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Dave Gettman left a comment for Jose Aviles
"Jesse was one of our admins here until he passed away. He made a video of his time in F Troop. Maybe you will recognize a face or two. http://dragoonbase.com/video/f-troop-2nd-sqdn2nd-armored"
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"Don't recall at first hand.  "
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"Thanks for the add.  Certainly a great honor to "again" join forces with the best of the best.  "
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"By the way, did you know a guy named Jesse Kelley when you were in F Troop? He was there 1972-75 I believe."
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"Welcome to Dragoon Base, Jose. Not many know about 2/14ACR's attachment to 2ACR. Hope you can share some of your knowledge. If you have any questions, problems, or just want to talk, give me a holler or one of the guys in the Oldtimer's…"
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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
E Troop 2/14 ACR (attached to 2ACR)
F Troop 2/2 ACR
HHT 2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Bad Kissingen
Bamberg
Nürnberg
What MOS or job description did you have?
11D Scout
What was your rank/title?
E-5
E-6
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1969 - 1971
1971 - 1973
1974 - 1975 - Assistant NCOIC at Regimental In processing Center (RIC), Merrell Bks.
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Border duty, the most I enjoyed as it was so realistic, which included, Border Patrols (US//BGS combined) OP duty, Border Operations
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired in 1987 after 22 years on active duty, most of which in Germany. Thereafter, another 22 in Civil Service (11 Postal Group Europe, 11 USDA) second retirement in 2010. Living in Houston, getting ready to go full time RVing across all States, including Alaska.

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At 4:46pm on January 16, 2018, Dave Gettman said…

Jesse was one of our admins here until he passed away. He made a video of his time in F Troop. Maybe you will recognize a face or two.

http://dragoonbase.com/video/f-troop-2nd-sqdn2nd-armored

At 4:10pm on January 16, 2018, Dave Gettman said…

By the way, did you know a guy named Jesse Kelley when you were in F Troop? He was there 1972-75 I believe.

At 4:07pm on January 16, 2018, Dave Gettman said…

Welcome to Dragoon Base, Jose. Not many know about 2/14ACR's attachment to 2ACR. Hope you can share some of your knowledge.

If you have any questions, problems, or just want to talk, give me a holler or one of the guys in the Oldtimer's group. That is the most active group here.

 
 
 

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