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General Eisenhauer with 2nd Armored Cav. 12 April, 1951

If these have already been posted, disregard. Army War College. General Eisenhauer and other top Generals visit with the 2nd Armored Cavalr…

Started by Jeff Jarriel

0 Sep 16

Since you asked...

Or someone did. And since this is the Oldtimers Group and I see some who were on the Border in the 60's. Here's my answer.  I served in B…

Started by Jeff Jarriel

4 Aug 18, 2019
Reply by Jeff Jarriel

That time the NAZI's invaded Camp Gates...in 1987

Everyone knows about Rudolph Hess and his suicide in Spandau Prison. Truth is, not a single German or American in Germany I knew believed H…

Started by Jeff Jarriel

0 Aug 17, 2019

Another Border Story. Almost accidental WWIII...

A bit of hyperbole in the header. But not really. I won’t use names even though everyone involved is still active in Armor and Cavalry Asso…

Started by Jeff Jarriel

1 Aug 16, 2019

Piecing together things that occurred on the Border...and General Galvin and Aldrich Ames

  Sorry for putting the great General John Galvin in the same header as the traitor Aldrich Ames but it relates to things I have said occur…

Started by Jeff Jarriel

1 Aug 16, 2019

Troop Ships

I am trying to remember the names of the troop ships I came over and back to Bremerhaven from Brooklyn. One was the USS Geiger but not sure…

Started by Rob Gould

45 Sep 9, 2018
Reply by Arthur D. Lovelace

Recommended Reading for 2d Dragoons/2d Cavalry

Thought I would start a list of books of interest to 2d Dragoon history nuts like myself. Feel free to add any you know of.

Started by Dave Gettman

26 Mar 1, 2017
Reply by Dave Gettman

Oldtimers at Fiddler's Green

Lest we forget, members of the Oldtimers group who have moved on to Fiddler's Green.... James F. Burgos; HHT-3/2ACR 1968-69; AZ 04/21/2013…

Started by Dave Gettman

8 Sep 29, 2015
Reply by Shannon Ryan

Identified MIA's

Thought some of you old timers would like to check this website out, maybe pay respects to some of our fallen comrades who have finally mad…

Started by Dave Gettman

4 Jan 21, 2012
Reply by Dave Gettman

Old Regimental Yearbooks

Here is a little something to bring back some memories for you old timers. Check out the different yearbooks from the Regiment. http://hist…

Started by Dave Gettman

9 Dec 3, 2011
Reply by Dave Gettman




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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