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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


 I am trying to find out if anyone remembers the names of the herbicides(chemicals) we used along the Czechoslovakia border and on the tank…

Started by samuel w. scott

0 Aug 18, 2016

Need help remembering a date at Graff

I don't want to trigger any memories; However, I can't remember an around date when we had a Field Artillery unit strike the back of one of…

Started by Lonny L. Leary

3 Jul 15, 2016

July Visit

I am going to visit Bindlach in July and I understand there is a museum near Hof.  I would guess that the Rock is closed now, but is there…

Started by Kim Clark

1 Jun 23, 2016
Reply by Dave Gettman


Where can you get 2nd cav caps

Started by William B. Byce

8 Jun 20, 2016
Reply by Wayne Redick


Trying to find out if the ball caps Chris Williams was talking are still avaible?

Started by William B. Byce

3 Jun 20, 2016
Reply by Wayne Redick

3/2 ACR Howitzer battery

I was stationed in Amberg from mid-July 73 to September 75. I took part in 6 training trips to Vilsec, 29 trips to Grafenwoer, and I miss m…

Started by ronald Bailey

1 Jun 4, 2016
Reply by Dennis West

Col Schlanser

Just before I left Amberg in 62 I heard that Col.Schlanser was taking command of Graf. trainging center.Does any know if that happened?The…

Started by kenith allen

0 May 31, 2016

NEW MEMBER Scott Adams

Hi, y'all.  Thanks for allowing me the honor of being part if this group.  I served with 2/2 ACR Echo Troop in Bamberg from 1981-1984.  I w…

Started by Alan Scott Adams

1 May 21, 2016
Reply by Bob Reyes



Colonels of the Regiment

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



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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