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Dave Gettman left a comment for gary schmidt
"Hey Gary, We have a Vernon Schmidt in the 2d Cavalry Association who served in the Regiment during WW II. He just attended the 2d Cavalry Association reunion Oct. 3-6, 2013. Wonder if he could be a relation?"
Oct 7, 2013
gary schmidt commented on Robb Russell's group Bindlach
"be careful!!"
Apr 5, 2012
gary schmidt replied to Cosme Guzman-Torres's discussion Graf in the group Bindlach
"Was stationed in Bindlack 3 years so I remember going to graf at least 9 times, plus other field duty, IE reforgers,hohenfels, and others! lol  "
Mar 27, 2012
gary schmidt replied to Eric Larson's discussion What was your favorite German meal(s) while stationed in Germany?
"does anyone remember the "greasy Walk"? I think it was right outside of William o Darby Kaserne.  "
Mar 27, 2012
gary schmidt replied to Eric Larson's discussion What was your favorite German meal(s) while stationed in Germany?
"I loved visiting neighboring cities and trying the different gasthofs dinners, the best were the jaegerschnitzels, and cordon bleus! Each gasthaus having their own little twist on preparation.  "
Mar 27, 2012
gary schmidt replied to Dave Gettman's discussion PLEASE WELCOME........
"I thank all of you men for your service and paving the way for everyone who served in the 2nd Cav!"
Mar 14, 2012
gary schmidt left a comment for wil clinton
"welcome Wil, I remember the blue bayou, it used to be called old baileys, i ws ther from 76-79, i also will never forget those times!  "
Mar 14, 2012
Jesse Kelley left a comment for gary schmidt
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY GARY Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!"
May 13, 2011
gary schmidt replied to Eric Larson's discussion Ration Cards
"                                                          definatley remember the ration cards, got a…"
Dec 21, 2010
gary schmidt replied to Mike Chancey's discussion Some More Current Pictures of Bindlach in the group Bindlach
"I was at the rock between 76- 79, the first pic looks like part of the family housing area, all the barracks were lined up from the gate with HHT being the last before the PX and stuff, I was in HHT"
Dec 17, 2010
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Nov 11, 2009

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
i was in hq troop, at the rock (christensen bks) from 76-79
Where were you stationed?
bindlach, christensen barracks
What MOS or job description did you have?
64c
What was your rank/title?
e1-e4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
76 - 79
Tell us a little about your cav days.
well of course we did a lot of field time, but i also ran rations out of camp gates for camp pitton and gates, it was a crazy time at the rock, but i will always remember them as the time of my life, but i didnt realize it at the time! one of my best friends was Ron Allman, crazier than me! alot of memories!!
Tell us a little about you now.
after i left the rock i was stationed at ft bragg for 2 years, left there and went back to germany and was stationed with 37th group, at fuerth , with the 1st trans co, from there went to ft bliss tx with the 3rd acr for 3 years and stayed here!
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Ron Allman, William Sheppard, Charles Christenberry, and anyone else who remembers my name from that crazy time!!! lol

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At 11:26pm on October 7, 2013, Dave Gettman said…

Hey Gary,

We have a Vernon Schmidt in the 2d Cavalry Association who served in the Regiment during WW II. He just attended the 2d Cavalry Association reunion Oct. 3-6, 2013.

Wonder if he could be a relation?

At 10:28am on May 13, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…


HAPPY BIRTHDAY GARY
Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 4:17pm on November 11, 2009, Jesse Kelley said…

Toujours Pret Gary,
Welcome to the new DragoonBase, the new Base has plenty of newer features, lots of sub-groups,(ie, Officers Club, F-Trp., Amberg, Medics, etc.) and links for 2nd Cav News and History.
Robb Russell has posted some tips for navigating the site (ie,photos,links,ect) in the Forum.
Make sure you stop by and read the latest Tacoma Dave ‘Triva Quiz’, learn some 2nd Cav history and you can even win a kool prize.
If you need any help, you can contact Robb, or any of the 5 admins listed at the top of the page, or just yell out, another member may be able to help you.
And our only wish, ‘Keep it clean’, use our Real names/with Pictures (pix from back in the day, work best for searching for Brothers, but any picture will do).
And that you please tell all your friends about the new DragoonBase.

Thanks again for joining Dragoon Base, and for your service to our great country,
Jesse Kelley
 
 
 

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