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"I have a question for you guys?  Where were Camp Brant and Camp Gates?"

Tom Costine replied Jan 21, 2013 to Camp May and camp Reed?

81 Dec 16, 2017
Reply by Greg Jackson

"There is a great German restaurant in Bradendon Beach, Fla.  it is on the beach high…"

Tom Costine replied Jan 18, 2013 to German Restaurants in the States

33 Feb 14, 2013
Reply by Larry Bennet

"I remember only a few since it was back in the 50's and some of you guys weren't bor…"

Tom Costine replied Jul 30, 2012 to What was popular music-wise while you were in Germany?

99 Jan 21, 2014
Reply by Dave Gettman

"I loved the Rumpsteak at the Maisel Brau Resturant which was on Maxstrabe in the 50'…"

Tom Costine replied Mar 28, 2012 to What was your favorite German meal(s) while stationed in Germany?

14 Apr 16, 2012
Reply by Bob Reyes

"I was there from 55-58 and we had cigs and coffee rationed .  4 cartons of cigs a mo…"

Tom Costine replied Feb 12, 2012 to Ration Cards

35 Apr 28, 2018
Reply by gary schmidt

"  I bought a 3rd Cav ring about 15 years ago out of the American Legion magazine.  I…"

Tom Costine replied Sep 5, 2011 to Second Cavalry Rings

47 Jul 7, 2016
Reply by Glen Green

"I had a 2-1/2 ton deuce and a half, two of them Hq14 supply truck and Hq15 the Mess…"

Tom Costine replied Sep 19, 2010 to What were your wheels in Germany?

42 Feb 18, 2011
Reply by Marc Jones

"I never thought of it until I noticed your post on training areas near Bindlach. We…"

Tom Costine replied Sep 7, 2010 to "Training Areas" und "Bivouac Areas" near Christensen Barracks, Bindlach

8 Sep 12, 2010
Reply by Bruce Lantz

"Veral: I remember the KP's well, I got there in 55 and I think we paid them $5.00 a…"

Tom Costine replied Dec 22, 2009 to Anyone remember K P at the ROCK?

3 Dec 23, 2009
Reply by Mike Kultgen



Colonels of the Regiment

9th Colonel of the Regiment David R. Clendenin 29 Oct 1888 – 2 Apr 1891



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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