Dragoon Base

Connecting the Troopers of Today with the Veterans of Yesterday.

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

Members: 263
Latest Activity: 9 minutes ago

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Since you asked... 4 Replies

Started by Jeff Jarriel. Last reply by Jeff Jarriel Aug 18, 2019.

That time the NAZI's invaded Camp Gates...in 1987

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Another Border Story. Almost accidental WWIII... 1 Reply

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Comment by Dave Gettman 3 hours ago

The old 2d Cavalry history and news sites that I ran were on a private server hosted by Isaac Golding, the guy who started the original Dragoon Base on the Microsoft network. He got tired of hosting the sites after several years and shut them down. He taught me what little I know.

Comment by Harry Warner 3 hours ago

Dave, that is something I have thought of many times, but didn't know how to broach the subject.  Apparently I wasn't alone.  

Comment by Dave Gettman 4 hours ago

If I had the time, money and technical skills Harry, I would buy a server and set up my own network and try to transfer everything over to it. But that too would last only as long as I do.

Comment by Harry Warner 4 hours ago

HOME SWEET HOME

Comment by Dave Gettman 4 hours ago

Well, I ranted and raved enough to get the site turned back on until April. Nice to be back, but I think it is only temporary. NING is getting to be a bunch of money grabbers, so it looks like we will be bringing Dragoon Base to a close permanently in April 2021. I will try to keep you posted if there are any further developments.

Comment by George Crump (Chief) on Thursday

 would appreciate a little prayer for him - Chief

Comment by George Crump (Chief) on Thursday

Comment by George Crump (Chief) on Thursday

  Hi Harold - Chief here first off Happy birthday -  Been AWOL during the hurricane recovery  -  we are almost there on  completing the repairs to the house, I just got back my trunk from the body shop -  my Honda try to take on a Dodge ram truck but we came out the worst,  what's with the Dragon Base site?  can we now make donations?. today in 1976 we had a young trooper 21yrs old was killed in a car accident, see attached Pic. -  Dragoon for life -  Chief.

Comment by harold goldstein on Thursday

God bless America

Comment by harold goldstein on November 18, 2020 at 5:01pm

Nothing new about the site.  it is impossible to approve new members. I guess nothing lasts forever. If you can, go to the main page and add a comment to the entire membership and fill them in. They should be alerted about the possibility that Dragoon Base might not be around too long, lest they lose contact with other members.

 

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9th Colonel of the Regiment David R. Clendenin 29 Oct 1888 – 2 Apr 1891

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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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