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James S Wood
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James S Wood left a comment for Scott Allen Hippe
"Hi Scott, Saw your name on member's page. Don't know if you remember me but I was a E-5 in C troop when you got out. I was the one that bought that tan BMW from you.  Best Regards to you brother. James S Wood"
Feb 11, 2016
James S Wood updated their profile
Dec 5, 2014
James S Wood left a comment for Joe Pons
"Hey Joe, You still have Red Hair?  I came across an old picture where 2nd Platoon was partying out in front of the barracks and you were drinking beer out of a boot.  Fun times."
Dec 5, 2014
James S Wood left a comment for Bobby Lynn Crockett
"Hey Davy,  Don't know if you remember me or not. I was in 2nd platoon (SFC Gurly) and then was Cpt Lute's Driver. I was on the Rock from 77-81.  It was shortly after I arrived that SSG Hurst had a heart attack. A SFC took over I…"
Dec 5, 2014
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For those who served at Christensen Barracks.
Mar 19, 2013
Jesse Kelley left a comment for James S Wood
"Toujours Pret James 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 Assn.” News…"
Mar 19, 2013
James S Wood is now a member of Dragoon Base
Mar 19, 2013

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Troop C 1st Sqdrn
Where were you stationed?
Christensen Barracks, Bindlach FRG
What MOS or job description did you have?
11D, 11E, 19D, 19DX
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Best assignment of my career. Some of the best times of my life with memories I will never forget
Tell us a little about you now.
Work for Benton County Sheriff's Office in Arkansas, Photography as an hobby
Do you have a web site?
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
I am bad with names...Melvin Martin, Roy Fry, Gary McCorkindale, Haas, Bustemante....

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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