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Galen L. Schroeder
  • 74, Male
  • Fargo, ND
  • United States

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Dave Gettman replied to Galen L. Schroeder's discussion Demarcation Line Marker in the group Border Patrol
"Nice! Sure didn't see these in 1974."
Mar 5, 2015
Galen L. Schroeder added a discussion to the group Border Patrol

Demarcation Line Marker

My Border time goes back to 1964-66. One of my most treasured possessions from my time there is this copy of the Grenzpolizei poster that was posted on trees along the demarcation line. The ones in the woods were just the black/white drawing and not water-colored as this one is. Don't know when/if these were discontinued; so some…See More
Mar 5, 2015
Galen L. Schroeder joined Jesse Kelley's group

Border Patrol

Many of us experienced a unique part of history patrolling the East German & Czechoslovakian Borders during the Cold war. Share those stories here with those who served on the border.See More
Jan 30, 2014
Galen L. Schroeder replied to Randy Garbrick's discussion Little Switzerland in the group Bamberg
"I finally got around to uploading some pictures to my page. Includes 3 photos taken in the Little Switzerland area in 1965-66 period."
Dec 28, 2013
Galen L. Schroeder joined Robb Russell's group


For those who served in Bamberg.
Dec 28, 2013
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Dec 28, 2013
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Sep 29, 2012
Jesse Kelley left a comment for Galen L. Schroeder
"Toujours Pret Sir Welcome Galen. The Dragoonbase.com, has plenty of updated features (HTML and format friendly), lots of sub-groups, (Officers Club,F-Trp,Amberg,Medics,and the always busy Oldtimers club). Also links for “2nd Cavalry…"
Apr 7, 2012
Galen L. Schroeder is now a member of Dragoon Base
Apr 7, 2012

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
G Trp, 2nd Sqdn
Where were you stationed?
Bamberg, Coburg
What MOS or job description did you have?
Platoon Leader, 2d Plt, G Trp
Commo Platoon Leader
HQ Trp Cmdr
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
When I have more time I'll do just that
Tell us a little about you now.
freelance book indexer
Do you have a web site?

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Colonels of the Regiment

7th Colonel of the Regiment John P. Hatch

26 June 1881 - 9 January 1886



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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