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Recommended Reading for 2d Dragoons/2d Cavalry

Thought I would start a list of books of interest to 2d Dragoon history nuts like myself. Feel free to add any you know of.

Started by Dave Gettman

26 Mar 1
Reply by Dave Gettman

Troop Ships

I am trying to remember the names of the troop ships I came over and back to Bremerhaven from Brooklyn. One was the USS Geiger but not sure…

Started by Rob Gould

43 Dec 25, 2015
Reply by Robert Burns Wadley

Oldtimers at Fiddler's Green

Lest we forget, members of the Oldtimers group who have moved on to Fiddler's Green.... James F. Burgos; HHT-3/2ACR 1968-69; AZ 04/21/2013…

Started by Dave Gettman

8 Sep 29, 2015
Reply by Shannon Ryan

Identified MIA's

Thought some of you old timers would like to check this website out, maybe pay respects to some of our fallen comrades who have finally mad…

Started by Dave Gettman

4 Jan 21, 2012
Reply by Dave Gettman

Old Regimental Yearbooks

Here is a little something to bring back some memories for you old timers. Check out the different yearbooks from the Regiment. http://hist…

Started by Dave Gettman

9 Dec 3, 2011
Reply by Dave Gettman

Yearbooks

Any yearbook for the 67-68 yrs? I never saw one while stationed there. I wonder what ever happened to the scout car in the barracks across…

Started by Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.

6 Nov 19, 2011
Reply by Dave Gettman

Green Tomatoes

John G, I remember my dad used to love to eat green pickled tomatoes!

Started by Sigmund Fertig

3 Sep 29, 2011
Reply by Daniel J. Wroten

Pick your bier!

Not the greatest variety in the world, but I'll bet my last dollar I'll get somebody's mouth watering! I will leave each bier in its own s…

Started by Dave Gettman

76 Jul 27, 2011
Reply by Todd R. Melcher

Cab Driver at Pond Barracks 69-71

Started by Thomas Blaszkiewicz

11 May 19, 2011
Reply by Thomas Blaszkiewicz

Carrer Politicans

If you want to change the Government then stop voting party and change the people who you are sending there, carrer politicians are not the…

Started by Sigmund Fertig

2 Nov 8, 2010
Reply by Chuck Cantwell

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