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58th Combat Engineer Company

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1970 Pushball Season

The 58th played and beat all comers on Downs Barracks in 1970.This is our team, giving a ball to the Germans, for friendship, as newbies in the gym had cut a hole in this one, and we stole a new one…Continue

Started by Bob Atkinson Aug 26, 2016.

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Attempting to locate anyone who was assigned to the 58 CEC, Down Barracks, from 1977-80.Fulda Germany.Continue

Started by Terence D. Jackson. Last reply by Bob Atkinson Oct 25, 2015.

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Comment by Ret D. Butler on April 4, 2013 at 8:25pm

Yo Wilder - I ran into CPT Chesne at Ft. Belvoir -he was one of my instructors at the officer advanced course in 1989. My ex-wife always liked you. Our little girl that was born pre at Fulda (hospital 33 days) just turned 30. She has three kids of her own. I remarried a few years ago and have a two year old. Homebased in Pennsylvania. But working a contract in Denver.

Comment by Ret D. Butler on April 4, 2013 at 8:16pm

Hello - I see a couple of guys I served with at Fulda 81-83. I ended up getting my active duty scholarship and graduated from college in 85. Got a Regular Army commission as an Engineer. Stationed at Ft. Sill 86-89. Ft. Shaftner until medical discharge in 1992. Seems like forever ago. I found CPT Izzo on Linkedin. Building aircraft now. Hope to talk to you soon.

Comment by Brian Wayne Grajkowski on March 6, 2013 at 3:20am

Did any of you hear that CSM Davenport passed?!??!?! He was our CSM until '88?!?!?!!? You all need to go to the ALLONS DAY ROOM,lots more contacts!!!!!! RIP CSM DAVENPORT!!!!

Comment by Bob Atkinson on February 11, 2013 at 2:59am

Any of you guys in the 58th in 1976?

Comment by Bob Atkinson on January 28, 2013 at 10:56pm

--> Davenport Sinks at the U-Boat
by Bob Atkinson
It was a party very good, Germans, Americans having fun the music played loudly in your ears, every hand contained a beer the Gasthaus rumbled creaked and rattled, was earlier generations that had battled. Max was dancing, beer in hand, to the Um Pa Pa band. Now, Max was a local man, very skilled with trowel in hand. He had this Inn helped construct, with pain, hard work and plaster muck. This scene would not have been unusual, but Max had donned some other clothes. Satin, lace and white frilly tutu. Now, Max was as wide as he was tall, which wasn't very large at all. His beard was growing not really long his mustache trimmed hardly at all. All were laughing at this silly sight. The hairy body, the carefree look. When came our friend to say that we must go to the U-Boat, Davenport to free. “Davenport's getting his butt kickedat the U-Boat”..... was the rally call. Well, for young men who were all friends this was a call to arms. We all dashed out to two parked cars piled in and moved on. To the Bahnhoff Strasse's bar we drove where our friend was being harmed you know. This wouldn't do, we must stop it. Our pride was on the carpet. With eight of us we should prevail. There were other legendary tales of what the men of the 58th had done when a German attacked one of them. They had from Downs Barracks gone en mass burned some buildings and broke some glass (... and... kicked some ass) when one of them had been attacked by a local man jealous of a lass.

Davenport Sinks at the Uboat

Comment by Bob Atkinson on January 23, 2013 at 10:06am

Hey all.

In the 58th in Fulda, and Regiment from '69 to'70.

Bob Atkinson

Comment by Peter Job Polansky on January 14, 2013 at 3:32pm

Let's get Scott Fry on board in CavLand?

Comment by jon narmi on January 12, 2013 at 3:36pm

we roomed toghether with scott fry who is also on facebook we called you g-man because we couldnt say you last name.

Comment by Brian Wayne Grajkowski on January 9, 2013 at 2:12am

Hey Jon,don't know if you remember me,but thanks for the name,Renaldi. He was supposed to PCS w/me and SSG. McCants and a few other of us,only a few of us made it!!!!!! Welcome to CavLand brother!!!!!!!!

Comment by jon narmi on January 6, 2013 at 7:47am

it was John Renaldi who was also killed he worked in S-3 in the vault room with John Cole and others. Johns wife was 8 months pregeant when he was killed. Lt Mike (Micheal) Eller is on facebook. Im still friends with John Cole and we talk on the phone.

 

 

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