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James F. Kilian Jr
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James F. Kilian Jr replied to Matt Hall's discussion M-60A2 I think...
"Mike, I was at Ray Barracks when /Elvis died and they renamed the mess hall, er. "dining facility.  I was in A Company, supposedly the inheritor of the company Elvis was in while stationed there.  I knew everything was re-flagged when…"
Jan 23, 2014
James F. Kilian Jr replied to Matt Hall's discussion M-60A2 I think...
"Just more perspective on the M60A2.  I drew new M60A2s at Vilseck with 1-32 Armor (Friedberg) in July of 1975 as a platoon leader.  The tank's missile was theoretically supposed to provide a 90% hit…"
Jan 23, 2014
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Jan 21, 2014

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Where were you stationed?
Ft. Knox; Ray Barracks, Friedberg; Ft. Polk, La: Smith Barracks, Baumholder
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What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?

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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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