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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
HQs, 2d ACR. Worked in the S-2 with Cpt Barnes, Cpt Smyth, LTC Holcomb, SFC McKillips.
Where were you stationed?
Merrell Bks
What MOS or job description did you have?
05G4HH6 - ASA/Sigsec Advisor to the 2d ACR
What was your rank/title?
SSG
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1974-1975
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Spent a lot of time travelling to the border camps and working with the various elements of the 2nd ACR. Worked in the S2 and worked closely with Maj Seiler (commo) to advise and assist on improving the Signal Security posture of the 2d ACR.
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired and living in Phoenix, Arizona
Do you have a web site?
http://www.sigsec.us

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At 7:58pm on March 18, 2014, Martin Osterdahl said…

Sorry it took so long to see your comment, I remember Sgt. Carter S/4. I live on First Street Westfield. Stop by for a beer if your still local.

Martin Osterdahl

At 6:28pm on January 15, 2014, Richard L. (Dick) Teters, Jr. said…

Wow!! You sure do have a great memory! How the heck are you? What are you up to these days?

At 5:59pm on January 01, 2014, Blase "Ski" Szwaczkowski gave Gerald King a gift
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Gerald, Happy Birthday! I was in Commo HHT from Feb 75-Jun76. I was a teletypewriter. Maj Seiler was in charge when I was there. We must have known many of the same people. Drop me a line sometime.
At 2:31pm on March 2, 2013, Michael Wayne Roberts said…

Appreicate that Gerald, as time passes by we forget names etc, but it does seem like capt. barnes name was James, he was a really good guy, I wasn't around to long after he got to the Rock, I remember coming back from Hoenfels in May of 1970, he needed to go back to the Rock for something and I was going to drive him back, Well I didn't have but about 30days left and we had about another week or so at hoenfels. SFC wheaton was our Section leader and I told him I was going to stay at the Rock and go ahead and start clearing post. he said NO, you'll have plenty of time for that when you get back...Well I told CPT Barnes what he said and  told me if I wanted to go ahead and start clearing the post that would be alright with  him, I told him SFC wheaton wasn't going to like that, and he laughed, let him get  mad, who outranks who.ha so I went ahead and started clearing post and when SFC wheaton got back, he said Robi why did'nt you come back, I told him I had orders to clear post, and he shook his head with a smile, . I was very lucky to be around such a GREAT BUNCH OF MEN !    WOW

At 8:57am on March 2, 2013, Michael Wayne Roberts said…

Gerald, I sure wish I had more information about him, I remember he was a young man, ( guessing  around 25 or so at the time ) and just got promoted to captain when he was assigned to the S-2 Section at the Rock,  I wish I had gotten more information from people than I did, I do still stay in contact with one of my buddy's of over 40 years ago. Have you stayed in contact with any of them over the years ?.anyhow been good talking to you.Toujours Pret

At 11:35pm on March 1, 2013, Michael Wayne Roberts said…

Welcome  Gerald, you said you worked with a Cpt Barnes, Just wondering if might have been the same CPT Barnes that came from the S-2 section stationed on the Rock...I was there until June 1970..

At 10:42am on March 1, 2013, Jesse Kelley said…
 
 
 

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