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David E. Hooker commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"I am sure that he is, I am just wondering."
Nov 19
David E. Hooker commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"I was looking at LT. Col Vindman's awards I see that he is wearing a 2ACR crest.  I said to myself "he is one of us". I also wonder if he is wearing the crest correctly?"
Nov 19

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
I served in I troop 3/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Pond Barrack, Amberg
What MOS or job description did you have?
76D PLL clerk
What was your rank/title?
E4/SP
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
August 1975-October 1980
Tell us a little about your cav days.
At the time it was hard because we went to the field a lot, but I enjoyed the free time that we had. I enjoyed it so much stayed there during my first tour over 5 years.
Tell us a little about you now.
I retired from the military in 1995 at Ft. Hood TX. I lived in Killeen, TX. working as a case worker until July 2001. I moved to Richmond, Virginia worked for the Department of Juvenile until October of this year when i retired.
Do you have a web site?
http://no
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Tom Williams, Robert Dinkins and many others.

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At 11:28pm on March 1, 2018, Bernard Turner said…

David It has been a long time. Bernard Turner I Troop 2nd PLT 

At 2:02am on May 25, 2017, Bernard Turner said…

David Hooker

We served together in I Troop I remember when you got there. 

Bernard Turner

At 1:07pm on January 16, 2017, Bernard Turner said…

David Hooker from VA. 

Long time Brother. Give me a shout out at bernardt524@gmail.com 

At 9:47am on December 30, 2016, Dave Gettman said…

Happy Birthday, from one Dave to another.

At 12:14am on December 25, 2016, Ronny O. Littlejohn said…

David, Tom had some problems and was suspended from site. Ask Dave Gettman on his page.

At 7:29am on January 16, 2016, Edward (Gene) Beck said…

Welcome to the base David. Looks Like you had a busy career. I hope you find some old buddies. Lots of stuff here to enjoy. Have fun!

At 3:32pm on January 12, 2016, Tom E. Williams said…

Still breathing , how about you doing OK ?.  Still living in Newport News ? .  I think about you every now and then, posted a picture of you on the Pond Barracks Facebook page, might even have the same picture posted on my page here,  I usually go to the Oldtimer's page here everyday, don't have anything else to do, not to many of us I Trp guys from that time around that I can find, glad to hear from you, hopefully we can keep in touch this time

 
 
 

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