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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
G company (I troop)
Where were you stationed?
Amberg
What MOS or job description did you have?
Heavy weapons, infantry (mortar squad - mounted in PC)
What was your rank/title?
E3, E4, E5
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
7/1959 - 7/1961
Tell us a little about your cav days.
3 months Amberg, 3 months Grafenwohr, 3 months border and start again!
Tell us a little about you now.
Happily retired in Arizona
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Dale Mortensen

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At 3:19pm on August 29, 2013, Wayne Dixon said…

Joseph, I ran across some names that were with the troop, maybe you might remember some of them, most of them were in the scouts.  I'll dig out a few photos.  The names were, Bessette, Herring, Davis, Hornyak, Heffner.  Ned Deveraux was in our troop, he is the Editor of the The 2nd Cav. Assn. News Letter now.

At 9:28am on August 26, 2013, Dave Gettman said…

Much appreciated Joe. I've got nothing but time, brother.

At 12:54pm on August 25, 2013, Dave Gettman said…

You've got me, Joe. I know the 2d was in Arizona a few times, but I can't find anything for them there during that period. Closest would be Kansas or California during that time.

At 6:19pm on August 23, 2013, Wayne Dixon said…

Hello Joseph, I am trying to remember you, My old age is catching up on me.  I have a few old pictures from the members who served in our troop.  After I returned to the states, I caught another tour in same unit from  62-64.  If you look at my photos you might see some of the troop.  If you have any photos from the old days sure would like to see them.  Would you possibly have a copy of the troop roster?  Have been trying to find a copy or the unit from both tours.  Did you go to Hof with our troop or Kronach, when we went up to relieve the unit from 2nd squadron I'll see what all I have of photos and send them to my photo  for you to see.  Do you remember our CO Capt Robert L. Schwitzer from 59.  He ended up as a 4 Star General.  I'll check and see what I might have.

At 12:52pm on August 23, 2013, Jesse Kelley said…
At 11:10pm on August 22, 2013, Dave Gettman said…

Joseph,

Welcome to Dragoon Base. We have another member you might know, who was in G Company and I Troop 1959-61 also. His name is Wayne Dixon. You'll find him hanging around in the Oldtimers group. We have a pretty good time over there, but you might want to keep your hip waders handy, because it gets deep in there sometimes.

 
 
 

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