David.Gettman December 5th, 2011
2d Cavalry Association Custom Print
Our gift to you for a donation of $150
Here is a chance to aid a veteran and/or his family and receive a beautiful and unique print from the 2d Cavalry Association.
Dr. Al Biglan recently sponsored a project to produce a unique custom print for the 2d Cavalry Association. Continue Reading »
David.Gettman January 23rd, 2009
A tribute to the troopers of the 2d Dragoon’s, past, present, and future.
This is a Windows Media File of about 30mb. It may take a few minutes to load. If you don’t have a high speed cable connection, it is recommended you save the file to your computer for play.
Click here to view video: OLD SOLDIER
Many of these photos I “pilfered” from members photo albums on DRAGOON BASE. Several were sent to me by veterans of the regiment, or by their surviving relatives, and then some have just been laying around the house forever. I hope you enjoy them.
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David.Gettman December 17th, 2005
FORT POLK — Brigadier General Michael D. Barbero, commanding general of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, hosted a monument dedication ceremony honoring the Troopers and the families of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment for their dedicated service and support as the Regiment ended its duty at Fort Polk……
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David.Gettman December 14th, 2005
Memorial to Pfc Raymond Manz and T/5 Charles Sutton, Trp A, 42nd Reconnaissance Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Group (Mecz)
It was arguably one of the darkest periods in recent world history. For the second time in barely as many decades, huge armies from around the world had amassed to rend and tear at each other to the point of brushing entire civilizations and cultures to the brink of destruction in the struggle. Europe had been laid to waste, and the life span of Hitler’ s thousand-year Reiche had been reduced to a matter of days. Dulled to the sights, sounds and smells of death and devastation, battle weary troopers longed for home as they continued swapping their lives for plots of pounded earth. Continue Reading »