"Hello George, Thank you for posting the pictures Its really a prize to keep all those pictures and memories. Lost all my pictures in a divorce so when I found out about Dragoon/Oldtimers it was amazing.Hope this finds you well."
"Hi Tom - Chief Crump here, I was with the first Sq. on the rock. But I do have a few pictures from Pond barracks I would like to share with you. the Germans definitely had a knack of building their Kaserne at the best looking locations. But we still…"
What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
K Troop 3d Sqdn 2d AC 7th Army
Where were you stationed?
Amburg Germany, Pond Barricks
What MOS or job description did you have?
Primary 11E20 Loader M-60 Tank Secondary 11E10 Driver I Went to wheel and track school at fort hood Texas I think my Third was 63E20 Mech
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Was at camp Pitman 6 months at a time pulled Guard duty along the czech border (Camp Weiden) ,had a son born in furth in 68 lived off post in Amburg at 24 sebastan strasse.I see Pond Barricks are gone too in 1995 Remember the bars and the 5 mark annies and the giant rabbits,haha,A mark was a quarter back then,you could have a real good time for 20 Bucks.
(At Weiden) Pulled gate guard there in a little glass shack many a night,when I wast shooting pool up in the rec area Had A great time and good memories
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired auto mech living in Largo Fla .Taking life easy now,
Hi Tom - Chief Crump here, I was with the first Sq. on the rock. But I do have a few pictures from Pond barracks I would like to share with you. the Germans definitely had a knack of building their Kaserne at the best looking locations. But we still have something in common I was a tank commander for many years before becoming a company motor Sgt.then 1st squadron motor Sgt. and then finally went for warrant officer. Hope you enjoy attached pictures - Dragoon for life - Chief