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Greetings all
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Hi, I was in Bravo company 501st Military Intelligence battalion "Nightstalkers" 17 Kilo (changed to 96 Romeo in '85) Ground Surveillance Radar. Our main billet was in Katterbach. Near the 1st AD…Continue

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Dave Gettman replied to Douglas White's discussion Greetings all
"I left directly from Camp Pitman to the airport when my tour in Germany ended in February 1975."
Wednesday
Dave Gettman replied to Douglas White's discussion Greetings all
"Douglas, if you go on eBay these days there are lots of border signs and sections of border fence for sale. You can even get East German uniforms and equipment. Some of the stuff is going for quite a bit too."
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Douglas White replied to Douglas White's discussion Greetings all
"The Grenze sign was from my very last mission on the border Oct 5th 1985. I walked up to the border Pissed on Czechoslovakia and then pulled out my kbar and cut it off of its pole."
Nov 18
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Greetings all

Hi, I was in Bravo company 501st Military Intelligence battalion "Nightstalkers" 17 Kilo (changed to 96 Romeo in '85) Ground Surveillance Radar. Our main billet was in Katterbach. Near the 1st AD headquarters in Ansbach. I was there from 83 - 86 We had a permanent 365 nights a year presence on the border. We spent (individually) between 30-45 days on Camp Pitman (Weiden) with the 1/1 Cav "Black Hawks," and covered from Pilsen, CZ south to the Austrian/Czech border. We traveled in 3 man teams…See More
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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
501st MIB
Where were you stationed?
Katterbach
What MOS or job description did you have?
17K/96R
What was your rank/title?
Spec4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1983-1986
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Nightstalkers!
Tell us a little about you now.
semi retired photographer
Do you have a web site?
http://www.cerberusphotos.com
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3363173333

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