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Comment by James F. Burgos on January 27, 2011 at 11:35am
Dave !  Ya GOT me.  CROM !  There is a ring of truth to the " Riddle "  though. 
Comment by Dave Gettman on January 27, 2011 at 11:08am
Conan the Barbarian! You're starting to sound like "Aw-node", James.
Comment by James F. Burgos on January 27, 2011 at 10:40am
P.S.  Positive attitude.  Do you guys know the " Riddle of Steel " ?  Steel is strong, but FLESH is stronger. For what good is steel, without the hand that wields it ?  Wayne, that is YOU personified.  You have the attitude that I must follow.  Soldier on. 
Comment by James F. Burgos on January 27, 2011 at 10:07am
Wow, guys.  What can I say ?  Shades of Alexander Dumas here !  " All for one, and one for all. "  We never went through the HELL of Bastogne, like the Screaming Eagles did , but we sure are a " Band of Brothers "  unto ourselves ! We few, we band of brothers.  2nd Dragoons to the bone.  I SALUTE YOU.  Toujours Pret
Comment by Alan J. Lorincz (AJ) on January 26, 2011 at 11:48pm
James, are thoughts and prayer are with you.  You are not along!
Comment by Thomas Blaszkiewicz on January 26, 2011 at 9:41pm
We are all walking point with you.Best of luck!!!!!!!
Comment by Greg Rad Radosin on January 26, 2011 at 7:32pm
Go get em James,We're all with you man.
Comment by Wayne Dixon on January 26, 2011 at 4:18pm
James keep a positive mind, always the best goals.  You know we all send our best wishes and prayers for a quick recovery.  You take care.
Comment by Michael Asahina on January 26, 2011 at 4:11pm
James, my prayers are for you.
Comment by Robert M. Lavoie on January 26, 2011 at 3:44pm
God Bless you James - my prayers are with you.  Sincerely, Bob L.

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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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