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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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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

11 Feb 28
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Racial Tensions in 1970-1972 at Pond Barracks Border Camp

I am reaching out to anyone that can help me provide evidence to the VA there were racial tensions in West Germany during 1970-1972.  I was…

Started by Craig Lechleiter

7 Feb 28
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Consumer Level AI to dig up Border Declassified Information

I have been using consumer level AI for a while to dig up Cold War Border information, previously it wasn't very accurate. For the last mon…

Started by Jeffre M Jarriel

0 Feb 28

BORDER tab for Stetsons

This website:   www.militarypins.com sells the BORDER tab for your Stetsons.  

Started by Anthony R. Fournier

0 Aug 31, 2022

Amberg LTroop 81-84

I was assigned to L Troop 3/2 ACR with the GSR team in Amberg from 81 to 84. 

Started by Anthony R. Fournier

13 Jul 15, 2022
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1984 to 1985

Just looking for people who where there from these years.

Started by roger "pj" bratland

7 May 29, 2022
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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

14 Dec 22, 2021
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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

219 Dec 22, 2021
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Started by kenneth b yeager jr

0 Oct 16, 2021

"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

10 Sep 15, 2021
Reply by Frank Kelly Johnson




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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