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Ronald M Snyder
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  • Bull Shoals, AR
  • United States

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Ronald M Snyder commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"11-16-60  got to Bindlach  happy holidays all Ron"
Nov 27, 2020

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
1 st BN 2ND AC HQ
Where were you stationed?
Bayreuth- BINDLACH
What MOS or job description did you have?
Davy Crockett -Ammo handler artiliary- forward obsever- gunner on 155mm Davy Crockett. We were the first groups to train on Davy Crockett went throught 2 pedigon inspections pass 2 times found out later a lott didn`t
What was your rank/title?
Sp4 no mos they just gave it to me when the IG Found out i had 28 months time in grade Good Conduct medel. My PFC stripes were pressed so many times they looked like they were painted on the IG Rubbed them to find out. ha ha
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
11-60 6-63
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I had fun on aleart all the time had to stay away from the boarder because of mos a lot training . i drove people to schools an run around germany a lot
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired do a hole lott of nothing
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
George Wright

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At 1:52pm on March 30, 2013, Wayne Dixon said…

I was reading your comment about the IG getting you promoted, sure wish they had come around me.  I had 8 years in grade when I retired from the service, one of the reasons I got our then, was in an frozen MOS could not make my 7.  Had real good jobs, just unable to advance.  Welcome  aboard.

At 9:07am on January 5, 2013, Harry Warner said…
How come you're not over here in the Oldtimers? You belong here.
At 1:20pm on November 26, 2010, Jesse Kelley said…
At 8:33pm on December 21, 2009, Vearl Hughes said…
Glad to see some more of the older guys in here who were there the same time as us. When the wife finds all of my old pictures I will post them here for everyone to see.
Like you I am finally retired and doing what I want to.
Be careful Talk to you later
Vearl Hughes "D TRP'
At 8:34am on November 25, 2009, Jesse Kelley said…
Happy Birthday Ronald

Wishing you many more!!!
From all of us at DragoonBase.
At 8:42am on September 25, 2009, Harry Warner said…
...you are more than qualified and welcome to come join us in the Oldtimers. Look forward to seeing you there.
At 7:19pm on September 19, 2009, Jesse Kelley said…

Toujours Pret Ronald,
Welcome to the new DragoonBase, the new Base has plenty of newer features, lots of sub-groups,(ie,F-Trp,Amberg,Medics,etc.) and links for 2nd Cav News and History.
Robb Russell has posted some tips for navigating the site (ie,photos,links,ect) in the Forum.
Make sure you stop by and read the latest Tacoma Dave ‘Triva Quiz’, learn some 2nd Cav history and you can even win a kool prize.
If you need any help, you can contact Robb, or any of the 5 admins listed at the top of the page, or just yell out, another member may be able to help you.
And our only wish, ‘Keep it clean’, use our Real names/with Pictures(pix from back in the day, work best for searching for Brothers, but any picture will do).
And that you please tell all your friends about the new DragoonBase.

Thanks again for joining Dragoon Base, and for your service to our great country,
Jesse Kelley



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