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April 2014 Blog Posts (1)

Russell Luppo-RIP

Russell Luppo (born:  17 October, 1923) died on 5 April, 2014.  He was a long-time member of the 2d Cavalry Association and attended many reunions.  He served in the Regiment in WWII in Gen. Patton's army.  He will be buried in Jackson, MI on 10 April.  His funeral is being handled by Desnoyer Funeral Home, Jackson, MI.  Details available online.

Bob McCorkle

Added by Robert S. McCorkle, aka, Bob on April 7, 2014 at 9:33am — 2 Comments

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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