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Dave Gettman left a comment for Ted
"This picture was taken just in front of where I ended up when the tank exploded. The left side of the hull there almost followed me over the fence!"
Dec 30, 2018
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Dec 27, 2018
Ted left a comment for Dave Gettman
"I wasn't there when the tank went up but I was one of the wrecker drivers that was loading pieces into 5 ton semis"
Dec 26, 2018
Dave Gettman left a comment for Ted
"That is me standing on the far left, right about where I tackled SSG Brow and extinguished him. It was July 25th, two days before my 21st birthday."
Dec 25, 2018
Dave Gettman left a comment for Ted
"I wasn't on the crew, but I was there and very much involved in the explosion."
Dec 25, 2018
Ted left a comment for Dave Gettman
"Yes i was I left the Rock around the 22nd of October right after everyone got back from Reforger. Was you part of the tank crew of the the tank that blew up while we was out on an alert?  "
Dec 25, 2018
Dave Gettman left a comment for Ted
"Hey Ted, were you still there at the end of July 1974?"
Dec 24, 2018
Ted is now a member of Dragoon Base
Dec 24, 2018

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
1/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Bayreuth
What MOS or job description did you have?
wrecker driver
What was your rank/title?
SP4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1972 to 1974
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I drove wrecker all over the country mostly to retrieve broke down M551 Sheridans
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired, Worked as a mechanic and also owned an amusement park and also worked for the Grand Trunk railroad
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Lon Mhyre, Art Neary Marlin Young

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At 10:50am on December 30, 2018, Dave Gettman said…

This picture was taken just in front of where I ended up when the tank exploded. The left side of the hull there almost followed me over the fence!

At 9:44am on December 25, 2018, Dave Gettman said…

That is me standing on the far left, right about where I tackled SSG Brow and extinguished him. It was July 25th, two days before my 21st birthday.

At 9:38am on December 25, 2018, Dave Gettman said…

I wasn't on the crew, but I was there and very much involved in the explosion.

At 9:37pm on December 24, 2018, Dave Gettman said…

Hey Ted, were you still there at the end of July 1974?

 
 
 

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