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Oliver Talbert
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  • Chesapeake, VA
  • United States
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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
1st Plt, K Troop, 3rd Squadron
Where were you stationed?
Amberg
What MOS or job description did you have?
11E
What was your rank/title?
SPC4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1974-1977
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Great times, great friends, never found any like them. Some days you really miss it and wish you could go back and do it all over again, only harder.
Tell us a little about you now.
Still married to my amberg girl, 2 great sons, both 11B Airborne and served in Iraq (2x) and Afghanistan (1x) before getting out. Living In Chesapeake, Virginia and working for a company that manages the Port here in Norfolk the past 28 years.
Do you have a web site?
http://u can find me on facebook
Phone number (Optional).
757-418-0258
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
All of them, every damn last one of them. SFC Edwards most of all, learned alot from him.

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At 12:45pm on February 18, 2017, Bernard Turner said…

Oliver, I hope to see you in April. Bernard Turner 301-518-2401 or 

turnerb1@state.gov

At 7:42pm on April 19, 2014, jack wayne nelson said…

Oliver I see there's a Mike Talbert who was in K trp 82-85, 7 years after you left, any relationship? Don't you have a brother named Mike?

At 2:11pm on December 12, 2013, Lee Benjamin White said…

Oliver, Sure we were in K trp the same time 76 to 79 I was the Sr turret mechanic in K trp  until 79 when I took over as ncoic of HHT turret shop after the death of their ncoic in Graf some of the troopers their at that time were Cpt Marcy 1st Sgt Law ssg Raymond Ward ssg Helton (track K-13 the deadline King of K trp) and I think Bob Cline I Retired in 1986 (E-7) at APG,Md  bawlmerwhite@tds.net  970-549-7637

At 9:25pm on April 29, 2013, Robert Cline said…

Hi Oliver,

Great to hear from you it has been a long time. I have been in contact with Mike Gibson and I am planning on attending the reunion in Oct. I look forward to catching up with you and the K Troop gang.

 

Toujours Pret!

 

Robert

At 2:48pm on May 8, 2012, Harry Warner said…
It's remarkable how one small glimpse can bring back a flood of memories.
At 6:38pm on January 27, 2012, Ruben Pena said…

Hello Oliver

Looking at your family, great to see.Did you met your wife when we were there, in the 70s.What I do remember you were really good with the German.We were so young.Your boys look good, I bet your are very proud, I am for you, Tell them be safe and kick ass.I am just learning about this web site (love it) Talk to you soon

Ruben Pena

At 12:27pm on January 19, 2012, Butch Page said…

I understand, had a nice holiday with the family, only had a few days off. Had a small pond made on Monday. Have been building fish nest before it gets filled with water. Its only about a fifth of an acre and 8 ft deep at the deep end, but will be fun for the granddaughters. Will put some bluegill and channel cat in it. Talked a few of my friends here into going to Wyoming in August and packbacking in the wilderness area southeast of Yellowstone for a week. Camping at over 11,000ft. Its the over 50 group with the Seirra club. Should be fun.

At 12:14pm on January 19, 2012, Butch Page said…

T whats up?

At 2:28pm on January 9, 2012, Butch Page said…

T, How was your New Year? Mine was goooood. I actually rested alot. Xmas had been busy.

At 9:30pm on November 6, 2011, Butch Page said…
Sent my cell phone number. See you Thusday.
 
 
 

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