"Did you guys know about the man hole cover , between A Troop and the path to the PX, when knocked on a German engineer (civilian) would sell you beer after hours. We also had a stash of beer under the Kronach border station."
"Robert, welcome aboard........Too Cold in Maine??? I'm still in Florida, Kind of retired, I'm still involved in the Yachting Business.....www.yachtioneer.com ...I'm also an Auctioneer in Florida. 954 609 6940 Mobil"
" hi john, my name is bob hines ,I was in the 2nd platoon, scout the same time as you.
I now live in Knoxville tenn and I am retried now. I just join and find your name soon I want to say hi and howr you doing this day …"
"Ok, Troopers be careful of what you say about our elected officials. The Emperor has put out a new bill (Secret) worst of all, most of our Congressmen and Senators approved it. It's a felony, if my message is considered a protest I like…"
What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
B troop 2nd Platoon 2nd Armored Cavalry 1st Recon Sqdn
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
Tank section/ Scout
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1961 to 1964
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Loved it, started as a scout transfered to tanks, did some OP's on Border plus patrols then Operations. Use to jump the back fence and go down to Goldkronach and chase skirts. Remember Gunther Griesbach and his Ford Hideaway hardtop..Ken Morrow, Ritche Wentzel, Dean Moiser, Dick Crabtree, Sgt. Clarkson, Sgt. RA Jackson, Spec 5 Jones, Brian Cross, Larry Cardassi, Bobby Landrum, Fitzpatrick, Miller, Roy McCormick, Bill Bowlings, Donald Morrisson, Bob Hines, Marty Katz Sgt/Lt/Capt/Major Johnson, Steve Wynn, Sgt. Hakke, Sgt. Touissi Late night Alerts, Stand To at the NCO Club, can't forget Rob Englund where did he get all those good looking fraulines??
Canastrassi and his record player driving us all nuts, and Pappajohn always thinking of P-----sy.
Loved border tours at Kronach.
Tell us a little about you now.
Got home 2 years later got married (still to the same woman who puts up with me) have a daughter who has given me two grandchildren. Worked as GM in auto dealership in New England, Moved to Florida in 1987 working as a Yacht Broker and still do. Have my own business now. Yachtioneer.com
I was at the rock from 62-69 with my dad and mom sgt Billy Green he was in A troop and managed the NCO club for a while bob england remembered him I was Kidd running around the club with the German Bar tinder charly all the time