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charles roger albright commented on Dale Weaver's group G Troop
"74 to 78  1st platoon , GSR , Americal , M551 qualified and a whole lot of other crap , we had a CSM as a first sgt when I got there , ran our ass off , up the hill to the skeet range and back daily made some good friends that I have lost…"
Dec 11, 2014
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G Troop

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Dec 11, 2014
charles roger albright commented on Keith Bunn's photo
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Keith's Platoon Photo at Basic Training

"I was the training / ammo NCO in B-5C-1 from 78 to 81"
Dec 10, 2014
charles roger albright commented on Richard Howe's photo
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Nazi Party Rallying Grounds, Nurnberg

"in 74 I stood there were hitler stood and gave his speech"
Dec 10, 2014
charles roger albright commented on Ray Otwell's photo
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"I like a lot of you that went Trough Nuremburg Stood were Hitler made his famous speech from the sports platz"
Dec 6, 2014
charles roger albright shared Kenneth Morrow's photo on Facebook
Dec 5, 2014
charles roger albright commented on Robb Russell's group Bamberg
"Thank you Doug I will due that , and we as 19D had our jump boots the strap up one's , I still had them till one of my boys was in high school and have you tried the Calvary Store or Uniforms .com for the beret , finding the red/white shield is…"
Dec 4, 2014
charles roger albright commented on Jason Hastings's group The Honorary Squadron of the 2d Dragoons
"Thank You Dave I was hoping they were still around , but the same thing happened to the White Horse Assoc. records of the 5th Calvary of Fort Knox deactivated all records were filed  , even the graduation photo's of each Troop were gone ,…"
Dec 4, 2014
charles roger albright commented on Jason Hastings's group The Honorary Squadron of the 2d Dragoons
"Does anyone know were the Border Legion  records have gone to , a few years ago I found mine and my wife's large copy welcome us as a member of the border legion , we were in the 2nd squadron (camp Hof) 74-78"
Nov 28, 2014
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The Honorary Squadron of the 2d Dragoons

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Nov 28, 2014
charles roger albright replied to Bill Underwood's discussion Funny or Not So Funny Things That Happened At Border Camps in the group Border Patrol
"I remember in the HOF sector an old tower we would climb to sit in and watch the other side , and walking out on the Nuremberg Bridge that crossed the border , the east side of course was gone , and the tri zonal point and the legal crossing point…"
Nov 28, 2014
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Border Patrol

Many of us experienced a unique part of history patrolling the East German & Czechoslovakian Borders during the Cold war. Share those stories here with those who served on the border.See More
Nov 28, 2014
charles roger albright left a comment for Dale Cogdell
"what troop were you with , I was with G troop started as an 11D , retained to 17K GSR"
Nov 28, 2014
charles roger albright left a comment for mike vanover
"I was there when he got demoted he went off the deep end"
Nov 28, 2014
charles roger albright commented on Robb Russell's group Bamberg
"74 to 78  started on 551's G-37  , due to shortage in our troop transferred to GSR , worked the armory , Americal , Everyone did Reforger we were hooked up with the Canadians , Qualified as a gunner on a 551 at Graf in 77 (lost my…"
Nov 28, 2014
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Bamberg

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Nov 28, 2014

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
g troop 2/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
BAMBERG 74 - 78 G TROOP SECOND FLOOR THIRD DOOR ON RIGHT THEN MOVED UP TO THE NCO BAY
What MOS or job description did you have?
STARTED 11D WORKED 17K AND 71P
What was your rank/title?
E2 TO E5 TANK DRIVER SHERDIAN M113 SCOUT LOADER COMMANDER GSR BORDER TEAM LEADER
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
74 TO 78
Tell us a little about your cav days.
NEVER FORGET THE BORDER CAMP HOF AND CAMP COBURG RUNNING THE TRACE / REFORGER RUNNING THE COUNRTY SIDE / AMERICAL / TRIZONAL POINT /TANK GUNNERY AT GRAF ON G-37 AS GUNNER EVEN QUALIFIED THE GRINZINGER IN BAMBERG LIVED IN BAUNACH JUST OUTSIDE BAMBERG / RIDING THE TRAINS / AND THE MANY FRIENDS I MADE
Tell us a little about you now.
WELL AFTER 6 YRS 9 MO. AND 18 DAYS I REJOINED THE CIVILIAN WORLD WORKING FOR A RENTAL COMPANY AND HAVE BEEN THERE EVER SINCE GOT 7 KIDS AND 2.7 GRANDKIDS
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219 746 4527 / 219 980 5042
 
 
 

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7th Colonel of the Regiment John P. Hatch

26 June 1881 - 9 January 1886

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2d DRAGOONS

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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