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Ernest Harold Hawn, Troop F, 2d Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group, WW II, passed away December 24, 2016. Ernie was among the first troopers in Eur…

Started by Dave Gettman

1 Jan 19, 2017
Reply by Dave Gettman

SP/4 Stephen D. Forehand

SP/4 Stephen D. Forehand, Scout Section, 2d Platoon, E Troop, 2d Squadron, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment, went to Fiddler's Green 18 December…

Started by Dave Gettman

4 Jul 4, 2016
Reply by terry strong

SP/4 (retired) Jesse Kelley

Jesse Kelley, former SP/4 with F Troop 1972-75, longtime Dragoon Base member from the original site and administrator here at Dragoon Base…

Started by Dave Gettman

11 Oct 22, 2015

Maj. General Robert "The Dueler" Wagner

60th Colonel of the Regiment, Major General Robert "The Dueler" Wagner, passed away August 14, 2013, in Smithfield, Virginia. He and his wi…

Started by Dave Gettman

8 Jun 17, 2015
Reply by Frank Hughes

LTC (retired) Thomas Wayne Stewart

Tom was born in 1940 in Las Vegas, NV; the second of four sons born to Levi Stewart and Kathleen French, he assumed immense responsibility…

Started by Dave Gettman

0 Sep 9, 2014

Steve "Steve-O" Bowen

Steve “Steve-O” Bowen, of Wilmington, North Carolina, died 7 May 2014 of wounds inflicted during his long battle with cancer. His courage i…

Started by Dave Gettman

8 May 13, 2014
Reply by Edward (Gene) Beck

SSG Jesse L. Williams

The Department of Defense announced today the death of six soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Dec. 17 [201…

Started by Dave Gettman

0 Jan 22, 2014

Robb Russell

Robb Russell, the creator of the current Dragoon Base website, passed away on December 24, 2013. Medic, HHT, 3/2ACR, E-1 to E-4, 1977-79.…

Started by Dave Gettman

0 Jan 22, 2014

Todd R. Melcher

Todd R. Melcher, Colorado Springs, Colorado, former Sgt E-5, H Company, 2/2ACR, Bamberg, 1974-76, passed away December 27, 2013.

Started by Dave Gettman

0 Jan 22, 2014

CWO-2 Edward Balli

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Chief Warrant Officer Edw…

Started by Dave Gettman

0 Jan 22, 2014


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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