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Looking for soldiers who served in Bad Hersfeld (Germany) along the border between 1986 and 1988 - 58th Combat Engineer Company.


I am looking for soldiers who served in Bad Hersfeld (Germany) along the border between 1986 and 1988 - who were stationed with the 58th Combat Engineer Company. I was in Support Platoon (Motorpool) during this post.

I am interested in photos and anecdotes about our time there.

Civilian friends also welcome (Johannesburg Soccer Team, Alt Hersfeld Bar, etc.)

Sincerely - Peter "Joby" Polansky - Company Vehicle Dispatcher - SPC-4

Added by Peter Job Polansky on January 7, 2010 at 11:24am — 2 Comments

The passing of Brigadier General James Herbert (Jimmie) Leach

Brigadier General James Herbert (Jimmie) Leach, 87, of Lady's Island, S.C. died Thursday, December 17th 2009.

General Leach was born in Houston, Texas on April 7, 1922, the son of David W. Leach, Jr. and Ellen Curry Leach, both of Houston, and the grandson of Sergeant D. W. Leach of the 8th Louisiana Heavy Artillery, CSA.

General Leach entered the Texas National Guard in 1938. He attended Officer Candidate School in 1942 after his unit was called to active duty, prior to… Continue

Added by CavLand Administrator on December 21, 2009 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Landshut , Germany

Looking for Soldiers also served in Landshut 62-63 , i have a heck of a time to find anyone from this time . Iam uploading Pic from this time , maybe someone can identfy them ?

Added by Ingo W Schiller on December 5, 2009 at 5:25pm — 1 Comment

"Life Along the Death Strip", from Time Magazine, Sep. 15, 1980

There is no doubt why the fence is there. East Germany claims the fortified frontier is purely defensive, but many watchtowers do not even afford a view of West Germany. All, however, offer a clear field of fire back to the east. Fortifications are being refined and modernized continually. According to Western estimates, the East Germans have invested well over $7 billion in building and maintaining the barrier. "They now have third-generation equipment in place," says Major Karl Ball, deputy… Continue

Added by CavLand Administrator on December 2, 2009 at 10:37pm — 1 Comment

2/11 ACR

Looking for troopers from G-trp or especially HHT 2/11 republic of south Viet Nam july 68 to Aug. 69 I drove fuel track attached to Gtrp for quite awhile and also drove truck on convoy from Lai Kai to Loc Nihn among other things with Blackhorse. My name is Michael Van Dyke and you can contact me here or email me @

Added by Michael Van Dyke on November 30, 2009 at 11:55pm — 2 Comments


Looking for Cav Soldiers that served in A Company from Jan 1978 to Dec 1981 email me at

Added by SFC Larry A. Triplett on November 30, 2009 at 8:04am — No Comments

Thanks to Greg Hallmark, Dir. of Communications, The Blackhorse Association

Thanks Greg for providing our 19,000 members a means of reconnecting with old friends. As President of The Blackhorse Association, I speak for all of us in this expression of thanks. Allons! and Blackhorse Forever!


Added by John Sherman Crow on November 19, 2009 at 6:43pm — 3 Comments

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