Vilseck spouses earn Freedom Team honors

By Seth Robson, Stars and Stripes

VILSECK, Germany — Tiesha Saldana smiled proudly as her husband, Sgt. 1st Class Armando Saldana, attached a gold “Army spouse” pin to her sweater and handed her a “Freedom Team” certificate Thursday at Vilseck’s Memorial Fitness Center. READ MORE

Read More

Soldier, sniper, son returns from Iraq

By Peter Costa, GateHouse News Service

Westford — Army sniper Spc. Michael Clark survived 15 months of combat in Iraq because he knew when to hide, when to shoot and when to move.

He has been trained to be patient. Covered in camouflage paint and wearing a full-body “ghilly” suit to blend into the background, he can take up to two hours to crawl two feet. His movement is as gentle and natural as a wave of wheat rippling across a field.

READ MORE

Read More

Strykers prove rough and ready

By Seth Robson, Stars and Stripes

VILSECK, Germany — They survived 15 months of combat, roadside bomb attacks, small arms fire and countless patrols on the dangerous streets of Baghdad and the dusty farm tracks of Diyala Province.

READ MORE

Read More

Wounded troops help uncase colors as Strykers return to Vilseck

By Seth Robson, Stars and Stripes

VILSECK, Germany — Twenty-three wounded warriors helped uncase the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment’s colors during a welcome-home ceremony at Vilseck on Tuesday.

READ MORE

Read More

2nd Cavalry Stable Call

2d Cavalry Association
You are invited to a
2d Cavalry Stable Call

Old Bill Hi Res

Stable Call
2d Cavalry Association

DATE:                 24 November 2008
TIME:
                  18:30 – 20:30
LOCATION:         Angerer Turmhotel
                                Vilseck, Germany
Refreshments and Food:
Cash Bar and a light food service  will be available.
Civilian Uniform: business casual with Stetson and Spurs
Military Uniform: duty uniform with Stetson and Spurs

2d Cavalry Association

Temporary Field Headquarters
Angerer Turmhotel
Vilseck, Germany
23, 24, 25 November  2008

Read More

Dragoon’s case their colors for return home

Col. John RisCassi and Command Sgt. Maj. Victor Martinez, regimental commander and regimental command sergeant major of 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, case the regimental standard during a transition of authority ceremony, Oct. 27, 2008.

 

Story and photos by Pfc. Alisha Nye
14th Public Affairs Detachment

Read More