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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
2nd Squadron,F Troop, 2nd Platoon
Where were you stationed?
Bamberg, West Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
11 D
What was your rank/title?
Spec. 4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I had some wonderful experiences while stationed in Bamberg, both on duty and off. I saw a lot of Germany and other parts of Europe as well.
Tell us a little about you now.
I have two boys, 14 and 17. I've been teaching middle and high school social studies for over 20 years. I enjoy mountain biking, hiking, and other outdoor activities here in northern Arizona.
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928 605-6736
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Don Cudworth Sgt. Tye
Capt. Williams Sgt. Jim Gilder
Sgt. Parker
Lt. Dolan
Charles Brown
Sgt. Kiel
Ted Coogan
Mike Smigelski
Dan Morin
? Carter
? Unch

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At 10:58am on May 11, 2014, Roger Godby said…

Yes, at least I'm pretty sure it is - the pic isn't the clearest I've seen ... lol!! I'm in Anthem (N. Phx).

At 9:53am on May 3, 2014, Boyd Holt said…

I think we all have shorter hair now than when we were in the army

At 8:19am on April 30, 2014, Bob Reyes said…

Hello James..  Really good to hear from you and yes.. I do remember.  I have not kept in touch with Steve Rambo.. I know he was from the Philly area.  Jimmy Mursell was a mechanic and now lives close to Pompano Beach in FL and I plan on giving him a visit later this summer.   

The Cav is having another reunion at Valley Forge next year..  the last couple of reunions were great.

At 10:36pm on April 29, 2014, Boyd Holt said…

Hey James good hear from you after all these year's If you ever want to talk my phone# is 406-253-5534

At 8:57pm on April 29, 2014, Jesse Kelley said…
At 10:06am on April 29, 2014, Don Cudworth said…

Rarely took a taxi back from downtown usually got a ride from the MP's


Colonels of the Regiment

8th Colonel of the Regiment Nelson B. Sweitzer 9 Jun 1886 – 29 Oct 1888



This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.


Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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