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Matt Vitkevich 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
Dec 27, 2016
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Jul 10, 2016
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For those who served at Christensen Barracks.
Feb 25, 2015
Matt Vitkevich left a comment for Jesse Kelley
"Jesse,   Thanks for the b-day note!  Much appreciated. Always Ready!   Matt"
Aug 16, 2011
Jesse Kelley left a comment for Matt Vitkevich
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY MATT Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!"
Aug 16, 2011
Jesse Kelley left a comment for Matt Vitkevich
"Toujours Pret Matt Welcome home Trooper. The Dragoonbase.com, has plenty of updated features (similar to MySpace), lots of sub-groups, (Officers Club,F-Trp,Amberg,Medics,etc), and links for “2nd Cavalry Assn.” News and History…"
Jan 23, 2011
Matt Vitkevich left a comment for Michael S Wisenbach
"Obviously I've been something of a slacker, LOL!  Doing OK out here in Oregon.   Moved out here about 5 years ago from the East coast.  3 kids, wife and motorcycle keep me busy.  How have you been Michael?"
Jan 23, 2011
Michael S Wisenbach left a comment for Matt Vitkevich
"Hey Hey Hey....Finally found us, eh? How have you been?"
Jan 23, 2011
Matt Vitkevich is now a member of Dragoon Base
Jan 23, 2011

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
1st Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment
Where were you stationed?
Bindlach, Germany "The Rock"
What MOS or job description did you have?
Arrived as a 19D10. However, I was recruited early on to become the unit armorer at C-Troop. I spent some lovely time at small arms school in Vilseck.
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Best days of my life.
Tell us a little about you now.
How much time you got?
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
William Diener, "Wild" Bill Hurley, SSG Danny Tate, 1st. LT Donald Hall, Kevin Kyle Graden,


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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