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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
1st Squadron
B Troop1979-1981
Delta Co. 1981-1983
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
19E primary
19D Secondary
What was your rank/title?
Staff Sargeant
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1979- 1983
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I am very proud of my days spent with Cav.
What a bunch of hard charging , hard working and fearless soldiers. George Opila, Dave Sandry , Sam Kanoi.
Tell us a little about you now.
Married- 4 children
Currently a toolmaker for a small employeed owned Company.
Like to Hunt ,fish and coach
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
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Happy Thanksgiving to all my Brothers and Sisters in Arms!

Joe Sellner

Posted on November 28, 2013 at 12:43pm — 1 Comment

Happy New year 2011

To all my Dragoon Brothers and Sisters. Hope all of us have a great year. We deserve it! I have a date with a bottle of Ayinger Altbairisch Dunkel. God Bless all of you!



Posted on December 31, 2010 at 7:16pm — 7 Comments

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At 11:05am on November 28, 2019, Harry Warner said…

Joe, don't mean to stick my nose in, but I haven't seen Gene posting anything for quite some time. 

At 1:41pm on March 15, 2019, Dave Gettman said…

Workin' on it slow but sure.

At 6:26pm on March 14, 2019, Dave Gettman said…

Thanks Joe. Actually, I'm just getting over the flu. At least I think I'm getting over it. Sure feel a lot better than I did the past several days.

I managed to convince them (FB) that they screwed up and I got an apology and my account back, which included replacing all my comments from all the years I have been on there. Had to go through an extensive security screening first though, which I wasn't too happy about. At least I got all my stuff back.

Hope things are going well with you, brother. Toujours Pret!

At 11:30am on February 16, 2019, Dave Gettman said…
Yeah, they banned me for life and wiped out everything I have ever posted, and I haven't got a damn clue why. Their only explanation was that I violated their community standards and for safety and security reasons they couldn't/wouldn't tell me why. Just kept telling me to read the terms of use agreement, which is about 100 pages long.
At 11:17am on October 12, 2018, Dave Gettman said…

I always told everyone I would never make it to 21. The C-15 explosion was two days before my 21st birthday. Had numerous brushes with death before and after, yet here I am. Been 21 three times now and working on a fourth. Probably not going to make it, but it has been a thrill trying.

A get together next September sounds great. I'm about 35 minutes south of the airport. I don't do Seattle unless I am flying in or out, or the occasional Seahawk game. Wife came home with 4 free front row tickets for last weeks game with the Rams on the 23 yard line right at the end of the Seahawk bench next to the replay booth.

At 11:20am on September 16, 2018, Dave Gettman said…

Was out of town fishing for a few days with no comms. Happy Birthday, Joe!

At 10:32am on September 14, 2018, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy birthday Joe enjoy your day. 

At 10:02am on July 3, 2017, Dave Gettman said…

My pleasure, Joe. I think we should have gotten danger pay regardless. We were definitely on the edge of some scary crap!

At 1:53am on July 3, 2017, Dave Gettman said…

Nope, no danger pay, Joe. In fact, there were a lot of times I didn't get basic pay.

I tried to join the VFW and got turned down flat. No Cold War vets allowed. A good friend of my brother's was the president of the local chapter too. He hooked me up with their sergeant-at-arms who said he could "back door" my membership and I told him no thanks. I've talked to a couple guys here at Dragoon Base who got into their local chapters though through their border duty. Just can't remember who it was.

At 10:43pm on May 21, 2017, Edward (Gene) Beck said…



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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