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Lawrence Joseph Galaske Jr.
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Does anyone a 2nd ACR guidon? Where can one be obtained and how is it supposed to look? I was HHT 2nd ACR and would like a guidon to reflect that.ThanksLGContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shannon Ryan Jul 22, 2015.

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What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Where were you stationed?
Merrell Barracks, Nuremberg, Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
36k20, Commo Message Center, Classified Courier, Distribution Clerk, Crypto Clerk
What was your rank/title?
PFC, SP4, Sgt E5
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1967, 1968
Tell us a little about your cav days.
I worked in the Message Center under Lt Ward, then in the Regt. HQ under Major Zark. I had a great 16 months, couldn't wait to go home, sent to Nam for my last 9 months service and wish I could have gone back to the 2nd. and stayed for 20.
Tell us a little about you now.
Retired from GE Aircraft Engines as a Welding Engineer Specialist and Lab Technician.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Mike Anderson, Steve Martin and anyone else who served with me at that time.

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At 6:28am on March 6, 2017, Thomas G. Carlson said…

HI Larry I found im,,, Thanks for your assist.

At 10:19am on February 24, 2017, Paul Hye said…

Hi Larry,

I believe the mental fog is parting now. Glad to remember you fondly as a very upbeat happy guy who always did more than his share for others.  

Hope you are still well and enjoying the ride.

Best wishes,


At 9:20am on December 12, 2015, Thomas G. Carlson said…

last known address was Hamilton Ohio

At 9:19am on December 12, 2015, Thomas G. Carlson said…

was just thinking we called him Mike, but his Official name is John Michael Thompson...

Damndest things come to mind at 3:30 am



At 7:57pm on May 23, 2015, Sigmund Fertig said…

Look online for guidons, I know there are company's that make them cause I thought about buying one, good luck !

At 4:37pm on January 18, 2015, Thomas G. Carlson said…

ask around if you will please

At 2:53am on February 15, 2014, Thomas G. Carlson said…

Between the Legion abd VFW in Hamilton do you Know a Mike THompson..  if so tell him Moose said hello  231-215-6594 cell

At 12:52pm on September 6, 2011, Jesse Kelley said…

Wishing you many more, from all of us at DragoonBase!!!
At 9:29pm on February 20, 2011, Harry Warner said…

Welcome Lawrence,

You might want to take a look at the Oldtimer's group.  Quite a few of us here.  You might meet an old friend or make some new ones. 

At 3:47pm on February 15, 2011, Lawrence Stanley Snow(DUSTY)SSG said…

Welcome home from Viet Nam and welcome back to the 2nd Cav. I was with the 5th Cav  for 6 mos and the 11th Cav for 18 mos from 1967 to 1969 while I was in Viet Nam was glade to leave Nam then I went to Ft. Benning for 2 years and then to 1st Sqd 2nd ACR (1970-1972) which was one of my best times that I had in Germany. I retired from the Army with a Medical after 22 years service as a E-6 SSG in 1983.   Your comrad in Arms, Lawrence S.(Dusty) Snow





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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.


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