Links to Sites about Eritrea and Kagnew Station
Mebrat Tzehaie has an excellent view
of Asmara today:
A.Raffaele Ciriello was a photojournalist who has covered Eritrea
other places. According to this source, he
was killed. His site contains pictures about the countryside and
Eric Lafforgue has a couple of pages devoted to Eritrea:
These sites have many links about Eritrea:
'Tsebuk' means 'good' in Tigragna. Tesfaldet A. Meharenna of Asmarino.com
created the above graphic to illustrate the cooperation between Eritrea and the Kagnew Station vets. The Tsebuk group is intentended to give Eritrea something for the pleasant memories it gave us.
If you are a Kagnew vet and want to subscribe, go to Tsebuk
Click to subscribe to tsebuk
US Army Kagnew Station Shoulder Patch
Another site is "maddog's" all time Army Security Agency site. This
place is a tad irreverent. Also, holds are seldom barred. Fair
people providing material were among the top 10% of the Army.
Unfortunately, when you get a bunch of very smart young men together, mischief is contagious. MAJ Rigo, my commanding officer on Okinawa, once made the statement that he was going down to the Operations Building which had the sign "Best in the Business" over the gate and he was going to change it to read "Through These Portals Pass the Greatest Criminal Minds in the World." This was prompted by someone who had done something terribly wrong, but not illegal. I can no longer remember the cause.
While I was there, I was a member of the US Forces Amateur Radio
A group of veterans had a DX-pedition to Eritrea:
I shouldn't forget that from about 1962 on, there has been a Peace
presence in Eritrea and Ethiopia: