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May 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Stone 6

We lost Stone 6 a while back...


A cold ass Reforger, probably 1983...  We slept under our tanks in sleeping bags in the field because it was so cold. But so did LTC Brinkley (Stone 6), the squadron commander.  He slept in a sleeping bag just like we did...  


07:00 day 9...  


Stone 6 stripped off his stanky uniform and stood there drinking a cup of coffee on the back deck of his command tank - in nothing but his underwear.…


Added by Ty Shewmake on May 29, 2011 at 10:24pm — 1 Comment

175th Dragoons Birthday

On this May 23rd, 2011 I want to wish all Dragoon Trooper a joyus day on the Birthday of the unit we served in. We are an honored bunch of men who proudly served in the 2nd Armored Cavalry and the 2nd Stryker Cavalry, Hooah!

Added by Sigmund Fertig on May 23, 2011 at 10:20am — 1 Comment

K Trp


I was on the site last night and saw some names that I know,  Cpt Scott Marcy my Co, Sfc Waylen my motor pool NCOIC I was the Sr turret Mech with K trp  M551A1  I also some other names SSG Raymond Ward, SSG Helton,Lt Mark Trahan one of my turret mechanics his name was SP/4 Robert E Lee and yes he was Georgia.

                                      Lee White

                                   SFC       RET

                                   Toujours …


Added by Lee Benjamin White on May 6, 2011 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Breaking news!

Osama bin Laden reported killed by US forces in Pakistan.

Added by Jim Ward on May 1, 2011 at 11:33pm — 2 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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