Dragoon Base

Connecting the Troopers of Today with the Veterans of Yesterday.

Information

Fiddler's Green

Our Place to reflect & remember our fallen buddies.

Members: 66
Latest Activity: 23 hours ago

Welcome To Fiddler's Green

Halfway down the trail to Hell
In a shady meadow green
Are the Souls of all dead Troopers camped
Near a good old-time canteen,
And this eternal resting place is
known as Fiddler's Green
Marching past straight through to Hell
The Infantry are seen
Accompanied by the Engineers,
Artillery and Marines,
For none but the shades of Cavalrymen
Dismount at Fiddlers' Green
Though some go curving down the trail
To seek a warmer scene,
No Trooper ever gets to Hell
Ere he's emptied his canteen.
And so rides back to drink again
With friends at Fiddlers' Green
And so when man and horse go down
Beneath a sabre keen,
Or on roaring charge of fierce melee
You stop a bullet clean.
And the hostiles come to get your scalp
Just empty your canteen,
And put your pistol to your head
And go to Fiddler's Green.

Discussion Forum

RCSM TERRY J. TROBOUGH 1 Reply

Started by Dave Gettman. Last reply by Shannon Ryan Aug 6, 2019.

SSGT Wayne Dixon 1 Reply

Started by Harry Warner. Last reply by Dave Gettman May 16, 2019.

ERNEST HAROLD HAWN, WWII 1 Reply

Started by Dave Gettman. Last reply by Dave Gettman Jan 19, 2017.

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Fiddler's Green to add comments!

Comment by Jim Mitchell 23 hours ago

Just recently found out that two outstanding NCO's from 2nd Plt C Troop have gone to Fiddler's Green.

1SG Robert A. "Cowboy" Wilkins 5/29/2017 in Colorado

1SG Marvin A. "Al" Olive 2/11/2020 in Georgia

No finer NCO's ever served!

Comment by harold goldstein on June 10, 2020 at 7:50am
chief would you know what rifle is shown at the top of the page with the guys floating the flag
Comment by harold goldstein on June 10, 2020 at 7:48am
Dave this still doesn't let me put in pictures
Comment by harold goldstein on June 10, 2020 at 7:45am
Dave, what a way to bring tears to us, so early Wednesday Morning,

Add John Boyd; he depended on the oldtimers for his health,
and Joe Dixon who was staioned with me and turned out to be a lifelong friend of Sig Fertig.
Comment by Harry Warner on June 9, 2020 at 8:08pm

Comment by Harry Warner on June 9, 2020 at 7:14pm

Major General Dennis P. Malcor
Vine Grove, KY- Major General Dennis P. Malcor, 76, of Vine Grove, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
He was born June 20, 1940 to Patrick and Frances Malcor in St. Louis, Missouri. Hewas a U.S. Army Veteran with 36 years of service. He served two combat tours in Vietnam. He commanded the 1st Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment in Germany; the 1st Brigade, 24th Infantry Division at Ft. Stewart, GA; and was the Assistant Division Commander, 3rd Infantry Division in Germany. He concluded his military career by serving as Deputy Commanding General, First United States Army at Ft. Knox, KY.
Major General Malcor served his country both in peace and at war. Among his many decorations and awards, he received the Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device forexceptional valor in combat, and was a recipient of the Defense DistinguishedService Medal, the United States' highest non-combat related militaryaward and thehighest joint service decoration.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Scott Brown Malcor, his daughter,Nancy Scott Malcor of Macon, Georgia, son Dennis Patrick Malcor Jr. of Walchwil, Switzerland, and his grandchildren Edward John Moskaly III, NicholasPatrick Malcor, and Emily Scott Malcor, as well as numerous other loving family members.
Visitation is from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 9 at Coffey & Chism Funeral Home in Vine Grove, and after 9:00 AM Wednesday at the Radcliff Presbyterian Church, Radcliff, KY.
A funeral service for Mr. Malcor will be held on Wednesday, August 10 at 10:00 AM at Radcliff Presbyterian Church. Burial with full military honors follows at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in Radcliff.

Comment by Dave Gettman on May 16, 2019 at 4:59pm

Rest in peace, my friend.

Buried at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, section 94, site 617.

Comment by Harry Warner on May 16, 2019 at 11:50am

With great sorrow I post this.

Obituary for Wayne Eugene Dixon

Wayne Eugene Dixon, 86, of Burleson, TX passed away Monday December 17, 2018. Graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 11:15 AM Thursday, December 27, at the Dallas - Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Texas. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM, Wednesday, December 26, at the Lucas and Blessing Funeral Home. Mr. Dixon is survived by his wife Viola Louise Dixon; daughter, Jeanette Normand and her husband Joe; Grandchildren, Darin Wayne Dixon, and Shawn Clifton Duckworth; great-granddaughter, Zadie Lynn Viola Dixon.
Comment by Jim Ward on October 12, 2018 at 1:15am
Comment by Thomas Blaszkiewicz on March 31, 2018 at 9:50am

A former Amberg trooper  and a soldier from my home town has passed away.SGT. Gregory Anthon has made it to Fiddlers Green.He also belonged to AmVets/VFW post # 7275 with me.A great guy he will be missed .RIP, Greg.

 

Members (66)

 
 
 

Colonels of the Regiment

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

Sponsors

2d DRAGOONS

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.

MEMORABILIA

Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

© 2020   Created by Dave Gettman.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service