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At 12:25am on May 6, 2015, Dennis K. Hansen said…

Happy Birthday Wayne , have a great one my friend.. Prost.. "Toujours Pret"

At 10:54pm on January 2, 2015, Joseph Osborne III said…

HI Wayne, Hope you had a great Cristmas and New Year.

I did ok My Wife died 5 Nov 2014 so its getting better now

At 8:48pm on May 18, 2014, Richard (Dick) S. Rees said…

Wayne, I do not have a roster of I Troops Officers for the 1964-66 period. My Recollection of the following is correct:

1. 1LT Bill Wagner, CO upon my arrival Jan. 1966

2.  1LT Dave Armstrong , XO, USMA, made BG I understand

3.   1LT Richard Venes, USMA, succeeded Armstrong as X0.

4.   2LT BIll Halloran, Bowdoin College Maine, where Joshua Chamberlain of Gettysburg Fame became President.  I am 74, and my memory is great either. TP, Dick Rees

At 12:08am on May 5, 2014, Dennis K. Hansen said…

I see its someones birthday!!!  Happy Birthday Brother,hoping its a great day for you..have a great day to you and  Vi,, Toujours Prett"

At 11:04pm on January 25, 2014, Frank L Moseley said…

Wayne, sent a msg to your in-box and 2 e-mails, RE: your e-mail to me .


At 6:27pm on November 17, 2013, Frank L Moseley said…

Wayne, the T3 is a different camera, same Brand, and does not have the variable angle viewfinder

The T3i .... is an upgrade, slightly newer model

At 5:15pm on November 17, 2013, Frank L Moseley said…

Wayne, it's the Canon EOS Rebel T3i that has the variable angle viewing screen

At 4:21pm on October 29, 2013, Joseph Testa said…

Hi Wayne,,

 I do have some photos from Amberg, Il send them out as soon as I scan them Into the computer, Il try that tonight, When I was In L Troop I had to dress up In a Sceck uniform for a group of French officers on an OP On the Check border at Marktreadwitzs,, I was In the 4th platoon In I troop, I went home In April of 65,,The first sergeant was Sgt carter at the time, I don't know If you remember Joe Roman, He got his head caught In the turret gear nearly lost his head, we went on leave to Italy together, That was a blast, got arrested In Rome, Joe climbed up on a statue of a gladiator, we were shitfaced, But they let us go, we stayed with my relatives In Como for awhile, My cousin had a tour boat on the lake and I was working on the boat for a few days,,,  I would talk to the sweet American school teachers on vacation In broken English hiding my Boston Accent,, then after  bedding them I would say, Oh by the way, when you get back to Boston look up my brother Vinnie, heheheheheh, they would get bullshit,,

At 3:17pm on October 29, 2013, Joseph Testa said…

heheheheh yes I messed that up,,I have to change that,

At 6:11pm on October 28, 2013, R C Johnson said…

Wayne,  Big article in this months VFW mag. about VUMS.  If you don't get it, let me know and I will send you mine.  RC

At 5:52pm on October 27, 2013, Frank L Moseley said…

Wayne, I sent you an E-mail......let me know...

At 3:16pm on October 20, 2013, Frank L Moseley said…

Recipe sent via e-mail, Wayne...enjoy

At 8:42pm on October 1, 2013, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy anniversary Wayne, to you and Vi enjoy the day.

At 12:24am on September 24, 2013, Frank L Moseley said…


 here's the link for the map you were asking about,


it is a facebook group page called "Order of the Cold War Spur" that I belong to.

Frank M

At 11:19pm on September 2, 2013, Frank L Moseley said…


The Tartan is Clan Morgan. The Book of Deer suggests that the Morgans lived in Aberdeenshire. At one time they were classed as a Sept of MacKay. The name Morgan, meaning 'sea-born' or 'bright', may be Celtic.

Does this help you Wayne?

Toujours Pret

At 6:46pm on August 24, 2013, Joseph Fout said…

Sgt Dixon - I use the formal address because I was just a peon when I knew you - second(?)(my memory isn't the best either) platoon mortar squad.  Maybe you will recall that I was the guy who purchased a J C Higgins 9 shot .22 revolver from you just before you rotated out in '61.  I got the required shipping permit and still have that pistol.  I don't have any rosters, but do have some pics.  However, I have been doing some remodeling, and they are in storage (somewhere).  I will find them but maybe not before next year.  If Hof was the place with the castle, then yes, I was there - I have some pics from there too.  And yes, I remember the company commander - seemed like a good officer - 4 star! wow.  

thanks for the note  - joe

At 3:48pm on July 20, 2013, Rob Gould said…

Moon Mullins was my platoon (2nd) Sgt. I drove I-27 for Sgt Duke. Most of the NCO's I knew were WWll and Korea vets. Our equipment was also of that vintage.  

At 8:10pm on July 1, 2013, Rob Gould said…

Hi Wayne 

I somehow missed your message about the Special Forces in Bad Tolz. I do remember something about this but can't recall when. If I had to guess it would be in 1965.

BTW What platoon were you in? I was in Second Plt tank section with Sgt Mooney and Harrison. I went back and forth between tank and scout sections as needed.

At 5:47pm on May 6, 2013, Edward (Gene) Beck said…

Happy Bithday Wayne and hopes for many more.


Colonels of the Regiment

9th Colonel of the Regiment David R. Clendenin 29 Oct 1888 – 2 Apr 1891



This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.


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