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June 2011 Blog Posts (2)

Disabled Vets and what our President thinks of us.

The earlier blog post with the title "Disabled Vets and what our President thinks of us." is based on false information. The quote that Ramon D. Mireles attributed to President Obama was created by comedian Jon Stewart on Comedy Central, and the words were NEVER UTTERED by Our President and Commander-in-Chief.  Ramon should have checked his sources before posting this politically… Continue

Added by David M. Ginsberg on June 17, 2011 at 6:34pm — 4 Comments

A father's pride.

My oldetr daughter has just returned from a 2 week vacation in our Capital ( Washington D C)  She was really happy that she was there during the Memorial Holiday. She saw the Vietnam Wall, the changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider.

She said that she was really impressed by the WWII Memorial. She said there was so many elderly WW II Vets there. She tried to thank everyone of them. Her daughter ( my granddaughter) was totally taken back by her feeling of patrotism…

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Added by Vearl Hughes on June 7, 2011 at 1:09pm — 1 Comment

Colonels of the Regiment

7th Colonel of the Regiment John P. Hatch

26 June 1881 - 9 January 1886

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2d DRAGOONS

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.

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Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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