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William (Bill) A. Miller
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  • Citrus Heights, CA
  • United States
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Dec 26, 2018
William (Bill) A. Miller commented on Terence Lee von Sternberg's photo
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"This is the day room at Camp Pitman in Wieden. One border tour I ran this dayroom. I don't recognize the guys sitting at the bar, but to the left of the guy behind the bar is the electric skillet for cooking meat patties for sandwiches."
Dec 26, 2018
William (Bill) A. Miller commented on Jose L Perez's group I TROOP, 3RD RECON SQD, 2ND ARMORED CAV.
"I was in I Troop 1966 to 1968. I was a third platoon tanker. I was the I-37 driver and then as a gunner. I went down Range 42 twice -- as a driver then as a gunner. Both times in the dead of winter. I did border tours at Gates, Pitman, Rotz and Hof.…"
Nov 18, 2018
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I TROOP, 3RD RECON SQD, 2ND ARMORED CAV.

This is the place for all the guys that were part of I Troop, 3rd Recon Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry. . Join and write whatever is in your mind, have questions, looking for old friends that where in I troop. !!! JOIN !!!See More
Nov 18, 2018
William (Bill) A. Miller shared Terence Lee von Sternberg's photo on Facebook
Oct 20, 2018
Terence Lee von Sternberg commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's photo
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"What's really cool is you can see Max resting in the shadow of the medical jeep; man that dog had some history!"
Jun 13, 2018
Terence Lee von Sternberg commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's photo
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"Camp Pitman dayroom, I'd recognize it anywhere!"
Jun 13, 2018
William (Bill) A. Miller replied to E.J. Rennier's discussion 2nd ACR Border Camps 1948-1992
"OP 51 Waidhaus. That was The Camp Pitman OP, right?img035.jpg"
Apr 7, 2018
Richard Lucero commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's photo
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"I remember the bitter cold and the gale force wind that we called "The Hawk" which pummeled The Rock in wintertime!"
Mar 22, 2018
Richard Lucero commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's photo
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"Wow! I remember that dispensary! We had to fix a water main rupture just outside that!"
Mar 22, 2018
William (Bill) A. Miller commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's status
"Thanks, that was very interesting reading. It seems either there never was a J Troop, or there is a reason why it was not reformed after some incident. Anyone have any info or theories?"
Feb 25, 2018
Shannon Ryan commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's status
"I did not see any names from J Troop on that list."
Feb 25, 2018
Shannon Ryan commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's status
Feb 25, 2018
Shannon Ryan commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's status
"Bill here is a story from one of the survivors of the battle http://www.astonisher.com/archives/museum/wm_slaper_little_big_horn.html"
Feb 25, 2018
William (Bill) A. Miller posted a status
"I, K, L and M Troop. No J Troop. J Troop was completely annihilated at the Little Big Horn. Is that true? Anybody have info?"
Feb 24, 2018
William (Bill) A. Miller posted a photo
Feb 23, 2018

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
3rd Squadron, I Troop
Where were you stationed?
Amberg, Pond Barracks
What MOS or job description did you have?
11 Echo M60A1 tank driver later gunner
What was your rank/title?
Spec 5
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1966 to 1968
Tell us a little about your cav days.
On the border I was at camp gates and camp pitman. I was at Graffenwohr and Hoenfels. Went down range 42 as a driver one winter and as a gunner my second winter. My tank was 37.
Went to Nam in 68.
Tell us a little about you now.
70 years old, Live in N. California, Retired Respiratory Therapist. College teacher.
Do you have a web site?
http://no
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Bill Nickel, Richard Bratland, John Michael Turner, Pat Halpin, Aaron Dawson, Danny Sillivan, Dale Fledderman, Vito Pinnelli, Richard Kenny, James Fisher,

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At 9:56am on February 20, 2018, Wolfgang Follman said…

Bill, thanks for the response.For 50 years you did well in remembering.

At 11:06am on February 13, 2018, Wolfgang Follman said…

Hi Bill,welcome.I was in I Troop in 1965/66 and HQ 1966/68.When I was Sq.CBR NCO I used to put you all through the tear gas chamber tent, and give classes in the auditorium/theater.Since I wore an eye patch due to injuries my closing statement at the end of my class was " I will always keep an eye out for you all." Do you remember that?

At 9:47pm on January 28, 2018, Shannon Ryan said…

Welcome to Dragoon Base Bill I was in Amberg from 1978 until 1980 M company, Tanker and Scout. I live in West Sacramento and am working in the concrete cutting and demolition industry

 
 
 

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