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Operation Cowboy - 2d Cavalry 1945


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Comment by Sigmund Fertig on May 17, 2022 at 12:10pm

Good morning troops, just checking in, still alive and kicking down here in the Southern Ca. lower ( in Elevation, 1500ft above sea level ) desert, y'all have a great Monday !

Comment by Harry Warner on May 14, 2022 at 8:54am

Brenda's beaver……


Comment by Harry Warner on May 14, 2022 at 8:46am

Hoot mon, how be our wandering Scotsman?  

Comment by Gerald King on May 1, 2022 at 3:10pm

I was the ASA/Sigsec Advisor to the 2nd ACR from Jan '74 to Oct '75.  Shared an office with the Regimental S-2.

Comment by Dave Gettman on April 19, 2022 at 12:10pm

Amen to that, Harry!

Comment by Harry Warner on April 19, 2022 at 9:04am

Comment by Harry Warner on March 29, 2022 at 2:52am

Understated humor. REALLY quite funny. Good job! I chortle for the masses.  

Comment by Dave Gettman on March 28, 2022 at 8:22pm

May be an image of 1 person and text that says 'The sound from a musician on stage bounces off the auditorium walls to surround the audience. COo The sound from a pigeon on stage does not do this. The reason is a coo sticks.'

Comment by George H Crump (Chief) on March 16, 2022 at 12:29am

Comment by Dave Gettman on February 15, 2022 at 5:14pm

I'm a pretty cheap date when it comes to champagne, Harry.


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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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