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tom recktenwald commented on Darren "Stretch" Schaefer's status
"is this the same stretch that was in 2/34 armor in vietnam ?"
Feb 19, 2013
Jesse Kelley left a comment for Darren "Stretch" Schaefer
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Jun 28, 2012
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"My first Unit, and recently realized 2nd Cav was born in Missouri, as was I."
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Jesse Kelley left a comment for Darren "Stretch" Schaefer
"We are asking for first and last names, Please. Thanx jk"
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"Toujours Pret Stretch The Dragoonbase.com, has plenty of updated features (HTML and format friendly), lots of sub-groups, (Officers Club,F-Trp,Amberg,Medics,and the always busy Oldtimers club). Also links for “2nd Cavalry Assn.”…"
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Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
Fox Troop 2/2 ACR
Where were you stationed?
Ft Polk, La
What MOS or job description did you have?
Commo - 31U - "You can talk about us, but you cant talk without us"
What was your rank/title?
E-1 thru E-4
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Jamal Lee - Commo Cheif
SSG Jackson - Supply
LT Johnson - XO
CPT Coffmann - CO - have talked to him recently
John Crawford - Commo
Many others

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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