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Chuck Cantwell
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  • San Diego, CA
  • United States

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Ron Winship left a comment for Chuck Cantwell
"*Yeah, took the European out....and the former CBR and Track Driver in S-2 and I hot footed through about 20 countries including Yugoslavia.  We had a '58 VW Kombi and slept in front of the Best Hotels in Europe!"
Dec 10, 2019

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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 5:47pm on December 10, 2019, Ron Winship said…

*Yeah, took the European out....and the former CBR and Track Driver in S-2 and I hot footed through about 20 countries including Yugoslavia.  We had a '58 VW Kombi and slept in front of the Best Hotels in Europe!

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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