Numerous sources and contributors have combined to make this history archive what it is. To give proper credit to all would be near impossible for my limited time and resources and would bring to a halt any further work on the site. The majority of the material used in the creation of this site is…… Continue reading Site Credits
Photo Credit – By Ebyabe (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Reading From Everglade to Canyon with the Second United States Cavalry, I slowed to read this poem again. It is about the lost troopers of the First Second Seminole War, 1835-1842, but it is timeless and could have been written in…… Continue reading The Burial
Commander’s Comments We’ve had a busy couple of weeks between the Regimental Troop Validation Exercise (VALEX) and Squadron-level validation exercises. This week and last, Troops from Scott Cheney’s 3d Squadron and Steve Gventer’s 2d Squadron each conducted a live fire exercise at Grafenwoehr Training Area followed by a tactical road march into a defense in…… Continue reading 23 Jan – 10 Feb 2017 Current History
Commander’s Comments This week the Regiment returned from a great block leave. Everyone took the opportunity to spend time with family and friends over the holidays before kicking off the Year of Execution. The Regiment’s leadership involvement at all levels resulted in a very low serious incident rate throughout the ranks over block leave. Our…… Continue reading 1 to 7 January 2017 Current History
Hey Dragoons I haven’t had the honor to meet most of you, but that is about to change, I hope. I am the historian for the second Cavalry Association. I served with F/2/2ACR from June 1988-November 1991. My primary Association remit over the next few years is to create a history of the Regiment during…… Continue reading Operation TWINS-2CR Cold War History
World War II Trooper Ernest Harold Hawn, 94 passed away on December 24, 2016 at Frye Regional Medical Center, watched over by his son, Jerry. Harold, as he was known to his friends, was born in Maiden, NC on December 4, 1922, son of the late Ernest Alexander Hawn and Evie Hewitt Hawn. He was…… Continue reading World War II Trooper Ernest Harold Hawn
Winter 2017 Fellow Dragoons: The purpose of the Association, as you know, is the support of present, past, and future Dragoons. Since we moved to a no dues format, there is no financial disincentive to joining. It is critical to the future of our Association that we continue to grow our numbers. I’d like to…… Continue reading Message from Association President
Welcome to the new Second Cavalry Association History site. There is lots to read, so just scroll down. I’ll be adding more and updating the site regularly, so check back in often. Posted below is the original welcome from Dave Gettman, the trooper responsible for getting this idea underway. I’m including it here for continuity,…… Continue reading Welcome!