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Bill Morris
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  • Roswell, NM
  • United States
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Ronald Ronnie Parmer commented on Bill Morris's photo
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"Third Heard, what's up."
Mar 18, 2015
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Ruffy and Mayer - 1976

"Hey John, same to you, years are adding up!  Yea, Mayer always looked strange since he was at least 2 feet taller than most of the tanker-types.  I think he actually stuck out of the hatch...  But then, so did you!  So where are…"
Nov 12, 2014
John Taylor commented on Bill Morris's photo
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Ruffy and Mayer - 1976

"Hey Mo,      good to see you are still kicking.  The TC's name is Riffy.  During my first tour (74-76)  Riffy was the only hard stripe NCO in the platoon for a while.  Until June of 75 when I made…"
Oct 25, 2014
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"That would be hi, second from the right"
May 23, 2014
howard maxwell tritt commented on Bill Morris's photo
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"Is that Jean Soucy talking to the guy in the CVC?"
May 23, 2014
Bill Morris commented on Robb Russell's group Amberg
"To this day I love sardines!"
Feb 25, 2014
Bill Morris commented on Robb Russell's group Amberg
"Before we left for exercises, we always saved up our cash and converted them into D-marks.  But only after we bought sardines, crackers, cases of sodas and Pringles.  You can put 8 cans of a 12 oz. beverages in a .50 caliber ammo can…"
Feb 25, 2014
Bill Morris commented on Robb Russell's group Amberg
"Let's talk food, what was the best or worst instance of army chow.  I always loved the breakfasts at the border camps because the cooks liked being there (and worked hard to stay) and the omelets had 3 eggs instead of 2 like back at…"
Feb 24, 2014
Bill Morris left a comment for Gregory J. Williams
"Willie proud of you taking charge of your life! I think we were out of control then just too much booze and testosterone... I'm not anti-drinking, more pro-in charge of your life."
Feb 14, 2014
Bill Morris commented on Jason Hastings's group The Two Beer Limit
"I remember the L Troop beer machine on the first floor, in an alcove near the troop offices.  When I was just assigned to L Troop, I was told to clean the floor in the alcove which was a b#$%h since the tiles were grooved.  A guy came down…"
Feb 13, 2014
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The Two Beer Limit

All things beer. Dedicated to the two beer limit (Border Camp, Grafenwoehr, BNCOC at Hohensfel, etc) Share your favorite beer stories or beer news or beer anything. Beer, beer, beer, beer, beer....See More
Feb 13, 2014
Gregory J. Williams left a comment for Bill Morris
"No more boozy fog for me Mo, I have been sober for 23 1/2 years."
Feb 13, 2014
Bill Morris commented on Robb Russell's group Amberg
"About Keneth's picture, L Troop is (was) located south (above) K Troop in the end looking over the motor pool."
Feb 7, 2014
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Morris After 72 Hour Hump Thru FRG

"No sleep for 3 days, seeing things that weren't there.  I suppose we were lucky to not have blown up something we were not to during the live fire part of this event.."
Feb 5, 2014
howard maxwell tritt commented on Bill Morris's photo
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Morris After 72 Hour Hump Thru FRG

"You don't look real happy to be back."
Feb 4, 2014
Bill Morris commented on Robb Russell's group Amberg
"Hey anybody see the TV feed during the Superbowl from Afghanistan?  2nd ACR Troopers standing during the American Anthem!"
Feb 2, 2014

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
3rd Plt, L Troop
Where were you stationed?
Ambergris, Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
11e
What was your rank/title?
Sgt.
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Sept. 1974 - Sept. 1977
Tell us a little about your cav days.
A little boozy, OK, maybe a little bit more. Memories are funny. If a bus passes by on a cold morning, I get taken back to starting up L-32 in the motor pool by the smell of the diesel fumes. Good folks those cavalry people are...
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
John Taylor, Pat Feist, Joe Morales, Ernie Tomas

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At 2:07pm on February 13, 2014, Gregory J. Williams said…

No more boozy fog for me Mo, I have been sober for 23 1/2 years.

At 12:57pm on February 9, 2014, Gary Gray said…

Hi Bill, I have a picture with you in it at the Border

At 12:40pm on January 13, 2014, Gregory J. Williams said…

Hey Mo! I was in 3rd platoon 76 to 78, Everyone knew me as little Willie. Yeah I was on L-35 and remember you, Joe, Coody, Rotski, Stork (Mayers) Jeck and a few more. Hope all is well with you.

At 3:00pm on January 2, 2014, Jesse Kelley said…
 
 
 

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