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harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Dave, thanks for that website,  I did not know how to put the Crest in. I put in a flower I am glad my movie touched you.  That is what we are showing Memorial Day. Toujours pret"
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harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Good Toujours Pret Sunday Morning to all you fine troops of the 2nd ACR. Beautiful Day her in sunny South Florida, the 6th Borough of New York. Dave, did you receive the DVD yet?"
Sunday
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Frank, I just saw it again on TV. His name is Jonathon Farmer. Should be buried this week. Not in the National Cemetery here in Palm Beach."
Feb 11
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Frank, You heard of that soldier that was killed last week and they're burying him up your way somewhere N. of Jupiter. Well the VFW Captain is going and on TV he was wearing the Cavalry hat. I could not see what number was above the Cross…"
Feb 11
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Hey Dave, How are the blizzards up there? Hope you're safe and letting others do your snow shoveling. That's why we left NY. No more snow but did get cold here this winter. Stay safe."
Feb 11
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"GREAT TOUJOUR PRET MORNING TO ALL, GLAD TO BE HERE. DOES ANY ONE REMEMBER WHERE WE GOT THE 2ND ACR LICENCE PLATES FROM? SIG, I TURNED 80 IN NOVEMBER.  SO I WAS OLDER THAN YOU IN NUERENBERG.  I WAS 18 AND 3 MONTHS WHEN I ENLISTED 3.6.57"
Feb 5
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Dave in the DVD will be some scenes from last year however; 60% is new and please bring tissues with you.  You will tear up"
Jan 30
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Dave, the Memorial Day Movie has been approved.  I will send you a copy Shortly. Right now we are trying to find..never mind.  Can you recall the name of the G.I. whose remains were just found in North Korea.  They had a funeral in…"
Jan 30
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"SIG, yOU WERE THE SAME AGE AS ME, AND I LOOK LIKE I'M STILL IN GRAMMAR SCHOOL AND YOU LOOK LIKE A MATURED SOLDIER."
Jan 25
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"LOOK HOW F..N YOUNG I AM.  I CAN'T BELIEVE IT.  DECEMBER 1957. 62 YEARS AGO"
Jan 25
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
Jan 25
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Sig, do you remember the Deutchendike? Soldiers field brings back memories..  In back of soldiers field, there was another field attached to it where hitler kept his tank parades. no pictures on that."
Jan 25
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
Jan 25
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
Jan 25
Charles Edward Wandall Sr left a comment for harold goldstein
"was in amberg 74-77 track commander ,section leader 2nd plt ,l troop 3/2 acr done border patrol at camp may and roitz plus all the field duty had a pretty good time there ,retired over road truckdriver now"
Jan 24
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Charles Edward Wandall Sr. Welcome to the old timers. Can you please give us a background of your 2nd ACR days? I'm 1957-1959. HQ HQ Radio Operator."
Jan 24

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
hq co
Where were you stationed?
Ft Meade and nurnburg
What MOS or job description did you have?
I think it was 051 or midspeed radio operater
What was your rank/title?
When I left Germany it was E4 at home I got the 3 stripes E5
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1957 1959
Tell us a little about your cav days.
i gyro'd over as the advance party in December 1957 and worked with the 3rd AC till our guys came over.
Tell us a little about you now.
old and retired
Phone number (Optional).
5616381432
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
bob kryger, sam goldstein, a c lewis, owen tussing, charles dixon,

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At 2:15pm on January 24, 2019, Charles Edward Wandall Sr said…

was in amberg 74-77 track commander ,section leader 2nd plt ,l troop 3/2 acr done border patrol at camp may and roitz plus all the field duty had a pretty good time there ,retired over road truckdriver now

At 5:51pm on December 16, 2017, Shannon Ryan said…

Night fire Graf.On the BorderCamp RotzDownrange Bergen Mco. First round hits

At 11:24am on November 16, 2017, Thomas Blaszkiewicz said…

At 10:22am on November 26, 2016, Sigmund Fertig said…

At 10:43am on November 16, 2016, Sigmund Fertig said…

" HAPPY BIRTHDAY " My friend, hope your special day is filled with good things, blessings to you !

At 2:34pm on April 12, 2016, Harry Warner said…

Harold, you old SOB, I knew you could do it!!!! WTG!!!

At 10:47am on February 20, 2016, Harry Warner said…
Harold, If you still need stories for your book, I suggest you go back to Day 1 of Oldtimers and start reading. It was very active back then. Some days it seemed like no one slept. I'm sure you could pick up some interesting tidbits to write about.
At 9:13pm on November 28, 2015, ErnieKeel said…

Sorry I left you out Harold. We have a condo on the intercoastal, not to far from you in Stuart. We have been snowbirding it to FLA for the last 7 or 8 years. Can't wait to get back into the sun!  Sgt Goldstein, Specialist Keel reporting for duty in Troop FLA! LOL

At 12:45pm on November 17, 2015, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy belated birthday Harold.

At 1:25am on July 22, 2015, Shannon Ryan said…

Here is a short story as best as I can remember Harold, sometime in 1979, I was at Grafenwöhr with M company it was for either Gunnery training or Canadian cup practice I don't remember which one. I spent a lot of time there, anyways I found myself on battery changing detail for the pop up targets one day, we had plywood targets downrange the same size as a Soviet tank, they would pop up and then we would shoot them down. So they call for a cease fire for the entire impact area while the detail is down range swapping out battery's we drive down range get off the truck and then we would walk around to these targets and they were down in a hole dug out big enough for the target and all the hardware to make them pop up. Well some artillery unit somewhere on base did not get the word on the cease fire, we all used the same impact area tankers and arty. Well I am still here to tell you that you really can hear the round coming in, it landed very close to my position I was down in the hole changing the battery out and was fairly safe but I did feel the earth move and they only dropped the one round before they realized what they did, after we got the all clear I walked over to the impact spot and got a first hand look at what a 155 round can do I picked up a piece of shrapnel about 7inches long that was still smoking and kept it for a souvenir and I still have it packed away some where. No one got hurt that day we were all pretty lucky.  And that is a Graf. memory as best as I can recall. I have some more stories some I probably should not write about, but I may come up with some more later. Toujours Pret.

 
 
 

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