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Border Maps
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When I was with D Company it seemed almost every NCO had a personal laminated set of border maps. Does anyone still have theirs? It would be cool to scan them and make them a sharable resource. Even…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phillip R. LeBert Mar 20, 2012.

Camp Gates on Google
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Maybe this has already been done, but here is a link to Camp Gates on Google maps.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Gettman Jan 6, 2010.


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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
D Company, 1/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
19E-19K, loader/driver M60A3 and M1IP
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Best job I ever had. Could have done patrols forever.
Tell us a little about you now.
I used ti do GIS mapping for the Kansas City Water Department. I retired in 2019.
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At 9:30pm on July 12, 2012, Randolph M. Barr said…

Randy Barr

I was in Bravo Company

At 9:27pm on July 12, 2012, Randolph M. Barr said…

Hi Mike, i was at Camp Gates from 1984 to 1986 as i look at these pictures i have so many mixed emotions.i remember all of it and how this place made me feel the first time i got there.I thought we were in some kind of prison camp.

Randy Barr SSG (Retired)

19D Scout. 

At 10:33pm on March 25, 2012, Robert Haynes said…

Mike,  Thanks for posting the videos of Camp Gates, you are right it is ashamed to see the place in such disrepair. It is like the place is being disrespected. But it does bring back some memories.

At 12:29am on April 29, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…
At 5:22pm on January 7, 2011, Tim Walczyk 94B Cook said…

Hi Mike. This picture looks so familiar to me. Is this going down the hill into the town of Bindlach when leaving The Rock? Great pictures!!!!

At 7:14am on June 22, 2010, Darryl. Keith Emanus said…
Dude, you must have got to Dco. right after i left, i was in 1st plt as well, great pics.
At 11:26am on April 29, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MIKE Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 12:47am on January 7, 2010, Jim Ward said…
More pictures! Those M60's look huge compared the the M1
I've never been near an M60
At 4:06am on January 6, 2010, Jim Ward said…
Thanks for the pictures, they sure bring back some memories!
At 6:23am on January 3, 2010, John M Walker said…
Hey Mike, thanks for the comment. I was also a bit discouraged. Did you ever see the movie "12 O'Clock High"? In the opning scene an airman from WW II shows up at his former airfield in the UK some years later, in serious disrepair. It was a Cavalry version of the same flick!

All The Best from sunny-but-subzero Switzerland,
John M Walker
Company D
March 15th, 1981
Dec 30th, 1983




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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