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Larry D. Nickels
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  • Red Oak, TX
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James L. Foree left a comment for Larry D. Nickels
"Good morning, YES, I remember CPT Long.  He was Airfield Commander before he went to M CO.  I was a crew chief on one of the Hueys (tail # 64-13777) out at the airfield from January 1972 thru March 1975.  I was in HHT."
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"Larry, Glad to have you with us.  Somebody has to keep an eye on Mark. "
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Jun 12, 2012
Johnny Coleman left a comment for Larry D. Nickels
"Hello Larry,I guess my memory has gone AWOL. I don't remember much of anything about that period. Be good and lift up those around you.Johnny ColemanSSG, USA Retired"
Feb 5, 2012
Larry D. Nickels left a comment for Dennis R Wright
"Dennis, I don't recall a Larry Kink. That's not surprising though. I can't remember what I had for Dinner yesterday. Sorry.  "
Jan 25, 2012
Dennis R Wright left a comment for Larry D. Nickels
"Larry.... Was wondering if you knew  a Larry King, I think he went to M CO in 1971 . Larry King was a very tall black guy, we did basic training together any info would be helpful. As for SSG McKnight, he was a short skinny black guy, was in I…"
Jan 24, 2012
Larry D. Nickels posted a status
"As far as I know, Capt. Crittsinger wasn't a Pilot. I'm not sure what his Military background was before How Btry."
Aug 8, 2011
Johnny Coleman left a comment for Larry D. Nickels
"Capt. Crittsinger sounds familiar. Was he a pilot too?"
Aug 6, 2011
Larry D. Nickels left a comment for Johnny Coleman
"Hey Johnny, I was in M-Co. until July 1974. We were in the same building Hugh Cox and Capt. Crittsinger (Crunch) were friends of mine. Were they still there when you arrived? I lost contact with them after I left.Welcome to Dragoon Base. Larry…"
Jul 7, 2011
Larry D. Nickels left a comment for Dennis R Wright
"Hey, Dennis, I was in M-Co. during the same time that you were there. I was the M - Co. Armorer. SSG. McKnight sounds familiar, but I can't put a face with the name. Welcome to Dragoon Base."
Jun 14, 2011
Jesse Kelley left a comment for Larry D. Nickels
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY LARRY Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!"
Jan 8, 2011
Larry D. Nickels commented on Larry D. Nickels's blog post M-Co. Amberg
"Hey Robert, It's good to hear from you. I left in July of '74. You would have known a lot of my old friends. What did you do after you got to M-Co. I had been the Armorer and Supply clerk. Was Capt. Long still the CO? M-Co was on the…"
Oct 15, 2010
Robert Waggoner commented on Larry D. Nickels's blog post M-Co. Amberg
"Larry I got to M Co late 1974 When did you leave there? Bob Waggoner"
Oct 14, 2010
Larry D. Nickels replied to Dennis West's discussion Salute Allways Ready Sir
"I remember the salute and Always Ready back in 1972 or 73."
Sep 10, 2010
Larry D. Nickels left a comment for doyce ray coyle
"Doyce, I was stationed in Amberg in the early 1970's. I was in M-Company. Where in West Texas do you live? I was Born in Big Lake and lived in Monahans up until 1992. I live South of Dallas now. Good to see you on this site."
Sep 10, 2010

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
M-Company 3/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Amberg
What MOS or job description did you have?
11E primary, 76Y Secondary
What was your rank/title?
Spec 4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1972 - 1974
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I worked in the Arms Room and Supply Room most of my time over there. It's hard to remember all the Guys names but their faces are as clear as day.
Tell us a little about you now.
I am married (38 years in August) with 2 children and 1 Grandson. I work for a large Cabinet Mfr. in Texas (17 years) and spent 18 years with an Electric Utility in Texas.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Richard Christiansen, Charles Bankhead, Mike Lindsey, James Bordelon, Sgt. Cameron (Pineapple), John T. McGuire (LA), Bruce B. Long, Chico, Arab, Foster, Chris Venters, Burl Moma, Schulie (found), Kevin Scammel (found), Mark Kieth (found), Mark Hollar (found) George C. Cole III (found) Hugh Cox and Capt. Crittsinger (How Btry) and many more.

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M-Co. Amberg

If there is anyone that was at Amberg from 1972 - 1974 (especially M-Company) , send me a note. I would like to hear from you all.

Posted on July 15, 2009 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

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At 10:39am on September 12, 2016, James L. Foree said…

Good morning, YES, I remember CPT Long.  He was Airfield Commander before he went to M CO.  I was a crew chief on one of the Hueys (tail # 64-13777) out at the airfield from January 1972 thru March 1975.  I was in HHT.

At 1:15pm on June 12, 2012, Harry Warner said…

Larry,

Glad to have you with us.  Somebody has to keep an eye on Mark. 

At 9:07pm on February 5, 2012, Johnny Coleman said…

Hello Larry,
I guess my memory has gone AWOL. I don't remember much of anything about that period.
Be good and lift up those around you.
Johnny Coleman
SSG, USA

Retired

At 9:33pm on January 24, 2012, Dennis R Wright said…

Larry.... Was wondering if you knew  a Larry King, I think he went to M CO in 1971 . Larry King was a very tall black guy, we did basic training together any info would be helpful. As for SSG McKnight, he was a short skinny black guy, was in I Trp  was the TC for the mortar squad

 

At 1:10am on August 6, 2011, Johnny Coleman said…
Capt. Crittsinger sounds familiar. Was he a pilot too?
At 4:45pm on January 8, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY LARRY
Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 9:02pm on January 8, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LARRY
Das Boot

Wishing you many more, from all us at DragoonBase!!!Das Boot
At 1:06pm on December 3, 2009, Wayne Dixon said…
Hello Larry, yes we are about 30 miles apart. I spent two tours in Amberg 59-61 and 62-64. I retired in 1/1/69. I have lived here since I retired. We have another member living here in Fort Worth Ken Morren. Your name rings a bell, from where I don't know.
At 6:17pm on December 2, 2009, James Gregio said…
Larry i was with L TRP 73-75 I was Cpt Harmless driver i am sure we must have crossed paths
At 7:14am on August 11, 2009, Larry D. Nickels said…
Hey Michael, good to hear from you. I remember your face but don't remember you. It's funny but I can't remember a lot of names anymore. The faces are all still there but a lot of the names are not so clear. I was the M-Co Armorer and Supply clerk most of my time in Amberg. What did you do in K-Troop? I got in touch with one other guy from Amberg a couple of years ago, named Mark Holler. He was in M-Co and transferred to L-Troop after I left in 1974. Did you ever know him? Stay in touch.
 
 
 

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