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At 3:39pm on February 23, 2019, Michael H Gomez said…

It sure is.. Plan on hanging up my spurs for good in about 4 years.. 

At 10:47pm on June 19, 2013, David Zawicki said…

I want to say it was 2008....he was a civilian already, living nearvFt Riley

At 1:53am on June 19, 2013, Dave Gettman said…

The Angerer is where the 2d Cavalry Association had there 2008 Stable Call when the Regiment returned from it's final Iraq deployment, and where I was headquartered for my trip over. Bought a really nice porcelain stein with the Angerer on it when I was checking out from my room their, but I had to give it to a friend I'd promised a stein to because his (inferior stein) got broken in transport back to the States.

At 12:25am on June 19, 2013, David Zawicki said…

Bill, freak accident. He argued with his son, whonwent to his room...shot through the wall, and hit hit and killed him. Sad, i was in E Troop in 1980 when he was a 2LT, and knew him through him being promoted to CPT and jim being the Regimental Border Officer. I was at Camp Hof 1983 - 1985.

At 12:11am on June 19, 2013, Jesse Kelley said…
At 11:35pm on June 18, 2013, Dennis K. Hansen said…

welcome to the base..."Toujours Pret" I was with HHT,Squadron Maintenance, 3/2 at Pond Barracks,Amberg  72-73... Thankyou for your service...

At 10:25pm on June 18, 2013, Dave Gettman said…

Bill,

I see you spent some time in Vilseck. 2d Cav has been home based there since late 2006. They were out here at Ft Lewis 2005-06 (I live in Tacoma). I visited them in Vilseck 2008 when they returned from their final Iraq deployment, and 2011 when they returned from their first Afghanistan deployment.

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

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