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Sigmund Fertig
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  • Hemet, CA
  • United States
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Sigmund Fertig commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Triple digits again this week, up early 0530, exercised, read the word, got out and did my outside chores before it get's too hot. Y'all have a fine day. Ours is a dry heat with very little humidity. I remember those humid days as a kid…"
Jul 22
Sigmund Fertig left a comment for john morrisette
"Welcome John from an old ( 58/60 ) Bamberg  trooper, 2 How 2 living in th So Cal. Lower Desert ! Toujours Pret !"
Jul 22
Sigmund Fertig commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"So! a good Sunday afternoon from sunny, hot, Southern California. The last three days topped out at 111 and todays reading was 116, looking forward to some cooler days this next week so I can do some fishing. Been getting up early and getting out at…"
Jul 14
Sigmund Fertig commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Safe travels Shannon !"
Jul 12
Sigmund Fertig left a comment for Steven Trautman
"Welcome Steve, from an older Bamberger 58/60 and fellow Californian, Hemet, about an hour and a half up the road !"
Jul 12
Sigmund Fertig commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Ok, for all you that don't do facebook, we are 175 miles south of Ridgecrest. Thursday morning was a long roller, after the down grade it was a 6.4 quake, pretty strong. Friday evening was another longer roller 7.1 and there was no damage here,…"
Jul 9
Sigmund Fertig posted a status
"" HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY " to all my Cav brothers & sisters."
Jul 4
Sigmund Fertig commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold, Chuck is not a Cavalryman just a member of Honor Guard Team # 11 same as I , it is sponsored by VFW post # 2266 San Jacinto, Ca, I'm not sure if he is a member of the post but I am not. My wife was attending a bible study and her…"
Jun 3
Sigmund Fertig commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Memorial day down at our clubhouse, the other Honor Guard Member is 1st Lt. Chuck Lomica"
Jun 2
Sigmund Fertig commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Dave, most men do not like going to the doctors period. What we don't know won't hurt us. Doc's are just gonna prescribe meds, and i have my own theory on that item."
Oct 18, 2017
Shannon Ryan commented on Sigmund Fertig's status
"I read a article just recently about that deployment. It appears like the Regiment is back on Border duty again."
Oct 15, 2017
Sigmund Fertig posted a status
"the Stars & Stripes, latest, 2nd Cav Reg. has been deployed from Vilsek to a small town on the Polish border about 100 miles from Russia"
Oct 15, 2017
Sigmund Fertig commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Was in Whittier, Ca yesterday at Rose Hills Memorial Park and toured their famous Rose Garden, a salute to veterans !"
Oct 14, 2017
Sigmund Fertig commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Dave, I also own a Stone Mountain Half Dollar, purchased mine way back, didn't know they were worth that much now, cool !"
Oct 12, 2017
Shannon Ryan commented on Sigmund Fertig's photo
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" Nice pictures Sig. It has been pretty windy up north here the last few days. Stay well."
Oct 9, 2017
Sigmund Fertig commented on Sigmund Fertig's photo
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"Here are some photo's of the Azelea Fire to the West of us from the Tower I volunteer at taken by another Lookout Host at Black Mountain Lookout Tower"
Oct 7, 2017

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
2/how 2
Where were you stationed?
Bamberg
What MOS or job description did you have?
CW Operator
What was your rank/title?
E-4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Apr. 57- Mar. 60
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired, former member, computer crashed
Phone number (Optional).
951-663-7997

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At 11:57pm on March 7, 2018, Shannon Ryan said…

Sig, I just wanted to say Happy birthday to you on your special day. Enjoy it and many more to you my friend.

At 10:47am on February 16, 2018, David Snyder said…

Thanks, was there 81-83 enjoyed my days there.

 
 
 

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

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