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

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Comment by Edward (Gene) Beck on December 24, 2015 at 6:27pm

It is an Honor to be an Admin. of this site. The best Troopers in the world anywhere. I love every one of you as brothers. We all know how difficult it is to be away from Family and Friends, especially at Christmas. I pray for all of our Military men and women at home or deployed all around the globe. Thank you for your service. To my Band of Brothers, God Bless you and your family and GOD BLESS THE GOOD OL' 2ND CAVALRY. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!

Comment by John MacEnroe on December 24, 2015 at 5:59pm
Merry Christmas my friends, I am honored to be counted among you.
Comment by Dave Gettman on December 24, 2015 at 5:03pm

The high tomorrow is supposed to be in the upper 30's with a chance of a small snow flurry. Bah-humbug!

Comment by Frank L Moseley on December 24, 2015 at 1:00pm

Wishing all Dragoon Base Troopers a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy, Prosperous New Year!

Toujours Pret!!

Comment by Shannon Ryan on December 24, 2015 at 12:39pm

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy new year to all of our brothers and sisters that are serving and that have served, you all for your service. I hope all have a blessed and safe new year.

Comment by Harry Warner on December 24, 2015 at 12:37pm
70° in New Joisey on Christmas eve. Somebody I know left for Florida to escape our frigid winters. Name escapes me at the moment, but I think it was Bert's sidekick.
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Colonels of the Regiment

8th Colonel of the Regiment Nelson B. Sweitzer 9 Jun 1886 – 29 Oct 1888

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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.

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