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November 11 is Veterans Day.
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November 11 is Veterans Day. Originally established by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 to commemorate the Armistice for ending World War I, it was converted to a day to remember all veterans by…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robb Russell Nov 12, 2012.


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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
M Co, 3/2 ACR
K Trp, 3/2 ACR
HHT, 2nd ACR
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
Platoon leader
Regimental Border officer
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
We were simply the best.
Tell us a little about you now.
College professor
Do you have a web site?

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At 4:58pm on August 26, 2016, tommy covar said…

Dont know if u remember me..SSG Covar...but FYI...Mco reunion in colorado springs..oct 19-23...Tanner and Zman going as well as myself...

At 2:30pm on June 5, 2016, Shannon Ryan said…

I agree completely with you, I would not trade that experience for anything, it help shape me into the  man I am today. I will always be, Always ready...Take care.

At 12:50am on June 2, 2016, Shannon Ryan said…
Happy birthday Dave, I hope you had another great year, enjoy the day and take care
At 7:15pm on June 2, 2015, Shannon Ryan said…

Its already that of year again Dave, I hope you and the family had a good year stay well and happy birthday Sir. Toujours Pret

At 9:41am on June 3, 2014, Shannon Ryan said…
Happy birthday Dave, I hope it was a good one, stay well.
At 3:09pm on June 2, 2013, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy birthday Dave, I hope you have a great day today and that all is well with you and your family.

At 2:06pm on June 4, 2012, Shannon Ryan said…

Happy late birthday LT, I hope you had a good one and that you and your family are doing well

At 3:32am on February 27, 2012, Ron Mihalko said…

Rob and I have been helping each other out.

At 6:30pm on December 9, 2011, Heenan,Thomas J. said…

Hey, I was just over in your neck of the woods last Friday(12-02-2011)at the Horseshoe Casino "The Venue." WLS had a live remote there, "Roe Conn & Richard Roeper." It was their Christmas Show. The USMCR were there collecting toys for the "Toys for Tots." The "Ides of March" were also there. Thought I'd see you there.......whats up with that ?

At 11:42pm on June 7, 2011, Bob Young said…
David - I was in Tabuk for almost 2 years working for FMC on the bradley program,initally as the 8th Bde Senior trainer and later in Riyade and Khamis working directly for FMC, seems like a long time ago now, Bob


Colonels of the Regiment

9th Colonel of the Regiment David R. Clendenin 29 Oct 1888 – 2 Apr 1891



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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