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Glenn P Lamora from Lebanon,Oregon wrote on January 26, 2018 at 00:17:
Served in HHC 3/32 as recovery sgt from may 1985 to 1986 with M60A3 & M88A1, and from 1986 to 1988 as mtr sgt for A Co 2/67 with the M1IP tank after thr division 86 change over
James A. Palmer from Greeneville , Tennessee wrote on January 23, 2018 at 20:03:
Stationed at Ray Barracks 85/86. On the M60A3 with (last of in Europe) 1/32 Armor and transitioned to the M1 and 4/67 Armor. God, I miss my tank!!! Bandit forever.
jim pollock from owosso wrote on January 18, 2018 at 19:38:
trying to find SFC Johnson. served with him from 1970 to 71. any ideas on how I can do this? are there any list of names anywhere? We were in the Bn s-4. he was supply sgt and I was asst supply sgt. please e-mail me if you can help
my e-mail is
samuel lyons from ione ca. wrote on January 6, 2018 at 01:57:
I was stationed there the day after thanksgiving 1983 until may 85 A company 1/33
Dennis B Schveiger from Plainfield, Il wrote on January 1, 2018 at 02:04:
I was stationed at A co. 23rd. Engineer's from May 86 to May 88. I'm looking for a Spec4 John T. Wilson. He was from southern Il. He was in A@B platoon. He loved to chew dip. He hung around with a guy named Shutey, he was a 62E. I'm a retired reservists, I got out in 2006. As a SFC. Good memories of Hanau.
david lowen from dallas wrote on December 29, 2017 at 00:45:
Stationed at Gelnhausen, 1972 - 1974. HHC 1/33rd Armor....S-3
Marty Cossey from Mustang wrote on December 27, 2017 at 20:23:
I believe my Great Uncle Walter H Hicks was with the 3rd Armored Division. Is there anyway I can find out if he was in this unit? Any information would be helpful. My aunt remembers him telling her he was at the Battle of the Bulge and Normandy.
Thank you.
Donald DeLaHunt from Alabama wrote on December 26, 2017 at 23:10:
1985 3AD 2/33nd (Tiger Battalion), Ayers Kaserene (the Rock), advanced party COHORT move in 1986 to Fort Hood. Shortly after remaining personnel arrived to Fort Hood, we became 1st Cav Div., and later the 3rd/32nd (Victory or Death). I departed Fort Hood in Sep 1988, for Army Aviation. I carried my Armor training and team cohesion with me through my career, retiring in 2005.
Dale Boe from Bellingham wa. wrote on December 15, 2017 at 01:06:
B trp 3rd Squad. 12 Cav. 1966 1968 , I am in contact with 3 others that served at same time,would like to fo d more,
Larry Blaylock from Olney wrote on December 9, 2017 at 13:21:
Joseph Gallegos, Jr. from South Jordan, Utah wrote on December 7, 2017 at 14:44:
I was stationed on "The Rock" from June 1965 until November 1964. I would like to connect with anyone who might remember me. I am especially interested in connecting with Guillermo Sosa-Viva who was stationed there at the same time with an Artillery Division. I was in an Armored Division. Guillermo was from San Francisco and would like to talk to him or anyone who might know how to reach him.
Ross Boffa from Foothill Ranch wrote on November 16, 2017 at 21:49:
Served with 2nd 36th @ Kirchgoins(the Rock) 64-65, Sp4. Medic. "God bless all that
Jeff couch from Kentucky wrote on November 12, 2017 at 16:09:
I was in c company 23rd engineers from 89-91 desert storm. Send an email if you know me or was
Thanks, couch.
Al W. Benton from Springfield wrote on November 11, 2017 at 12:12:
A most Happy and Blessed Veteran's Day to all my military brothers and sisters and their families and loved ones! May you never be forgotten.
HHC Bn. Maint. 2nd Bn. 36th Inf.
3rd Armored Div. Ayers Kaserne
Dec. 1963-Jan. 1967
Terry elkins from Evans, wv wrote on November 5, 2017 at 22:10:
Served at ray barracks, 1971-1972 C co 1 st battalion 36th infantry. Like to hear from anyone I served with and receive any pictures from that time and area
Paul Bodeau from Valencia wrote on November 5, 2017 at 02:26:
Served in C Company, 2nd Battalion, 48th Infantry 71-72. Would like to know what others who served at Coleman Kaserne are doing these days.

Also, where do I send the application to join and the check? Where is the organization headquarters?
Adrian K Dove from Carrollton wrote on October 25, 2017 at 21:07:
Rick Gurtowski from Vicksburg, MS wrote on October 19, 2017 at 10:24:
Was with 1/48 Inf (Gelnhausen) from '82-'85, who remembers an accident with the 3/12th CAV involving a helicopter at Hohenfels during ARTEP in '84? It was under LTC Thurman's command.
Rick Gurtowski from Vicksburg, MS wrote on October 19, 2017 at 10:20:
3/12 Cav
Tom Gerhardt from Plymouth Meeting wrote on October 16, 2017 at 14:27:
I lived in the Coleman Kaserne, Glenhausen, Germany, 1/33 Armor, 1967-'68, I can be contacted at:
or you can look me up on Facebook Page, and leave a message.
Thomas Bryant from Huntington wv wrote on October 11, 2017 at 17:39:
Served with 1st Bn. In the s-4 under. Major Thomas, Sfc Earle. Desert Storm Trained people to operate buses, helped with shipping equipment to Storm and other training facilities, we had a great operation because if we didn’t Mg Nash. Would have had our ass!! Lol.. been years. Contact Tdblineman@
Clifton Thomas JR. from Vancouver, WA. wrote on October 5, 2017 at 21:42:
Spc. Clifton Thomas Served as a mechanic @ Ray Barracks, Friedberg, 3d Armored Division B co. 54th Forward Support Battalion. Desert Storm/ Desert Shield. Years: 88-91
Charles (Charlie) Wood from Columbia, MD wrote on October 5, 2017 at 11:34:
Served as the Deputy G-5 from January 1974 to September 1975, under MG Burton and MG Simmons. GEN (then COL) was the COS when I arrived, and MG (then MAJ) Orten was the Division Chemical Officer. GEN (then LTC) Tuttle also served...believe as G-4.
Chuck mccormac from Phila,pa wrote on September 30, 2017 at 18:13:
Was in 3/61 in 1974to1976
Terry Stalnaker from Lomita wrote on September 24, 2017 at 00:04:
Co. C. 1/32 AR, Ray Barracks, '70-71
Kevin Roberts from San Antonio,but been everywhere wrote on September 20, 2017 at 05:08:
Scout Platoon 4-32ar. Desert Storm..You aint the last Burke,but we have lost a few...Thought i had a line on Cpt.Hockaday,guess not.....Hang tough Mitch! ....SCOUTS. OUT!
Todd Eng from Brookings SD wrote on September 16, 2017 at 19:35:
Hey all, I was with 23rd Engineers in Hanau during Desert Storm and would love to here from any of you I served with. My email is
Bruce Brown from Mint Hill, NC wrote on September 14, 2017 at 08:36:
I was stationed on Francious Kasern, Hanau 1987 thru 89
Don't remember if it was 2/20th or1/33rd,,,,, but it was with the M110 howitzer.
Paul Stoneman from Akron wrote on September 9, 2017 at 18:53:
My father served 61-64 3ad 33ar co D. Wanted to reach out to S Pearson.
bruch victor from frankfurt main germany wrote on September 7, 2017 at 08:18:
good day friends, iam victor 1977 born in viernheim in aria mannheim heidelberg frankfurt am main,now i live in frankfurt main,im mainfeld.3. and i try to find some parts of the army kasernen they was so big and much facillitys here in this aeria,but it is all to more than 70 percent change in civil livimg places,i hope some guys like dr. proven. rescue and care the history of all this times and places and buildings with some oiginal walls of mthe garnissons-kasernen for ever.....i wish you all a nice day and time in the future,and may be we see us all aigain in good old germany....... :-)) chau chöö......
Gary Cool from Bishop,GA wrote on September 1, 2017 at 19:25:
Co. C. 1-32 AR, Ray Barracks, '71-'74.
raphael gonzalez aka gonzo from englewood co wrote on August 9, 2017 at 18:03:
raphael aka gonzo. any one i served with call me at 303-832-8794.
Alfonso H. Hernandez Jr. from Blythe, CA 92225 wrote on August 7, 2017 at 16:42:
I served from 1971-73 in the 3rd Armored Division (Spearhead), A Co. 1st/48th Mechanized Infantry (Dragoons-Blood & Guts). I was stationed at Colman Kaserne Gelnhausen, Germany. I still have all my equipment from the 3rd Armored, which I display on Veterans Day. I also served in the 12th Special Forces Airborne until 1978.
I would like to hear from anyone that also served during the same time.
Raphael Gonzalez aka gonzo from Englewood wrote on August 5, 2017 at 21:58:
Served in 23rd engineers d company 85-88. People I served with call me at 303-832-8794.
Robert Lockwood from Oklahoma City wrote on July 15, 2017 at 23:21:
I was stationed at Pioneer in 73-75. I was BG Dan Williamson's Driver.
Dean Mitchell from Marshalltown Iowa wrote on July 15, 2017 at 17:59:
I just learned of the passing of another member of B co. 122 Ordnance. Basil Kellis was a member of B co. 122 from 55 to 58 and took part in operation Gyroscope. RIP
Thomas Cameron from Troy Mi wrote on July 1, 2017 at 12:03:
This s is Big Zeke. D troop 12th cav. 59-61 Survivor of the Graf artillery accident September 2 1960
Thomas Cameron from Troy wrote on July 1, 2017 at 11:58:
Big Zeke from D Troop 12 Cav. 59-61 Survivor of the Graf artillery accident.
Al W. Benton from Springfield wrote on June 11, 2017 at 17:49:
Hello to all 3AD folks. I was a friend with a SP/4 Jay Salyers from Iowa while at the Rock, 1963-1967. I don't remember which unit he was in. Does anyone out there remember him? I thought I read where he was ran over by a M-113 near the dental clinic as he was leading it on foot. I can't confirm this. Can someone help? Thanks to all.
John Zucco from Tampa, Fl. wrote on June 4, 2017 at 21:42:
143rd Signal 1970-1971. How's everybody doing ?
Stephen Smith from Indianapolis wrote on May 16, 2017 at 23:05:
Stephen Smith, served 3/61 ADA, Budigen 1976-1977 and HHC, 2d Bde, Gelnhausen, Bde S1 1988-1991. Retired October 1994.
Klausdieter Wendland from Abtswind wrote on May 4, 2017 at 16:00:
Suche meinen Vater! I am looking for my father! Der Name ist nicht sicher; Leo Baker! Not sure about the name; Leo Baker! Ich suche nach Kameraden von Ihm, die von seiner Freundschaft mit meiner Mutter Erika Wendland von Ihm wussten. I am hoping to find comrades who knew of his friendship with my mother, Erika Wendland. Meiner Information nach, soll er im Casino/Küche- Bereich Dienst gemacht haben. The information I have tells me that he could have worked in the Casino/Kitchen area. Er war mit meiner Mutter von 1946 bis 1948 zusammen. He was together with my mother from 1946 until 1948. Ich bin im März 1947 in Frankfurt geboren. I am born in March 1947 in Frankfurt. Eine Schwester meiner Mutter sagte mir dass mein Vater im Korea Krieg vermisst gemeldet wurde. My mother´s sister told me that my father was reported as missing in the Korean War. Ich würde meinen Vater und seine Familie gerne finden. I would love to find my father and his family.
Ron Lawson from Lula ga 30553 wrote on April 28, 2017 at 17:09:
I served1971-73 Budigen Germany
3/61 Spearhead
Kevin Burke from MIRAMAR wrote on April 10, 2017 at 22:12:
Hi brothers, 3AD HHC 4/32nd, Ayers Kaserene (the Rock) Spec. Kevin Burke 77F. The last of the 4/32nd. Desert Storm/Desert Shield
Robert Blocher from Mechanicsburg,Pa. wrote on April 7, 2017 at 17:15:
We lost another Spearheader on April 5th 2017. John(Jack) Risley passed away in Tolland,Ct. He served in C Co. 33rd TkBn. CCB, Gelnhausen, Germany. He gyroscoped from Ft. Knox 1955-1957. He was a tank crewman and also served a time in the SP'S.He was both a fine comrade and good friend. we stayed in touch all these years. He will be missed.
BILLY BLEDSOE wrote on April 6, 2017 at 15:17:
I ran the em club from 1975-1977,also was in the HQ 2/33,we had a lot of good times in the clubs.
Dean Mitchell from Marshalltown Iowa wrote on March 13, 2017 at 15:07:
In 2016 we lost two fellow members of B co. 122 Ordnance BN. Joe Miller and Walter Fricke. They both were in 55 thru 58 and part of Operation Gyroscope.
Edward Lavatori from cincinnati wrote on March 13, 2017 at 00:18:
1955 1956 hdq. Co. Radio operator. Anybody still living? 67th tank btn. 3rd armor div. hell on wheels!
John Doc Harrison from Fort Worth wrote on February 26, 2017 at 01:30:
HQCOM1/48INF served as a medic, Sp5. Everyone knew me by DOC. I was station at Coleman Kasernen from1975-1977. Reaching out to anyone that was station there during that time.
Michael d Breedlove,SGT E5 from Michigan City, Miss 537 Breedlove Rd wrote on February 25, 2017 at 21:32:
Served 1967 to 1969 Freidburg, Germany1/32 3rd Armored Div
Send Email if you remember me..


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