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The Forgotten Seventh Army
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis K. Hansen Apr 22, 2013.

Happy Holidays To All
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Blaszkiewicz Dec 15, 2011.

Video Thanking The Troops

Started Apr 12, 2010

 

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Thomas Blaszkiewicz commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"John Boyd,your last duty roster work is done.Rest In Peace."
Apr 19
Thomas Blaszkiewicz left a comment for Jaime g rueda
"I also got to Amberg,Sept.of 1969.HQ troop.Good to see you here.Check out my page for things from our former home,"
Apr 4
Thomas Blaszkiewicz commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"The Buffalo airport is 15 minutes from our home.This morning in the paper it said 15 inches of snow so far at the airport.To keep up I have shoveled 5 times so far."
Mar 15
Thomas Blaszkiewicz commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Mike on the mend,bad news for the women,get well soon. About an inch of very light snow over night ,here in WNY.Sun is out ,melting fast.More might come Tuesday night into Wednesday.Bad snow storm up the east coast this week."
Mar 12
Thomas Blaszkiewicz commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Sig,we hope you have a Happy Birthday and stay healthy.Hot cocoa in the morning,OK     !!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
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Thomas Blaszkiewicz commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Dave,some family members went by that last name.I'll have to ask my uncle about this. Thanks."
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"Is that guy brew master ,Dave.!!!!!!!!!!  "
Feb 26
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"I may be a lot of things but I will never admit to being "old". "
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"Bob,we hope you have a great day and a Happy Birthday !!!!!!!!!"
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"Happy Birthday,Dean !!!!!!!!!!!"
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Thomas Blaszkiewicz commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"To Shannon Ryan and John Boyd,Happy Birthday guys !!!!!!!!"
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Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
HQ Troop 3/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Pond Barracks-- Amberg,Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
11B4R6---- Redeye Gunner
What was your rank/title?
SGT-E 5
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
9/1969-3/1971
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Had a great time,I was drafted,sent to Germany instead of Viet Nam.Great bunch of guys in Amberg,To bad Pond Barracks is gone.Had a good time with my Redeye group.Still in touch with a bunch of them.
Tell us a little about you now.
Travel a lot ,go to Germany ever few years,retired from the Pepsi Bottling group in 2006.My photo with my wife was taken in2001 when we went to Germany on vacation and we stopped in Amberg for a few days.
Phone number (Optional).
716-683-4334 .
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
LynnHill,(found) Keith Brewer(found),Gregory Anthon (found),Joseph Musser(deceased ),,Richard Childers,Jim Mullins,Richard Kerr(found),,Terry Morris,Robert Clark, Cliff Barr(found),,Terry Foster(deceased),Robert Dionne (found),Louis Frye(found),,CSM Charles McQuerry(found),David Bodie(found),James Clendenen (found),Andrew Millsaps(deceased),John Boyd (found ),Kip Miller (found ),Charles Koenig (found),Robert ( RC )Johnson (found ),
John Orlando-K-Troop-Cook-Mess Hall &Officers Club (found),
Richard Hornkohl (found),Darwin Leckington (found),Paul Etenhoffer (found),David Glamm(found),George Smith(deceased ),Robert Lavoie(found),Eliot Kimble(found),Dale Swanberg(found),Skip Kostecka (found ),Bruce Loudermilk (found ),Anthony Alfer (found ),Ralph Heinz (found ),John McDonough (deceased),Holger Hellwig (found ),Gary Meads (found ),Michael Jeary (found ),Paul Nagengast (found ),Charles Frisino (found ),Gary Mason (found ),CWO B.J. (Fritz ) Mintz (deceased),1st..SGT.Dave Vaughn(deceased ),1st.SGT.Guy Wiggins (found ),Carl Backgren (found ),Mark Stewart (found ),Ed Longstreet (found ),Neal Mars (deceased ),Bruce Harrelson (deceased ).Kenneth McClung (found ),Paul Robinson (found ),

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Dragoonbase

It is 5:17 PM on Friday and the site is up and running.I want to thank a couple of guy with trying to get this site up again.Ed Russell ,Dave Gettman and S.Banks.and myself.So everything is back to normal.

Posted on June 27, 2014 at 5:19pm — 2 Comments

SMLM CARD

This was a Soviet Military Liaison Mission card.Used on Soviet auto's or trucks driving in Germany.

Posted on April 28, 2009 at 9:19pm — 2 Comments

Who Remembers

Another old one!! The little German store on the way to Nurnberg.In the early 70's we called it Queer Willy's.He made you a sandwich and gave you a drink for just about nothing.He took the money out of your hand.Great guy always took care of the GI's . Anyone remember??? Tom.

Posted on February 22, 2009 at 8:43pm — 3 Comments

Years Ago

An old one.Anyone remember what and where was NATO TWO-THREE.Did a week of guard duty there in 1970.

Posted on January 20, 2009 at 5:31pm — 5 Comments

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At 12:35pm on February 25, 2017, Robert M. Lavoie said…

I may be a lot of things but I will never admit to being "old". 

At 9:48pm on September 20, 2016, Joseph Halter said…

Thank You very much.

At 1:57pm on July 26, 2016, Wayne Dixon said…

TOM B>  WOULD YOU SEND ME YOUR ADDRESS AGAIN WHEN MY UNIT WENT DOWN I LOSTA LOTOF INFORMATION>
WAYNE DIXON
wedtx@aol.com

At 1:00am on June 1, 2016, Dennis K. Hansen said…

Happy Birthday Thomas.. hope you had a great day...Prost

At 8:13pm on May 31, 2016, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy birthday Thomas, I hope it was a good one!

At 1:44pm on May 25, 2016, Ed paquette said…

thanks for the well wishes and compliment on the book by Jack Tarvin (I only added a couple stories) -I don't go to this site often -still working full-time in Hampton NH but will try to get on more often.  We're having a reunion in Oregon Aug 25 if anyone is interested.  thanks, Ed Paquette

At 2:26pm on March 7, 2016, Melvin L. Utz said…

Tom,

No all my family is from Va. Looking for several buddys, maybe you can help,

1. Vergial Horton, Va. area

2 Eugene Westerfelt, Nj area.

Jack Bullock, Baltimore Md area,

All in 2nd cav 57 thru 60

Any help will be greatfuly  apperated.

                                                                       M.L. Utz

At 3:46pm on November 30, 2015, Lawrence Stanley Snow(DUSTY)SSG said…
Thank you
At 12:15pm on June 8, 2015, Frank L Moseley Jr said…

Thank You Tom B.

Hope to have a good day. Twixt the wife, the Doc's and mesel'... I am trying.... Lord knows I can be trying!  LOL

At 12:30pm on May 31, 2015, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy birthday today Thomas enjoy your day.

At 5:37pm on December 5, 2014, michael patrick long said…

Thomas thanks for the photo of mark keith maybe you could help everytime I go to load my pics it is coming up with an error message am I doing something wrong the pics are small and don't exceed the size

At 12:06pm on November 27, 2014, Ed White said…

Thanks Tom. 64 Today SOB :-)

At 7:04pm on November 17, 2014, George W. Smith said…

Thanks for commenting on something I am trying to forget.

At 5:40pm on November 17, 2014, Tim Gavaghan said…

Thanks Tom.  I was "surfing" the net and thinking about Amberg when I found this site.  When I saw SFC Z was on here, I had to join.  Soooo many memories from Camps Reed and May.  Thanks again for the warm welcome.

TIm 

At 8:33pm on November 14, 2014, Dave Gettman said…

Tom,

"Tiny" Hayden was one of my best friends in C Troop. We did a lot of crazy shit together!

At 1:53pm on September 20, 2014, Joseph Halter said…

Thank You for the birthday wishes.

At 12:30am on July 27, 2014, Stanley H. Salot Jr. said…

Thomas, I will need to check my records for the actual date.  I left sometime after the Russian invasion of Czechoslofakia.  I spent my last year there running the Officers club dinning facility.   

At 7:07pm on June 12, 2014, Dave Gettman said…

My pleasure for sure, Tom. Thanks for playin'. That was a hard question!

At 2:07pm on June 12, 2014, Pete Looker said…

Hey Tom, hope this finds you well.  Thanks for telling Dave I was here.  I fondly recall  serving with him. He's a helluva good guy and a great trooper....Thanks again, Pete

At 9:11pm on June 7, 2014, Frank L Moseley Jr said…
Tom,
My Gaelic is a bit weak....But I thank you for the wishes.
 
 
 

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