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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…

Started by Dave GettmanLatest Reply

PLEASE WELCOME........

.....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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2nd ACR Border Camps 1948-1992

Fellow Dragoons!! I am trying to collect information on all of the border camps 2d ACR had from 1948-1992. If you have stories, info, pictu…

Started by E.J. Rennier

83 Aug 13
Reply by marc p mcleskey

info on an accident at Philippsreut / Bischofsreut (Freyung-Grafenau County) close to the Czech border happening on 4 Feb 1983

Guys, I am looking for information concerning an auto accident near the German/Czech border on 4 Feb 1983 that killed three soldiers from t…

Started by Ryan T Meyer

18 Aug 13
Reply by marc p mcleskey

Modeling of armored vehicles, 1956 - 1962

As an avid builder of airplane, railroad, ship, and car models, I am wondering if there are others who enjoy such hobbies. Does anyone rem…

Started by Robert Burns Wadley

7 Aug 5
Reply by Robert Burns Wadley

STETSONS aka CAVALRY HATS Etc.

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 Jr

203 Jul 16
Reply by George McKay

Cold War Medal

There is now a bill before congress that would authorize a Cold War Medal, for those who served two years during the Cold War. It is known…

Started by George Martin

20 Jul 8
Reply by Dave Gettman

CSM Freddie Chapman

Got together with some 2/2 Troopers in Chicago for a reunion and we all got talking about CSM Chapman. Pretty sure he took the colors to Le…

Started by Lance Logue

0 Jun 17

German Biers I Have Tasted Recently

Thought I might start a list of flavor experiences I've encountered recently, in the realm of German biers. I've discovered a treasure trov…

Started by Dave Gettman

58 May 2
Reply by Dave Gettman

Williamsburg Reunion, 2017

Troopers,    The Reunion shirt is now on the store website at  (2dcavstore.com).  It is priced at $30.  If you order in the next week it wi…

Started by Robert S. McCorkle, aka, Bob

1 Apr 14
Reply by Dave Gettman

Guns

 This can be a place to talk of all things gun related. I think we have a lot of knowledge of guns on this site. And this could be a place…

Started by Shannon Ryan

1500 Feb 3
Reply by Shannon Ryan

Beret Ovals and other

search ebay for these 2nd Armored Cavalry Regt ACR TOUJOURS PRET w/ dui crest beret flash patch B 2nd Armored Cavalry Regt ACR TOUJOURS PRE…

Started by roger "pj" bratland

1 Jan 21
Reply by Dennis West

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Colonels of the Regiment

8th Colonel of the Regiment Nelson B. Sweitzer 9 Jun 1886 – 29 Oct 1888

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2d DRAGOONS

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.

MEMORABILIA

Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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