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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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SONG OF THE WEEK

NOT SO MUCH A SONG THIS WEEK AS A MEMORY JOG. HOW MANY OF YOU REMEMBER LISTENING TO EPISODES OF THIS SUPER HERO ON AMERICAN FORCES NETWORK RADIO IN THE 1960'S AND 1970'S?

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

Started by Dave Gettman. Last reply by Dave Gettman Mar 1, 2017.

Troop Ships 43 Replies

Started by Rob Gould. Last reply by Robert Burns Wadley Dec 25, 2015.

Oldtimers at Fiddler's Green 8 Replies

Started by Dave Gettman. Last reply by Shannon Ryan Sep 29, 2015.

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Comment by RC (Robert Chessley) Johnson on August 24, 2017 at 1:41pm

Yessir Jim, it,s been a long road, with a lotta  bumps!

Comment by Dave Gettman on August 23, 2017 at 10:38am

2d Cavalry Regiment to receive new "Dragoon Stryker".

http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/news/a27872/upgunn...

Comment by Dave Gettman on August 23, 2017 at 10:37am

Been a long road, Jim.

Comment by Jim Clendenen on August 23, 2017 at 10:15am

Well, 50yrs. ago yesterday I took my oath, and 50yrs. ago today I arrived at reception Ft. Leonard Wood, Misery, sorry meant Missouri. Where the hell has it all gone?

Comment by RC (Robert Chessley) Johnson on August 22, 2017 at 9:22pm

Let there be peace!  Amen

Comment by Shannon Ryan on August 22, 2017 at 8:06pm

All is well here in Northern California. I am still working in Truckee trying to get done before winter sets in and it comes fast in the Sierra mountains. Stay well all and enjoy the day.

Comment by Harry Warner on August 18, 2017 at 11:48am
Let there be peace in the valley.
Comment by Joseph Auger on August 18, 2017 at 4:17am

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

Comment by Harry Warner on August 17, 2017 at 4:30pm
I should have posted my comment in politics, etc. My bad.
Comment by harold goldstein on August 17, 2017 at 4:20pm

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

 

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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.

MEMORABILIA

Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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