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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

Unit visits

Anyone know the ins & outs of paying a visit to the unit? I'll be in Bavaria this October with my wife and oldest son (who is a LT in t…

Started by Eric Larson

5 Mar 29, 2016
Reply by Eric Larson

Sutler Store

Has Stuler Store reopened

Started by William B. Byce

2 Mar 26, 2016
Reply by Dave Gettman

2d Cavalry Association Store

2d Cavalry store is now OPEN FOR BUSINESS!!! http://www.2dcavstore.com/

Started by Dave Gettman

0 Mar 9, 2016

Was I put out to pasture when the M1 arrived..?

I posted this on facebook before.. Was I put out to pasture when the M1 arrived..? Something I have been asking myself for over 30 years..…

Started by Bob Reyes

2 Feb 8, 2016
Reply by Frank Hughes

DO you know

LIfe was Crazy.  I arrived in Amberg,  in May 1983.    Does anyone remember Christopher McCune  from Boston?   Gosnell 3rd platoon?   Sgt O…

Started by Robert DeGarimore

4 Feb 1, 2016
Reply by Thom Knott

Spurs for border patrols 1963-1966

how does one apply for spurs if you served 2/2 1963-1966       can someone enlighten me on the whole spur process

Started by Randall Allen Fuller

1 Jan 26, 2016
Reply by Dave Gettman

Ray's Dinner

Remember the Mess Sgt- SFC Ray, we had in 2/2 ACR Bamberg. For some reason he had a lot of Military pull and persuasion with the higher com…

Started by Bill Hembree

0 Jan 18, 2016

Freedom Train

Does anyone remember the print of "The Freedom Train" ? It was a print of some cav guys on patrol and a train coming across the border when…

Started by Pete Fahrenkrug

12 Nov 20, 2015
Reply by John Falkenbury


I would like to invite everyone to join my "Pond Barracks" FB group page. I started it before I learned of the Dragoon Base site here. I th…

Started by SGT. Mark S. Meyers

5 Oct 13, 2015
Reply by Victor Bradley



Colonels of the Regiment

7th Colonel of the Regiment John P. Hatch

26 June 1881 - 9 January 1886



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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