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Arthur D. Lovelace
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  • Anchorage, AK
  • United States
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Arthur D. Lovelace replied to Robert Burns Wadley's discussion Modeling of armored vehicles, 1956 - 1962
"Thanks for the response. I was never  around the  Equipment you are modeling.  2nd ACR was primarily M-48 tanks, M113 APC's, M38A1 jeeps and later M151 jeeps. I presently live in largest city (Anchorage)in Alaska. Pop. about…"
Sep 12
Harry Warner left a comment for Arthur D. Lovelace
"Correction: Make that 1961.  CRS "
Sep 10
Harry Warner left a comment for Arthur D. Lovelace
"Arthur, welcome to Oldtimers. I see it only took 6+ years for you to find us. Better late than never.   I too was at Ft Dix, August of 1962 for basic. I lived about 50 miles north so I was able to hitchhike home on ocassion. "
Sep 10
Arthur D. Lovelace replied to Robert Burns Wadley's discussion Modeling of armored vehicles, 1956 - 1962
"I just missed you. Arrived at  theRock and immediately sent to Graf iin  March 1960. Was driver of B22 jeep for year or so. Went to Hof ,Kronach, Bindlach  and Graf 3 or 4 times . Was extended 6 months when Berlin Wall was built.…"
Sep 10
Arthur D. Lovelace replied to Robert Burns Wadley's discussion Modeling of armored vehicles, 1956 - 1962
"I I remember Sgt Aiken. I was in B Trp 2nd platoon from March 1960 til  I made e-5 and was transferred to 1st platoon. Was extended 6 months because of Berlin wall"
Sep 9
Arthur D. Lovelace replied to Rob Gould's discussion Troop Ships in the group Oldtimers
"Elvis flew home from Germany in March ! I believe. I was on KP at Fort Dix the day he came back."
Sep 9
Arthur D. Lovelace replied to Rob Gould's discussion Troop Ships in the group Oldtimers
"Went over on Buckner March 1961- 11 days, came home Oct1962 13 days. "
Sep 9
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Sep 9
Arthur D. Lovelace replied to E.J. Rennier's discussion 2nd ACR Border Camps 1948-1992
"1960-1962 Kronach was fantastic. One platoon with scouts one day patrol and next nite  patrol. Drank a few beers in Mom's too"
Sep 9
Arthur D. Lovelace replied to E.J. Rennier's discussion 2nd ACR Border Camps 1948-1992
"Yellow scarves 1960 -1962. No camo scarves on border"
Sep 9
Arthur D. Lovelace left a comment for Paul Gargis
"May have been talking about different times. I was there from Feb. 1960 til Oct 1962. In the 2nd plt til I made Sgt then in 1st plt. Believe Sgt Jackson was my section leader in the early days. West and Glascoe and Krueger were all 2nd platoon. Good…"
Jan 8, 2013
Arthur D. Lovelace left a comment for Paul Gargis
"I'm terrible with names but I do remember you fellows. Sgt Clarkson was the 1st platoon Sgt. And I was a scout section leader with Tom Chatburn being my driver. Tom was killed in Vietnam. Ran over a land mine. His name is on the Wall. Lt…"
Jan 6, 2013
Paul Gargis left a comment for Arthur D. Lovelace
"Wasn't Sgt Jackson the scout section leader?"
Jan 6, 2013
Paul Gargis left a comment for Arthur D. Lovelace
"Lovelace, remember me, Paul Gargis 1st plt, Robertson and I hung out most of the time. I remember Glascoe and West well."
Jan 6, 2013
Dave Gettman left a comment for Arthur D. Lovelace
"Arthur, Check out our oldtimers group. We've got some guys from the 50's and 60's hangin' around over there. Toujours Pret!"
May 31, 2012
Jesse Kelley left a comment for Arthur D. Lovelace
"Toujours Pret Arthur The Dragoonbase.com, has plenty of updated features (HTML and format friendly), lots of sub-groups, (Officers Club,F-Trp,Amberg,Medics,and the always busy Oldtimers club). Also links for “2nd Cavalry Assn.” News…"
May 31, 2012

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
B troop
Where were you stationed?
Bindlach, Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
113 Scout
What was your rank/title?
E-5
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1960-1962
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Bindlach, Hof, Kronach and Grafenwehr. Berlin Wall built during my tour. Good buddies, loved the job.
Tell us a little about you now.
Semi retired. Federal govt. 33 years, now managing 20 unit apt complex
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Jim Krueger, Jim West, Fred Glascoe

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At 9:57am on September 10, 2018, Harry Warner said…

Correction: Make that 1961.  CRS 

At 9:31am on September 10, 2018, Harry Warner said…

Arthur, welcome to Oldtimers. I see it only took 6+ years for you to find us. Better late than never.   I too was at Ft Dix, August of 1962 for basic. I lived about 50 miles north so I was able to hitchhike home on ocassion. 

At 5:12pm on January 6, 2013, Paul Gargis said…

Wasn't Sgt Jackson the scout section leader?

At 5:10pm on January 6, 2013, Paul Gargis said…

Lovelace, remember me, Paul Gargis 1st plt, Robertson and I hung out most of the time.

I remember Glascoe and West well.

At 3:21pm on May 31, 2012, Dave Gettman said…

Arthur,

Check out our oldtimers group. We've got some guys from the 50's and 60's hangin' around over there.

Toujours Pret!

At 10:57am on May 31, 2012, Jesse Kelley said…
 
 
 

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