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

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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.

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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.

 
 
 

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