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"Hey James, welcome to Dragoon Base. We probably crossed paths briefly. I was in C Troop and left February 1975."
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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
1st Squadron HHT Support Plt.
Where were you stationed?
Bindlach, Germany Christensen Barracks
What MOS or job description did you have?
64C30 Senior Heavy Vehicle Driver
What was your rank/title?
Specilist 4th class
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Aug 1974 to Dec 1975
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I, was assigned to drive a 5 ton diesel tanker trk. On occassion a 1 1/2 ton trailer was added for mogas tank. Did it during Reforger 74 & 75. Did border camp refilling runs, sometimes did food runs. Filling M60, M551, M113 and command tracks, jeeps (151A2) . Would go back to do it again, I, learned responsibility.
Tell us a little about you now.
I, thought I'd be a truck driver after service, didn't happen. I, became a power plant engineer. Eventually became supervisor, just retired 1 1/2 yrs ago after 35+ yrs.
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Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
John Pacana, Edward Chastein,

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At 10:09am on March 23, 2020, Dave Gettman said…

Hey James, welcome to Dragoon Base. We probably crossed paths briefly. I was in C Troop and left February 1975.


Colonels of the Regiment

9th Colonel of the Regiment David R. Clendenin 29 Oct 1888 – 2 Apr 1891



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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