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May 2012 Blog Posts (2)

Memorial Day Memorial

Memorial Day Memorial

On this Memorial Day, 2012 I would like to remember and share with you four of my Uncles on the Lavoie side who served their Country during the Second World War, two of which continued on to serve for over thirty years. All four are deceased. From the youngest to the oldest they are:

Sgt. Edgar Lavoie – Served as a career soldier in the US Air Force from the 1940's to the 70's. He fought in three wars. He died a few years after his…


Added by Robert M. Lavoie on May 28, 2012 at 7:06am — 1 Comment

Guard Duty Highest Honor

  Jeopardy Question No One        Could answer,        Do You Know?…


Added by Normand l. Albert on May 19, 2012 at 1:40am — 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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