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Dennis Erickson
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Dennis Erickson shared David Kelly's discussion on Facebook
Dec 26, 2016
Dennis Erickson commented on Jesse Kelley's group Border Patrol
"If we didn't have the right materials to complete a job, we would mox nix it and get it done. also if someone asked you if you wanted to do something an acceptable answer was mox nix."
Dec 25, 2016
Dennis Erickson commented on harold goldstein's group 2nd cav experiences
"We were at camp gates one New year's eve. The xo said nobody would get a pass because it would not be fair. New year's day he called formation and asked if anyone left the camp last night. Nobody spoke up. He said that's funny,he said…"
Sep 26, 2016
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2nd cav experiences

I am putting together a book of 2nd cav memoirs from the troops of their experiences during their tours.  Hopefully Dave Gettman will donate it to the New Museum when complete.Post or email me hargol@bellsouth.netSee More
Sep 26, 2016
Dennis Erickson replied to Steven Bennett's discussion Amberg 1968-1969
"I was in I troop from 68 to 68. Mechanic."
Sep 26, 2016
Dennis Erickson replied to Mark D Nelson's discussion Camp May and camp Reed?
"We(3rd sqd 2nd acr)took camp reed in 67. Went to the bar down the hill quite often. We'd stay til the CPs came to chase us out. Then we'd disconnect the low oil safety and go back to the camp and wait for them to call for mechanics for…"
Sep 26, 2016
Dennis Erickson replied to John G Boyd's discussion Cafe Roma in the group Amberg, Third Squadron
"Me and the owner of the Roma in 67."
Sep 24, 2016
Dennis Erickson replied to John G Boyd's discussion Cafe Roma in the group Amberg, Third Squadron
Sep 24, 2016
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Sep 24, 2016
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Sep 24, 2016
Dennis Erickson is attending Dave Gettman's event
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2017 2d Cavalry Association Reunion at Williamsburg, Virginia

April 27, 2017 at 3pm to April 30, 2017 at 12:30pm
2d Cavalry Association Reunion Registration is now openApril 27-April 30, 2017The Dragoon 2017 reunion preparations are in full swing.  The host hotel is the Woodlands Hotel and Suites, 105 Visitor Center, Williamsburg, VA.  To book rooms please visit http://resweb.passkey.com/go/42150   or call 800-261-9530, Monday - Friday 8:30-5:00. If you call, be sure to mention Booking ID 42150 to ensure you get the convention rate.   To…See More
Sep 24, 2016
Wolfgang Follman left a comment for Dennis Erickson
"Dennis: We served together at Pond Barracks.I was with I Troop and HQ .Was injured by a faulty hatch on a M-114 and after that had to wear an eye patch.Was also C.B.R. NCO and gave a lot of classes . Wolf"
Jul 30, 2016
Dennis Erickson commented on Jesse Kelley's group Border Patrol
"Does anyone still say mox nix?"
Apr 29, 2016
Dennis Erickson commented on Jose L Perez's group I TROOP, 3RD RECON SQD, 2ND ARMORED CAV.
"Does anyone still say "mox nix"?"
Apr 29, 2016
Dennis Erickson commented on Jose L Perez's group I TROOP, 3RD RECON SQD, 2ND ARMORED CAV.
"I seem to remember como guys sendig newbies out for new squelch to replace the old squelch in the radios."
Jan 22, 2016
Dennis Erickson commented on Dave Gettman's group Dragoon Mechanics
Jan 12, 2016

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
I Troop, 3rd Sqdn
Where were you stationed?
Amberg
What MOS or job description did you have?
63C. Wheel & track mechanic
What was your rank/title?
Sp4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1966-67 &68
Phone number (Optional).
7637800599

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At 9:33am on July 30, 2016, Wolfgang Follman said…

Dennis: We served together at Pond Barracks.I was with I Troop and HQ .Was injured by a faulty hatch on a M-114 and after that had to wear an eye patch.Was also C.B.R. NCO and gave a lot of classes . Wolf

 
 
 

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