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Juan R Vargas
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PETER W MOCK left a comment for Juan R Vargas
"LT POWELL WAS MY PLT LDR IN K TRP, HE WAS XO OF I 0R LTRP WHEN THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED...... STILL HAVE A PIC OF THE WRECKED JEEP ON THE PARADE FIELD. IT WAS AFTER "SWOOP" LEFT AND LTC WALLACE TOOK COMMAND. NEVER MET LTG ( AT THAT TIME 5TH…"
Jan 13
Juan R Vargas left a comment for PETER W MOCK
"Hey Mock where you there when Gen Powell paid us a visit so he could see his son Lieutenant Powell ? The General and Col. Bird came into my room to talk to us about is son. His son was in a bad wreck with my room mate Robert Bose."
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Tony Fowler left a comment for Juan R Vargas
"Juan check out our Pond Barracks Facebook page"
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PETER W MOCK left a comment for Juan R Vargas
"I GOT THERE DEC OF 86 SO WE LIKLEY CROSSED PATHS. ESP WHEN THE MESS HALL WAS UP STAIRS, STANDING IN LINE IN THE GOD AWFUL COLD AND SNOW"
Jan 13
Juan R Vargas left a comment for PETER W MOCK
"I left Amberg in Feb of 1987."
Jan 13
Juan R Vargas commented on Tommy E. Nester's group Amberg, Third Squadron
"I was there form 1985-1987. Started out L troop and then went to HHT.I was a mechanic for the M1. I even meet Colin Powell. His son was are lieutenant. Michael Powell. How about Col. Bird "the swoop".Yall get back with me Bros."
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Amberg, Third Squadron

Third Squadron from Guardians of Peace to Gulf War Warriors and Guardians of peace.
Jan 13
Juan R Vargas commented on Jesse Kelley's group Border Patrol
"Border rotation those where the days . Rail load from Amberg to camp May and stopping between towns and looking for fraulines."
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Border Patrol

Many of us experienced a unique part of history patrolling the East German & Czechoslovakian Borders during the Cold war. Share those stories here with those who served on the border.See More
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Juan R Vargas commented on Robb Russell's group Amberg
"I was there between 1985-1987 under Col. Bird  "the swoop" . HHC and L troop god miss those days."
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Amberg

For those who remember or want to share with others who also served at Pond barracks. Pleasepost lotsof pics. We love them.
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Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
3rd squadron
Where were you stationed?
Amberg
What MOS or job description did you have?
63E
What was your rank/title?
Spec 4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1985-1987
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Greatest time of my live
Tell us a little about you now.
Still kicking
Phone number (Optional).
832-409-8221
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Robert Bose, David Sampson, Huchaby, Parnell

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At 6:19pm on January 13, 2017, PETER W MOCK said…

LT POWELL WAS MY PLT LDR IN K TRP, HE WAS XO OF I 0R LTRP WHEN THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED...... STILL HAVE A PIC OF THE WRECKED JEEP ON THE PARADE FIELD. IT WAS AFTER "SWOOP" LEFT AND LTC WALLACE TOOK COMMAND. NEVER MET LTG ( AT THAT TIME 5TH CORP CO) POWELL. YOUR ROOMIE GOT HURT PRETTY BAD AS WELL I RECALL.

At 3:54pm on January 13, 2017, Tony Fowler said…
Juan check out our Pond Barracks Facebook page
At 3:53pm on January 13, 2017, Tony Fowler said…
At 1:19pm on January 13, 2017, PETER W MOCK said…

I GOT THERE DEC OF 86 SO WE LIKLEY CROSSED PATHS. ESP WHEN THE MESS HALL WAS UP STAIRS, STANDING IN LINE IN THE GOD AWFUL COLD AND SNOW

 
 
 

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