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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
HHT, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment
Where were you stationed?
Merrell Barracks, Nurnberg, Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
Adminstrative Specialist
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
January 1973 - August 1975
Tell us a little about your cav days.
The three best years of my life. I started in Regimental S-1 as a PFC, when I left I was the PSNCO for the newly formed Command and Control Squadron. I loved Germany, spoke passable German, and was the coordinator for the Kontakt program at Merrell Barracks.
Tell us a little about you now.
I'm a retired curmodgeon.
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Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Tim Conklin, Gary Hoffman, Bill Keshlear

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At 9:53am on March 11, 2017, Sigmund Fertig said…

Welcome William from an old 2nd ACR trooper from Bamberg, who went to Commo School at Merell Barracks in 1958 and lives in Hemet Ca.


Colonels of the Regiment

8th Colonel of the Regiment Nelson B. Sweitzer 9 Jun 1886 – 29 Oct 1888



This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.


Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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