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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Fox Troops Motor Pool
Where were you stationed?
Bamberg, Hof, Coburg
What MOS or job description did you have?
63H Tank Mechanic
What was your rank/title?
Sp4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
76 to 79
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I'm sure we all have about the same stories to tell.. the famous fights at Graf.. (the place is probably still off limits). The long, cold days and nights on the range and the partys at Hof, and Coburg.
Tell us a little about you now.
After the Cav.. I had another 3 year tour in Germany and a couple of tours with the 101st in Kentucky and college after that. Upon graduating, I worked as a teacher in a middle school. In 1989 I joined the Police Department.
Do you have a web site?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/68148160@N07/
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
James Mursell (RIP Jimmy), Steve Rambo from Philly, Tomas Velez from NY and Edgar Pagan from PR.

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At 4:28pm on December 19, 2015, Kenneth Morrow said…

Bob,

Bad Tolz barracks "Flint" remember you didn't have to go outside to get to any location inside the barracks. The pool was inside too, grate place. :) 

Ken

At 12:30am on January 16, 2015, gerard f kaminski said…

bob, new to this tec. stuff i was 1st plt ,les eddys roomy. i drove the foxy lady 551a1 75-76 ihope this goes through 3rd atempt gerard gfkatdairyland@gmail still second to none

At 4:07pm on February 14, 2013, Rafael Pabon said…

Hello Bob, will you be able to attend the 2d Cav. Reunion in October 2013?

I will be there GOD permit.  rvpsabot@comcast.net

At 6:19am on June 3, 2012, Doug Ford said…

Yep that was him, Bullard. That guy was a terror on one of his drunk nights, but I guess we were all pretty wild when we weren't in the field.

The only person I remember at the motor pool was this big ole Indian everyone called Chief. That guy could pick up a 50 gal can of 30 wt oil, but he didn't speak much.

At 11:13am on May 29, 2012, Dave Gettman said…

Always up for a cold one, Bob. Give me a call when you hit town. 253-327-4062.

At 9:32pm on January 21, 2012, Robert M. Lavoie said…

No Bob, not tomorrow.  Although I belong to the "waiting list" I WAS able to get two tickets for both games.  Problem is my wife who is a nurse works every other weekend and this weekend, when she is off, has to take my step son back to school.  I would liked to go this weekend but I can't make it happen - I was entitled to two tickets and there is three of us - me and two young boys (9 and 11).  It should be a good game - enjoy.

At 9:54pm on January 12, 2011, Rafael Pabon said…
Hi Bob, nice to hear from you and hope that the cold weather is not to bad up there. Thank you for remembering by Birthday and for you wishes. Please keep in touch and God Bless. Here is my regular e-mail:  rvpsabot@comcast.net
At 5:25pm on June 9, 2010, Rafael Pabon said…
Yes, he was a very good DS and a better friend. If you take a look thru your BCT Photo Album, my own Plt. Sgt. SFC Fred Blue retired as a 1SG back on or about 1987 he live now in Colorado, his other assistance SSG Manuel Ankrom he retired as a MSG and live here in Newport News VA, SSG Larry French was kick out of the service as a 1SG for trainee abuse, a real shame because he was a fine DI and a Viet Nam Vet., our Supply Sgt. then SSG Chaves retired about 6 years ago as a CW4, I lost contact with all the others and never seen them again. From A-18-4 I went to A-1-1 and became the Tng. NCO and Senior Track Commander, the I became the X-M1 OTT-3 Tank Program Logistics NCOIC, then Germany 2nd ACR.
At 12:18am on May 27, 2010, Moto Daddy said…
Thanks for listening. Take care...

Toujors Pret!
At 2:00pm on May 25, 2010, Rafael Pabon said…
Bob, this is Rafael Pabon again, just a sad note and for your information. SSG (Ret) Walter Young who was a DI with Brown and Collier during your BCT time passed away sometime around October 2009 due to complications from Diabetes. Walter was a fine DI and a better friend to me and SFC Fredrick Blue. I tought you should know. You stay safe out there. ///Rafael
 
 
 

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