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Dan A Currie
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  • Atmore, AL
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A great place for finding old friends!!!
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"Camp Pittman in downtown Weiden."
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"Robin Johnson and ??"
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"Robin Johnson and ??"
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"Looks like SFC JP Preston before he made Top Sergeant! He was 3rd herd Platoon Sergeant for awhile."
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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Headquarter / Headquarters Troop and
3rd Platoon / B Troop / 1st Squadron
Where were you stationed?
Nurnberg - Merrell Barracks
Bindlach - Christensen Barracks - The Rock
What MOS or job description did you have?
11D40 Recon Scout "SCOUTS OUT!"
What was your rank/title?
E-4 / Specialist 4 / Gunner / Track Commander
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1972 - 1974
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I was originally assigned to Headquarter / Headquarters Troop at Merrell Barracks in Nurnberg. I was transferred to The Rock (Bindlach - Christensen Barracks) after a slight altercation with a PFC. They thought it was punishment but I enjoyed The Rock. It was hard work, long hours and good times. J P Preston was the best Top Kick I had and he always knew that he could get a cold Coke and chips at my track during any FTX, Graf or Hohenfels trip.
Tell us a little about you now.
I put myself through college on the GI Bill and became a firefighter in 1978 and a Captain about 10 years ago. Retirement is looming but I already am working part time at my retirement job.

Married for almost 20 years and we have a beautiful daughter and handsome son.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
James Russell Roy from the Rock post office. J P Preston, Sgt. Deagan, Sgt "Rodeo" Warren, and anyone else from Third herd. Captains Bowen, Nicholson, and Hampton from RHQ/HHT.

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At 6:49pm on May 6, 2014, robin g johnson said…

hey Dan I think it was my first time driving the ACP that thing was really squirrely an you really made me nervous, LOL whose  were the good times at the calv.

At 9:45pm on December 12, 2013, Charles Quentin Murphree said…

Dan Currie!  Heres "Murph" looking at chya! Its been about 40 coon ages since the Rock. How far away are you from Jackson, TN or Savannah, TN

At 7:31pm on October 15, 2013, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy birthday Dan, I hope you are doing well..

At 1:49pm on October 15, 2013, Dennis K. Hansen said…

Happy Birthday Dan,,,have agreat day Brother and many more...

At 7:44pm on October 15, 2012, Edward (Gene) Beck said…

Happy Birthday Dan.

At 7:07pm on October 15, 2012, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy birthday Dan enjoy the day..

At 1:22pm on October 15, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAN
Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 5:53pm on December 2, 2010, Jeffrey C Havens said…
Thanks Dan,Been there done that,don't like the cold as much as I use to.
At 4:55pm on December 1, 2010, Jeffrey C Havens said…
Hey Dan,gladd to see someone from my era I was Atrp ,hq.plt 72-74 right in front of you. I also rode aHonda for quite awile 76 Goldwing.
At 8:10pm on October 15, 2010, Mike Kultgen said…
Happy Birthday! Dan. I hope that you have many more. Mike
 
 
 

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