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May 2009 Blog Posts (1)

" Things the Cav taught me " Additions are welcome

You can be a leader only if you are in front. Lt. Carlson Lt. Atkins SFC. Marino
You can never carry too much ammo. Spc. Rodney Ward 25th ID. Viet Nam
It's surprising how light an M-16 gets when you really need it. Spc. Mike Oates 1st. ID. Viet Nam
How to really, really read the hell out of a map. Lt. Atkins SFC. Marino Sgt. Greg Burns
Always try to do the hardest part of a task first. Then when your ass is dragging and tongue hanging out, all you have left is the "gravy".

Added by Mike Kultgen on May 7, 2009 at 8:00pm — 8 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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