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At 4:30am on November 4, 2012, Scott Allen Hippe said…

Ja I was at the rock man I thought I was on  the moon they took all what we had and put houses up, they made it in to  a comunity, it brings backe memorys still have contact with Jerry , I seen him laste year in wisc,

At 11:41am on November 2, 2012, Harry Warner said…
Dave,
You're putting me in a bind. I didn't know you were on sick call today. I scrounged up a nurse for Shannon, she was a scream. I'm gonna send you a nurse but you have to share with Shannon.
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At 11:31am on November 2, 2012, Harry Warner said…
Mark and I stay in touch. I'm trying to find a night watchman. I feel responsible for your well-being and I know the cellar gets cold at night.
At 10:19am on November 2, 2012, Harry Warner said…
Hey Dave,
You ok? You've been scarce last couple days.
At 7:15pm on November 1, 2012, robin g johnson said…

Dave I love the pictures everyone has posted, Seeing them has me remembering what A time I had back then.

At 7:51pm on October 25, 2012, Jeff Stamper said…

Thanks for the b'day wishes Bro. Much appreciated!

At 2:26pm on October 25, 2012, Anthony Cardillo said…

Thanks Dave, I saw and sorry to say, I had a hard time recognizing Pond Barracks.

Wow it sure changed! Could you imagine if we had the Park back then?

Stay well and God Bless....

At 3:24pm on October 22, 2012, Robert M. Lavoie said…

Okay David

But give me a little time - I have been working hard to get this house in order.  Cleaning up 10 years of my wife's "house cleaning".  You would not believe what I am finding.  It was like if we can't find it buy another or I think we need this this so just buy it.  Christmas presents that were never wrapped or stuff we got UPS never opened!  WTF

I dare say anything - she just gets pissed off.  Hey David, if you need ANYTHING don't buy it - just ask me, probably got 3 or 4 of them! 

At 9:40am on October 22, 2012, Luke (Dan) Runyon said…

Hello Dave, I was in Amberg from 81 to 84, I was part of the Stinger team in HHT, Did several border tours at May and Reed but since I was really ADA I ended up doing alot of gaurd duty in Graf and Vilsek, But it was an amazing experience and I had the time of my life, I met some great people there that I still think about to this day and look forward to reconnecting with some of them

At 1:07pm on October 11, 2012, Jesse Kelley said…

Dave,

You must be bow hunting, since I have not heard from you lately.

At 4:00pm on October 10, 2012, Jesse Kelley said…

Dave can you call me, need to ask about traveling free air.

Also sent my Lifetime Membership last Sat.

At 3:35pm on October 9, 2012, howard maxwell tritt said…

Dave , I just saw the Iron Mike Trahan photo you sent Kerry Carrol. I knew him as a Butter bar and a SCO.  Excellent find my friend. Hope to see you in Gettysburg!

At 9:10pm on October 8, 2012, Robert Bruce MacDougall said…

Thanks Dave. I like your photo; thought it was me for a moment. :)

At 7:21am on October 8, 2012, Paul G. Liebeck said…

Hi Dave,

I served in 2d Cav in the 70's (2/2) and 80's (1/2) and am planning to attend the Reunion next year. I saw your note to wait with reservations, but do you know yet what dates will be offered in the package; i.e., which nights we'll be staying at the Eisenhower hotel? My problem is I live in Germany (Bamberg) and I'm trying to plan a trip Stateside for the Reunion and to visit friends and I need to know what nights not to book at other places.

At 12:16pm on October 2, 2012, Kerry M. Carroll, Jr said…

Thank Dave thats him.

At 1:00pm on October 1, 2012, Michael Wayne Roberts said…

Thanks Dave for the Birthday wishes !!!

At 12:39pm on September 25, 2012, Jesse Kelley said…

Dave, sorry I did not stay long, had to get home to take care of some loose ends before I go east. Also I know if I would have hung out, we would still be drinking!!! I cant remember if I asked if you were going to the reunion with anyone???

Also want to know if I could park my car there for a couple weeks??? Maybe, not sure yet, but it seems to be cheaper to leave from there. Anyway next time we will do some drinking and eating.

At 8:32pm on September 6, 2012, Phillip Dagenais said…

Dave,

Phil Dagenais here. I'm looking for two people and I was told you could find them or give me some info on how to hind them. Maxie Collier "B" Troup 1st Recon 2nd A/C 1961-63. Second one is Ray Brim "C" troup I think, 1962-65 I left in 1964 and he was still there. Anyway...snything you can come up with would be helpful. I'm new to this Dragoon site and I am still learning.

 

Thanks...Phil

At 3:18pm on September 5, 2012, Randy Garbrick said…

Hey T.D.......Randy Garbrick here. The Homepage says the Reunion at Gettysburg is in 2013. Not 2012.That's next Oct. right. My old gourd don't comprehend much anymore.If it's next year ,if I'm still kickin i'm gonna try and make it.    This is Golf 26-out.

At 8:17am on September 4, 2012, Michael Wayne Roberts said…

Hello Dave, A big thanks to you, I did find my ole Army buddy Geoff Tacker after almost 40 years...I done some research on some information you gave me a while back, and I do really appreicate this, My wife and I are thinking about a trip out West to see him and his Wife, thanks again my friend....Mike

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