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December 2009 Blog Posts (6)

The Joy of Christmas



I have a list of people,

All written in a book-

And every year at Christmas time

I go and take a look



And that is when I realize

That those name are all a part-

Not in the book that they are written in

But of my very Heart.



For each name stands for… Continue

Added by Jesse Kelley on December 24, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Merry Christmas Troopers

Merry Christmas to all Cav Troopers from sunny Southern California.

Added by Sigmund Fertig on December 22, 2009 at 5:44pm — 1 Comment

2nd Cav article

http://www.stripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=49432

Not sure where to post current events such as this Stripes article.

Added by Dave Jones on December 16, 2009 at 2:15pm — 9 Comments

http://www.joinvfw.org/engine.html it would seem that they have changed the rules and need to update their web site. pete

http://www.joinvfw.org/engine.html

it would seem that they have changed the rules and need to update their web site.
pete Continue

Added by pete taylor on December 7, 2009 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Joining V.F.W.

I was told for thirty years I could not join my local V.F.W. . Because I was in the service when their was no wars between April 5 1976 to Aug.25. 1979 Well come to find out I could join the V.F.W. because I was in the Cav. and on the Border with a loaded small arms when I was patroling the border. Yes it's true. I got my membership pin today handed to me. NOW I FEEL LIKE A REAL VETERAN to me it was a great deal.

I hope this can help any Veteran if like to be a V.F.W.… Continue

Added by Normand l. Albert on December 5, 2009 at 10:25pm — 19 Comments

Colonels of the Regiment

7th Colonel of the Regiment John P. Hatch

26 June 1881 - 9 January 1886

Sponsors

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.

MEMORABILIA

Machine Gun Troop, 2d Cavalry; Adjutant General.

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