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Remembering Bob Hamilton

My introduction to Bob Hamilton, was in November, 2004, when I attended a "mini-reunion" at Lawton/Ft Sill. He impressed me as a "take charge" guy and that initial impression was correct. The benefits, of his organizational skills and hard work, shall be felt by this Association for years to come. He touched the lives of many people and made a positive difference.
It was an honor to have known him, and I remain forever in his debt. God bless you, Bob.

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I believe I do...God Bless you and him.

Re: Remembering Bob Hamilton

Knew him well from day one in 1979 at Pinder. I was assigned to a gun section then Top told me I was going to be his armorer. At my previous posting in the 9th ID, I was in a gun section then made armorer.
I was a spec4 when I arrived and shortly after being made armorer after school in Vilseck, he told me I was also going to be in SW team.
After a year and a half they transferred Top to HHB 1st AD Divarty in Pinder, and he took me with him no idea why.
He put me in S2/S3 in operations preparing briefing material for Col. Shallikashvili, respected him a lot.
But Top Hamilton taught me how to be an nco not a lot of words but by example.
I will never forget him.
He also pointed me in the right direction when I first arrived and fell in for formation one morning still drunk. He put the fear of Top in me and never happened again.