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Michael DeSpain
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  • Paradise, CA
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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Bravo and Charlie
Where were you stationed?
The Rock
What MOS or job description did you have?
19D2/3 and NBC What else??????????????
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Being blown out when your family just get there! Sleding down from the Monistary, now who remembers that after a few few too many beers? Whoops wrong tour, running up and down that damn hill and all the nature walks. Cross country skiing or should I say down hill with all your gear on the trace.
Tell us a little about you now.
Director of Planning and Protection for a Native American Indian Tribe in California. (Environmental Protection Agency)
Phone number (Optional).
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Tom R./Mike H.

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grading system

Does anyone remember the grading system for the MOVIES that were shown?

Posted on January 20, 2009 at 9:32pm — 3 Comments

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At 10:09am on November 6, 2010, Michael D Keelor said…
Yeah the monistary is the winner. It was 1/68 AR Scout Platoon. Remember SSG Bumpus?
At 10:07am on November 6, 2010, Michael D Keelor said…
Hey Mike,

Maybe in 1/68 AR in the Wild Chicken! I was there from 83 to 86. Larry Parshall and Matus???
At 6:56am on April 13, 2010, Michael D Keelor said…

Did I serve with you at some other post?

You name ring a bell in this alshimerish brain!

At 11:03pm on April 12, 2010, Dan Gastelum said…
Mike, 530 area code. Roseville area? I know that is in NO Cali. How the hell are you man?
At 9:03pm on May 3, 2009, Thomas Reinle said…
What happen to you! What wrong can't fly with depends on?
At 11:06pm on February 26, 2009, Ron Patton said…
don't worry about it, I had to give you a little s**t about it but hey, looking forward to having a drink or 2 with you in April, hope to see you at the reunion...and I hope all is good with you and your family
At 9:44pm on February 26, 2009, Michael DeSpain said…
We will see about well rounded and yes, it was yesterday YOUNGMAN and very proud of my blonde bueties
At 10:36am on February 25, 2009, Thomas Reinle said…
Listen Gramps don’t get your panties in a bunch I’m not going to tape you to anything I have handcuffs now, tape is so yesterday. As for shape, well round is a shape!
At 11:45pm on February 24, 2009, Joey Tobias said…
Hey Mike,

This is Tobias. Can't believe we only live about 4 hours away from eachother and haven't met up! We'll have to keep in touch and meet up somewhere in between. My wife has family in Sacramento and we go every once in a while.

Hope to hear from you soon.
At 8:34pm on February 24, 2009, Ron Patton said…
dude, what the hell have you been up to? How's life been treating you? Hope to see you in April and I have to ask, you still got my box...hahaha

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