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Chuck Cantwell
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Dennis K. Hansen left a comment for Chuck Cantwell
"happy Birthday Chuck.. have a great day..."
Oct 7, 2013
Chuck Cantwell commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"I swear, you guys, the KFC ad is seriously funny!"
Jan 30, 2013
R C Johnson left a comment for Chuck Cantwell
"Happy Birthday Chuck! You were there before I was, enjoy your day!"
Oct 7, 2012
Chuck Cantwell commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"WOW, Tommy Terrific or Manboy, who do I loath the most, hard to say. Ah well, who doesn't want to watch Brady throw 400 4 yard passes to....somebody, Or that  "someone shot my dog" look on Manning's pus. How many times did…"
Jan 23, 2012
Chuck Cantwell commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Well, Troops, here's hoping we all have a better 2012 than we did a 2011...a lot better would be good!!"
Dec 31, 2011
Chuck Cantwell commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"The bow huntin' for Hawg, in SoCal, is done 26 miles off shore on Catalina Island and is not for the faint of heart, or foot, as it be mighty hilly! Back in the day they were dyin' for somebody to come and thin'em out, as, no rifles…"
Dec 23, 2011
Chuck Cantwell commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Jingle Bells Troopers, while I can still type, my fingers sort of roll up on their own sometimes and have to pull them straight! Gettin' old is so much fun, right guys? i too, check in without comment sometimes, always makes me feel better!…"
Dec 16, 2011
Chuck Cantwell commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Hey, Mike, you remember that little Italian place in Nurnberg, where we went for that white sauce lasagna in the one serving dishes? As I remember, we'd get 2 apiece! Dynamite stuff.  "
Dec 6, 2011
Chuck Cantwell commented on Dave Gettman's event 2d Cavalry Association 2013 Reunion
"Boy, I'd love to make this one! Great place and a great time of year!"
Dec 4, 2011
Chuck Cantwell might attend Dave Gettman's event
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2d Cavalry Association 2013 Reunion at Gettysburg

October 17, 2013 to October 20, 2013
The 2013 Regimental Association Reunion will be held at the Eisenhower Hotel and Conference Center in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, from Thursday, October 3, 2013 through Sunday, October 6, 2013.Please contact the Hotel directly for reservations. To make reservations at the special conference rate of $99 per night, please call 717-334-8121 or toll-free at 800-776-8349 and just let them know that you want to make a reservation for the 2d Cavalry Association Reunion.The AgendaWe built the agenda to…See More
Dec 4, 2011
Chuck Cantwell shared Dave Gettman's event on Facebook
Dec 4, 2011
Chuck Cantwell replied to Dave Gettman's discussion Old Regimental Yearbooks in the group Oldtimers
"PFC German, the smartest guy in the room. Dad was a retired General and he grew up in Spain, spoke 5 languages. Worked in Border Operations. Was Magic Wop's and my roomie, these are gold."
Dec 3, 2011
Chuck Cantwell replied to Dave Gettman's discussion Old Regimental Yearbooks in the group Oldtimers
"Well, there I am in the Color Guard 1964,w/the Band out @ the Stadium, on the right Guard unbelievable, Dave!  Holding that sabre w/cotton gloves could become problematic after awhile. Also, I'm pretty sure, I worked on this Annual with…"
Dec 3, 2011
Chuck Cantwell commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Happy Trails Troopers, and may the Good Lord take a likin' to ya all!"
Nov 25, 2011
Chuck Cantwell commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Turner had bright red hair, too. Good thing he was as tough as they come!"
Nov 18, 2011
Chuck Cantwell commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"The Polish folks are Celts too. Growing up in Chicago, you better not take yourself too seriously. Jokes are jokes. I'm trying to drag a link...we'll see. A great friend of mine in Chitown, Turner (Turnova), Grandma only spoke Italian but…"
Nov 18, 2011

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Headquarters Troop 3rd Squadron
Headquarters Troop, 2nd Armd Cav Regt
Where were you stationed?
Amberg w/ the Third
Nuremberg Hqs 2nd A/C
What MOS or job description did you have?
Clerk, S-3's driver/radios, Driver Command track/radios
Color Guard
What was your rank/title?
Sp4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1963-1965
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Mike Ratolo and I where best buds and on the Color Guard together. We wore the 1836 Uniforms...very cool (sabers), but they were very uncomfortable, We were requested all over Germany and went TDY good times. The most fun was massed colors events. Just the look on everyone's face when we pulled the cover off the Regimental Colors and those 76 battle streamers dropped out! It would get quiet and then wow..
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Tell us a little about you now.
I'm a General....Building contractor
Do you have a web site?
http://Glasson Remodeling.com
Phone number (Optional).
619-227-1152
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Sp4Ratolo, Sp4 German, Sgt Schultz

There are more but I'm going to have to get in the wayback machine first.

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At 8:10am on October 7, 2013, Dennis K. Hansen said…

happy Birthday Chuck.. have a great day...

At 1:44pm on October 7, 2012, R C Johnson said…

Happy Birthday Chuck! You were there before I was, enjoy your day!

At 1:59pm on November 16, 2011, Harry Warner said…

Does the name Richard Frank ring any bells?

At 1:57pm on November 16, 2011, Harry Warner said…

Chuck,

Do you remember the time frame when you were in Amberg?  Did you spend any time at Gates?  Check the pictures on my page and see if anyone looks familiar.

Harry

At 8:21pm on October 7, 2011, Dave Gettman said…
Happy Birthday Chuck, wherever you are. Hope all is well.
At 11:58am on October 7, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHUCK
Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 10:27am on October 7, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHUCK Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 4:22pm on June 3, 2010, Harry Warner said…
Welcome Charles,
Hello to another '63 alumni. We were there the same time but doubt our paths crossed. Take a look at our Oldtimer group. You may see familiar names or faces.
Harry
At 12:06am on June 3, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…
 
 
 

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