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Connecting the Troopers of Today with the Veterans of Yesterday.

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

http://history.dragoons.org/modules/gallery/Cold_War_Years

Click the photos to enlarge them. Once enlarged, click on them again to make them very large.

Toujours Pret!

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Dave,very good viewing and great job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dave, I was just glanzing at what you have here.  I still have my book from 62-63.  It brings back a lot of memories from when I served with the Cav.  Wish we had one from 59-61 when I was there the first time.  In between my two tours, I was with the 2nd Armored Division in hood till I was sent back to Germany, I have my book from there.
I don't remember any yearbooks from my time 72-74 Don't remember any troop photos hanging anywhere,just the beer machine.

Cool, wish there were more posted

I see my old First Shirt made SGM! 

http://history.dragoons.org/modules/gallery/album32/2_Cav_YBB8

SGM Sworn. He was one awesome TOP, took good care of us.

The old yearbooks are great.  There were a few names I had forgotten, and was reminded of them in looking thru the 1961 and 1962-63 yearbooks.  I still have my 1964 yearbook....somewhere.

 

Does anyone have a K Troop Yearbook from 66,67,68, or 69? I served in K troop during those years and would like to see if I might possibly in one of those books. Thanks

 

MSG Jimmie Henry (Retired)

"Always Ready"

 

Well, there I am in the Color Guard 1964,w/the Band out @ the Stadium, on the right Guard unbelievable, Dave!  Holding that sabre w/cotton gloves could become problematic after awhile. Also, I'm pretty sure, I worked on this Annual with Rod Nash. The internet, got to love it! Thanks

PFC German, the smartest guy in the room. Dad was a retired General and he grew up in Spain, spoke 5 languages. Worked in Border Operations. Was Magic Wop's and my roomie, these are gold.

Glad you enjoyed them Chuck. That's what it's all about.

Good to hear from you again!

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