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August 2010 Blog Posts (2)

Returning Iraqi Veteran's Ceremony

Tonight at 6 PM at Taquhitz High School football field in Hemet, Ca. there will be a ceremony to honor returning vetrans of the Iraqi war. I will dress and attend!

Added by Sigmund Fertig on August 31, 2010 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments


"Always Ready" salute.

Just something to add, perhaps it jogs a few memories.

In December of 83 I got my orders from Fort Sill that I would be finishing out my next 20 months in Europe, of course I had put in for CA or Hawaii. But Europe would be an adventure. (Army knew best) I would leave Jan 17th never forget the date

I wore more Dress Green very proud, heard a few positive comments in the civilian airports, proud PFC a few medals, ribbons etc that civilians had very little clue… Continue

Added by frank collins on August 1, 2010 at 5:05pm — 1 Comment

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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