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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
F Trp. Hqt. Plt. 2/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
Trained as 11D10 then morphed into becoming the troop TAMMS clerk
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Nov. 1971 - June 1974
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Lived in the "Swamp" great times

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At 6:04pm on March 18, 2015, Joe Sellner said…
Hi Charles,
You were there before me. I arrived at Christensen Barracks in 1979. I live in New ulm ,but , was born and raised in Sleepy Eye. There are a lot of Soukups in Sleepy Eye. Just wandering if you are from down here?

Tojours Prett
Joe Sellner
At 5:07pm on July 22, 2014, Kurt Nygren said…

I was stationed in g troop 1972-1975.  We may have known each other.  Your name rings a bell.  I live in Shoreview

At 8:36pm on February 16, 2014, Jesse Kelley said…
At 6:55pm on February 16, 2014, Dave Gettman said…

Welcome to Dragoon Base, Charles. Several F Troopers from your time around here. Jesse Kelley can give you a rundown. Maybe you know him. He was F Troop 1972-75 I believe.


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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