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Bulletin Board for 2nd Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment




05 May 1st Lt Harold Weinberg (Paul Cooley)
I too was at Hoenfels when Lt Weinberg died. They were using gasoline to clean the latrine showers in the officers barracks and somehow (a cigarette?) the whole latrine went up in a flash fire burning him and another LT to death. Years later I was at a neighbors house in Arlington Tx (a block... More
18 Mar Lost buddies (Melvin Walls)
I was With the 2/50 in Garlstedt, Germany from 1978 until 1980. I was a 60 gunner and I would love to hear from anyone in this unit. I remember a few names, Larry Scruggs,Freeman,? My e-mail is avyday@ yahoo.com If it helps I was a really small 16 year old at the time, I'm sure someone would... More
25 Mar The other Lieutenent's name (Jesus Martinez)
The other Lt that died in that fire was 1st Lt Harold Weinberg. He was awarded the EIB posthumously along with the rest of us that were fortunate enough to earn the same award... for the record I am Sergeant Jesus Martinez, B Co. 2/50, 3rd Plt...
25 Mar it was 1st Lt Stith not Smith (Jesus Martinez)
I was in B Co, 3rd Plt, when that fire killed those two lieutenents and one was Stith not Smith... Thanks
11 Feb Hohenfels (Arnold Amesquita)
I too rotated to hohenfels, both in 75 and in 77 with 1-41st Inf. 2Ad. My brother was in 2-50th Inf. during your time. His name is SGT. Rosendo Amesquita and he was assigned to the weapons platoon (TOW) in CSC company. I remember Ma Clappers, I spent a lot of time up there myself.
11 Oct Hohenfels Rotation (William Weber)
I was on the 1976 Hohenfels rotation and remember the fire. The two LT's lost were from my company, HHC. They were 1LT Larrabee and 1LT Smith. 1LT Smith was my PLT Leader. I was the Bn Aid station medic and that time. I remember coming back from Parsberg and hearing about it. The senior... More
21 Apr CSC 2/50th (Keith Mcnease)
Looking for members of Combat Support Company 2/50th Infantry who served from 1976 to 1980. Stateside or Germany. Also would like to hear from any 2/50 members who served at Hohenfels or Garlstadt.
23 Jan lost soul (David Pladna)
I rotated to garlstedt frg from ft. carson feb 83 with my whole co. we made up A co. 2/50th Inf. during the 18mth we were together the unit identifier was deactivated and we became 4/41st inf. Please anybody serving in this unit contact me
20 Jan TDY to Hohenfels (Daniel Miller)
I was a member of 2/50 from 1975-78 and did a rotation in Hohenfels Apr 76. I remember the old lady on the hill and the great beer. During that rotations, we lost a couple of guys due to a fire. I remeber them each time I think of Hohenfels.
26 Nov Ferris Barracks (Donald Marconi)
Don Marconi I was stationed at Ferris Barracks, Erlangen Germany from 1960 to 1962 with the 4th Armored Division 2nd ARB 50th Inf B Co. I am looking for people that were there at that time. E-mail me at marco@enter.net



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