2d Dragoon Memorial Fundraiser 2014

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From Chris Golden, 2d Cavalry Association Executive Director:

I am grateful to be able to report that we are commencing our final fundraiser to update the memorial in Vilseck.

I would appreciate your comments on the flyer attached here.

The on line donation link is live. Please follow it to see the website I created for the project.

Comments gratefully accepted…

Chris

Click this link for the website on Constant Contact:
DRAGOON MEMORIAL

Click here to see the flyer in a downloadable pdf file:
Memorial Flyer Feb 2014

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Dragoon Newsletter

Here are the Dragoon Newsletters in downloadable PDF files. Just click on the links to read them online or download to your computer for access offline.

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DRAGOON NEWSLETTER – NOVEMBER 2011 4.8 megabyte PDF file. May take several minutes to download, depending on your connection type.

DRAGOON NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2012 3.98 megabyte PDF file. May take several minutes to download, depending on your connection type.

DRAGOON NEWSLETTER – JULY 2012 7.1 megabyte PDF file. May take several minutes to download, depending on your connection type.

DRAGOON NEWSLETTER – SEPTEMBER 2013 4.3 megabyte PDF file. May take several minutes to download, depending on your connection type.

DRAGOON NEWSLETTER – OCTOBER 2013 3.6 megabyte PDF file. May take several minutes to download, depending on your connection type.

DRAGOON NEWSLETTER – NOVEMBER 2013 3.7 megabyte PDF file. May take several minutes to download, depending on your connection type.

DRAGOON NEWSLETTER – DECEMBER 2013 3.5 megabyte PDF file. May take several minutes to download, depending on your connection type.

DRAGOON NEWSLETTER – JANUARY 2014 3.8 megabyte PDF file. May take several minutes to download, depending on your connection type.

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Dragoon For Life print

2d Cavalry Association Custom Print
Our gift to you for a donation of $150

Here is a chance to do good and receive a beautiful and unique print from the 2d Cavalry Association.

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2 CR Soldier reenlists while recuperating from war injury

By Chuck Roberts, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs

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Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr., commanding general of U.S. Army Europe, reenlists Staff Sgt. Tyronne Jones in a Feb. 19, 2014, ceremony at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany.

In the aftermath of being downed by a gunshot wound during a firefight in Afghanistan, several thoughts came to the mind of Staff Sgt. Tyronne Jones — among them was reenlistment. Sadly, the date and location were not the only things that changed that day.

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CWO-2 Edward Balli

half_mastThe Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli, 42, of Monterey, Calif., died Jan. 20, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds from small arms fire when he was attacked by insurgents.

Balli was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, U.S. Army Europe, Vilseck, Germany.

For more information, media may contact the U.S. Army Europe public affairs office at 011 49 162 271 668 or usarmyeurope.contact@mail.mil.

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SSG JESSE L. WILLIAMS

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The Department of Defense announced today the death of six soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They died Dec. 17, in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. The incident is pending investigation.

Killed were:

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings, 34, of Heavener, Okla.,

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman, 35, of Scottsdale, Ariz., and

Sgt. Peter C. Bohler, 29, of Willow Spring, N.C.

They were assigned to the 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde, 28, of Marietta, Ga., assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams, 30, of Elkhart, Ind., assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon, 22, of Shubuta, Miss., assigned to 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

For more information on Billings, Silverman, Forde, Bohler or Gordon, media may contact the 1st Infantry Division public affairs office at 785-240-1796.

For more information on Williams, media may contact the U.S. Army Europe public affairs office at 011-49-162-271-6685.

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2013 2d Cavalry Association Reunion Agenda

AGENDA

Thursday, October 3

0730 Golf at The Links at Gettysburg
1700 Registration/Welcome Reception Begins
2100 Reception Ends

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VALOROUS UNIT AWARD

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GENERAL ORDERS
NO. 2013–15 } HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
WASHINGTON, DC, 12 August 2013
VALOROUS UNIT AWARD
Section
VALOROUS UNIT AWARD…………………………I
VALOROUS UNIT AWARD (AMENDMENT)………………II
I — VALOROUS UNIT AWARD. By direction of the Secretary of the Army, under the
provisions of AR 600–8–22, paragraph 7–14, the Valorous Unit Award is awarded to the
following units of the Armed Forces of the United States for extraordinary heroism while
engaged in military operations during the period indicated:
………..
HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS TROOP,
2D SQUADRON, 2D CAVALRY REGIMENT
1 September 2007 to 31 October 2007
(to include the following assigned or attached units)
Troop E, 2d Cavalry Regiment
Troop F, 2d Cavalry Regiment
Troop G, 2d Cavalry Regiment
………..

By Order of the Secretary of the Army

RAYMOND T. ODIERNO
General, United States Army
Chief of Staff

Official:

[signed]

GERALD B. O’KEEFE
Administrative Assistant to
the Secretary of the Army

DISTRIBUTION: This publication is available in electronic media only and is intended for the
Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S.
Army Reserve.

[Contact the WEBMASTER for a copy of the entire order in a PDF file]

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Major General (Ret) Robert E. “Dueler” Wagner

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Obituary for Major General Robert Edwin Wagner (USA, RETIRED)

Major General Robert “Bob” Edwin Wagner died on August 14, 2013 in Smithfield, Virginia at the age of 78. General Wagner had a distinguished 33 year career in the United States Army, including two combat tours in Vietnam.

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