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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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Troop Ships 45 Replies

Started by Rob Gould. Last reply by Arthur D. Lovelace Sep 9.

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

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

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 Harry Warner 6 hours ago

Frank, sounds like you’ll have a whole new RV when you’re done fixing or replacing everything.   

Comment by Frank L Moseley on Thursday

Good afternoon Oldtimers and Troopers ... ..

Just a quick update ... .. took the camper in to the RV dealer for repairs of items that broke on the short trip we took. (We are back in Tampa by the way) Got the slideout unstuck and they had to replace the fittings and lines on the Propane damage. Now we have the flexible rubber lines instead of the copper ones. Lightened the wallet by $575.00!  Most of that was for labour.

Got the camper back to the RV Park, set up and found a water leak under the Kitchen cabinets!!! DANG IT!!

Comment by Harry Warner on Wednesday

Comment by harold goldstein on Wednesday

Dave, they did not respond to me at all.  I asked for the July application.

They have all my records, everything is confirmed.

Comment by Thomas G. Carlson on Tuesday

Tody 16 oct. been awol for a while.. just had nuttin to say and been having a rather enjoyable summer aside from the pneumonia. 

Comment by harold goldstein on October 12, 2018 at 1:13pm


Checkers Old Munchen
Annual Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 13th
It's time to Celebrate one of the most wonderful times of the year, Join us for our Annual Oktoberfest Party.

Entrance to the event is FREE and we will be selling food and drinks but for your convenience we have two different packages available for purchase:

1. "All Day Drink Pass"

2. "A Taste of Germany"

View Facebook Event for more details.

We'll have the greatest assortment of German Beers in South Florida & traditional German food as well as:

-Live entertainment Including DJ and the band "Nancy's Boys"

-Celebrity Chef Stewart Lopez throwing it down on the Grill

-Flip Cup Tournaments

-Traditional German Outfit Contest

-Guess the Beer

-Apple Strudel Eating Contest

-German Boot Pong

-Giant Jenga & Connect 4

and many more, raffles, prizes and giveaways.

Checkers Old Munchen
View Facebook Event


Comment by Harry Warner on October 11, 2018 at 11:18am

Harold, I had an urge.  

Comment by harold goldstein on October 11, 2018 at 8:15am

Harry why are you up so early?

By the way, guys,

I am finished with me Vet Day Movie.  14min 45 sec.  I will try to get it on you tube again.

You will laugh and cry with this one.

Comment by harold goldstein on October 11, 2018 at 8:12am

Thank you again Dave, I joined them and sent them a note re my grand daughter.

Comment by Harry Warner on October 11, 2018 at 2:28am

Sure would be nice to see some sorry clunkers from Ronny.  Sure do miss them groaners.  


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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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