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Peter Knoll commented on Robb Russell's group Bindlach
"I had a chance to visit Bindlach last fall. I was stationed there in 83-84. My son currently is an 1st Lt. in the 2nd Cav stationed in Vilseck. We spent a rainy afternoon on the old post. It is now a housing development. Most of the old barracks are…"
Sep 16, 2016
Peter Knoll joined Dave Gettman's group

Troop portraits

Got a troop portrait you would like to share with everybody? I am collecting them for the 2d Cavalry Association History Center Gallery.See details below.See More
Jun 12, 2015
Peter Knoll 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
Jun 12, 2015
Peter Knoll updated their profile
Oct 27, 2013
Bob Reyes left a comment for Peter Knoll
"Welcome to the forum Peter.."
Oct 26, 2013
Peter Knoll joined Bob Ryan's group
Oct 26, 2013
Peter Knoll joined Robb Russell's group


For those who served at Christensen Barracks.
Oct 26, 2013
Peter Knoll joined Harry Warner's group


Open invitation to all who lived through or served during the cold war and can remember a world before computers.
Oct 26, 2013
Jesse Kelley left a comment for Peter Knoll
"Toujours Pret Peter The Dragoonbase.com, has plenty of updated features (HTML and format friendly), lots of sub-groups, (Officers Club,F-Trp,Amberg,Medics,and the always busy Oldtimers club). Also links for “2nd Cavalry Assn.” News…"
Oct 26, 2013
Peter Knoll is now a member of Dragoon Base
Oct 26, 2013

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
C Troop 1/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
31V (Como)
What was your rank/title?
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Tell us a little about your cav days.
It was a great experience.
Tell us a little about you now.
Software Development Manager
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Hayes, Shene, Bess, Long, Murphy, to many to name.


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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