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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 Dave Gettman on November 16, 2017 at 10:09am

Ronald, I was still playing with a rubber ducky in the tub in 1960. Congrats on the anniversary.

Comment by Dave Gettman on November 16, 2017 at 10:08am

Uh-oh, somebody trying to get old on us?

Happy Birthday, Harold!

Comment by Harry Warner on November 16, 2017 at 9:37am
Happy Birthday Harold.
Comment by Ronald M Snyder on November 16, 2017 at 7:24am

I was thinking of Bindlach ,57years ago I got off the 707 at Rhein-main going to the rock. thought i would wish every one happy holidays 11 16 1960  what a day.

Comment by Sigmund Fertig on November 14, 2017 at 10:57am

Thanks Harold for the awesome video, Sunday morning I was one of 11 Veterans presented with a " Quilt of Valor " at church, very humbled and honored !

Comment by Joseph Auger on November 13, 2017 at 11:31pm

Comment by Frank L Moseley on November 13, 2017 at 3:37pm

Very well done Tribute, Harold.
Toujours Pret!

Comment by harold goldstein on November 12, 2017 at 7:19pm

SHANNON, THERE ARE ABOUT 300 VETERANS AND ONLY 40 GAVE ME THEIR PICTURES.

AND

I'M 79 AND OUTIDE OF A FEW, THEY ARE ALL OLDER THAN ME.

WE HAVE 5 WWII VETERANS

Comment by Shannon Ryan on November 12, 2017 at 1:22pm

Outstanding job Harold ,  very well done, it must be nice living in a place with so many Veterans.

Comment by Dave Gettman on November 12, 2017 at 11:44am

Couldn't miss it, Harold. I like the way you folks took time to honor each and every member individually. Well done!

 

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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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