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ErnieKeel commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Dave good choice for "band" of the week. Leslie West grew up in my area and I got to see him and Mountain live many times (First time July 3, 1971). last time here in Montclair in 2010, (just before he lost his leg to diabetes infection).…"
3 hours ago
William (Bill) A. Miller commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's status
"Thanks, that was very interesting reading. It seems either there never was a J Troop, or there is a reason why it was not reformed after some incident. Anyone have any info or theories?"
8 hours ago
Shannon Ryan commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's status
"I did not see any names from J Troop on that list."
18 hours ago
Shannon Ryan commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's status
18 hours ago
Shannon Ryan commented on William (Bill) A. Miller's status
"Bill here is a story from one of the survivors of the battle http://www.astonisher.com/archives/museum/wm_slaper_little_big_horn.html"
18 hours ago
William (Bill) A. Miller posted a status
"I, K, L and M Troop. No J Troop. J Troop was completely annihilated at the Little Big Horn. Is that true? Anybody have info?"
22 hours ago
Thomas G. Carlson commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"upper 30's and rain"
Friday
Dave Gettman commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"I hear you Joe. My lilies are poking up through the snow."
Friday
Dave Gettman commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Shannon, the closest I got to the snow was clearing it off the wife's car so she could go to work."
Friday
William (Bill) A. Miller posted a photo
Friday
Shannon Ryan commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Yea Dave we are getting some of that Canadian chill down here as well, the mornings have been in the 30's. Where is your snow man?"
Friday
Shannon Ryan left a comment for greg miller
"Hello Greg I remember being told about that M60 incident and that is why we never carried a main gun round in that top ready rack tube the one that was closest to where the antenna mount was. I was always told that a flashlight battery could set off…"
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ALWAYS READY TROOP

Created by Dave Gettman Jul 13, 2016 at 2:41pm. Last updated by Dave Gettman Jul 13, 2016.

2d Cavalry Sutler Store

Created by Dave Gettman Feb 14, 2015 at 11:32am. Last updated by Dave Gettman Mar 9, 2016.

BORDER LEGION CERTIFICATE

Created by Dave Gettman Feb 27, 2016 at 9:59am. Last updated by Dave Gettman Feb 27, 2016.

JOIN THE 2D CAVALRY ASSOCIATION FREE!!

Created by Dave Gettman Jan 6, 2016 at 5:15pm. Last updated by Dave Gettman Jan 6, 2016.

Did you serve in Desert Storm?

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John Wayne Cav movies 18 Replies

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2nd ACR Border Camps 1948-1992 90 Replies

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Amberg 1968-1969 37 Replies

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84TH ENGINEER COMPANY TROOPERS, WHERE ARE YOU? 3 Replies

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German Biers I Have Tasted Recently 60 Replies

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STETSONS aka CAVALRY HATS Etc. 209 Replies

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When station at pond barrecks 2 Replies

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Camp May and camp Reed? 81 Replies

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Beret Ovals and other 2 Replies

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Modeling of armored vehicles, 1956 - 1962 7 Replies

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Cold War Medal 20 Replies

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CSM Freddie Chapman

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Williamsburg Reunion, 2017 1 Reply

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Sounds and Smell 26 Replies

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2nd ACR during Colonel Wagner's Command 27 Replies

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GSR L troop 81-84 6 Replies

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Anybody remember Gregory Frane from the Tank platoon, 1984-1986? 1 Reply

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