Dragoon Base

Connecting the Troopers of Today with the Veterans of Yesterday.



For those who remember or want to share with others who also served at Pond barracks. Pleasepost lotsof pics. We love them.

Location: Amberg, Bavaria, Germany
Members: 285
Latest Activity: Jul 19

Discussion Forum

Amberg--LTA 56 Replies

Started by Eric Heller. Last reply by Dave Gettman Feb 15, 2016.

Larry Agee 2 Replies

Started by Dennis West. Last reply by Dennis West Jan 12, 2016.

LTC Delaney, Squadron CO 3 Replies

Started by Edward N. Voke. Last reply by Dave Gettman Feb 11, 2015.

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Comment by David Kurtz on July 19, 2022 at 3:51pm

Found my gate pass...Parking%20pass%20%282%29.jpg

Comment by Rick (Sgt. Marty) Martin on November 5, 2021 at 2:21pm

Served with HHT and M Co 3/2 ACR 1982-1984 in Amberg

Comment by Dave Gettman on August 15, 2019 at 9:10am

Edward, a good book about the 2d Cav's last days as horse cavalry is F TROOP, THE REAL ONE - AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF TROOPER JAMES V. MORRISON.

Comment by Edward N. Voke on August 14, 2019 at 1:05pm

If you're interested in what life was like in the Regiment during its horse days, found

something last night you might like. It's a 1969 study about Fort Laramie Wyoming

in the 1870's and includes a lot of comments about the Regiment, mainly K Company - muster roll, daily calls, life in the barracks, equipment, furnishings, etc. The whole thing is online (and also ads to buy it).  To see it, google:  Fort

Laramie NHS, The Cavalry Barracks - Fort Laramie.   www.nps.gov/...fola//

barracks-hfs/index.htm  might also work.

Comment by Dennis J Vaughn on June 13, 2018 at 11:57am

Here is a picture of Swoop.

Comment by Dennis J Vaughn on June 13, 2018 at 11:54am

I was there from 1984-1987 in I Troop Maintenance with Terry Skoglund, David Vernon, Mike Layton, Mark Gwartney, Jame Buzbee, Kelly Ransonette, Mark Cervantez and others!  Really Miss them all!


Comment by Dave Gettman on March 26, 2018 at 2:30pm

Greg Householder is on Facebook. I'll tell him you are looking for him.


Comment by Jon Moore on March 26, 2018 at 2:15pm

I got there in September "88. He got out soon after and went to back home to Tennessee with the intent on attending law school.

Comment by Benjamin Bergfelt on March 26, 2018 at 2:11pm

I was Trp CO 87-88. Looking for K trp Co then Greg Householder.

Comment by Juan R Vargas on January 13, 2017 at 12:40pm

I was there between 1985-1987 under Col. Bird  "the swoop" . HHC and L troop god miss those days.


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This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.


Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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