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Charles McDaniel commented on Dave Gettman's group Dragoon Mechanics
"S&E Maint.  Trp. RSS. 2ACR  Nuremburg  88-91 mechanic and recovery"
Mar 10
Charles McDaniel joined Dave Gettman's group

Dragoon Mechanics

If you're not bothered by grease under your fingernails and the smell of diesel in your clothes, this is the place to bitch about all those busted, frozen knuckles you got trying to get vehicles on line for Graf, Reforger, the border, or any number of "dire emergencies" the border troops faced on a daily basis.Ever have that one jerk-off in the outfit that broke everything he touched? Tell him about it here. Maybe he'll show up one day and read it.Have that one special friend or mentor in the…See More
Mar 10
Charles McDaniel commented on Robb Russell's group Fort Polk
"I was at Ft. Polk 85-88 when it was the 5th ID. Then I went to Nuremburg, Maint. TRP RSS 2ACR 88-Nov 91."
Mar 10
Charles McDaniel joined Robb Russell's group

Fort Polk

For those who served at Fort Polk
Mar 10
Charles McDaniel joined Dave Gettman's group

Troop portraits

Got a troop portrait you would like to share with everybody? I am collecting them for the 2d Cavalry Association History Center Gallery.See details below.See More
Mar 10
Charles McDaniel joined Dave Gettman's group

Links to VA Benefits and Information

This will be a listing of VA website links for information and benefits.As things are constantly changing, I urge you to keep me informed if you know of any updates to information posted here.See More
Mar 10
Charles McDaniel joined Bruce Sorge's group


Group for all RSS troopers. Without us, the Regiment does not move.See More
Mar 10
Charles McDaniel joined Robb Russell's group


Former home of Regimental Headquarters at Merrell Barracks.
Mar 10
Charles McDaniel joined Keith Froebel's group

Desert Storm

A Group for the Troopers of Desert Storm/Shield/Sabre
Mar 10
Charles McDaniel posted a status
"I was told there was a year book of Desert Storm Rss Troops how do I find it"
Mar 8
Charles McDaniel is now a member of Dragoon Base
Mar 7

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Maint. Trp Rss S & E section
Where were you stationed?
What MOS or job description did you have?
What was your rank/title?
Spc. / mechanic - recovery specialist
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
8/88 - 11/91
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Graf. Nuremburg Graf, every couple months in support of our Regiment. detour Desert Shield / Storm
Tell us a little about you now.
Automotive technician since my Cav days. ( 30 yrs) at my family owned and operated Auto repair shop
Do you have a web site?

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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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