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James McQuigg is now a member of Dragoon Base
1 hour ago
Shannon Ryan commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Frank I think you can get close to buying a new A/C unit for what they are going to charge you to rebuild the old one I would definitely look around and price shop check out ebay there are a few different brands for you to look at they might not be…"
yesterday
Frank L Moseley commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"UPDATE ON THE A/C ---  It's still deadlined!  Called the company we got the number for, they want $75 for the service call [ok] and $129 per hour labour, MINIMUM 2 hours charge and that don't include parts or supplies. Told them…"
yesterday
gene gunia commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Harold,i was able to read it but that was also about 60 years ago for me. hell I forgot what I had for breakfast"
Wednesday
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Gene, here is a copy of notes I kept while in Germany.  The top paragraph mentions the border incident.  I think you can enlarge it to read better.  Remember I was 19 when this was written"
Tuesday
Damonleebutler is now a member of Dragoon Base
Tuesday
Jim Mitchell left a comment for rick reames
"Hey Rick, Are you still out there?"
Monday
Jim Mitchell left a comment for Robert Bruce MacDougall
"Hey, Bob! The 2019 2nd Cav reunion is going to be here in Kansas City in the Spring, April I think.  Any chance you might attend so we can catch up?"
Monday
Jim Mitchell left a comment for Richard L. (Dick) Teters, Jr.
"Hey, Dick! It's been a long time!  I was the 2nd Platoon Leader in C Troop when you took command and then left to be the XO of A Troop a few months later.  Of ten wondered what you did after you left the Rock.  I attended the…"
Monday
Dave Gettman commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Hey Harold, I just ran into a guy on Facebook you might know. After Basic Training at Ft Knox and Signal School at Monmouth, he went to 2ACR at Meade for a couple weeks and then Gyro'd to Germany with HQ 2/2. His name is Dick Lee. I'll see…"
Monday
gene gunia commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"harold,i was a scout and patrolled the border from hof,kronac and filled in a couple times at gates. I don't recall the incident you're referring to unless it was kept hush hush.sorry i'm not able to help you."
Monday
harold goldstein commented on Harry Warner's group Oldtimers
"Gene G. I do not know if you were aware of this. Sig, can you please help me out with this story In June or July  1958 nine border patrol Soldiers in their well armed jeeps,from the 2nd ACR,were captured by the Czeck Army. A communications team…"
Monday

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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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Cold War Medal 22 Replies

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Cancer

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2nd ACR Border Camps 1948-1992 95 Replies

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Ration Cards 35 Replies

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When station at pond barrecks 3 Replies

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John Wayne Cav movies 18 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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Camp May and camp Reed? 81 Replies

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Modeling of armored vehicles, 1956 - 1962 7 Replies

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CSM Freddie Chapman

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Williamsburg Reunion, 2017 1 Reply

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Guns 1500 Replies

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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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