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Former home of Regimental Headquarters at Merrell Barracks.
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Desert Storm

A Group for the Troopers of Desert Storm/Shield/Sabre
Feb 21, 2013
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Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
502nd Military Intelligence Company, C&C Squadron
Where were you stationed?
Merrell Barracks, Nurnberg, Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
11/89 - 7/92
Tell us a little about your cav days.
End of the cold war. Crazy times along the borders. Gulf War. 2ACR leaving Germany. Closing down Merrell Barracks (the end of the Gangster Hotel).
Tell us a little about you now.
IT Manager in Portland, Oregon.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Think I found pretty much all of them on Facebook.

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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