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Thoroughbred Newsletter

The April 09 edition of the Thoroughbred Newsletter is now available. If you want a copy, click on this link and send a request to TACOMA D…

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.....Trooper Jim Letton, probably our most senior member to date. Jim was with the regiment during WW II and the Constabulary days. He's ma…

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Started by kenneth b yeager jr

0 Oct 16

"Subaltern Shoot" Tank Gunnery Qualification Patches?

I'm trying to replicate a "tankers jacket" complete with the right patches. In the late 70s and early 80s when we qualified our tanks, we r…

Started by Howard Maxwell Tritt

10 Sep 15
Reply by Frank Kelly Johnson

Amberg LTroop 81-84

I was assigned to L Troop 3/2 ACR with the GSR team in Amberg from 81 to 84. 

Started by Anthony R. Fournier

6 Sep 15
Reply by Frank Kelly Johnson

Racial Tensions in 1970-1972 at Pond Barracks Border Camp

I am reaching out to anyone that can help me provide evidence to the VA there were racial tensions in West Germany during 1970-1972.  I was…

Started by Craig Lechleiter

2 Aug 25
Reply by Joe Sellner

1984 to 1985

Just looking for people who where there from these years.

Started by roger "pj" bratland

6 Apr 22
Reply by Phillip Sibley

Tail Rotor strike at Graf

Does anyone remember the Tech Rep from Hughes who walked into a Cobra tail rotor at Graf, it happened on the FARRP west of Camp AAchen, I w…

Started by roger "pj" bratland

7 Jan 14
Reply by Kory Kipferl

In case you might be interested "Award Nimuc to Border Cav

In case you might be interested in signing. Award the National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation to the Cavalry Regiments and Squadro…

Started by Jeff Jarriel

2 Dec 8, 2020
Reply by Albert C. Christopher

When station at pond barrecks

Served from Feb 76 to Oct 79 1st platoon L Troop Anyone else there around this time

Started by Greg Jackson

28 Dec 8, 2020
Reply by Albert C. Christopher

1980 to 1982 Trying to find a border cap

Anyone know how to find the border caps we use to wear? they are not ball caps.

Started by Jeffery T Adams

4 Dec 8, 2020
Reply by Albert C. Christopher


Who was the LTC commanding 1/2ACR in 1974? Also does anyone have a list of "B" Troop COs and Tops from '72-'75? I am trying to fill in some…

Started by Dan A Currie

4 Jul 23, 2020
Reply by Gerald King





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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