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John Bering posted a status
"Well... Since it's Friday... 2nd Cavalry Regimental Song... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INWsJf0lUAY"
Oct 2, 2015
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"I'm sure you got that under control. I do love riding my bike. Can't afford to maintain a horse. So... The bike takes it's place. LOL"
Sep 30, 2015
Dave Gettman commented on John Bering's photo

PGR 11

"I've got one of those 2ACR Border Legion patches too, John, but I don't have anything suitable to put it on yet."
Sep 30, 2015
John Bering commented on John Bering's photo

PGR 11

"Thought ya'll would get a kick out'a my 2ACR Border Legion patch, on my riding vest."
Sep 30, 2015
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Sep 30, 2015
Dave Gettman left a comment for John Bering
"Good luck with the elections, John. Maybe you can make the reunion in 2017."
Sep 29, 2015
John Bering posted a status
"Please accept my appology. I won't be able to attend this years reunion. I'm in the middle of a hard election battle."
Sep 29, 2015
Mike Stone left a comment for John Bering
"John, check out the Facebook page pond barracks. I think you wll like it"
Aug 5, 2015
John Bering left a comment for Mike Stone
"Hey Mike! John Bering"
Jul 16, 2015
John Bering joined Robb Russell's group


For those who remember or want to share with others who also served at Pond barracks. Pleasepost lotsof pics. We love them.
Jul 16, 2015
John Bering 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
Dec 7, 2013
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"As of today John has Qualified as an official candidate for District 49, Louisiana State Rep. www.johnbering.com"
Sep 6, 2011
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Jul 20, 2011
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"Gave Pledge of Allegence at Republican Ldr Conf. last saturday, Live on CSPAN."
Jun 24, 2011

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
L Troop, 3rd squadron
HHT, C&C Squadron
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1981 - 1983
1986 - 1989
Tell us a little about you now.
Helicopter Pilot, Candidate for Louisiana State Representative, District 49.
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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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