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Comment by Dave Gettman on December 3, 2015 at 12:57pm

Mr. Bennedsen. He's from Vashon Island, Washington, bordering Tacoma where I'm from. We met at his son's funeral a year almost to the day before this picture was taken. His son, 1Lt. Robert N. Bennedsen, is the first name up there on the OEF side of the memorial.

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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