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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

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

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, 2017
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

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 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

0 Sep 10, 2016

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

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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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