2 CR Soldier reenlists while recuperating from war injury

By Chuck Roberts, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs

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Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr., commanding general of U.S. Army Europe, reenlists Staff Sgt. Tyronne Jones in a Feb. 19, 2014, ceremony at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany.

In the aftermath of being downed by a gunshot wound during a firefight in Afghanistan, several thoughts came to the mind of Staff Sgt. Tyronne Jones — among them was reenlistment. Sadly, the date and location were not the only things that changed that day.

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2d Dragoon Memorial Fundraiser 2014

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From Chris Golden, 2d Cavalry Association Executive Director:

I am grateful to be able to report that we are commencing our final fundraiser to update the memorial in Vilseck.

I would appreciate your comments on the flyer attached here.

The on line donation link is live. Please follow it to see the website I created for the project.

Comments gratefully accepted…

Chris

Click this link for the website on Constant Contact:
DRAGOON MEMORIAL

Click here to see the flyer in a downloadable pdf file:
Memorial Flyer Feb 2014

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CWO-2 Edward Balli

half_mastThe Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli, 42, of Monterey, Calif., died Jan. 20, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds from small arms fire when he was attacked by insurgents.

Balli was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, U.S. Army Europe, Vilseck, Germany.

For more information, media may contact the U.S. Army Europe public affairs office at 011 49 162 271 668 or usarmyeurope.contact@mail.mil.

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SSG JESSE L. WILLIAMS

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The Department of Defense announced today the death of six soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They died Dec. 17, in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. The incident is pending investigation.

Killed were:

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings, 34, of Heavener, Okla.,

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman, 35, of Scottsdale, Ariz., and

Sgt. Peter C. Bohler, 29, of Willow Spring, N.C.

They were assigned to the 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde, 28, of Marietta, Ga., assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams, 30, of Elkhart, Ind., assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon, 22, of Shubuta, Miss., assigned to 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

For more information on Billings, Silverman, Forde, Bohler or Gordon, media may contact the 1st Infantry Division public affairs office at 785-240-1796.

For more information on Williams, media may contact the U.S. Army Europe public affairs office at 011-49-162-271-6685.

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2013 2d Cavalry Association Reunion Agenda

AGENDA

Thursday, October 3

0730 Golf at The Links at Gettysburg
1700 Registration/Welcome Reception Begins
2100 Reception Ends

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