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Paul Richard Decker, Sr
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Joe Sellner left a comment for Paul Richard Decker, Sr
"Hi Paul, You still there man? Joe"
Jan 31, 2016
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"Merry Christmas Paul, Check out the B Troop page. A picture of you In your full glory!"
Dec 25, 2015

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Co H 2/2ACR B Trp 1/2ACR
Where were you stationed?
Bamberg and Bindlach West Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
11E10/20 19E10/20 19E40
What was your rank/title?
PVT E-2 thru SSG E-6
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1974-1977 and 1980-1983
Tell us a little about your cav days.
First unit served in after BCT/AIT and also 2nd tour in Germany really enjoyed the 2nd Cav but did miss the Berets when they were taken away was on M60A1 and M60A3TTS thanks to COL Wagner great Regimental Commander TOUJOURS PRET- Always Ready
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired on Social Security Disability Drove Truck over the Road for years after getting out of Army To much bouncing around in Truck and Tanks I guess
Do you have a web site?
http://no
Phone number (Optional).
573-366-7252
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
WOW to many to name but would love to talk to anyone that served in the same units during the same time frame who knows might find someone I knew

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At 6:57pm on January 31, 2016, Joe Sellner said…
Hi Paul,
You still there man?
Joe
At 10:06am on December 25, 2015, Joe Sellner said…
Merry Christmas Paul,
Check out the B Troop page. A picture of you
In your full glory!
At 7:55pm on July 20, 2014, Troy Wilson, D.D. said…

Well.. go figure!  I am not sure if you remember me at all, but I do remember you!  I was in commo, but did a lot of Patrols while at the Border.  Actually, went on a few patrols that you led.  You had my complete respect.  You were an outstanding NCO and performed the Mission flawlessly.. well, pretty damn close, anyway! lol  Good to see you are on here!

At 10:33pm on April 12, 2012, Joe Sellner said…

Hey Paul,

                   Said you got on the wrong side of CSM. His last was not Krebs was it. That guy cost me my career and then had the cunt to apologize for it. Boot shining was his business and I hope to god no one had to go to war with him.

 

Joe

At 10:08pm on June 14, 2011, Joe Sellner said…

Paul,

           Good to hear from you. I remember you .I can see you in your field jacket and ranger hat. If my  memory serves me right you were a very good tanker too. Yea my 1st tank was a  doosy. Had my driver who was a maniac steal a driver escape hatch from another company. I think I shot a three man crew that year we were always short men. We did walk the line and everyone one of us has bragging rights on that tour of duty. I finished out as a 6. Did about 5 years in the guard and reserves. Mortar platoon Sgt. then Liason Sgt. For a Artillery unit. Should have stuck it out for the retirement dough but did not. The guard Ancoa is a bed making deal . Did not want to go through that shit again.

                Take Care

Joe

At 4:41pm on June 5, 2011, Joe Sellner said…

Paul I remember you from B Troop. You were a SSG then I believe(TC). Long time ago. I still dream about the place. I to drove truck when I got out for a year. Did not like it. I am still working , but, the Tanks took a toll on me too. Had a foot crushed at Ft. Riley during Gunnery and it has come back to haunt me in a big way. I am at 30% with the VA. So I guess in the end the Army stands behind me. I can,t remeber if I was on your crew for awhile before I got my 6 and my own tank? Take care ! The berets had just been taken away before I got there and then we given the Ranger style baseball caps.

 

                  Tojours Pret

                   Joe

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