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Tim Walczyk 94B Cook
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  • Lake Villa, IL
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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
A Troop 1/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Bindlach Germany and Camp Gates
What MOS or job description did you have?
94B Cook
What was your rank/title?
E1-SP4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Aug.81-Feb.83
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Lots of fun. Cold and snow and beer :) A great time of my life, although I didn't fully realize it at the time. Great scenery and people. I went to the Education Center on The Rock right when I arrived and took the tests for my GED/HS Diploma. I dropped out of High School and joined the Army. I swore into the Army on March 30, 1981 my 17th birthday ( The day Ronald Reagan got shot by John Hinckley Jr. ) I passed my tests and got my HS Diploma from Bindlach The Rock. How many people can say that :) Fraulines and beer, what more could you want at 17 years old.
Tell us a little about you now.
I'm happily married with a 5 year old son. I'm registered on Facebook if anyone cares to contact me. My email is tim7050@yahoo.com.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Scott Paradis, William Bone everyone from 81-83.

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At 12:16pm on July 23, 2011, Rick Shirey said…
HI Tim, send me some pie, pls?  Just joking, how you been?  Do not work to hard, it is to hot to work.  Take Care Rick.
At 12:08pm on March 29, 2011, Thomas Blaszkiewicz said…
Tim,hope you have a Happy Birthday and you can relax after you whip up some S.O.S. for the family and yourself.  LOL.
At 10:16pm on January 18, 2011, Joe Sellner said…

Tim,

           I gotta know you . I am sure you laid an omelet on my plate. With grits! All the strange food we learned to like. Course it helps to be hungry. I have 4 kids- ages twins 9(boy &girl) Girl 11, Girl 13 and we are basketball freaks . I coach two teams and 3 of the kids play. At the ripe old age of 52 I am busier then ever. Toujors Pret!

 

                                                    Your Friend

                                                     Joe

PS enjoy your child it goes super fast!

 

                                                      Joe

At 1:16pm on January 12, 2011, Harry Warner said…

Hello Tim,

Ah, Camp Gates....loved the food and the freedom there.  Away from HQ and very little interaction with the "brass" when they rotated through.  Ran the PX and avoided the scam that the German's tried with the PX operators. 

You might want to take a look at the Oldtimer's group.  You may find someone there you knew.  Don't let the name scare you, we take oldtimers of all ages.  It's just that we get a bit cynical with things.

Harry

At 1:06pm on January 9, 2011, Jeffrey C Havens said…
Hey Tim ,Gladd to hear from another A trooper.Probably changed a lot from my time '72-'74 but i'm sure the weather never changed. Always enjoyed going to Camp Gates. Stay well  Jeff  TP
At 6:37pm on January 7, 2011, Dave Gettman said…
Not a problem. You should see the Rock now. It's pretty spooky visiting that place after all these years. Not many of the original buildings left, but there are a few. In 2008 I found the neighborhood we lived in when my dad was in the 2d Cav 1953-55.
At 3:44pm on January 7, 2011, Dave Gettman said…

Just look on the front page of the site, down near the bottom where all the videos are. Click on "view all" at the bottom right corner of the video section.

 

Dave

At 2:01pm on January 7, 2011, Dave Gettman said…
Yeah, John Walker has a bunch of videos of Camp Gates a couple years ago.
At 1:49pm on January 7, 2011, Allen Fisher said…
I was there from 86 to 88, in Bravo Troop. I was a Mortar Maggot. I think someone on the site has film of the border post after it was closed. Weird to see paint falling off the walls, etc..
At 11:37pm on January 6, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…
 
 
 

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