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: 276
Latest Activity: Mar 26

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 Greg Rad Radosin on February 24, 2009 at 6:31pm
Remember the Scalla Bar. Lots of Bier and girls.Momma sure took care of us.We took Hamburger and cheese there.A bunch of us greezed there that night.
Comment by Bryan Haberman on February 24, 2009 at 5:41pm
Then Col. Bird or "Swoop" came after that.
Comment by Tony Fowler on February 24, 2009 at 3:44pm
Gary, Thanks for the intel. I passed it along to my buddy in Indianapolis. Hope all is well and drive on. Drop me a post anytime you wish.
Comment by Gary Moore on February 24, 2009 at 1:29am
I got to Amberg in Fall of '80, Herb Koeinigsbauer was the SCO (think Landry was the RXO then) andTom Konitzer followed him in summer of '81(?) -
Comment by Tony Fowler on February 23, 2009 at 6:50pm
LIke to take this chance to tell all Toujours Pret and long live the Cav. I am posting today as a new member. I was at pond barracks from 77-80 and kep in touch with a couple of my buddies. One in Ohio and one in Indiana. I also have a question. Does anyone know who was the CO of 3rd squadron before and after Landry? Anyone that can help would be great.
Comment by Steve Wesnoski on February 6, 2009 at 9:53am
1978-1981 1982-1992 Closed the gates and loved every second i was with the 2nd ACR. Still here working as a Training Aids Devices and Simulators Manager supporting Graf, Vilseck, Hohenfels and the 2nd SCR.
Comment by Dan Mathews on January 18, 2009 at 8:11am
hic-I mean Messss HHHHHall.......Just kidding
Comment by Dan Mathews on January 18, 2009 at 8:09am
That picture was taken in front of L-troop looking at the hess hall
Comment by David McGuire- Mac on January 15, 2009 at 1:10am
How right you are Howard Tritt! I remember the entire L-Troop taking a trip to Spain...thats all I remember even though we spent a week there!! I would volunteer for 3 years of gate guard for one week back in Amberg, in 1988 of course!
Comment by howard maxwell tritt on December 17, 2008 at 10:53pm
Too much fun, to many women, too much booze. What am I saying?? I spent over 5 years in Amberg and loved every minute of it (what little I remember). Hey Robb- Do you remember Bob Evans?

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Colonels of the Regiment

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



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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