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Frank L Moseley
  • 74, Male
  • Seffner, FL
  • United States

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Highland Cavalry Regiment is Recruiting
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There's a great bunch of guys (and a few women too) in the unit. Colonel (Retired) Darwin…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frank L Moseley Apr 18, 2015.

STETSONS aka CAVALRY HATS Etc.
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Good evening to all 2nd Cavalry Troopers,I know that many of us, perhaps not all, have a Cavalry Hat. It may be a Stetson or any other Slouch or Western style. Most that I have seen have a 3 or 4…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Gettman Apr 2.

 

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Dave Gettman replied to Frank L Moseley's discussion STETSONS aka CAVALRY HATS Etc.
"Despite your doubts, it is true that Col.(r) Denny often wore his Stetson in combat leading his squadron, and indeed was wearing it when hit by IED's on multiple occasions. He often sent me photos while wearing it on patrol when I was doing the…"
Apr 2
Dave Gettman replied to Frank L Moseley's discussion STETSONS aka CAVALRY HATS Etc.
"Jeff, standing to my left with the ugliest Stetson on the planet is the current president of the 2d Cavalry Association. The Stetson he is wearing has survived three combat tours, and I don't mean it sat in a box while he was running around in…"
Apr 1
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Thursday, 26 Mar 2020 Just checking in to let y'all know that we're doing OK, down here in Thonotosassa, FL. It is beginning to really get Warm, down here, High temp today is forecast to be 90 degF. Had a scare with the oldest daughter,…"
Mar 26
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Good Friday Afternoon fellow Troopers and Oldtimers! Yeah, I am still kicking and groaning. Have been in this RV Park almost a year and a half.  We're doing okay, health wise.  Oldest Granddaughter is getting married in March (out in…"
Jan 31
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Good Wednesday afternoon Fellow Troopers and Oldtimers, I hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with lots of food, family and fun. We spent the afternoon with our oldest daughter and her family. My Son was there too. Turkey and the usual…"
Dec 4, 2019
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Good afternoon Troopers and Oldtimers! ... .. Hope that everyone is doing all right. We're finally getting some cooler weather down here in FL. Got down to 46 deg F this morning. Looks like I missed Harold's Birthday, SO, HAPPY BELATED…"
Nov 20, 2019
Dave Gettman replied to Frank L Moseley's discussion STETSONS aka CAVALRY HATS Etc.
"Updated my Stetson. Traded in the Civil War era worsted wool cord in Dragoon orange for a modern version in Dragoon orange. Also traded the WW II era unit insignia on the back for a 1930 version."
Nov 18, 2019
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Good Wednesday Afternoon Brother Troopers and Oldtimers ... ..  Checking in to say hello and read the discussions. The weather, here in Thonotosassa, FL is finally beginning to moderate. Still in the mid to upper 80s during the day but dipping…"
Nov 6, 2019
Dave Gettman replied to Frank L Moseley's discussion STETSONS aka CAVALRY HATS Etc.
"Robert, I have a Second Army pin on the side of mine also, in honor of PFC Fred Ashley."
Oct 9, 2019
Robert Burns Wadley replied to Frank L Moseley's discussion STETSONS aka CAVALRY HATS Etc.
"Here is the Cavalry hat I designed for myself.  I am partial to the designation, "2nd Armored Cavalry" as you can see. My hat is from Miller Hat Company. Their work is first rate and their customer support is above reproach. I have…"
Oct 8, 2019
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold Goldstein -  I am wearing the Good Conduct and NDSM [National Defense Service Medal] I don't know why the pic turned sideways when posted."
Oct 3, 2019
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Good afternoon Oldtimers and Troopers ... ..  It's been awhile since I checked in. We are doing all right. Signed a one year lease in the RV Park/Resort we are at in Thonotosassa, Florida. We'll be staying put, for a while. Going to…"
Oct 2, 2019
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Good Wednesday Afternoon Brother Dragoons and Oldtimers! Well the West Coast of Florida lucked out on Hurricane Dorian. It took a Northern turn and skirted the East Coast. Looks like the North Carolina and Nova Scotia Coastlines took a bad hit…"
Sep 11, 2019
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Good Tuesday Afternoon Troopers and OldTimers! ..... Harry ... .. we are doing fine. Especially since Dorian made the TURN North. My part of Florida is NOT under any Watches or Warnings. WE were keeping a close eye on it though. If needed, we would…"
Sep 3, 2019
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Good Wednesday Afternoon Oldtimers and Troopers.  Tis the [not so] wandering Scotsman himself, Checkin' In at Dragoon Base. We are surviving the Heat, Humidity and Rain doon here in Thonotosassa, FL. Getting ready to sign a one year lease…"
Aug 14, 2019
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harry, It is HOT down here!! Heat Advisory for today with Heat Index of 103 to 108 degrees. Lovely weather!"
Jun 26, 2019

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Hq Trp 3rd Sqdn 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment
Where were you stationed?
Amberg, Pond Barracks, Mohl Kaserne
What MOS or job description did you have?
11E20 Armor Crewman, 76Y20 General Supply, 76S20 Repair Parts PLL
What was your rank/title?
Pvt E-2 to Sp5 E-5
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Feb 1966 to Aug 15, 1968
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Arrived as an Armor Crewman and wound up a PLL Clerk in Sqdn Maint. Later moved to the S-4 Office, Property Book Sect under CWO Patterson and 1st LT Harris S-4 Officer. MSgt Ernie Raxter was the Maint Sgt, WO Oscar Amador Maint Officer,. Some of the guys I can remember are Keith Alsip, AJ Lorincz.
Tell us a little about you now.
Now fully Retired.....Was Working part time for Target Store in Tampa, Fl and on Social Security. Married, 3 grown kids and 4 grandchildren.
Phone number (Optional).
8132440102
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
W. Keith Alsip [found,deceased] A.J.Lorincz [found] Joe Gilmer [welder in Sq Maint] Alvin C York, , others

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At 12:16pm on June 8, 2018, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy birthday Frank enjoy your day.

At 5:22pm on July 16, 2017, George McKay said…
I lost my place and hit the send button. Big fingers small keys. Anyway hope your doing well.
At 5:19pm on July 16, 2017, George McKay said…
Hi Frank
It's been a long time. Still doing fine. Final
At 11:13am on June 8, 2016, Thomas Blaszkiewicz said…

Frank,hope you have a happy birthday !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

At 11:12am on June 8, 2016, Thomas Blaszkiewicz said…

At 1:42pm on July 27, 2015, Dave Gettman said…

You really know how to spoil a guy, Frank. Thanks!

At 4:29pm on June 10, 2015, Ed paquette said…

Ed Paquette stationed in Amberg 1967-1968 HQ under Mike Noftsger -don't remember if you remember me in Personnel with Pete Taylor, Jack Tarvin, Dave Cowden, Roy Pirrung.  we had a reunion in Texas in 2013 and Haverhill MA last October.  Another one planned in Oregon in 2016.  Thanks for your service and I hope you're doing well.  Ed Paquette 3rd Recon 2nd AC

At 4:53pm on June 9, 2015, Michael d. Noftsger said…
Thanks Frank. 74 and counting. Seems like only yesterday I was in S-1 with all the guys. those were fun but long days with a lot of good .10 cent beers at Stand to. Hope to see some of the guys in October in VF. Mike
At 9:41pm on June 8, 2015, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy birthday Frank I hope you had a good one and I hope your feet are feeling better.

At 10:56am on June 8, 2015, Thomas Blaszkiewicz said…

Former Amberg trooper,hope you have a Happy Birthday and stay well.

 
 
 

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