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Jim Johnston
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  • Dayton, TN
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May 25
Jim Johnston commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
Dec 1, 2015
Jim Johnston replied to Mike Machak's discussion Bamberg Circa Early 70's
"Come to think of it, when I first arrived at 2/2 ACR in late 73, we had a guy named Titus that used to live with that Frau with the mini skirt and gogo boots. What a sight..."
Jun 22, 2013
mike vanover left a comment for Jim Johnston
"Jim, Thanks for your reply. Not sure but perhaps you knew SSG Gomez, MSG Knapp, SGT Fair, Rosignol, or Handy. Did not see them on the list but wish I knew of a way of locating them. I lived off base near the Bridge Church.  Still shop for food…"
Mar 8, 2013
mike vanover left a comment for Jim Johnston
"Jim, Sorry the years have been bad for names. The three people who lived in barracks that you might recall was the mail clerk, a red eye gunner from Alabama named Bud spoke with a southern accent and a big black e4 from Miami who wore a bowler hat…"
Mar 8, 2013
Walter Wayne Hewitt left a comment for Jim Johnston
"Jim do I remember U are do U remember me I was know too all as HILLBILLY In Squadron Maints from 74-79"
Mar 8, 2013
Jim Johnston left a comment for mike vanover
"Mike, I don't remember any of the Sgts you mentioned. How about the Red Eye guys? Doo you remember Paul Deitrich, King, a big guy I think his name was Coffman. I remember the guy that died in Red Eye from FL. Drank to much and aspirated on his…"
Feb 21, 2013
Jim Johnston left a comment for mike vanover
"Hi Wayne (or do you go by Hillbillie?). I have some vague memories of who you are. Your pic on profile is very familiar. I remember Popovich who drove a wrecker, from New York. I was in Support Plt fro Dec 73 - May 76. Do you remember the truck they…"
Feb 21, 2013
Jim Johnston left a comment for mike vanover
"Hi Mike, I served in HHT 2/2 ACR/Bamberg 73-76. If I'm not mistaken it was Lt Corruli that was our platoon leader for Support Plt. I think later he was promoted to Captain while I was there. Been an awful long time!"
Feb 19, 2013
Dale Cogdell left a comment for Jim Johnston
"Hey Jim, if you have time when you come out to visit family feel free to call. As they say out here,"give us a holler!""
Jan 3, 2013
Jim Johnston left a comment for Dale Cogdell
"Oh, by the way, I see you live in Knoxville. I lived in a little suburb of Chattanooga for a while by the name of Soddy Daisy. Love East TN! We have a daughter, son in law, and grand daughter in Dayton. We get down there a couple times a year. East…"
Jan 3, 2013
Jim Johnston left a comment for Dale Cogdell
"Thanks Dale! I get up to that area on a regular basis on business. Next time up I'll try and look him up. Take care, Jim"
Jan 3, 2013
Dale Cogdell left a comment for Jim Johnston
"Jim, I was at 2/2 acr from 11-75 to 11-77. I haven't had contact with Roger Tegge since I got out in 1979. Last I know he was living just outside Ft. Lewis in Puyallup, Wa."
Jan 3, 2013
Jim Johnston left a comment for Dale Cogdell
"Hi Dale, I see on your page, that you were friends with Roger Tegge. I think his dad (Gemne) was the Master Sgt over the mess hall in Hof while I was on permanent party there (1975). I met Roger a few times when he cam e to visit. Do you still have…"
Jan 2, 2013
Jim Johnston commented on Robb Russell's group Bamberg
"Yes Sigmund, I to want to wish all those that served in 2/2 ACR a Very Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year to! And you are right, "it ain't Santa!" Blessings to you all!!"
Dec 21, 2012
Jim Johnston commented on Robb Russell's group Bamberg
"To my knowledge there never was any attempt to put together a 2/2 ACR pictures, or albums, while I was in Bamberg (1973-1976)."
Jul 15, 2012

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
HHT 2/2 ACR, Support Platoon
Where were you stationed?
Bamberg Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
64C30 Truck Driver
What was your rank/title?
SP4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Oct. 1973 - June 1976
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Was permanent party at Camp Hof a couple times. Drove POL tankers, and rations.
Tell us a little about you now.
Happily married 43 years. Independent sales rep for heavy duty equipment.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Ed Cochran, Brent Kanege, Tom Deauhaux (Hootie), Jim DeLair, Curtis Collins, Dennis Hogstrom, Bill Kenney, Steve Miller

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At 9:38am on February 21, 2013, mike vanover said…

Jim, Sorry the years have been bad for names. The three people who lived in barracks that you might recall was the mail clerk, a red eye gunner from Alabama named Bud spoke with a southern accent and a big black e4 from Miami who wore a bowler hat when off duty. I hung with a lot of the medics.

At 8:39pm on February 20, 2013, Walter Wayne Hewitt said…

Jim do I remember U are do U remember me I was know too all as HILLBILLY In Squadron Maints from 74-79

At 11:26am on February 20, 2013, mike vanover said…

Jim, Thanks for your reply. Not sure but perhaps you knew SSG Gomez, MSG Knapp, SGT Fair, Rosignol, or Handy. Did not see them on the list but wish I knew of a way of locating them. I lived off base near the Bridge Church.  Still shop for food daily like a German. Feel guilty I used to raid my Neighbors veggie gardens for a fresh salad. Where do you call home these days? I am in central Florida. Toujours Pret Jim

At 3:29pm on January 3, 2013, Dale Cogdell said…

Hey Jim, if you have time when you come out to visit family feel free to call. As they say out here,"give us a holler!"

At 11:10am on January 3, 2013, Dale Cogdell said…

Jim, I was at 2/2 acr from 11-75 to 11-77. I haven't had contact with Roger Tegge since I got out in 1979. Last I know he was living just outside Ft. Lewis in Puyallup, Wa.

At 9:58am on May 27, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…
At 12:46pm on June 8, 2010, Dave Gettman said…
Well then maybe you heard about the Sheridan we blew up in C Troop in 1974. Stirred up quite the commotion for awhile.

At 2:31pm on May 30, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…
Hey Jim,
You say your nieghbor was in the 2nd, please tell him to join 2.
At 10:26am on May 30, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…
 
 
 

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