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Kory Kipferl
  • Male
  • Mainesburg, PA
  • United States

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Kory Kipferl replied to Jeffery T Adams's discussion 1980 to 1982 Trying to find a border cap
"Jeff, Try the website below.  Genuine military issue w/earflaps, US company. Not a plug, I have not purchased anything from this company. https://www.armynavysales.com/gi-patrol-cap-od-green.html"
Oct 31
Kory Kipferl replied to roger "pj" bratland's discussion Tail Rotor strike at Graf
"Funny thing pj, After active duty I joined the National Guard, I was in Aviation for over 20 years, I always remembered this story, but told it incorrectly everytime, I assumed the Tech was killed.  Good to hear he survived, sounds like you…"
Oct 31
Kory Kipferl joined Jesse Kelley's group

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
Oct 20
Kory Kipferl joined Tommy E. Nester's group

Amberg, Third Squadron

Third Squadron from Guardians of Peace to Gulf War Warriors and Guardians of peace.
Oct 20
Kory Kipferl joined Robb Russell's group


For those who remember or want to share with others who also served at Pond barracks. Pleasepost lotsof pics. We love them.
Oct 20
Kory Kipferl joined Bryan Haberman's group

K Troop Amberg

Any former members of K-TroopSee More
Oct 20
Kory Kipferl replied to roger "pj" bratland's discussion 1984 to 1985
"K Troop (Suffa') '84, HHT (Swoop's driver) 84-85"
Oct 19
Kory Kipferl replied to roger "pj" bratland's discussion Tail Rotor strike at Graf
"I remember the incident, had to be fall of 84 or spring of 85, after getting out new M1 tanks.  I was at Graf at the time, one of 3/2s troops were on maneuvers (I don't remember which one), and I was driving the Squadron Commander (LTC…"
Oct 19
Kory Kipferl is now a member of Dragoon Base
Oct 19

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
K Troop, HHT, 3/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Pond Barracks, Amberg Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
19D Armored Cavalry Scout: Scout, Regimental Commanders Driver
What was your rank/title?
E1 - E4, Specialist
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1983 - 1985
Tell us a little about your cav days.
K Troop Dec 83 - Sep 84
HHT Sep 84 - Jun 85
Tell us a little about you now.
1SG(Ret), w/ 33 years of service

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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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