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John Tackett replied to Moto Daddy's discussion Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf
"Still Called 2nd ACR , got Strykers after 911  "
Jan 15, 2013
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"HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!"
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"Welcome John. Take some time catchin' up. There is a Lot to see here at the Base. Take time to send Rob Russell a thank you for keeping this site going."
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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
359th ASA
Where were you stationed?
Nurenburg Merrell barracks
What MOS or job description did you have?
What was your rank/title?
Cpl , Sp4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
78 to 82
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Lots of fun went to border ,hohenfelds, graf and lots of other places served with ,1sgt sullins and lots of good folks
Tell us a little about you now.
Same old same old just slower and meaner
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
anybody who served in the old 359th

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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