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Troop portraits

Got a troop portrait you would like to share with everybody? I am collecting them for the 2d Cavalry Association History Center Gallery. See details below.

Website: http://history.dragoons.org/modules/gallery/Troop_Portraits
Members: 27
Latest Activity: Jun 1, 2016

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G Troop 1969 Bamberg 1 Reply

G Troop 1969 Bamberg

Started by Ray Otwell. Last reply by Dave Gettman Oct 5, 2015.

Troop Photos

If any one has a Troop Photo of either Gulf or HHT 2/2 ACR Bamberg 78-80, I would like to have one.I was rushed out in a hurry and did not even get to pack my own suit cases much less any…Continue

Started by Phillip R. LeBert Aug 26, 2011.

Photo information 1 Reply

Good afternoon,I amlooking for a way to locate a Troop photo. Unfortunately, I lost mine and wouldlove to have it replaced. Hopefully someone might come across this post aswell.Anyhow Iwas with C…Continue

Started by Richard Espinoza. Last reply by Dave Gettman Jun 21, 2011.

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Comment by Jim Ward on June 1, 2016 at 1:38am

My pleasure. I am glad I can help with the history is some small way. 

Comment by Dave Gettman on May 30, 2016 at 8:41am

Much appreciated, Jim. This is exactly what I'm looking for, big and clear! The photo has been added to our archives. This is possibly representing the last troop photos taken before the Regiment left Germany.

Comment by Jim Ward on May 29, 2016 at 5:31pm

Dave, here is another to add. D Co 1992.

Comment by Dave Gettman on May 3, 2015 at 4:55am

Sorry Dave, I don't have a single L Troop roster photo in my archives. If you ever find one, let me know.

Comment by Dave Gettman on February 7, 2015 at 2:18pm

Thanks Jim! I already had the B Troop one on my computer, but for some reason it wasn't posted on the site. It is now!

Comment by Jim Ward on February 7, 2015 at 2:03pm

Comment by Jim Ward on February 7, 2015 at 2:00pm

Comment by Jim Ward on January 31, 2015 at 4:27am

Here is one that I messed around with a little to correct the faded color. Looks ok I think. 

Comment by Dave Gettman on January 16, 2015 at 8:33am

Thanks again, Jim. You da man!!

Wow, Doug Lute as a young 1st LT!!!

Comment by Jim Ward on January 16, 2015 at 3:08am

Here is another one Dave. C Troop 1979


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



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