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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

95 Apr 30
Reply by Phillip Dagenais

Ration Cards

Trying to remember - in mid 70's I think you could get 3 fifths of hard liquor/month, 4 cartons of cigs at about $1.50 per carton, and 100…

Started by Eric Larson

35 Apr 28
Reply by gary schmidt

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

3 Mar 8
Reply by Bernard Turner

John Wayne Cav movies

I have always enjoyed She wore a Yellow Ribbon and Ft Apache. These were old John Wayne movies about life in the Cav. I have always wondere…

Started by Pete Occhialini

18 Feb 22
Reply by Shannon Ryan

Amberg 1968-1969

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

Started by Steven Bennett

37 Feb 20
Reply by Dave Gettman

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

60 Feb 8
Reply by Dave Gettman

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

209 Jan 31
Reply by Frank L Moseley

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

20 Nov 11, 2017
Reply by Syl Drobney

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

2 Aug 26, 2017
Reply by GREGORY J. NELSON

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, 2017
Reply by Robert Burns Wadley

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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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