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Michael Forte
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  • Whitinsville, MA
  • United States
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Michael Forte commented on James Spurling's photo
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christmas party

"Lol handsome dude"
Feb 21
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Michael Forte commented on Michael Forte's group Eagle Troop
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Eagle Troop

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Oct 11, 2016
Michael Forte replied to Randy Garbrick's discussion WHAT WAS REALLY STORED AT SITE 33? in the group Bamberg
"The site just northeast of the barracks was nothing more than an ammo dump. Pulled many a nap, er.. guard duty there before becoming the first sergeant's driver and having to run the shuttle bringing guards there and back. Also went a couple of…"
Mar 8, 2015
Michael Forte commented on Robb Russell's group Bamberg
"It's amazing what some people will hold on to for a lifetime. Moni originally worked at Maut Keller downtown before she went off and opened her own place. Picked me up some nice tail in that place."
Mar 7, 2015
Michael Forte commented on Robb Russell's group Bamberg
Mar 6, 2015
Michael Forte commented on Robb Russell's group Bamberg
"When I was there, Le-Marquis was owned by a nice Greek couple. The only other pizza I remember was a dude that served out of the window at the entrance of the Joy club downtown."
Mar 6, 2015
Dave Gettman left a comment for Michael Forte
"Happy birthday, Mike!"
Nov 29, 2014
Michael Forte commented on Michael Forte's group Eagle Troop
"I was working the gate when all the refugees started pouring in in those little cars. We were flooded within an hour. Coolest part was that they were all respectable folk. There wasn't a lick of trouble. Not even as much as raised eyebrow. Real…"
Nov 10, 2014
James M Campbell commented on Michael Forte's group Eagle Troop
"Well most of us 11 Charlies in Eagle troop  while at our last border camp was on the op on the sonnenberg approach  that great night in history watching 4 gaks smoking in the dark with our night vision gear .The rest had day duty an were…"
Nov 10, 2014
Steve Polli commented on Michael Forte's group Eagle Troop
"Happy Veterans Day boys. Michael, I was there when they closed it. When I got there it was just a skimpy barbwire fence like one around you property if you live in the country. You could go up & talk to the other sides guards. We weren't…"
Nov 10, 2014
Michael Forte might attend Dave Gettman's event
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2015 Valley Forge Reunion at Valley Forge

October 1, 2015 to October 4, 2015
You are invited to the 2015 Reunion of the 2d Cavalry Association. In early October, we will gather in Valley Forge, PA to renew our relationships with old comrades and make new friends.We will open on Thursday the 1st of October with the opportunity for golf at a private club in the area. That afternoon we will register and enjoy a reception for all. Over the next two days you can tour historical Philadelphia and Valley Forge or be part of the QVC experience. All the while we will share our…See More
Nov 9, 2014
Michael Forte commented on Michael Forte's group Eagle Troop
"Happy Anniversary to those of us that were on tour in Coburg during the opening of the gates 25 years ago today. What a time."
Nov 9, 2014
James M Campbell left a comment for Michael Forte
"Wow my head is spinning i thought i was bad with camera an took alot of pic yes we had way to much time on our hands"
Aug 12, 2014
James M Campbell left a comment for Michael Forte
"hipshote28@grandecom.net you should  no this call sign  was that the M1 they rolled going to ammo dump in bamberg"
Aug 12, 2014

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
E trp
Where were you stationed?
Bamberg
What MOS or job description did you have?
63T
What was your rank/title?
E-4 Spc
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
4/88 - 4/90
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Isaac Macias, Dan Finney, Charlie Kane, Rob Garcia, Way too many to list.

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At 2:52pm on November 29, 2014, Dave Gettman said…

Happy birthday, Mike!

At 6:55pm on August 12, 2014, James M Campbell said…

Wow my head is spinning i thought i was bad with camera an took alot of pic yes we had way to much time on our hands

At 6:40pm on August 12, 2014, James M Campbell said…

hipshote28@grandecom.net you should  no this call sign  was that the M1 they rolled going to ammo dump in bamberg

At 6:38pm on August 12, 2014, James M Campbell said…

wow what a flash back MOUNT KELLERS an the barracks good stuff

At 1:13pm on December 18, 2011, Shannon Ryan said…

Ok Michael there has to be a good story that goes along with that recovery operation how did that happen?

At 12:28am on December 2, 2010, Michael Forte said…
Thanks for the birthday wishes guys!
At 6:22pm on November 29, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL
Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 2:55pm on November 29, 2010, Thomas Blaszkiewicz said…
Mike,hope you have a very Happy Birthday and see you at the next reunion.
At 10:10am on June 9, 2010, Garry Harbeck said…
Yes the stein is on the mantle. It was a good trip I'm looking forward to the next one

Take care
At 10:44am on June 5, 2010, Thomas Blaszkiewicz said…
Mike,I met you at the reunion.On today's Stars&Stripes main page there is an article on the Bootshaus in Bamberg.Maybe the place was there when you were there.Its under S&S after hours.S&S.com
 
 
 

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