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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

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

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

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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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