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Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.
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  • Hamilton, OH
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Does anyone a 2nd ACR guidon? Where can one be obtained and how is it supposed to look? I was HHT 2nd ACR and would like a guidon to reflect that.ThanksLGContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shannon Ryan Jul 22, 2015.

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Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr. left a comment for Paul Hye
"Hey Paul, I remember all three of you guys in the photo. I haven't thought about Brandon, don't remember his first name. I thought the other guy's name was Paul also? He was PIO when I printed the Squadron newspaper. That was after…"
Feb 24
Paul Hye left a comment for Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.
"Hi Larry, I believe the mental fog is parting now. Glad to remember you fondly as a very upbeat happy guy who always did more than his share for others.   Hope you are still well and enjoying the ride. Best wishes, Paul"
Feb 24
Thomas G. Carlson left a comment for Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.
"last known address was Hamilton Ohio"
Dec 12, 2015
Thomas G. Carlson left a comment for Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.
"was just thinking we called him Mike, but his Official name is John Michael Thompson... Damndest things come to mind at 3:30 am ; ."
Dec 12, 2015
Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr. left a comment for Paul Hye
"Paul, remember me, I was the classified courier and printer for the Regiment and we worked together on the Squadron paper. Is that you in the 1/4 ton or Pokorny?"
Nov 22, 2015
Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr. replied to Frank L Moseley Jr's discussion STETSONS aka CAVALRY HATS Etc.
"Spent 2 days displaying my truck at the Airpower show at Lunken Airfield in Cincinnati. EAA/CAF had their B29, B25, P51, Corsair, A6's and more on display. Here is a picture of the other things on display. The Stetson drew all the attention."
Sep 7, 2015
Shannon Ryan replied to Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.'s discussion Guidon
"Lawrence, here is a place to check, out not sure how much you want to spend for a staff but its a start…"
Jul 22, 2015
Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr. replied to Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.'s discussion Guidon
"Amen."
Jul 20, 2015
Dave Gettman replied to Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.'s discussion Guidon
"The only staffs I've seen were quite spendy. I wanted one for my guidon until I saw the prices for them."
Jul 20, 2015
Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr. replied to Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.'s discussion Guidon
"Normally my Guidon will be displayed in my home office. I'm looking for a reasonably priced staff for it know. May have to fabricate one but will still need the spear point."
Jul 20, 2015
Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr. replied to Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.'s discussion Guidon
"The bumper numbers are from my unit in Nam which was Americal Div, 14th Avn Bat, 71st Assault Helicopter Co. I know ideally all should match and represent one unit but, I wanted to show the truck in Vietnam era equipment, radios (RT246), ANGRR5 and…"
Jul 20, 2015
howard maxwell tritt replied to Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.'s discussion Guidon
"Could be; he's got the Nam Vet sticker on the windscreen. But, if he's flying a RHHT guidon, he may want to consider 2 CAV stencils. I'm just sayin... I want to know more about the M2!"
Jul 20, 2015
Dave Gettman replied to Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.'s discussion Guidon
"'Nam unit maybe?"
Jul 20, 2015
howard maxwell tritt replied to Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.'s discussion Guidon
"That's a good looking rig you've got there Larry, but you may want to work on those bumper numbers.  Tell me more about the M-2 up on the ring!"
Jul 20, 2015
Dave Gettman replied to Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.'s discussion Guidon
"Pretty sweet truck you got there Larry."
Jul 5, 2015
Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr. replied to Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.'s discussion Guidon
"another pic, wish the wind was up a little to fly the guidon."
Jul 4, 2015

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
HHT
Where were you stationed?
Merrell Barracks, Nuremberg, Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
36k20, Commo Message Center, Classified Courier, Distribution Clerk, Crypto Clerk
What was your rank/title?
PFC, SP4, Sgt E5
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1967, 1968
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I worked in the Message Center under Lt Ward, then in the Regt. HQ under Major Zark. I had a great 16 months, couldn't wait to go home, sent to Nam for my last 9 months service and wish I could have gone back to the 2nd. and stayed for 20.
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired from GE Aircraft Engines as a Welding Engineer Specialist and Lab Technician.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Mike Anderson, Steve Martin and anyone else who served with me at that time.

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At 6:28am on March 6, 2017, Thomas G. Carlson said…

HI Larry I found im,,, Thanks for your assist.

At 10:19am on February 24, 2017, Paul Hye said…

Hi Larry,

I believe the mental fog is parting now. Glad to remember you fondly as a very upbeat happy guy who always did more than his share for others.  

Hope you are still well and enjoying the ride.

Best wishes,

Paul

At 9:20am on December 12, 2015, Thomas G. Carlson said…

last known address was Hamilton Ohio

At 9:19am on December 12, 2015, Thomas G. Carlson said…

was just thinking we called him Mike, but his Official name is John Michael Thompson...

Damndest things come to mind at 3:30 am

;

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At 7:57pm on May 23, 2015, Sigmund Fertig said…

Look online for guidons, I know there are company's that make them cause I thought about buying one, good luck !

At 4:37pm on January 18, 2015, Thomas G. Carlson said…

ask around if you will please

At 2:53am on February 15, 2014, Thomas G. Carlson said…

Between the Legion abd VFW in Hamilton do you Know a Mike THompson..  if so tell him Moose said hello  231-215-6594 cell

At 12:52pm on September 6, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…


HAPPY BIRTHDAY LAWRENCE
Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 9:29pm on February 20, 2011, Harry Warner said…

Welcome Lawrence,

You might want to take a look at the Oldtimer's group.  Quite a few of us here.  You might meet an old friend or make some new ones. 

At 3:47pm on February 15, 2011, Lawrence Stanley Snow(DUSTY)SSG said…

Welcome home from Viet Nam and welcome back to the 2nd Cav. I was with the 5th Cav  for 6 mos and the 11th Cav for 18 mos from 1967 to 1969 while I was in Viet Nam was glade to leave Nam then I went to Ft. Benning for 2 years and then to 1st Sqd 2nd ACR (1970-1972) which was one of my best times that I had in Germany. I retired from the Army with a Medical after 22 years service as a E-6 SSG in 1983.   Your comrad in Arms, Lawrence S.(Dusty) Snow

 

 

 

 
 
 

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