Dragoon Base

Connecting the Troopers of Today with the Veterans of Yesterday.



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

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A little Simon and Garfunkel. OK, a lot, complete with the crackle and pop of vintage vinyl.

Discussion Forum

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

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

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 Greg Rad Radosin on July 3, 2009 at 6:35pm
All you Old Timers, Have a Safe and Happy 4th
Toujours Pret
Comment by Wayne Dixon on July 3, 2009 at 4:21pm
Mike, I guess I spent a little time in the labs also my self. I aquired A Photo MOS, Ran the labs at Benning, Knox, 3rd ID Lab and just before I retired I was the Military Photo chief of Stars & Stripes Newspaper in Europe.
Comment by Mike Kultgen on July 2, 2009 at 5:38pm
That's so cheap SOB's like myself could develop our own prints in the photo-lab located in the service club on the Rock. Mike
Comment by Sigmund Fertig on July 2, 2009 at 4:58pm
Old Timers Rule!! How come the majority of our pictures are Black and White.
Comment by Harry Warner on July 2, 2009 at 4:37pm
Well, we're at 10 and growing. Hope to have enough for a baseball game.
Comment by Harry Warner on July 2, 2009 at 1:55pm
Butch, I'm glad you pointed it out...smell got so bad I couldn't look too long.
Comment by Dave Gettman on July 2, 2009 at 12:06pm
Awe, ya got me grinnin' now!
Comment by G. "Butch" Mundy on July 2, 2009 at 12:05pm
Picture # 38 has the honey wagon between the jeeps
Comment by Harry Warner on July 2, 2009 at 12:01pm
nice recovery
Comment by Dave Gettman on July 2, 2009 at 12:00pm
Actually, I was talking about the flatbed in the background with all the kegs on it.

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Colonels of the Regiment

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



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.


Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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