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Normand l. Albert
  • Male
  • fort kent, maine
  • United States

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  • Bill Morris
  • Gregory J. Williams
  • David  Sine
  • donald peterson
  • Joseph Auger
  • John White
  • Doug Richards
  • Dave Hoque
  • Ronnie Parmer
  • Edward N. Voke
  • David W. Poteete
  • Rodney James Rowan
  • howard maxwell tritt
  • Gary Gray

Normand l. Albert's Groups


SP4/CPL. Albert Normand L.

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
L Troop 3rd herd 3/2 acr
Where were you stationed?
Amberg Germany
What MOS or job description did you have?
What was your rank/title?
Cpl or SP4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Jan 15th 1976 - June 1979
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Camp Rotz, Camp May, Pond Barracks. GUARD Duty!! 32 months
Tell us a little about you now.
Own Jewelry Store, 23 Years of national Guards in Maine. Retired a SSG. I'm a Jeweler now . NO I do not FIX TANKS ANYMORE!!! Have two Girls and a Wife. married 17 Years same wife .
Do you have a web site?
http://www. jewelconnect.com/2078343786
Phone number (Optional).
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Gary Gray, Randy Patterson, Denny Foster, 1SG Lyons,

Normand l. Albert's Photos

Normand l. Albert's Blog

Cold War Service Medal


Cold War Veterans like myself have been denied recognition, respect, and remembrance for too long. It is past time for our country to say Thank You with a simple Cold War Service Medal. We should no longer be ignored.

That's why I signed a petition to Rep. Dan Kildee (MI-5), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI-1), and Sen. Gary Peters (MI-2), which says:

"Millions of veterans served during the Cold War and never received recognition or any type of award. Tell Congress to pass…


Posted on March 11, 2015 at 9:09pm

Guard Duty Highest Honor

  Jeopardy Question No One        Could answer,        Do You Know?…


Posted on May 19, 2012 at 1:40am — 2 Comments

Happy Veteran's Day

Throughout history in times of both peace and war, yourselves and millions of other heroic U.S. Military personnel have proudly served our nation, from WWI-II through to the Korean War, Vietnam & the Cold War, to the Gulf War and the current War on Terrorism

Posted on November 11, 2010 at 8:24am

Selling Gold or Silver

  1. If you any scrap gold for sale before you go out and sell it. Please check out my prices I pay for scrap gold at Alberts's Jewelry call 207 834-3786 ask for Normand or email at albertsjewelry@gmail.com
  2. I pay a lot more than all this Gold buying Companys that come to your Motels for the weekends to buy gold You can check them out before, But I always pay 20% - 30% more then anybody out there buying Gold . I will pay cash or…

Posted on October 2, 2010 at 12:00am — 13 Comments

Joining V.F.W.

I was told for thirty years I could not join my local V.F.W. . Because I was in the service when their was no wars between April 5 1976 to Aug.25. 1979 Well come to find out I could join the V.F.W. because I was in the Cav. and on the Border with a loaded small arms when I was patroling the border. Yes it's true. I got my membership pin today handed to me. NOW I FEEL LIKE A REAL VETERAN to me it was a great deal.

I hope this can help any Veteran if like to be a V.F.W.… Continue

Posted on December 5, 2009 at 10:25pm — 19 Comments

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At 12:26am on January 28, 2014, Dennis K. Hansen said…

Normand,pretty awesome group,Madison Rising,that would be pretty great to see them,, should be perfect for your "Freedom Fest"...

At 10:45pm on November 17, 2013, Frank L Moseley said…

I know of 3 places:

1. Spur of the Moment (Powered by CubeCart)

2. CavHooah.com - The Internet's Cavalry Authority - Home Page

3. Mens Hats

 The first one is the 2nd Cav Store for the 2d Cav Assoc.

At 9:11am on May 9, 2013, Gary Gray said…

Im sorry I missed telling you happy birthday! yes I also turned 55 on jan 10th. Im over weight also and I have diabetes (it runs in the family.) I saw your pictures on the quads and was wishing to see you sometime. take care old friend! we had some good times

At 11:05pm on March 26, 2013, William (Bill) Gallagher said…

Thank you Norman..and as we say, Tojour Pret...Always Ready -

At 3:59pm on January 24, 2013, howard maxwell tritt said…

So if its -5 in Bangor, just how cold is it up on the rooftop?

At 7:04pm on March 11, 2012, Gary Gray said…

Hi Norm, how are you?

At 2:21am on February 2, 2011, Rick Cox said…
I remember you from L Troop.  I was in L-25 (SGT Wandell), L-24 (SSG Buesgen), and L-27 (SFC Mize) from Feb 78 through Jan 80. 
At 10:35am on November 15, 2010, Dave Gettman said…
Not a problem. I didn't know either until I saw the missile light.
At 7:40pm on November 14, 2010, John White said…
By the way I like to see that Photo of me, put it up on your page.
At 5:31pm on November 14, 2010, John White said…
My Brother Albert , I can say this Montgomery Earl Hendrix was murder in 2003 by his own family . It is what it is. Now you are hearing from John White and I know you very well my brother .It is good to see and hear from you.

Colonels of the Regiment

9th Colonel of the Regiment David R. Clendenin 29 Oct 1888 – 2 Apr 1891



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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