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At 10:33pm on October 8, 2019, Jon Weiss said…

Hello Sir, 
I was a SGT in your platoon when you first arrived in B Trp when SFC Ewing was our PSG.  We met again at Fort Knox, when I was there on DS duty.  I retired in 1998 as a 1SG, from, of all places, 2/2 ACR where I was 1SG of Fox Trp.   When we were in B Trp, I don't recall who was in command when you arrived, either 1LT Weber or CPT Bohlender.  1SG was ether 1SG Causey or 1SG Torres.  

 Hope everything's going well for you now.

At 5:49pm on March 18, 2015, Joe Sellner said…
Captain Ward,
I cannot recall our 1st Sgt. name. I remember I got along well with him and had a lot of respect for him. I remember him telling me that I had
A lot of good marks with him and you after I transferred from B Troop after my DWI fiasco. If I remember right he walked with a cane. I may have that mixed up too. After so many years and so many faces at times I draw a blank.
I loved soldiering and the Cav was really a special time of my life.
You were a good officer I remember that. A combat soldier not a boot shiner.
Hope everything is going well for you and your loved ones. My clan is doing well. take care Sir!
SSG Sellner
At 9:31pm on November 28, 2010, Joe Sellner said…
Hi Jan,
Do you Deer hunt and pheasant hunt down there? I am still Pheasnt hunting . Deer huntihg is done I took a Doe. Could have nailed to Bucks to but they have to at least 4 points on one side in the zone I hunt in and one did'nt the other one I could not see for sure. Don't enjoy killing them but I like eating them.

At 10:27pm on August 25, 2010, Joe Sellner said…
Good to hear from you Captain. You look good! I love to hunt and fish too!
At 10:42pm on November 28, 2009, Joe Sellner said…
Hey Captain,
I have to tell you I enjoyed my time In Delta under you. You are an excellent officer! Fair and demanding! The Dueller was great! Maddox sucked! My 2 cents worth!I am busy raising for kids, Coaching baseball , and Basketball. I can still take it to the hoop at 51. We did our job well! Hope this finds you and yours well!
Staff Sargeant Sellner
At 11:45pm on July 28, 2009, Michael N Sawick said…
Hey Cap'n, things sure went down hill fast after you left the Demons. Good luck to you
At 8:09pm on April 15, 2009, Jesse Kelley said…
I took mine and they were in bad shape, to the Target store, and they did a pretty good job.
At 12:44pm on April 15, 2009, Jesse Kelley said…

Toujours Pret Sir,
Welcome Jan to the new DragoonBase, the new Base has plenty of newer features, lots of sub-groups,(ie,F-Trp,Amberg,Medics,etc.) and links for 2nd Cav News and History.
Robb Russell has posted some tips for navigating the site (ie,photos,links,ect) in the Forum.
Make sure you stop by and read the latest Tacoma Dave ‘Triva Quiz’, learn some 2nd Cav history and you can even win a kool prize.
If you need any help, you can contact Robb, or myself, or just yell out, another member may be able to help you.
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Thanks again for joining Dragoon Base, and for your service to our great country,
Jesse Kelley


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