"lowest we had down here in port charlotte where I am was about 45 getting up into the low 60's. 62 right now and pleasant in the sun with just a sweatshirt..hang loose we're off to the moose for a few."
"sig, I too went over on the buckner, which is no longer. through the internet I found that it has been scrapped.in early july 1959 all but about a hundred of us got their orders to depart Germany and to sail home.well I was one of the hundred…"
"sig,you were lucky to get topside. we could go out but were on the lower decks.do you remember those three really bad days when we had 55 foot seas. that almost 800 foot ship bobbed around like a cork.are you anywhere around selinas? we had an…"
What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
c co 1st bn 2nd acr
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1957 to 1959
Tell us a little about your cav days.
ahhh!. just to many things to write about. i'll just say it was a very rewarding experience. had a great circle of friends back then and still do today. because about 95% of us were draftees,we all took basic together as a bn,went to germany and all came back together. as a result we still have an annual c co reunion.
i truly loved border duty at hoff and kronach and especialy voulunteer duty on bird wing.
Tell us a little about you now.
retired from dupont. originally from nj and now living in florida. not as good as i used to be but i can still put away a few beers! i used my gi bill to get my commercial pilots license with single, multiengine and instrument ratings and then my certified instructers licence for single and multiengine land aircraft. i instructed for about five years part time at the same flight school where i took all my training. folded my wings in 2000
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