Dragoon Base

Connecting the Troopers of Today with the Veterans of Yesterday.

Todd R. Melcher
  • Male
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands
Share

Todd R. Melcher's Friends

  • Paul Richard Decker, Sr
  • Jim Clendenen
  • Homer Galloway
  • John G Boyd
  • Eric Larson
  • Harold Jones
  • Shannon Ryan
  • Fred Abress
  • William COleman
  • John Vincent
  • Michael 'Mike' Jones
  • Jason Hastings
  • MAC
  • Stephen (STEVE-O) Bowen
  • Harry Warner

Todd R. Melcher's Groups

 

Todd R. Melcher's Page

Latest Activity

Shannon Ryan left a comment for Todd R. Melcher
"Thinking of you today on your birthday ,Rest in peace Todd."
Aug 28, 2016
Dave Gettman replied to Todd R. Melcher's discussion Main Dish/Pork-Bacon in the group Troop Mess Hall Share a Recipe
"PAT'S COMPANY PORK CHOPS by Anne Lourentzos, 2 RSS 4 butterfly loin chops 1 pt. sour cream 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 c. Pepperidge Farm stuffing mix Brown chops on both sides and season to taste. Place in shallow baking dish. Mix…"
Dec 1, 2015
Dave Gettman replied to Todd R. Melcher's discussion Main Dish/Pork-Bacon in the group Troop Mess Hall Share a Recipe
"MOM'S PORK CHOPS AND RICE by Jean Aspinall, 2 RSS 4 to 5 porkchops 1 c. uncooked Minute rice 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 c. milk Brown pork chops and place 1 cup uncooked Minute rice over them. Pour 1 can cream of chicken soup, diluted with…"
Dec 1, 2015
Dave Gettman replied to Todd R. Melcher's discussion Main Dish/Pork-Bacon in the group Troop Mess Hall Share a Recipe
"SWEET-AND-SOUR PORK CHOPS by Chris Dallas, 3/2 ACR In skillet brown 4 rib pork chops (3/4 inch thick) in shortening; drain excess fat. Season chops with salt and pepper. Combine one large can pineapple chunks and juice with 1/3 cup Heinz 57 Sauce;…"
Nov 17, 2015
Dave Gettman replied to Todd R. Melcher's discussion Main Dish/Pork-Bacon in the group Troop Mess Hall Share a Recipe
"PORK TENDERLOIN PATTIES by Mary Lou Williams, 71st Maint. 1 pork tenderloin, cut into 1 1/2 to 2 inch slices or patties (approx. 6 pieces) Flour for dredging Salt and pepper 1/2 c. water Dash of Worcestershire sauce 1/2 c. consommé 1/2 c.…"
Nov 17, 2015
Dave Gettman replied to Todd R. Melcher's discussion Bacon/Pork in the group Troop Mess Hall Share a Recipe
"KENTUCKY PORK BAR-B-Q by Mary Alice Skidmore, 2/2 ACR Use a 5 to 6 pound fresh picnic ham. Sauce: 1 1/2 c. catsup 2 1/2 c. water 1/3 c. yellow vinegar 1 small chopped onion (fine) 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce Dash of hot sauce 1/2 c. brown…"
Nov 14, 2015
Shannon Ryan left a comment for Todd R. Melcher
"R.I.P. brother Todd, we are thinking of you today, keep the Bier cold for the rest of us."
Aug 28, 2014
Michael 'Mike' Jones left a comment for Todd R. Melcher
"Todd , thanks for taking a 17 year old "cruit under your wing ,I've remembered those lessons my whole life . Save a spot at the bar ,I'll be seeing you Brother.                    …"
Dec 31, 2013
Shannon Ryan left a comment for Todd R. Melcher
"See you in Fiddler's green Todd, Rest in peace Brother. We will take that ride together on the other side."
Dec 29, 2013
Dave Gettman left a comment for Todd R. Melcher
"Rest in peace, Brother Melcher. See you at Fiddler's Green for a cold one. Dragoon for life!!"
Dec 29, 2013
Todd R. Melcher commented on Rob " Bob " Englund's photo
Thumbnail

B troop

"God damn! M48A2Charlies."
Oct 5, 2013
Todd R. Melcher replied to Chris Andreychak's discussion Bamberg Closing and visit to Camp Hof
"Three years later I got married and my Father-in-Law was a POW in Leipzig. He got a big laugh out of that story."
Oct 5, 2013
Todd R. Melcher replied to Chris Andreychak's discussion Bamberg Closing and visit to Camp Hof
"Sad. I have so many good memories of those places. One light note though; in 2008 I was flying to Iraq as a contractor and our bird had to land in Leipzig. So many times while I was patrolling  the border I saw Leipzig on the map and never…"
Oct 5, 2013
Shannon Ryan left a comment for Todd R. Melcher
"Todd, I hope all is well with you, Happy birthday. keep it  in the wind and the rubber on the road."
Aug 28, 2013
Sigmund Fertig left a comment for Todd R. Melcher
"" HAPPY BIRTHDAY" Todd, hope your special day is filled with good things !"
Aug 27, 2013
Edward (Gene) Beck left a comment for Todd R. Melcher
"Dang, I missed your Birthday! I hope you did whatever you wanted to."
Aug 31, 2012

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
H co 2/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Bamberg
What MOS or job description did you have?
11E
What was your rank/title?
SGT E-5
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
74-76
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Saw a lot of Germany, especialy along the border. Did a fair share of Reforgers and suffered through "Graff" more times than I would like to remember.
Interesting side note; in 2008 while traveling to Iraq, had a layover in Leipzig. I remember sitting on the porcelen throne in the latrine thinking, "Wow, back in the old 2nd ACR days, I never thought I would one day take a dump in Leipzig".
Tell us a little about you now.
Working as a small arms field engineer for USSOC.
Do you have a web site?
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000062702605&ref=profile
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
David Poe, Bob Mankin, Bob Towner, "Frenchy" Menard, Eric Larson and all of the guys I served with in Bamberg.

Todd R. Melcher's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (24 comments)

You need to be a member of Dragoon Base to add comments!

Join Dragoon Base

At 2:41pm on August 28, 2016, Shannon Ryan said…

Thinking of you today on your birthday ,Rest in peace Todd.

At 3:49pm on August 28, 2014, Shannon Ryan said…

R.I.P. brother Todd, we are thinking of you today, keep the Bier cold for the rest of us.

At 12:31pm on December 31, 2013, Michael 'Mike' Jones said…

Todd , thanks for taking a 17 year old "cruit under your wing ,I've remembered those lessons my whole life . Save a spot at the bar ,I'll be seeing you Brother.

                                       Dragoon for life! Always ready!!

At 11:16pm on December 29, 2013, Shannon Ryan said…

See you in Fiddler's green Todd, Rest in peace Brother. We will take that ride together on the other side.

At 6:54pm on December 29, 2013, Edward (Gene) Beck said…

Gonna miss you Todd. See you at Fiddlers Green.

At 1:55pm on December 29, 2013, Dave Gettman said…

Rest in peace, Brother Melcher. See you at Fiddler's Green for a cold one.

Dragoon for life!!

At 9:30pm on August 28, 2013, Shannon Ryan said…

Todd, I hope all is well with you, Happy birthday. keep it  in the wind and the rubber on the road.

At 11:14pm on August 27, 2013, Edward (Gene) Beck said…

Happy Birthday wherever you are. I hope you are well.

At 10:53am on August 27, 2013, Sigmund Fertig said…

" HAPPY BIRTHDAY" Todd, hope your special day is filled with good things !

At 3:58pm on August 31, 2012, Edward (Gene) Beck said…

Dang, I missed your Birthday! I hope you did whatever you wanted to.

 
 
 

Events

Colonels of the Regiment

7th Colonel of the Regiment John P. Hatch

26 June 1881 - 9 January 1886

Sponsors

2d DRAGOONS

This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.

MEMORABILIA

Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

© 2017   Created by Robb Russell.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service