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Wayne Dixon
  • 84, Male
  • Burleson, TX
  • United States
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Restructuring of Squadrons.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Burdick Feb 1, 2009.

 

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Wayne Dixon commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"I'll try again today to see if I can get on the net.  I had sent HARRY an e-mail he said we were having some problems. TOP OF THE DAY, TROOPERS.  sending the best wishes to all, all take care."
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Wayne Dixon commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Top of the day to all you TROOPERS,  WISHING THE BEST TO ALL.  My one finger message to all sure takes for ever to do, my hands are giving away, losing strength in them.  Mother has to come an wipe my eyes any more, I can't…"
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Wayne Dixon commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Well, I spent the whole day yesterday at VA over in Dallas, I am still beat, they say everything looking good at the present, matter of opinin"
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Wayne Dixon commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"HARRY, I'm like John, I can't remember to much any more, some much has happened over the years, mentally and physically. "
Mar 14

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
I Troop, 3rd Recon., 2nd Armored Cavalry
Where were you stationed?
Pond Barracks, Amberg Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
Recon Scout Leader.
What was your rank/title?
SSG, Scout Section Leader
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1959 - 1961, 1962 - 1964. Assigned to same unit and position both tours. "I" Troop was G Company up until May 1960, when the armored cav. units were restructured.
Tell us a little about your cav days.
A lot of time spent on the Border out Wieden & Marktredwitz. We did a relief and worked Kronach and Hof to allow another Squadron to go their Annual test.
Tell us a little about you now.
I retired January 1969 as SSG. Retired from Lockheed Aircraft after building the F16 fighter in 1998. Worked with Tarrant County Sheriffs Dept and Constables Department, 4th Precinct. I had a spinal core accident, I am now in a wheel chair as a quadraplegic invalid.

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At 10:26am on February 19, 2017, Joseph Testa said…

1994 was a typo I was there from 62 to 65

At 4:36pm on July 15, 2016, Dave Gettman said…

Wayne,

Not sure when dad got to Austria, late 1945 I think, and he left March 1947. After the war before coming home he was transferred to the 83d Infantry Division, then the 42d  Infantry Division, and finally the 4th Constabulary Regiment, as a displaced persons officer for all three units, before coming back to the States at Ft. Lewis.

At 8:22pm on July 13, 2016, Dave Gettman said…

Wayne, on the right side of the page there is a column, and at the top of the column is your name. Under your name is a little box with 4 icons. The bottom icon is settings, looks like two little sprockets or gears. Click on that. This will bring up your profile.

Make whatever changes you want, and then click on SAVE at the bottom and you are done.

Hope this helps, my friend.

At 2:33pm on June 5, 2016, Shannon Ryan said…

Wayne, I know that there is a way to go into your computer and reset it back to a previous time, I think it is called recovery. it may get you back to where your files are that you can not find.

At 5:09pm on June 4, 2016, Melvin L. Utz said…

Wayne.

           Do you have or know were I can get a roster of Hq. Company personal, I served in 3rd Battalion  from 1957, thru 1960. Gyroed  from Ft Meade in 57 to Amberg. Sure would like to hook up with some of the old gang.

                                    M.L. Utz

At 8:26pm on June 2, 2016, Shannon Ryan said…

Wayne, I have kept the windows 10 version that they installed and besides things being a bit different it has been working fine for what little I use the computer for. We shall see how it works out.

At 11:27am on May 31, 2016, Jose L Perez said…

Wyne, I hope that your misses is doing OK. I went to Commo  School  in1965 or1966 at Bad Tolz run by the 10 Special  Forces .  When I joined the Army, I wanted to join the Special Forces but I was told that I could not because I was wearing glasses and could not jump. While there, I found that many guys from SF wore glasses. I asked and I was told that they had the glasses after joining the SF. It was dissapointing since  I had two years of Jr Collage so I was qualified to do so. Take care, you and your misses.( Commo chief, I Troop 1964-1967)

At 10:52am on May 6, 2016, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy birthday to you Mr. Dixon enjoy your day and stay, strong we want you healthy and celebrating many more birthdays. 

At 8:21pm on March 6, 2016, Sigmund Fertig said…

Wayne, email is as follows-- sigyisapigy@roadrunner.com thank you !

At 5:28pm on February 13, 2016, Edward N. Voke said…

Wayne -  Sorry, have no recollection of anyone going down to Bad Tolz. Had to be before or after my assignment to I Troop. I was in K as a 1LT when 1LT Jim Dierickx was the XO; CPT Ray Trouve had the Troop; CPT Ron Zeltman took over from him.  I went to I as the acting XO  because the XO had an extended TDY somewhere.  CPT  Tom Senn had the Troop and went to Squadron Staff; I was on the promotion list and took command; then shortly after, made CPT.  In I, we became shy one LT (Viet-Nam was cranking up and Squadron lost more officers than it gained - something like 13 out and 7 in.)  PSG Mateo Arredondo ran 3d Plt and I moved LT Dave Armstrong into the XO slot.   If I remember correctly, 2LT Mellen was one of the platoon leaders.

 
 
 

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