Co F, 2nd ACR (1957-1959) 52nd Anniversary Reunion

September 22, 2009 to September 24, 2009

Brown County Inn
51 State Road 46 East
Nashville, Indiana


Organized By:
John Vanags

This will be the 11th Get-to-Gether of Company F troopers who served together during 1957-1959. It will be the 52nd Anniversary of most of us being assigned to F Company. Most took basic training together at Ft. Meade, Maryland. We all went to Germany in early 1958 and were stationed in Bamberg. Our border station was Colburg, Germany.

Group activities are being planned and there will be plenty of free time to take in the sites.

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Parlez-Vous Luneville

65 Years ago the 2d Cavalry Group liberated the town of Luneville, France from the German occupiers. In fact, a battle swirled around Luneville and the 2d Cavalry Group found it necessary to liberate the town a second time.

The battle was part of the Nancy Salient and eventually mushroomed into the largest tank engagement since Normandy.

Each year the town of Luneville commemorates the event.

The 2d Cavalry has participated in these events annually for decades. This year the event is very special since the active Regiment – in particular the 1st Squadron (PSG and above) will be participating in a Staff Ride in and near Luneville during the celebration.

In addition I along with several other Cold War and WWII veterans and their families will be in attendance.

We are also honored by the Regimental Commander and Command Sergeant Major participating in the commemorative activities.

You are invited and encouraged to attend. Mark your calendars to be in France 17-20 September. More details to follow.

Would you like to help organize and lead this adventure? If so please contact me — Chris Golden.

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Michigan Chapter Reunion

The Michigan Chapter of the 2nd Cavalry Association wants its Michigan veterans and guests to join them for their annual Fall Gathering on September 12, 2009. It will be held at Cornwells Restaurant, Turkeyville just off I-69’s Exit 42. After exiting, turn west on N Drive North, and drive approximately one mile. Please RSVP to (269) 420-0934 to Glen Beck. If anyone needs a strip map emailed to them, please let me know: Ned Devereaux.

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