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Mark A. Atterson left a comment for William J. Taylor
"Yes, I vaguely recall the incident brother. It's hard for my 'retired' brain to remember yesterday, let alone some 40+ years ago. LOL!!! Were you in Delta Company? "
Oct 27
William J. Taylor left a comment for Clifford A J Hackett
"Hi I was in Germany at The Rock from October of 1977 until October of 1978, the winter of 1977, while doing field training at Grafwhor there was a incident that happened and I'm looking for someone that remembers the incident and it looks like…"
Oct 22
William J. Taylor left a comment for Glen Green
" Hey I see you were at the rock about the same time I got there in October of 1977. there was also a incident that happened at grafwhor  where a tank shoot another tank and killed all the ones in the tank that got shot, I'm trying to…"
Oct 22

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
HHT 1ST Squadron 2nd ACR Regiment
Where were you stationed?
Bindlach Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1977- 1978
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I was the Commander"s jeep driver for a time, I also was a gate guard, and a part time of the time I was line cook. didn't do much training in my MOS back tI hen
Tell us a little about you now.
I became a truck driver and did that job for over 33 years, I'm disabled now and had to retire at a early age, now I just work around my home doing odds and ends to improve our home
Phone number (Optional).
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
the only friends I can remember is his last name which was Taft, he was 17 years old.

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At 2:10pm on October 27, 2017, Mark A. Atterson said…

Yes, I vaguely recall the incident brother. It's hard for my 'retired' brain to remember yesterday, let alone some 40+ years ago. LOL!!! Were you in Delta Company? 

At 7:04pm on August 28, 2017, Dave Gettman said…

Welcome to Dragoon Base William. I just missed you by a couple years.

Give me a holler if you have any questions.

Tacoma Dave



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.


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