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At 4:56pm on April 20, 2017, Joe Sellner said…
Welcome Chris! I am a Machinist / Toolmaker. Worked 23 years for Caterpillar. Was the Lead Machinist when they closed our plant in 2006. I am in my 10 th year now working for a small Employee owned company in the tooling and Proto type parts. Love it! It's an honest living. Tough on the legs and feet though. It you want to talk machine shop That's right up my alley. Love the pics.
At 1:37pm on April 20, 2017, Dave Gettman said…

At 1:32pm on April 20, 2017, Dave Gettman said…

Welcome to Dragoon Base, Chris.

Maybe you recognize a name or two from this. Click on the photo to enlarge it...


Colonels of the Regiment

8th Colonel of the Regiment Nelson B. Sweitzer 9 Jun 1886 – 29 Oct 1888



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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