Dragoon Base

Connecting the Troopers of Today with the Veterans of Yesterday.

February 2014 Blog Posts (2)

update 4 u, Grandpa

Dear Grandpa,

I know, I havn´t been here for long time now. So here are the news:

- Christmas eve was great. We had a lot of fun all together, it was a great family time. Even if YOU are still missing. We talked a lot about you.. and we got some new achievements. Well.. I guess you know that. So.. ah back to the point: ur missing. (always the same boring story, hmm?)

- today is my birthday, I´m 28 now. Gettin´ old. Hubby laughed and that made me cry. I…


Added by Lisa Schwalme on February 21, 2014 at 7:03am — No Comments

M-24 Light Tank

During my time in Amberg I did a little research on the origin of our "Mighty Mike". The folks at Cadillac sent the photos shown on my Amberg album. The pictures are not our M-66 Jr. but great pictures anyway.

Added by George W. Smith on February 14, 2014 at 11:02pm — 3 Comments

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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