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Connecting the Troopers of Today with the Veterans of Yesterday.



Open invitation to all who lived through or served during the cold war and can remember a world before computers.

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Recommended Reading for 2d Dragoons/2d Cavalry 26 Replies

Started by Dave Gettman. Last reply by Dave Gettman Mar 1.

Troop Ships 43 Replies

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Oldtimers at Fiddler's Green 8 Replies

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Comment by Harry Warner on Friday
Let there be peace in the valley.
Comment by Joseph Auger on Friday

Kimmel is surprisingly  PC for someone who began his career hosting the "Man Show".

Comment by Harry Warner on Thursday
I should have posted my comment in politics, etc. My bad.
Comment by harold goldstein on Thursday

I hope no one gets insulted. the truth is the truth

Comment by harold goldstein on Thursday

Comment by Dave Gettman on Thursday

Comment by Harry Warner on August 14, 2017 at 1:04pm
When you can't tell the difference between fact(truth) and fiction(lies) you'll drink the Kool Aid.
Comment by Sigmund Fertig on August 14, 2017 at 11:18am

God morning from sunny & cool  So. Cal. 59 deg when I woke at 0530 a nice cool morning with a marine layer to cool our day down, gonna be under triple digits, hurrah. Thursday past was triple digits here but a cool 68 deg up in the lookout tower, Elev. 7790, Elev. here 1500.

Comment by Wayne Dixon on August 13, 2017 at 2:57pm

Thanks Harry, If I can find out any thing, I'll let you know.

Comment by Harry Warner on August 13, 2017 at 2:50pm

Wayne, I wish I could help you.  To the  best of my recollection, I was either in Graf at the time or back in Amberg.  If you hear anything from Stars and Stripes I would be interested to see what you learn.  


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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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