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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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."
"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…"
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?
What was your rank/title?
Pfc _M60A1 Driver/Loader
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
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.