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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
1st. Platoon 1/2ACR
Where were you stationed?
Bindlach West Germany , The Rock
What MOS or job description did you have?
11 Delta 10 / 19 Delta 10 Armored Recon. Specialist
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
We were a Border Patrol unit stationed in the Tri-Zone Point, and worked out of Camp Gates and Camp Pittman. Also did patrols with the German Zoll, or Customs, and Ski Patrols with the BGS along both the East German, and Czech. borders.
Tell us a little about you now.
Originally from Merritt Island Florida, transplanted to Upstate New York. Married with teenage kids,and operate a Nuisance Wildlife Removal Company in the local area.
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Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Jeff Schmidt from Washington, Paul Broadhagen from Knottsberry Farms Calif. and my old Cajun friend Tim"Bootie" Mathis from Bayou L'ourse LA.


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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