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"Martin, went into Congressional listing of Bills that have been submitted, they list…"

Wayne Dixon replied Jul 17, 2016 to Cold War Medal

22 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Dave Gettman

"FRANKI just got on the base net, the one you showed me is different  from what they…"

Wayne Dixon replied Nov 17, 2013 to A great place for finding old friends!!!

3 Nov 17, 2013
Reply by Frank L Moseley

"Dave do you have any extra of # 16 that I might purchase from you?"

Wayne Dixon replied Jun 21, 2011 to Regimental/Squadron Coins and Medallions

62 Feb 20, 2012
Reply by Dave Gettman

"I served there from 59-61 then 62-64. I troop and squadron HQ had the first building…"

Wayne Dixon replied Dec 30, 2010 to Starting to get a little confused with the recent pictures

38 Dec 5, 2013
Reply by George W. Smith

"Dave glad all went well, another member sent me an e-mail that the 2nd was ramping u…"

Wayne Dixon replied May 20, 2010 to Reunion

5 May 21, 2010
Reply by Thomas Blaszkiewicz

"Dave, I have a book on the border, It was Published 1965, Titled: "IN THE HEART OF G…"

Wayne Dixon replied Jul 20, 2009 to WW II - Cold War History Projects

8 Mar 8, 2010
Reply by mike kennedy


Wayne Dixon replied May 29, 2009 to Have you been back..?

7 May 29, 2009
Reply by Wayne Dixon

"I remember when we first got the 114s in the cav. we never used them on the border,…"

Wayne Dixon replied Apr 5, 2009 to m114

15 Apr 24, 2009
Reply by James R McKenna

"Thanks a lot Dave, I had found most of it. I had forgotten about the change, I was g…"

Wayne Dixon replied Jan 31, 2009 to Restructuring of Squadrons.

5 Feb 1, 2009
Reply by Bill Burdick

"I have located the information. " All three armored cavalry regiments were reorganiz…"

Wayne Dixon replied Jan 30, 2009 to Restructuring of Squadrons.

5 Feb 1, 2009
Reply by Bill Burdick


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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