Originally Posted by Radioactive1980
It would be ridiculous if virtually everyone from the first film appears in a flashbacks or turns out to still be alive. Don't forget this film features a whole new cast of characters who weren't in TFA- Fury, Hill, Widow, Falcon etc etc. There ain't gonna be room for the first films entire cast as well, and somehow I doubt Steve spends his nights dreaming about Colonel Chester Phillips.
Flashbacks don't need to be about what Steve is dreaming about or remembering; they can be story-driven, and point out how events and characters in Steve's past have a direct impact on the plot points in this movie.