I too served with James Van Patten, John Nonemaker in the 87 Chem Company. I arrived just prior to deployment to the unit I was a 63y10 when I arrived. Do you know Sgt Kuneman or Sgt Bascaurrea not sure of the spelling on there last…"
What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
87th Chemical Company
Where were you stationed?
Nuernberg ( Merrell Barracks)
What MOS or job description did you have?
54B-Enlisted-Chemical Operations Specialist
What was your rank/title?
E-3 Private First Class
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Too much time in the field but did manage to travel around Germany via train a bit.Spent many nights in the Green Goose partying with friends.Had friends in Hohenfels,Pinder ( Zirndorf) and Fuerth.Also visited friends in Wurzburg,Amberg and Schweinfurt.I still maintain contact with some of my Army and civilian friends.
Tell us a little about you now.
Living in Albany New York region call the Capital District or Capital Region.After the Army I travelled quite a bit around the country and then decided to settle down ( for now) in my home state of New York.I was born in Rochester,NY area.
I have 2 dogs,drive a Pontiac Vibe ( 2005) and work outside sales for a Motorola radio company in Albany.Every year we donate items for the Adopt A Soldier program to send care packages and supplies to our troops overseas.I know I would have appreciated the items while in the desert.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Jason Jefferies,Robert Fegley,Randy Ramirez,Eric Neff,Glenn Reeves ( Shareef),Glen Clinton,Chris Arnold,Eric Skinner,Clint Weisel,Christopher Larson,Scott Feuerbach,Jaime Garza, Matt Owenby, James Van Patten, John Nonemaker, Ray Reyes, David Brown
Toujours Pret Wayne,
Welcome to the new DragoonBase, the site has plenty of newer features, lots of sub-groups,(ie,F-Trp,Amberg,Medics,etc.) and links for 2nd Cav News and History.
Robb Russell has posted some tips for navigating the site(ie,photos,ect) in the Forum.
If you need any help, you can contact Robb, or myself, or just yell out another member may be able to help.
And his only wish that ‘We keep it clean’, use our real names/with pictures, and you tell all your friends about the new DragoonBase.