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I can't remember what the P stood for with universal cure all meant.  Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John G Boyd Jul 20, 2013.


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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
2nd Plt I Troop 3rd Sqn
Where were you stationed?
Amberg, Weiden, Gates
What MOS or job description did you have?
What was your rank/title?
Spec 4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Spent a lot of time freezing my ass off on the border or in the field.
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired-Volunteer driver for VA
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Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
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At 2:16pm on June 9, 2017, Wayne Dixon said…

ROB, I was just re-reading your last comment to me, it had to be in 63, I departed for home in may or June 64. I was there when it happened.  Sure wish I could recall.  Old age in effect..

At 4:26pm on May 26, 2017, Wayne Dixon said…

ROB, the one killed was SFC, I had served with him before, but to this day, I can not remember his name.  I went on a bender down in Mark-T after it had happened and was picked up by the local, police. one of our officer came and got me. I inventoried his goods for to be shipped home.   He had a brother also in Germany, which escorted his body home.  To this day I can not recall his name.  I am trying to get the obituary from stripes, no luck yet.

At 10:00am on July 30, 2016, Wolfgang Follman said…

great pictures Rob. Remember those times well.Wolf

At 8:43am on May 20, 2016, Harry Warner said…
Happy Birthday, Rob. Hope all is well with you. Stop in and say hello.
At 2:41pm on October 11, 2015, Wayne Dixon said…

Rob, need to pick  your brain, back a few years in I Troop, do you recall the sgt that was killed at camp Gates, that was caught in between track vehicle he was lining up for alert vehicles at main gate? I have not caught anyone who remembers who it was.  it probably happened before you arrived in the troop.  Just checking.  Take care.

At 11:09pm on September 18, 2014, Frank L Moseley said…

Hey Rob, I am back!

From the NWC Webpage at www.newworldceltsinc.org is this:

Forming a New Chapter

New World Celts, Inc. conducts business locally through the granting of Chapter charters to groups of 10 or more individuals.  Additional information about our existing Chapters can be found on our Chapters page.  Or if you'd like to inquire about starting a New World Celts Chapter in your area, please email us at admin@newworldceltsinc.org

The New World Celts currently has Chapters in Florida, North Carolina and Japan.

You can contact the NWC Executive Committee on-line through this web-site using the form on our Contact page, or by post to:  New World Celts, PO Box 0362, Dunedin, Florida, USA 34697.

Hope that this will be of help to you.

At 10:57pm on September 18, 2014, Frank L Moseley said…

Hi Rob,

I will have to get the info for you on starting a NWC Chapter and get back to you.

I do know that 10 members are needed and a meeting place. That can be a home, Pub (Irish or Scottish), a restaurant, a meeting room. Most chapters are in a Pub, so food and adult beverages can be enjoyed with the meeting. There are 4 elected Officers and one appointed. President, Vice Pres., Secretary, Treasurer are elected. Sergeant At Arms is appointed.

Will get back to you soon with the info.


At 3:39pm on July 2, 2013, Ivan Stýblo said…

Hello Rob,

thank you for adding me as a friend. As far as the incident at border crossing Waidhaus (it´s Rozvadov on the Czech side) 1965 concerns, I have never heard about it. I did serve on the western border of Czechoslovakia, but I joined the army in 1968. I tried to google up some details, but with no result. However, you may try Google or another searching device as well, if you feel like that. I am also interested in these issues so I´ll try again when I have some spare time.

Best regards Ivan

At 4:44pm on July 1, 2013, Wayne Dixon said…


If you should re-read my post on your profile about the troop, I took a platoon down to BAD-TOLZ, to train with the 10th Special Forces.  I can not find any one who remember the date.  I have photos of our group on my profile that I had taken while we were down there.  If you would look at them and see if you recognize any of  the group which went down. would appreciate it.

On your comment about the black Mercedes, that taxi driver would have been Fritz, I used to use him all the  time, he had a gasthaus in  Amberg on the road to Weiden and a another sgt and I would spent time there.

At 5:21pm on April 30, 2013, Wayne Dixon said…


Greetings, say I need for you to go on my profile in the photos from trip to Bad Tolz with the 10th Special Forces, would you see if there is any of the troop that you might reconize.  If you could enlarge the photos  and see if you might know any of them.  Would appreciate it very much.

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9th Colonel of the Regiment David R. Clendenin 29 Oct 1888 – 2 Apr 1891



This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.


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