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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
82nd Combat Engineers
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
12B Cbt Engineer Plt Sgt 3/C / 82EN
What was your rank/title?
SSG / 3rd Plt Sgt C/82EN
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
We were OPCON to 2/ACR in Germany and During Desert Storm. Col Holder 89-92
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I was the Plt Sgt for the Engineers we lost at the 73 Eastling ..... We received our Spurs when we returned to Bamburg My call sign was Charger Blue 7
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired in 95 outside of Ft Lenardwood Mo ,Lived to Australia and now returned to My home state New Mexico

I was Proud to see the Troopers at the beginning of the Super Bowl !!

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At 10:24pm on February 4, 2014, Jesse Kelley said…
At 7:13pm on February 4, 2014, John G Boyd said…

Thomas Joseph Chavez

I am an Albuquerque NM resident, and I was notified of your new status,

by some of my friends on Dragoon Base.

Thank you for becoming a member,

I hope that you enjoy your time in dragoon base.

I served in Amberg, Germany, I Troop 3/2 ACR, 1969 - 1972.

Welcome Home, Brother

Let me know what you think,


John Boyd


At 12:54pm on February 4, 2014, harold goldstein said…

Welcome Thomas Joseph

I was 57-59 Nurnberg Radio Operator (you know) Moss Code ...'s and---es

At 10:53am on February 4, 2014, Sigmund Fertig said…

Welcome brother from a trooper stationed in Bamberg 58/60 !





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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