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Mike "Merk" Merkwan
  • Male
  • Tucson, AZ
  • United States

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Hqtrs, 3/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Amberg, Pond Barrarcks
What MOS or job description did you have?
11D but worked in the PAC
What was your rank/title?
E-4 Promotions Clerk
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Col. Landry, Fests, Schweitzer Schnitzel, The Roma, The 4 lane bowling alley, the big "fire" sale at the PX, American Excuse! The Canadian Cup! I could go on and on!
Tell us a little about you now.
I run a Mexican Import website. (no food or human cargo) Mainly furniture, and accessories. (directfrommexico.com)
Married, 1 child, divorced and happily single ever since.
Do you have a web site?
http://mike merkwan on facebook
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
JJ Hairston, Denny Martin, Ed Lawski, Scott Young, Von Bird,
Dave Galbraith, Askew, Alex Webster, John Julian, John "Hap" Hannah

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At 12:02pm on August 21, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…
Wishing you many more, from all us at DragoonBase!!!
At 1:30pm on January 14, 2011, Ed lawski said…

hey mike it's james webster, Alex is hid dad! Becky is ex-wife, jackie and alexus are two daughters.

At 9:21pm on January 2, 2011, Thomas Blaszkiewicz said…
Mike,welcome to the site I was at Pond Barracks 69-71 in HQ Troop.Poke around and look for some old buddies. Ed Lawski  is on the site.Lots of pictures and have a good time looking around.
At 9:11pm on January 2, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…




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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