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Andy Josephson
  • 58, Male
  • Exeter, NH
  • United States

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  • David M. Gray
  • Paul M. Hovey
  • George H Crump (Chief)
  • Ed Luzadder
  • Bill Novick

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
C Trp 1/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Christensen Barracks "The Rock", Bindlach FRG
What MOS or job description did you have?
19D, Cav Scout and SOC operator.
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?

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At 2:41am on April 1, 2020, David M. Gray said…

Hi Andy,

Thanks for your reply. I remember all of the C TRP 1st PLT folks you mentioned very well. SFC Gravens had a superb platoon. His and mine worked together like a well oiled machine...good times. I recognise your face and of course LT Hovey as well. Needless to say as a PSG in 2 ACR we had losts of interactions with both the SOC and ROC teams. You are right it can be uncanny how some relationships in the Military (especially those in the CAV) seemed to follow one. SGT Cablay was my first squad leader in G TRP 2/11 ACR in Bad Kissingen, Germany in early 1976. He and I followed each other and were assigned together in C TRP he as my 1SG, and again as 1SGs together in 2-64 Armor, There he had HHC and I had D Co. We both were selected as Sergeant's Major on the same promotion list. Stay healthy and safe.  

At 7:28pm on September 18, 2014, Paul M. Hovey said…

unbelieveable your photo is right next to my photo.  I hope all is well with you.

At 1:03pm on March 3, 2014, Harry Warner said…
Andy, so far I have found Galen Schroeder, lives in Fargo. If you go to his member's page, he has a web site. I do not see a phone #. I'll keep looking.
At 12:22pm on October 12, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…
At 7:10am on April 22, 2010, Dan Gastelum said…
Thats right, you were detailed to SOC. Nice! I just retired in Noc, 2009 after 24 years. It was a long journey.
At 10:52pm on April 12, 2010, Dan Gastelum said…
Hey Andy, how are you man? I last saw you just before you went doen to RSS. How long did you stay in?
At 9:06pm on July 22, 2009, Ed Luzadder said…

How are you doing? Paul Hovey is on the site now. Do you remember him? LT Hovey then.

Take care,

At 3:16pm on May 17, 2009, Rob Weiher said…
I have a couple shots of someone shooting a TOW so that must be you. Good memory :)

Not the greatest shots but I'll scan them in. I've recently taken up photography again so it's funny to see just how much I didn't know how to use my camera back in the day.

At 11:58am on May 17, 2009, Ed Luzadder said…
Hey Andy! What is going on?
At 8:40am on May 16, 2009, Patrick cavdoc Biddy said…
I remember that or at least hearing about it but I believe that was while I was still in the Aid Station. I think Tremble handled that one just before he ets's. I did have a guy, I believe that was Wiesenbach, that was beginning to have pains so we had him transported back and he was taken to the klinikum and out it came. He got to spend the rest of the tour in recovery away from Gates.




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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