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July 2010 Blog Posts (6)

1st Squadron

I was in 1st Squadron from 1976 to 1978. Any Rock Troopers out there from this time frame?

Added by Freddie Jett on July 26, 2010 at 11:31am — 6 Comments

1/2 ACR Support Platoon

I saw Fred Rankin in Korea in the 90's. He was back in the Army as a PFC. It is to bad about Krumm

Added by Christopher paul Mize on July 13, 2010 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Does anyone remember

In the late 50's I operated a CW and FM radio in the back of an M-59 Personel Carrier. Does any one know what the name of this radio was?

Added by Sigmund Fertig on July 12, 2010 at 12:23am — 3 Comments


My Uncle Forwarded this to me today.

Subject: Real class

The doctor had his TV on in his office when the news of the military base shootings at Ft. Hood

, TX came on. The husband of one of his

employees was stationed there.…


Added by Michael Asahina on July 6, 2010 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Freedom isn't free

I thought about a graveyard at the bottom of the sea, of unmarked graves in Arlington.

No freedom isn't free

I thought of all the children, of mothers and of wives, of fathers, sons and husbands, with interrupted lives.

I thought, how many men like him had fallen through the years, how many died on foreign soil; How many mothers tears

I looked at him in uniform so…


Added by Sigmund Fertig on July 1, 2010 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Happy Holiday

Hope everyone has a nice 4 of July. God Bless the USA.

Added by Rick Shirey on July 1, 2010 at 12:48pm — No 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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