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Charles Quentin Murphree
  • Male
  • Jackson, TN
  • United States

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Welcome, Charley Quentin Murphree!

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
1st SQUADRON 2nd Armorded Cavalry REGT. B TRP.(3rd PLT.) Sometimes the platoon was called "3rd Herd".
Where were you stationed?
Christiansen Barracks, Bindlach, Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
SSGT. Frankin was my first platoon sgt. I was the driver for a sheridan/AMOR.REC.AIRB.ASSAULT Vehicle,SSGT.Davis-TC.Gunner was SPC/4 Degen, the Loader was Pfc. Dyson. At Grafenwofer, we went down Range 79 & scored Top Gun of B Trp.,1973.
Tell us a little about you now.
After getting out of the army in 1974, got married in 8/1975. Found the truth of the Bible finding Jesus Christ w/help of my soon to be wife,then decided I wanted to preach t/gospel. Ran into trouble sitting at a desk/scoliocis, I had polio w/I was 18mo.old./post-polio-syndrome.There is more to tell.
Phone number (Optional).
731-300-3719 or 731-313-0780
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Howard Degen, Raul Mendoza, Robert Milner, William Sabbah, Lawerence McKibbon, Daniel VanLere, & anybody else wants to.

Name a few more buddies- Bradford Johnson, Nunez, Dan Currie, George Dillman, Sgt.Goss, Edward Self,  Bobby Cheek, Tommasaski, Steve Austin, Hobbs, McBee, Steve Wallace, Daniel G.Van Lere, & Steve Blankenship.

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At 11:24am on May 6, 2014, Dan A Currie said…

Damn Murph!!! Great to see you again ... I help Admin a couple 2ACR facebook pages and I post the Dragoons site on them often ... stop by I'll show you around ... https://www.facebook.com/dana.currie.3

At 8:47pm on December 16, 2013, robin g johnson said…

Charles I'm happy to see you on here I remember you in my troop back in the day.73-76 welcome to Dragoon Base.I like the picture you sent in. Dyson was the gunner at one time.I was the loader,I shared a room with Raul Mendoza,I bought a coat from Hobbs. 

At 12:27am on December 7, 2013, Frank L Moseley said…

Hi Charles,

Welcome to Dragoon Base. I served with the 3rd Squadron, in Amberg, HQ Trp, from Feb 66 to Aug 15, 1968. The event, the Russian Invasion of Czechoslovakia, happened shortly after I left the Squadron. I was home on leave, before reporting to Ft Monmouth, NJ for Signal School. I can imagine the "Pucker Factor" of our guys when the fog lifted that morning and they saw the Russian Tanks lined up on the other side of the Border.

From what I heard and read about it, the Czech's were on the verge of Revolt and the USSR stomped on them before it could get going. Russia feared another uprising like the Hungarian one in 1956...or something close to that.

Hope this helps you.

Toujours Pret

At 2:43pm on December 3, 2013, Jesse Kelley said…


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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.


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