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Wilfred L Collins
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  • Warner Robins, GA
  • United States

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Co C 1st Bn. 2nd ACR
Where were you stationed?
Christensen Barracks, Bindlach, Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
Unit Supply Sgt
What was your rank/title?
SFC
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1952-1955
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired in 1969 as CW2. Three trips to Germany, one to Korea and one to Vietnam...

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At 10:39pm on December 18, 2014, Dave Gettman said…

Wilfred L. Collins, deceased March 16, 2014.

Rest in peace Fred, my old friend.

At 12:20pm on November 22, 2008, Tom Costine said…
Wilfred, As supply Sgt for C company you had to know the German guy (Peter Hillenbrand ) who ran the dry claening and laundry place across the road from the main gate and picked up all the personal laundry from Christensen Barracks. I knew him well and I tried to look him up when we went back several yeras ago , there was Dieter Hillenbrand in Bayreuth phone book but no one was ever home there. Do you know what ever happened to him? Also were you the first troops to live in the new barracks at Bindlach?
At 5:55pm on November 20, 2008, George said…
Welcome to the Group and Thank You for your service to our country
 
 
 

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