"I remember first Christmas in Germany, it 1975 I was assigned to I troop as Ponds Barracks. The barracks was being renovated so I Troop was moved to Vilseck, it was the worst Christmas of my life, I was new to the unit, I was broke, I didn't…"
"Hello Tom, I have not seen any posting from you lately, the pictures of the pretty girls really made my day. I am looking forward to seeing more in the near future. I wish all the troopers a good day."
"Hello Tom, how are you, I was sitting here reading the Old Timers comments. Do you remember when you and I was room mate and I had been out drinking. When I came in the room you had your army of soldiers on my bunk and I threw them on the floor.…"
"Thanks to everyone for your comment, Tom I am still here just been busy.I took basic training at Ft. Jackson in 1975 and yes tank hill was really a ass kicker, but its not there any more. Those wooden barracks have long been torn down. To go there…"
"Today my granddaughter graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, SC, it was so cold the wind was blowing, it was terrible. So happened I had my pile cap from my army days in the trunk of my car. It was a life saver,sitting out listening to the…"
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?
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.
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