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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
L Troop 3/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
11C Mortars
What was your rank/title?
SFC/Section Sgt.
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Loved every day of it. Miss the good ole days. The Cav guys had to get use to this old grunt raising cain all the time.
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired and loving every day. Living in Kentucky.
Phone number (Optional).
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Any that remember me.

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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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