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The Colorado Platoon

A social group for troopers in Colorado. One of our goals will be to meet annually on or about 23 MAY to hoist a toast to the Regiment

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Latest Activity: May 20, 2014

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Comment by Scott A. Lawrence on May 20, 2014 at 3:42am

Whoa...Just moved to the Denver Area, and  shocked to find High altitude cavalry men. Anyone still active on this site?

Comment by Homer Galloway on February 6, 2011 at 11:49am
The reason I was asking was that a couple of us would like to get together with other Cav Troopers but if the date is between May 18 and May 30, that conflicts with Run For The Wall.  We plan to ride a few legs of the ride.  Let us when a date is set and we can see if we can be there.
Comment by Jason Hastings on February 6, 2011 at 8:46am

Homer,

 

We haven't made plans for a 2011 get together.  The one we attempted last year fell flat.  We got all sorts of positive responses, made plans, bought food, etc, and only two people showed up...

Comment by Homer Galloway on February 6, 2011 at 1:26am

What is the general location of the May 23rd annual get together.

Comment by Homer Galloway on January 18, 2011 at 1:23am
I know another "Old" cav Trooper I served with in Hco 2/2 ACR in Bambarg 1974-1977.  I'll send him the link.  Also, I am not sure if i'll be available around May 23rd got the get together.  I normally try to ride part of the "Run For The Wall (RFTW)".  Toujours Pret "Always Ready".
Comment by Don Caughey on March 19, 2010 at 12:53pm
Excellent! It looks great, Jason.
Comment by Jason Hastings on March 18, 2010 at 10:02pm

Comment by Don Caughey on October 28, 2009 at 9:42am
That's fantastic, I'd better check with mine!
Comment by William COleman on October 16, 2009 at 12:24am
A fellow I work with , Lonnie Leary, is 2 ACR Vet. He was in Amberg I think. I was Nurnberg, (Feucht Army Airfield) 4th Sqn earlier Air Trp and CAT Trp
Comment by Bruce Sorge on October 15, 2009 at 11:29pm
Thats cool. It would be fun to connect with old cav vets
 

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