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Thoroughbred Newsletter

The April 09 edition of the Thoroughbred Newsletter is now available. If you want a copy, click on this link and send a request to TACOMA D…

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.....Trooper Jim Letton, probably our most senior member to date. Jim was with the regiment during WW II and the Constabulary days. He's ma…

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1980 to 1982 Trying to find a border cap

Anyone know how to find the border caps we use to wear? they are not ball caps.

Started by Jeffery T Adams

0 May 2

Looking for Civil War History of the Regiment

Hey all, I am writing. Paper about the Regiment during (little before, during, and a little after) and I need some help finding some source…

Started by Joshua A. Bailey

0 Apr 5


Good evening to all 2nd Cavalry Troopers, I know that many of us, perhaps not all, have a Cavalry Hat. It may be a Stetson or any other Slo…

Started by Frank L Moseley

218 Apr 2
Reply by Dave Gettman

Looking for Jeff Jarriel

Like the title says, looking for Jeff. Last spoke in 2015 when he turned over the Association of Border Cavalry Professionals (Face Book) t…

Started by james sailor

1 Apr 1
Reply by Jeff Jarriel

When station at pond barrecks

Served from Feb 76 to Oct 79 1st platoon L Troop Anyone else there around this time

Started by Greg Jackson

13 Mar 30

"Subaltern Shoot" Tank Gunnery Qualification Patches?

I'm trying to replicate a "tankers jacket" complete with the right patches. In the late 70s and early 80s when we qualified our tanks, we r…

Started by Howard Maxwell Tritt

8 Mar 25
Reply by Dave Gettman

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman

I have been looking at the pictures of LTC Vindman(he testified against Pres. Trump).  It looks like he is wearing a 2nd ACR crest on his r…

Started by Howard Koenig

12 Mar 19
Reply by Dave Gettman

Greetings all

Hi, I was in Bravo company 501st Military Intelligence battalion "Nightstalkers" 17 Kilo (changed to 96 Romeo in '85) Ground Surveillance R…

Started by Douglas White

10 Mar 10
Reply by james sailor

2d cav store

  Does the 2d Cav store have a phone number ? Having trouble with the web site

Started by William B. Byce

1 Feb 7
Reply by Dave Gettman

Tail Rotor strike at Graf

Does anyone remember the Tech Rep from Hughes who walked into a Cobra tail rotor at Graf, it happened on the FARRP west of Camp AAchen, I w…

Started by roger "pj" bratland

0 Jan 26


Colonels of the Regiment

9th Colonel of the Regiment David R. Clendenin 29 Oct 1888 – 2 Apr 1891



This was the third design of the 2d Cavalry DUI, worn from 1924-1931. The sharp points on the ends of the bottom scroll again called for a redesign.


Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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