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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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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

50 on Tuesday
Reply by Shannon Ryan

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

199 Mar 5
Reply by Frank L Moseley Jr

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

Sounds and Smell

After reading comments about the Movie "Fury" I can still hear the casings from the 7.62 or 50 Cal. rolling around on the tank. One would n…

Started by Bill Hembree

26 Jan 9
Reply by Dave Gettman

2nd ACR during Colonel Wagner's Command

I shared this on the 3/2 ACR site.  I thought I'd share it with the rest of the 2nd ACR vets.  Here's an article from Stars and Stripes dat…

Started by Kenneth Saulter

27 Dec 10, 2016
Reply by Joe Sellner

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

14 Dec 7, 2016
Reply by James king

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

His mother and I were engaged when he was born in 1966, but we broke up and she gave him up for adoption in Toledo in May 1966. The next ti…

Started by Roger Digel-Barrett

1 Nov 24, 2016
Reply by Joe Sellner

1968

I was in HQ 3rd recon 2nd Ac 1967-1968

Started by Ed paquette

0 Nov 20, 2016

Amberg 1968-1969

Anyone else serve in 2nd Armored Cav in Amberg in '68-'69? 

Started by Steven Bennett

34 Sep 27, 2016
Reply by Dave Gettman

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Colonels of the Regiment

7th Colonel of the Regiment John P. Hatch

26 June 1881 - 9 January 1886

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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.

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Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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