What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
1st Howitzer Battery and its predcessor: B Battery, 70th Armored Field Artillery BN at Merrell Barracks. Would you believe that in 1954, I was standing with the regiment in Nuremberg in unitorm when 1st HOW BAT was created and then 50 years later, I was standing with the regiment in uniform at Fort Polk, LA when it was deactivated to become the 4th or ARTY squadron?
Where were you stationed?
Merrell Barracks, Nuremberg; Bindlach Kaserne, Bayreuth & Fort George G. Meade, MD.
What MOS or job description did you have?
What was your rank/title?
PFC & SP4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired attorney who since 9/11 has been an official/unofficial bagpiper for the 2d ACR & 2d SCR at Forts Polk, Lewis and Vilseck for parades, Memorials and other ceremonies.
I was in the 3d Bn from 52-57 and gyroscoped to Meade in 55. Although I was Armor I was the CO of How 3. and took them through the firing test at A.P. Hill in the fall of 56, Perhaps you were there. I remember 1st How was First, we were second followed by How2. Our aiming circle slipped and we almost shot our FO.