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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


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



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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