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Larry Bennet's Blog (7)

Get Together

Going down to DC for a few days to meet a few guys from How Battry 1/2 ACR haven't seen each other in 30 years can't wait. Thanks Dragoon Base.

Added by Larry Bennet on August 9, 2012 at 1:15pm — 1 Comment


Once again Dragoon Base pulls through our newsest member send me a message we were in How Battry at the same time and remember each other pretty well.


Welcome to the site Wil

Added by Larry Bennet on January 30, 2012 at 8:29pm — No Comments


I was looking around this morning and found my old room mate from How battry after 27 years man was it good to talk to Leon after all these years of trying to find him, we caught up with each other now all we have to do is find the other two LOL.

Added by Larry Bennet on November 15, 2009 at 8:49pm — 1 Comment

Applebees Thanks Vets

Applebees is thanking Vets next month on Veterans day with a free entree I just called up my local applebees to check and they said yes it is legit buy one entree get one free.

Added by Larry Bennet on October 22, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments


I don't know how many people out there live in NY but I just recently found out that if you are a cold war vet you can go to you're town assessor with a copy of you're dd214 or card from the VA and you will get a tax break it is a new program that is 2 years old.

Also if anyone lives in Orange county in NY go to the government center in Goshen and show them the same id you will get a id card saying you are a VET and will get discounts at over 140 stores in the county including home… Continue

Added by Larry Bennet on September 29, 2009 at 6:37pm — 2 Comments

Dice Game

Someone sent me a game on facebook called farlke its a dice game. I remember playing a dice game a lot down at Dirty Girties next to the barracks does anyone remember it I remember marking the coaster for score but don't remember too much more.
Does anyone out there remember it I recall it was played at a lot of bars but I mostly just played it at Dirty Girties .

Added by Larry Bennet on September 8, 2009 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Quick Question (Bayruth)

My nephew just got to Germany yesterday he is in the Air Force. Its been a while but does anyone know how far from Ramstein Air base is from Bayruth ?
He will be there for a few months I'll try to get him to take a ride to Bayruth and take a few pics and visit if he can

Added by Larry Bennet on July 31, 2009 at 10:21pm — 3 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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