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
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!
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.
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.
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.