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At 7:01pm on April 8, 2014, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy birthday Dave, I hope all is well, enjoy your birthday.

At 3:56pm on April 8, 2013, Shannon Ryan said…
Happy birthday Dave keep Riding been any place interesting lately?
At 8:54am on April 8, 2013, Edward (Gene) Beck said…

Happy Bday Dave. I left C Troop in late '78. Good times.

At 1:56am on April 8, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVE
Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 6:32pm on April 25, 2010, Joe Sellner said…
Hey Dave,
Yea I think I remember you! definetely remember Sully from B-troop. Do you remeber George Opila AKA (Fluff). He was pretty good friends with Sully! I've been looking for George!

tojours Pret
Joe Sellner
At 9:20pm on April 8, 2010, Shannon Ryan said…
happy birthday Dave.... Been ridin much lately?
At 8:56am on March 13, 2010, mike kennedy said…
thanks dave i was on my way off the page when i caught your comment just looking around while the kids are sleeping getting ready to leave for a job in sumter s.c got to leave today in case of a break down that way im ahead of the game and always ready thanks dave
At 8:25am on March 13, 2010, mike kennedy said…
dave when looking at your pics i see a hat with BORDER PATROL when i was there 82-84 our hats said BORDER in the front middle did this change or was that how you had them ?
At 5:37pm on February 17, 2010, Rafael Pabon said…
ROGER!
Got it and I responded...Bronco!
At 3:22pm on February 17, 2010, Rafael Pabon said…
Dave, I remember SFC Blevins, he was a good tanker, can't read a map to even safe his life, but a great person and took good care of his soldiers. I agreed you did very-very well in your career, be proud always. Here is my e-mail:
rvpsabot@comcast.net
At 6:18pm on February 16, 2010, Rafael Pabon said…
Hi Dave, my friend those pictures bring memories and I remember few of the fellows, some even worked with me like SP4 later SGT Michael Wells. During our first Tank Gunnery Qualifications with the then new M60A3's in Range 45 at Graf. my computer went bunk and we lost the "projected reticles" Mike Wells was my gunner, he came over the intercom and said not to worry, he drop his gunner seat and I pointed the gun toward the general target's direction, Mike fired every engagement using the 105D sight and we (He) qualify "Distinguished". All his years as a M60/A1 gunner did pay off for me and the C Troop. On March 17, 1982 while in the process of saving the life's of 4 Artillery M548 crew members, our 1SG Dusty Collins lost his right leg went 20 155mm shells exploded around 50 yards from his position. He fought the Army Medical Board and won, he made SGM and was awarded the Soldier Medal. Trully Cavalry Cojones!!.
Dave, one of my brothers is a retired MP, SFC (Ret.) Israel Pabon, he live about 15 minutes from me.
At 5:40pm on February 15, 2010, Dave Gettman said…
We have private mail. That's what I sent you.

Just go to the profile of the person you want to sent a private message, and on the left it says "Send a Message". Click on that, write your message, and it goes to that person only. Nobody else can see it.
At 2:39pm on February 15, 2010, Daniel J. Wroten said…
Thanks Dave; I have more photos that I'll post when I dig them out, I lost about half of my photos in a basement flood and some of the ones I saved have water stains so I'm now putting them all on CD's with the help of my Grandchildren! Dan.
At 12:49pm on February 15, 2010, James D Rowdy Jr said…
I remember Jarvis and Hand but not Dabney. I would love to see the pix
At 10:52am on February 15, 2010, Dave Gettman said…
Thanks for the Stout, Dave. Never can get enough!
At 7:49am on February 15, 2010, Dave Hoque said…
Roger Shannon, thanks. I think I'll try and step up next time around probably not quite as large as yours, maybe a Fatbob...used if its available! Never been to Sturgis.. yet. Did see that series on cable about the Full Throttle Saloon...man that was wild. Thanks for the tip if I ever make it.
At 1:13am on February 15, 2010, Shannon Ryan said…
Hey dave good looking ride I always have liked that subdued flat color I am currently riding a 99 road glide had a lowered softail for14 years then I got older and wanted to do some long distance riding I try to make it to Sturgis when I can I may be there this year Try and make it out I stay next to the vfw in downtown Sturgis best price for driks in town and breakfast every morning..........
At 4:30pm on February 14, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…

Toujours Pret Dave,


Welcome to the DragoonBase, the new
Base here at Ning.com, has plenty of
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(Officers Club,F-Trp,Amberg,Medics,etc),
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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.

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and for your Service and Dedication,
to Our Great Country.

Jesse Kelley
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