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Roger Godby commented on Jesse Kelley's group F Troop
"I knew Pvt Shultz (the tanker) - he was OK!! Not sure on the wheel mech - he wouldn't last long around me with that attitude ... lol! I'd be the one fixing his mess (he was a 63B, I was a 63C and 63H). But I've known 63B's that…"
Sep 8, 2015
Roger Godby commented on Jesse Kelley's group F Troop
"Hey Tim, No Paul Shultz was in the motor pool with me and was on the taller side, thin, and dark haired."
Sep 8, 2015
Roger Godby commented on Jesse Kelley's group F Troop
"Just hearing the name "Bullard" gives me the quivers!! He was always out to get me ... lol - at least I thought so! I was with f-troop  '77-'79 giving the motor pool upper crust as much hell as possible! A bit foggy as well,…"
Sep 7, 2015
Jim Sumpter left a comment for Roger Godby
"It's great to get in touch. We have to get together next time we are near each other."
May 11, 2014
Roger Godby left a comment for Jim Sumpter
"Yes, at least I'm pretty sure it is - the pic isn't the clearest I've seen ... lol!! I'm in Anthem (N. Phx)."
May 11, 2014
Jim Sumpter left a comment for Roger Godby
"Is that you to the right of Jim Mursell? Cudworth told me you live in Phoenix. I live in Window Rock, in the northeast portion of the state, on the Navajo Reservation. I was in Tempe Wed.-Fri."
May 11, 2014
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Graf 1978

"I'll have to say - there's no better way to get the pack out were I can get my hands on it!! lol!"
May 9, 2014
Roger Godby commented on Jim Sumpter's photo
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Graf 1978

"Nightmares they were - but we got pretty fast at getting them out and in again!! One NASTY piece of machinery - NOT one of our finest!! One of the "CRAP" memories I can't seem to forget is the dependability of the Sheridan Armored…"
May 9, 2014
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F Troop

Welcome to the F Trp foxhole, Please feel free to stop in and leave a comment.See More
May 9, 2014
Roger Godby commented on Doug Ford's photo
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"Yes indeed ... My wife and I talk about a future visit to Germany/Europe - Hopefully soon!! Not sure very much will be left there in Bamberg to see that we'll remember. Great hearing from you as well!!"
May 9, 2014
Frank Hughes left a comment for Roger Godby
"Frank Hughes worked on VTR with craig Ditmar"
May 8, 2014
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Bamberg

For those who served in Bamberg.
May 7, 2014
Jesse Kelley left a comment for Roger Godby
"Toujours Pret Roger 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.” News…"
May 7, 2014
Roger Godby commented on Doug Ford's photo
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"Hey Bob - pretty sure I picked up some of my best moves from you in this place!!  LOL!!"
May 7, 2014
Dave Gettman left a comment for Roger Godby
"Welcome to Dragoon Base, Roger. Congratulations! You are member #2200."
May 7, 2014

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
2/2 Cav F-Troop
Where were you stationed?
Bamberg, Germany. Border Camps Coburg and Hof
What MOS or job description did you have?
63C 63H Mechanic
What was your rank/title?
PV - PFC up and down down and up - Many Art 15's lol!
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1977-1979
Tell us a little about your cav days.
A blur in the Past! Cool travels around Germany!! Mostly Remembered - ALWAYS in the field or Border camp rotations. Oh - there were plenty of GOOD Friends GOOD Times and SUPER GOOD Times getting the Sgt's razzled!!!
Tell us a little about you now.
Living life - mostly Retired - traveling a great deal - ENJOYING my Grandson and my grown 3 kids.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Jim Witha, Paul Schultz, Jim Mursell, the rest of you I know where to find you ... lol!!

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At 4:17pm on May 11, 2014, Jim Sumpter said…

It's great to get in touch. We have to get together next time we are near each other.

At 12:02am on May 11, 2014, Jim Sumpter said…

Is that you to the right of Jim Mursell? Cudworth told me you live in Phoenix. I live in Window Rock, in the northeast portion of the state, on the Navajo Reservation. I was in Tempe Wed.-Fri.

At 12:31pm on May 8, 2014, Frank Hughes said…

Frank Hughes worked on VTR with craig Ditmar

At 1:07pm on May 7, 2014, Jesse Kelley said…
At 12:16pm on May 7, 2014, Dave Gettman said…

Welcome to Dragoon Base, Roger.

Congratulations! You are member #2200.

 
 
 

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