"Charles, I served with HHT & M Co from 82-84. We have a facebook page called Pond Barracks with over 400 members ranging from the early 60's to the closing of the base. Feel free to come over and request membership as it is a closed group.…"
"Tony, I think the E5 you are speaking of was "Mad Dog" Sgt. Mc Crain of I troop. If I remember correctly, they were heading back to Camp May when they hit the black ice. He was a real nice guy. We had a service for him I remember…"
"Have any of you fellas ever visited http://classicrings.com/ ?
These are high quality. With that, comes price. I have the "US Army Cavalry" in 18K w/diamonds. The rings are solid and balanced so they don't…"
"There is an easy work around for buried firearms and cached ammo...'take out' the owner so he can't go dig them up after the 3am door to door searches to fight another day. If they come for your defensive weapons or your food, they…"
"Interesting. DHS certainly seems to be forming up that way... Thanks to Russian Premocov and East German Marcus Wolfe and others. We took them in after the fall in the early '90's and they provided us with details on domestic…"
"Tom E williams, thanks for posting the I Troop portraits. They bring my memory into better focus now. Even though I arrived in 78, I see a lot of Troopers I served with.
I have I Troop 1979 but it is badly faded. I'll scan it in and post…"
What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
I Troop 3rd Squadron, HQ Platoon
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
63C Track Vehicle Mechanic
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Jan. 1978 to July 1980
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I was an I Troop motorpool tank (hull) and truck/jeep mechanic. Jeep driver for Lt.(s)
Tell us a little about you now.
Had an auto repair business on St. John in the US Virgin Islands. Now I'm back in New York, just outside NYC where I grew up.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Tom Tallon, Rick Swenson, Jimmy D Ashcraft, Charles Knies, Mike Lewis, Alan O'Connel, Bates, Rodger Bratcher, Eddie Rivera, Kevin Cox, Gary Topping, Chris Lyons, anyone from that timeframe when we served together.
Charles, I served with HHT & M Co from 82-84. We have a facebook page called Pond Barracks with over 400 members ranging from the early 60's to the closing of the base. Feel free to come over and request membership as it is a closed group. We have alot of fun with various activities to help keep the memories alive and to bring back memories of days gone by. Look forward to seeing you there.