"Shannon,wish you the best on your move. we did that 21 years ago on our move from nj to florida. we just couldn"t believe the "stuff" we had accumualated after 40 some years and had to get rid of.now that we"re here for 21 years…"
"dave,at least 95% or more of us "c" co. were 2 year draftees and we were together from basic to discharge..as a result we became like family having not only former ncos but officers that retired as col's coming to our…"
"Harold,his name is sgt. randy durman.he was one of our di's in boot camp and also gyroed over with us and became one of our platoon sgts. in germany.he and another sgt from the west coast,george marshal,who was also one of our di"s and…"
"Shannon,thanks for the tip with the red cross.i think I will wait for the dust to settle a bit first before I call. I know there has to be a lot of immediate familly and loved ones trying to make contact. and no I don't do face book."
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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