Rick Reynolds 1971-72 Photos
Me and a bear that was shot by the medic while he was
sighting in a new rifle. He said it was
but that story seemed a bit odd to some of us. Maybe
someone else would like to
comment on this. :-)
"After the bear was shot we called
Fish and Game and they flew out and took it away."
Rebuttal - now the rest of the
Well, I guess the fellow the bear was chasing would
disagree with your assumption, he was
on all fours
scrambling uphill yelling" shoot the bear", and the bear
was running straight for
him and probably 70 yds behind
when I shot it. To this day I dont know why the bear did
(they usually ran away) and I actually hesitated
before making the shot. For me it was a pretty
shot I was probably 150 yds. away. He reported
emphatically to the CO I saved his life and
money, (Which I refused). We skinned the bear out back
at base because I couldn't
find the bullet entry of the
first killing shot (I actually shot it again when I got
the fellow saw it was still moving a
little and was screaming "Shoot it again") We found the
first shot went directly up its bum killing instantly.
The skin and pelt were returned to fish and
is routine in these kinds of situations, and no further
action was taken.
- Pat Reischmann HM2
I was there the second story was finished and ready for
us. Part of my job was to work
on the equipment move
from the old building to this one.
One of our supply planes. Luckily the fire proof
suites never were tested. Sorry, I don't
When I went hiking I would take this dog since he was
really good with the bears. His name
was Arney. The is
the view behind the light/fog horn house not far from
the equipment room. I should probably mention that I was
Good shot of the light/fog horn building and
barracks. The garage is on the far right. We had
very odd vehicles stored there. One was a flatbed truck
with tires that had to be three
feet tall and at least
that wide. As I recall it kept blowing differentials so
it was put out to
pasture. They called it "The Monster".
in the radio room. I did not man this very often.
trying to get a tan. No success.
Me with the radio crew (I think). Sorry, I don't remember their names
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