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robert whipple
  • Male
  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • United States

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  • Harry Race
  • Robert DeGarimore
  • fred snyder
  • Thom Knott
  • Jeff Harrington
  • mike kennedy
  • Tony (aka Sandy) Sanagustin
  • Terry W. Serago
  • Randy Alan Laws
  • Rodney James Rowan
  • Bryan Haberman

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Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
K- troop 3/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Amberg, Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
19E / 19K
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Came in under CPT. CRUZ the originator of SUFFA, Saw him bite the heads off chickens, The stuff of legends, I was there. 10 mile PT runs, The SWOOP, Terry serago, geoff gray, tony sanagustine, brian judy, frank dayton, gerry cupp, james devone, sgt. borges, sgt wilhelm, sgt breeden. glen gill, jim bundick. tom knott. loyd helton. sankster
Tell us a little about you now.
trucker running the southeast, living in Port Charlotte, Fl.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Terry serago, geoff gray, tony sanagustine, brian judy, frank dayton, gerry cupp, james devone, sgt. borges, sgt wilhelm, sgt breeden. glen gill, jim bundick. tom knott. loyd helton. sankster

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At 1:17am on April 28, 2013, Lynn Paul Proctor said…
What's up mr whip pile long time.
At 9:42am on August 1, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…
Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 6:50pm on March 22, 2010, Jeff Harrington said…
Of course I don't mind, that is what they are there for. As I said to Laws just a short time ago, I have some more pics I will be posting soon. I think I have about 40-50 more that are suitable for posting.
At 2:40pm on March 20, 2010, Jeff Harrington said…

sgt Harrington here, I drove for Capt. Cruz "Suffa". Those were the days for sure. I would like to get in touch with many of the same guys sgt Borges, sgt Breeden, "Trigger" (Helton). I don't know if you remember me, I drove for Cruz probably for the last 6-7 months before ETS., when we were on the Grenze I worked Op's. My last tour (June84) I was with 3rd herd.
At 10:19am on March 8, 2010, mike kennedy said…
rob will you be at the reunion? mike kennedy
At 8:22am on March 8, 2010, mike kennedy said…
(suffa) you dirty dog nice to see some people i know have you seen sgt gill e mail me back
At 2:29pm on February 16, 2010, Terry W. Serago said…
Hey bobby , thanks for giving me the link for this site
At 12:05am on February 15, 2010, Bryan Haberman said…
Onyx went everywhere with K-troop. I remember a lot of the names you mentioned above. Knott, Helton, Sangster, Wilhelm, Borges. Also SSG Terry Childs, Sgt Oney, SP4 Bob Dope, I could go on. Wonder where all of them are now. The 2nd ACR is having a reunion May 15-17th in Elizabethtown, KY near Ft. Knox this year.
At 7:31pm on February 14, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…

Toujours Pret Robert,

Welcome to the DragoonBase, the new
Base here at Ning.com, has plenty of
updated features(similar to MySpace),
lots of sub-groups,
(Officers Club,F-Trp,Amberg,Medics,etc),
and links for “2nd Cavalry Assn.”
News and History Centers.

Robb Russell has posted some tips for
navigating the site(ie,photos,links,ect)
in the Forum.

Please feel free to stop by and read the
latest “Tacoma Dave's ‘Triva Quiz’”,
you can learn some 2nd Cav history,
and you could even, win a kool prize.

If you need any help, you may contact
Robb Russell, 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 is to,
‘Keep it clean’.
Use your real name and picture,
(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, where to find the DragoonBase.

Thanks again for joining Dragoon Base,
and for your Service and Dedication,
to Our Great Country.

Jesse Kelley
F Troop 2/2ACR




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