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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

13 Sep 12, 2018
Reply by Arthur D. Lovelace

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

97 Sep 9, 2018
Reply by Arthur D. Lovelace

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

1501 Sep 6, 2018
Reply by Shannon Ryan

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

22 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Dave Gettman

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, 2018
Reply by gary schmidt

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, 2018
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, 2018
Reply by Dave Gettman

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

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, 2017

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, 2017
Reply by Dave Gettman

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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.

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Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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