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Frank McCarthy
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  • Fort Worth, TX
  • United States

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General Dempsey, S-1, at 1/2 ACR, later 70s
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  Apparantly, the new CJCS Gen. Martin E. Dempsey was stationed or assigned to the 1/2 ACR sometime around 1975, or after.   He graduated from West Point in 74. He was the S-1, OIC.   Has anyone…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian M. West Jan 4, 2013.


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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
D co
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
11E Tanks
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1975 to 1978
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Tons of adventure and fun.
Tell us a little about you now.
Doing well and happy
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Charles Castro, CPT Wagner, so many so long ago

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At 10:49am on April 9, 2017, John Amond Dodge said…

Danke' Frank.

At 2:55pm on November 29, 2014, Dave Gettman said…

Happy birthday Frank!

At 8:49am on August 24, 2013, Luis Rodriguez said…

SGT.McCarthy where you the one that listen to BLUE OYSTER CULT Godzilla?

At 6:09pm on November 29, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…
At 2:53pm on November 29, 2010, Thomas Blaszkiewicz said…
Frank,hope you have a great day and Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
At 8:41pm on October 29, 2010, Thomas Blaszkiewicz said…
Frank,Vilseck is near Grafenwohr.In my time both were training posts.In 69-71 you went to Graf for TCQC ,Vilseck was a supply post.It had food for the barracks that were near for the mess halls,appliances,got my refrigerator from there for our apartment .Took my drivers test there for jeep and truck.Vilseck is where the 2nd Strykers are at .Most of them are in the Gulf now.
At 12:50pm on April 10, 2010, Christopher Bojorquez said…
Hi Frank, I enjoyed myself also, what made it the most memorable was, it was my first duty station so everything I learned stuck like glue.
Santa Maria is a very nice place, it's close to everything to enjoy in California.
At 9:25pm on March 22, 2010, Richard B WhiteEyes said…
hey frank its cool to be able to go to sturgis motor cycle rally and not have to drive so far to get there plus riding through the black hills to get there is awsome I used to ride dirt bikes also but kinda got to wild had to get a harley and tone it down. should be the other way around. im more cautious now then when i was riding dirt bikes.
At 3:54am on February 28, 2010, Richard B WhiteEyes said…
thanks for the comment.i had a good time on the rock
At 9:05am on February 8, 2010, Dave Gettman said…
WOOOOOPS! Well, I guess there is always next year!




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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