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I was asked by an Old E. German about our Spot Lamps on the M-60. He wanted to know why the light was Pink and what kind of Lamp it was, Me…

Started by MARK PILLOW

20 May 5, 2014
Reply by Dave Gettman

2010-13 Dragoon Trivia Contest

Not sure if it was because it was getting increasingly harder to find the current question, the questions were getting too hard, or becau…

Started by Dave Gettman

267 Mar 27, 2013
Reply by howard maxwell tritt

2nd Cavalry Trivia Contest

In an effort to get the trivia contest moving along, I am going to post another prize and another question. This question is open to one a…

Started by Dave Gettman

127 Dec 24, 2009
Reply by Dave Gettman

Regimental Horse?

I was heavily involved in the Soldier and NCO of the month boards during my time with 1/2 ACR. At the Regimental NCO of the Year competitio…

Started by Jason Dhonau

3 Feb 15, 2009
Reply by Dave Gettman


Here it is Troopers and Troopettes, the long awaited grand opening of the new trivia contest on Dragoon Base! Please bare with me on this…

Started by Dave Gettman

8 Feb 10, 2009
Reply by Robb Russell


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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