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Homer Galloway
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  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • United States
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Lonny L. Leary left a comment for Homer Galloway
"Homer, I didn't know we had a crew in Colorado Springs.  Saber 62B"
Apr 26, 2014
Homer Galloway posted a status
"I am sad to announce that Todd Melcher formerly of Hco, 2nd Sqd 2nd ACR 1974-1977 passed away Saturday night. Toujours Prêt, Always Ready."
Dec 31, 2013
Sigmund Fertig left a comment for Homer Galloway
"We are deeply saddened to hear of your loss, our deepest condolences !"
Jun 4, 2012
Homer Galloway updated their profile
Jun 12, 2011
Homer Galloway commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"I like the Honeywell developed "T-Hawk™" Micro Air Vehicle.  I also like the UAS Advanced Development "Switchblade".  I am also a firm believer in "Nuke Em Til They Glow"."
Jun 5, 2011
John G Boyd left a comment for Homer Galloway
"Homer, I now live in Albuquerque, but my home town was Gallup, New Mexico; it is now a shadow of its former self. I really wished to join you guys but some critical issues had to be addressed at work, I still own my '81 flh shovel head. Solid…"
Jun 2, 2011
Homer Galloway commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Well, I have never carried a gun but have had no problems to date.  Early in my military carrier, New Years morning I had an opportunity to beat a punk to within an inch of his life with my bare fists.  Punk walked up to me and told me he…"
May 31, 2011
Homer Galloway commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Got a hold of a paperback about the 2nd ACR. Shadows On An Iron Curtain A Novel of Comaraderie and Intregue Author: M.J.Brett, Blue Harmony Press The author was a teacher at the elementary school in Bamberg in the 1970's. Later, she taught…"
May 31, 2011
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Oldtimers

Open invitation to all who lived through or served during the cold war and can remember a world before computers.
May 29, 2011
Jesse Kelley left a comment for Homer Galloway
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY HOMER Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!"
Mar 10, 2011
Homer Galloway left a comment for Dave Gettman
"I do not see any way I can be at the ceremony.  I wish I could.  My prayers and thoughts will be with the friends and familys of the Fallen Dragoon Heroes.  My spirit will be there with the unit.  God Bless our Fallen Heroes."
Feb 6, 2011
Dave Gettman left a comment for Homer Galloway
"You have surely earned the right. Hope to see you at the Memorial Rededication in Vilseck. Dragoon for Life, Dave"
Feb 6, 2011
Homer Galloway commented on Jason Hastings's group The Colorado Platoon
"The reason I was asking was that a couple of us would like to get together with other Cav Troopers but if the date is between May 18 and May 30, that conflicts with Run For The Wall.  We plan to ride a few legs of the ride.  Let us when a…"
Feb 6, 2011
Homer Galloway left a comment for Dave Gettman
"Dave, I got you response to my Stetson and Spurs question.  You reiterated what I thought I knew.  I will continue to do what I have been doing.  Thanks for the help.  Toujours Pret, Always Ready."
Feb 6, 2011

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
H co 2 nd Sqd 2nd ACR
Where were you stationed?
Warner Barracks II, Bamberg Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
11E20
What was your rank/title?
Pfc _M60A1 Driver/Loader
Sp4_Gunner
CPL_Gunner/TC M60A1
SGT_ M60A3 Tank Commander
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Oct 1974 - Oct 1977
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Many, Many training exercises at Grafenwohr, Hohenfels, and Germany economy. Border tours and a driver and Patrol Leader at Camp Hof and Camp Coburg.
Tell us a little about you now.
Married, grown kids. Retired 194, Completed BS Degrees in Logistics Mgt, Business Mgt & Systems Mgt. Employed by Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc as a Logistics Analyst, Member of Patriot Guard Riders (PGR). Ride Run For The Wall (part way).
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Todd Melcher, Jimmy K. Zimmerman, Mike Jones, Branko S. Mijatovich

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At 1:41am on April 26, 2014, Lonny L. Leary said…

Homer, I didn't know we had a crew in Colorado Springs.  Saber 62B

At 11:23pm on June 4, 2012, Sigmund Fertig said…

We are deeply saddened to hear of your loss, our deepest condolences !

At 11:06am on June 2, 2011, John G Boyd said…

Homer,

I now live in Albuquerque, but my home town was Gallup, New Mexico; it is now a shadow of its former self.

I really wished to join you guys but some critical issues had to be addressed at work,

I still own my '81 flh shovel head. Solid mount-vibrator. but a GOOD LOOKIN   Bike.

At 12:14pm on March 10, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY HOMER
Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 12:21pm on February 6, 2011, Dave Gettman said…

You have surely earned the right. Hope to see you at the Memorial Rededication in Vilseck.

Dragoon for Life,

Dave

At 11:18am on February 6, 2011, Dave Gettman said…

Did you get my reply to your Stetson/Spur inquiry?

Tacoma Dave

At 2:03pm on February 5, 2011, Dave Gettman said…

Be sure to bring your Stetson and spurs to the memorial dedication.

Toujours Pret!

At 3:59pm on January 1, 2011, Dave Gettman said…

Homer, Welcome to Dragoon Base.

Just wanted to thank you for what the PGR does for our fallen Soldiers and their families, and most recently for the 2d Stryker Cavalry Regiment and their fallen Dragoons from the Afghanistan deployment.

Dragoon for Life,

Tacoma Dave

At 3:47pm on January 1, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…
 
 
 

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