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GERALD R JORDAN
  • 77, Male
  • Lansing, KS
  • United States
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GERALD R JORDAN left a comment for Dennis K. Hansen
"Hey man Arthur coakly. And I was on the same crew in amberg. Sp5. Jordan"
Nov 27, 2013
GERALD R JORDAN left a comment for Phil Purdy
"Hello. I,m just down the road from leavenworth. Lansing. 400. W olive Happy. Thanksgiving trooper"
Nov 27, 2013
GERALD R JORDAN commented on Jason Hastings's group The Honorary Squadron of the 2d Dragoons
"I sure like to find any info about. Master sgt John. D bonetto"
Nov 26, 2013
GERALD R JORDAN left a comment for William B. Byce
"Yooo there trooper. I was in amberg 1957-60. M48tank gunner Sp5. Gerald jordan"
Nov 22, 2013
GERALD R JORDAN replied to Robert E Harrell's discussion Starting to get a little confused with the recent pictures
"Hey trooper . The building marked. K troop. Was back in 1958 to 1960. When I was there. Was. Tank company"
Nov 21, 2013
GERALD R JORDAN replied to E.J. Rennier's discussion 2nd ACR Border Camps 1948-1992
"Glad I seen this, I love to know more about this, and to be a part of this...I joined the army in July 1957 , Took boot at fort mead, ,,, tank gunnery. Fort Stewart Georgia,,back to mead. Gyro. To Germany feb8 1958 to Germany Pond barracks Tank co.…"
Aug 28, 2013
GERALD R JORDAN replied to E.J. Rennier's discussion 2nd ACR Border Camps 1948-1992
"Had to remove my big 2. Ha"
Aug 28, 2013
GERALD R JORDAN replied to E.J. Rennier's discussion 2nd ACR Border Camps 1948-1992
"I took boot fort mead in 1957' then went to Germany in the gyro move, I remember u guys"
Aug 28, 2013
Harry Warner left a comment for GERALD R JORDAN
"Gerald, Come join us over in the Oldtimers. There are several from your time."
Aug 28, 2013
GERALD R JORDAN replied to E.J. Rennier's discussion 2nd ACR Border Camps 1948-1992
"Hey there, old tanker here , I was in that xchange from fort Meade to Germany . It was feb 8. 1958, I went over on the troop ship. General Reese rose"
Aug 28, 2013
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Apr 19, 2013
GERALD R JORDAN replied to Randy Garbrick's discussion Overseas rank
"went to germany in 1958 as a pfc e-3 - rank didnt matter- i did come back a sp5- e5"
Feb 28, 2013
GERALD R JORDAN left a comment for Arthur Emerson Coakley
"hey moose - how the weather in the north east - been a lot snow here-' seems funny now how we was out in the field durning winter in germany - kill me now lol"
Feb 28, 2013
GERALD R JORDAN commented on GERALD R JORDAN's photo
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"did any 0ne knew master sargent john d bonetto"
Jul 23, 2012
GERALD R JORDAN left a comment for Arthur Emerson Coakley
"hey moose, thanks for replying and the info about bowen-  maybe i can run across sometinng. I LEFT GERMANY IN MAY 1960 AND WAS PROCESS OUT AT FORT DIX , NJ  SAME MONTH.   I HAD ONE YEAR RESERVE TIME- ONLY SPENT 2- WEEKS AT CAMP…"
Jul 23, 2012
Arthur Emerson Coakley left a comment for GERALD R JORDAN
"William R.Bowen from Manchester,Ga.The last I heard from him,he was living in Houston,Tx. How long were you in Amberg after all the US'S (Draft)left.I caught two more years in the active reseerves after I got out.Went to a tank company of…"
Jul 23, 2012

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
1 st - platoon
tank co. 3rd bn
2nd a/c regt
amberg germany
Where were you stationed?
FT MEADE,MD fort stewart,georgia
POND BARRACKS AMBERG, GERMANY
What MOS or job description did you have?
M48- TANK CREW MEMBER loader- driver then
TANK GUNNER
What was your rank/title?
E-5 SP5

TANK GUNNER
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
JULY 1957 - MAY 1960
Tell us a little about your cav days.
MY PLATOON SARGENT AND MY TC WAS MASTER sargent JOHN BONETTO
HE WAS THE MAN
many thanks to him and colonel r.g. ciccolella
for adding me to the
honorary squadron second united states dragoons
page 23 22may 1959
Tell us a little about you now.
RETIRED FROM CHEMICAL MFG
Do you have a web site?
http://NO
Phone number (Optional).
816 476 2123
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
ANY ONE THAT KNEW ME

my email. jordan121539@ yahoo.com

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At 6:07pm on August 28, 2013, Harry Warner said…
Gerald,
Come join us over in the Oldtimers. There are several from your time.
At 11:26am on July 23, 2012, Arthur Emerson Coakley said…

William R.Bowen from Manchester,Ga.The last I heard from him,he was living in Houston,Tx.

How long were you in Amberg after all the US'S (Draft)left.I caught two more years in the active reseerves after I got out.Went to a tank company of Baltimore Police Officers with drills every monday and one week-end each month.Had to leave that bunch and went to the Maryland National Guard and Pres.Ike gave me another year.Had to serve three active duty years.Alot of mondays,week ends and summer camps.

At 8:45pm on July 18, 2012, Sigmund Fertig said…

Hi Gerald, I was at Ft. Meade and Gyroed over in Feb. 58, was stationed in Bamberg and had a friend Joe Dixon in Amberg, did you possibly know Joe?

At 6:24pm on July 18, 2012, Harry Warner said…
Hello Gerald,
You certainly among the older Oldtimers here. Why not join us over in the Oldtimers? Surprisingly, there are more from your time in Germany. You beat me by a couple years. I got there in '62, left '64. Lotta good folks over here. Look forward to seeing you.
Harry
At 2:30pm on July 18, 2012, Dave Gettman said…

I was just checkin' the track tension, honest. I was a tanker, too.


Yeah, from what I've been told I gather that statue was actually part of one of the buildings? Chipped the swastika out of the wreath after the war.

At 10:18am on July 18, 2012, Dave Gettman said…

After the 2d Cav left in 1991 Pond Barracks became an asylum of all things for two years. Now it is some kind of housing project.

Do you remember this statue? It was part of Pond Barracks from when the Nazis had it. One of the few things left.

At 2:15pm on July 17, 2012, Jesse Kelley said…
At 1:50pm on July 17, 2012, Dave Gettman said…

Welcome to Dragoon Base, Gerald. You're a prime candidate for our Old Timer's group. Not many guys here from the Gyroscope era, but there are a few if you look hard.


My dad was in 1st Battalion up in Bindlach 1953-55. I was there 1974-75. Got to tour Amberg last July with a friend who was stationed there at Pond Barracks. Not much left but the mess hall and a couple of the barracks.

 
 
 

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