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"Hazardous duty pay would have been nice though. You were taking your life in your ow…"

Dave Gettman replied Jul 8 to Cold War Medal

20 Jul 8
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"Denny, you are a pretty rare breed indeed. You're the first 9th Cav border trooper I…"

Dave Gettman replied Jun 3 to Camp May and camp Reed?

80 Jul 10
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"Rob, I think it may have changed in early 1973. There was a big shake-up in the area…"

Dave Gettman replied May 25 to Camp May and camp Reed?

80 Jul 10
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"Dennis, this is what the camp set-up was when I was there 1974-75. Coburg and Hof we…"

Dave Gettman replied May 25 to Camp May and camp Reed?

80 Jul 10
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"No need for dress blues. A Stetson and sports jacket will work."

Dave Gettman replied May 2 to German Biers I Have Tasted Recently

58 May 2
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"Next reunion is in 2019. No date as of yet. Yes, Marktredwitz was the closest town.…"

Dave Gettman replied May 2 to German Biers I Have Tasted Recently

58 May 2
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"The reunion was great, Joe! I almost didn't go but I'm sure glad I did. Just seeing…"

Dave Gettman replied May 2 to German Biers I Have Tasted Recently

58 May 2
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"Joe, I had one Saturday in Williamsburg, Virginia while attending the 2d Cav Assoc r…"

Dave Gettman replied May 1 to German Biers I Have Tasted Recently

58 May 2
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"Thanks Bob. Got mine!"

Dave Gettman replied Apr 14 to Williamsburg Reunion, 2017

1 Apr 14
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"Just one? Nope, haven't tried the Radeberger."

Dave Gettman replied Mar 21 to German Biers I Have Tasted Recently

58 May 2
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8th Colonel of the Regiment Nelson B. Sweitzer 9 Jun 1886 – 29 Oct 1888

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