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The Honorary Squadron of the 2d Dragoons

For members who have been "Entered on the rolls of The Honorary Squadron, Second Dragoons Regiment

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Started by Robert S. McCorkle, aka, Bob. Last reply by Dave Gettman Nov 18, 2014.

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Comment by Dave Gettman on April 19, 2011 at 1:04pm

That's fantastic, Speed. He sure has some elite company with him.

I wonder if there are any other father/son combinations on the rolls?

Comment by Speed Thomas on April 19, 2011 at 11:40am
my Dad is listed on line #9 (LTC Evert S Thomas). somewhere in a closet, is my certificate. If it surfaces, I'll provide a copy or at lest the appropriate dates.
Speed T.
Comment by Dave Gettman on April 19, 2011 at 11:16am

I have never been inducted into the Honorary Squadron, but I joined this group so I could share the following....

I recently purchased a few 2d Cav anniversary books and a yearbook from the early 1950's. In the 1954 yearbook was a separate 8x10 black and white glossy photo of the 2nd and 3rd pages from the original Register of Officers belonging to the Honorary Squadron of 2nd United States Dragoons.

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Comment by Andrew T. Hirsch on September 26, 2010 at 4:49pm
I was made a member of the Honoary Squadron Second United States Dragoons on the thirteenth day of April 1956 .Iam enterd on page 10 by C.W. Craweel on 16 April 1956.
Comment by Ray Johnson on February 13, 2010 at 12:31pm
Thanks Bruce. Gonna see that book as soon as I hit the Lotto.
Comment by Bruce Lantz on February 12, 2010 at 2:07pm
Ray, the last time I saw the book, the guy that ran the 2nd Cav museum at Fort Lewis had it. So I would assume it's with them in Vilseck.
Comment by Mike Howard on January 29, 2010 at 12:06pm
Sorry guys wrong button
Comment by Bruce Lantz on January 7, 2010 at 1:42pm
Not only good but utterly fantastic!!
Comment by Don Caughey on January 7, 2010 at 12:39pm
Bruce, you're not in Fiddler's, so it must be good, eh?
Comment by Ray Johnson on January 5, 2010 at 9:43pm
I have been looking for this site for years. I was inducted by Col Charles P. Graham on Jan 7 1972. If anyone knows where the book is I'm on page 48. What a kick.
 

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