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Cold War Service Medal


Cold War Veterans like myself have been denied recognition, respect, and remembrance for too long. It is past time for our country to say Thank You with a simple Cold War Service Medal. We should no longer be ignored.

That's why I signed a petition to Rep. Dan Kildee (MI-5), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI-1), and Sen. Gary Peters (MI-2), which says:

"Millions of veterans served during the Cold War and never received recognition or any type of award. Tell Congress to pass…


Added by Normand l. Albert on March 11, 2015 at 9:09pm — No Comments

Guard Duty Highest Honor

  Jeopardy Question No One        Could answer,        Do You Know?…


Added by Normand l. Albert on May 19, 2012 at 1:40am — 2 Comments

Happy Veteran's Day

Throughout history in times of both peace and war, yourselves and millions of other heroic U.S. Military personnel have proudly served our nation, from WWI-II through to the Korean War, Vietnam & the Cold War, to the Gulf War and the current War on Terrorism

Added by Normand l. Albert on November 11, 2010 at 8:24am — No Comments

Selling Gold or Silver

  1. If you any scrap gold for sale before you go out and sell it. Please check out my prices I pay for scrap gold at Alberts's Jewelry call 207 834-3786 ask for Normand or email at albertsjewelry@gmail.com
  2. I pay a lot more than all this Gold buying Companys that come to your Motels for the weekends to buy gold You can check them out before, But I always pay 20% - 30% more then anybody out there buying Gold . I will pay cash or…

Added by Normand l. Albert on October 2, 2010 at 12:00am — 13 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

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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