:

2002

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Narrator’s photo



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