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I was on the east and west German border I was radar operator. Dose anyone remember hearing about an incident of a civilian being shot to death on the border or about a weapon being pointed at a Sargent Smith around October 1971. what it was it was me trying to return fire at the other solider on the other side of the fence, the Sargent jumped in front of my weapon that is how it really happened. Please if anyone can remember hearing or seeing anything please I can be reached at 13475624535 or 17182886029. I need your help.

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Comment by Dave Gettman on August 18, 2016 at 10:16am


Have you tried checking the Stars & Stripes archives? Maybe there was an article in that newsletter. Another one of our Dragoon Base members recently found an article about an incident he has been trying to find information about for a long time. Now he can finally go forward with his VA claim.


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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