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Dave Gettman left a comment for Michael Minard
"Happy Birthday, Mike!! We'll all be in your neck of the woods in a few months. You comin' to the reunion?"
Apr 29, 2015
Shannon Ryan left a comment for Michael Minard
"Happy birthday Michael, enjoy the day."
Apr 29, 2014
Dave Gettman left a comment for Michael Minard
"Hey Mike......HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BROTHER!!!!!!!"
Apr 29, 2014
Dave Gettman left a comment for Michael Minard
"Thank you much, Mike. I just ordered a copy, Brother! Hope everything is going well with you and that you are keeping busy."
Apr 14, 2014
Michael Minard left a comment for Dave Gettman
"Stryker: The Siege of Sadr City (Paperback) Konrad R.K. Ludwig I have not read it yet but has good reviews on Amazon."
Apr 13, 2014
Michael Minard left a comment for Dave Gettman
"Dave there a book written called siege of sadur city written by a second cav guy will get more info on it"
Apr 12, 2014
Michael Minard replied to Shannon Ryan's discussion Guns
"I am a member at the central jersey rifle and pistol club, but only shoot a couple times a years. Also joined the NRA to keep up to speed on any possibly changes."
Apr 12, 2014
Michael Minard replied to Jesse Kelley's discussion Dog Tags
"I no longer have my dog tags, last time I had them was before we took an EFP hit to the Stryker, also had my wedding band on them at the time. I have asked around but no luck on locating them. I have pretty much written them off as a loss at this…"
Dec 3, 2013
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Nov 5, 2013
Michael Minard left a comment for Dave Gettman
"I am back from the Israel trip, fox did a short segment of it on fox news channel.  It was about heroes to heroes.  They paired up us disabled vets with Israeli disabled vets for the tour.  Pretty much saw all of Israel in ten…"
Oct 28, 2013
Shannon Ryan left a comment for Michael Minard
"Michael, welcome to Dragoon base glad you looked us up, It was good to meet you at the reunion, the time went by way to fast, I hope to see everyone at Valley Forge."
Oct 15, 2013
Harry Warner left a comment for Michael Minard
"Mike, As a fellow New Jersey resident, I welcome you. The door to the Oldtimers is open all the time. Would be proud to have you sign on."
Oct 13, 2013
Michael Minard posted a status
"Thank you for the warm welcome and I enjoyed getting an opportunity to come out to the reunion."
Oct 12, 2013
Jeffrey C Havens left a comment for Michael Minard
"Hi Mike ,Atrp mechanic 72-74. great to have you here. Stay strong brother. Toujours Pret"
Oct 9, 2013
Dennis K. Hansen left a comment for Michael Minard
"Welcome to the base Mike...great to have you here... I was 3/2 ACR HHT "Squadron Maintenance" 72-73 Pond Barracks,Amberg...   great to have you on the base brother... some "oldtimers" speak highly of you!!! that's…"
Oct 8, 2013
Jesse Kelley left a comment for Michael Minard
"Toujours Pret Michael The Dragoonbase.com, has plenty of updated features (HTML and format friendly), lots of sub-groups, (Officers Club,F-Trp,Amberg,Medics,and the always busy Oldtimers club). Also links for “2nd Cavalry Assn.”…"
Oct 8, 2013

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
1/2 SCR A
Where were you stationed?
Vilseck, Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
11B
What was your rank/title?
E/5, upon leaving the service E/6
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
April 2007-Aug 2009
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Good times, good training
Tell us a little about you now.
Wounded Oct 1 2007, discharged due to the extent of the injuries received.

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At 7:03pm on April 29, 2015, Dave Gettman said…

Happy Birthday, Mike!!

We'll all be in your neck of the woods in a few months. You comin' to the reunion?

At 11:20am on April 29, 2014, Shannon Ryan said…
Happy birthday Michael, enjoy the day.
At 10:27am on April 29, 2014, Dave Gettman said…

Hey Mike......HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BROTHER!!!!!!!

At 1:05am on April 14, 2014, Dave Gettman said…

Thank you much, Mike. I just ordered a copy, Brother!

Hope everything is going well with you and that you are keeping busy.

At 7:16pm on October 15, 2013, Shannon Ryan said…

Michael, welcome to Dragoon base glad you looked us up, It was good to meet you at the reunion, the time went by way to fast, I hope to see everyone at Valley Forge.

At 7:45am on October 13, 2013, Harry Warner said…
Mike,
As a fellow New Jersey resident, I welcome you. The door to the Oldtimers is open all the time. Would be proud to have you sign on.
At 12:23pm on October 9, 2013, Jeffrey C Havens said…

Hi Mike ,Atrp mechanic 72-74. great to have you here. Stay strong brother. Toujours Pret

At 7:13pm on October 8, 2013, Dennis K. Hansen said…

Welcome to the base Mike...great to have you here... I was 3/2 ACR HHT "Squadron Maintenance" 72-73 Pond Barracks,Amberg...   great to have you on the base brother... some "oldtimers" speak highly of you!!! that's good ....... Thankyou for your service to this country.....  "Toujours Pret"

At 1:15pm on October 8, 2013, Jesse Kelley said…
At 12:22pm on October 8, 2013, Dave Gettman said…

Mike,

If you have any problems negotiating the site or figuring out how to make things work, give me a holler. I'm one of the guys that troubleshoot around here and very much enjoy helping the guys out.

Talk to you soon.

 
 
 

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