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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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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 Harry Warner 7 hours ago

I have been there several times to see this. Can't be seen without a lump in my throat.

Comment by Edward (Gene) Beck 18 hours ago

Is it me or just my imagination that older women are gettin' better lookin'?

Comment by Harry Warner yesterday

Comment by Harry Warner on Friday

The "Duke" would be 110 today.

Comment by Joseph Auger on Friday

wayne,Glad you liked it.Here's the whole movie if your interested.

Comment by Wayne Dixon on Wednesday

Joseph, I watched the tank show you had entered, good watching.  Thank you.

Comment by Wayne Dixon on Wednesday

Jim, took your test, I guess I am still clear of that old ALZHEIMERS.  Still having a little forget fulnest, I guess that comes with old age. I am trying to hang in there.

Comment by Wayne Dixon on Wednesday

Good day SIG, And all the troopers out there.  Hope all are doing fine and in good health.  Wishing the best for all.  TAKE CARE..

Comment by Sigmund Fertig on Wednesday

Good morning troops, checking in so as not to be counted as AWOL !

Comment by Jim Clendenen on Tuesday


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Colonels of the Regiment

7th Colonel of the Regiment John P. Hatch

26 June 1881 - 9 January 1886



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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