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John Henry Bengen
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  • Farmington, MN
  • United States
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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
A troop 1st squadron and 3 squadron
Where were you stationed?
Binlach and schwabach
What MOS or job description did you have?
Scout
What was your rank/title?
Specialist 4 and sgt
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1980 to 1982 and 1983 to 1984
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Demanding especially on the border. The competitions were great as were the people I served with. They will always be my family and what keeps me going everyday. Never fit in out here but the men I served with were awesome. The scoutsout competitions were great
Tell us a little about you now.
Work in a bindery in mn. My 17 year old is accepted to the u of M under the airforce rotc program. I am married with 5 kids
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Keith Emanus Rick Huffman Robert Scorey
 
 
 

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Colonels of the Regiment

8th Colonel of the Regiment Nelson B. Sweitzer 9 Jun 1886 – 29 Oct 1888

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2d DRAGOONS

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.

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Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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