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"Rest in peace John Bittay."
Sep 7, 2019

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
M Co. 3/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Amberg, FRG
What MOS or job description did you have?
Tank Commander M33
What was your rank/title?
Staff Sergeant
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
02/78 to 02/81
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Garrison, Gunnery at Graf, Border at Rotz, May, Marktredwitz,
Supported the 2ACR as a Contractor @ Ft. Lewis, Camp Striker, Iraq. and Bagram, Afghanistan.
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired in June 1995. 1SG(P)
Served in NTC with Steve in the 80's Korea 85/86 1st Tank
Visited again with him and family in Amberg when I was stationed in OPS Group Hohenfels(G04). 90-92.
PEO/ASM Armored Gun System Master Gunner
Work for United Defense/BAE Systems. Bradley, M113, ect
Currently Field Service Manager for MRAP.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
They are all here,
Steve, I spent some time with Mike Trahan when he worked for the Company. He always speaks very highly of you. You were a great NCO in both my and Mike Trahan's opinion.

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At 3:11pm on September 7, 2019, Shannon Ryan said…

Rest in peace John Bittay.

At 9:21pm on January 15, 2018, Shannon Ryan said…

Rest in peace John.

At 7:51pm on January 12, 2018, Dave Gettman said…

PCS to Fiddler's Green 2017.

Rest in peace, John Bittay.

At 12:41pm on September 7, 2013, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy birthday John, have a great day.

At 9:38am on February 16, 2012, Steve Wesnoski said…

John nice hearing from you. Still here working in Vilseck, Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels in Training Support. I guess they just can't get the military out of us.

At 2:32pm on November 14, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…

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.


Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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