2d Cavalry Association 2013 Reunion

The 2013 Regimental Association Reunion will be held at the Eisenhower Hotel and Conference Center www.eisenhower.com in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, from Thursday, October 3, 2013 through Sunday, October 6, 2013.

Please contact the Hotel directly for reservations. To make reservations at the special conference rate of $99 per night, please call 717-334-8121 or toll-free at 800-776-8349 and just let them know that you want to make a reservation for the 2d Cavalry Association Reunion.

The Agenda

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Muleskinners Earn their Spurs

Story and photos by: Sgt. Jerry Wilson
2CR Public Affairs

E-mail: gerald.wilson6@us.army.mil

2d Cavalry Regiment
Public Affairs Office
Vilseck, Germany
PHONE: DSN: 476-5080 COMMERCIAL: (49) 09662-83-5080
Website: www.2CR.army.mil

All together: Troopers from RSS work together to transport a casualty across an obstacle during the Leaders Reaction Course portion of their recent Spur Ride held Tuesday, Nov. 8 on the Grafenwohr Training Area.
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VILSECK, Germany – The Muleskinners of Regimental Service Support Squadron of the 2d Cavalry Regiment spent 48 gruelling hours recently testing their Soldier skills for a chance to earn their silver spurs and become a member of the coveted Order of the Spur. In the spirit of camaraderie and partnership RSS invited their German counterparts from the 4th Logistics Battalion to participate in the Spur ride, an event that was once only open to members of a Cavalry unit.

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Dragoons celebrate Native American culture

Story and photos by: Sgt. Jerry Wilson
2CR Public Affairs

E-mail: gerald.wilson6@us.army.mil

2d Cavalry Regiment
Public Affairs Office
Vilseck, Germany
PHONE: DSN: 476-5080 COMMERCIAL: (49) 09662-83-5080
Website: www.2CR.army.mil

Celebration: Naked Bull from the Chippewa tribe of the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation of Belecourt, North Dakota, also known as Spc. Tara Musser, performs her rendition of the Fancy Shawl dance during the 2011 Native American Heritage Month observance held Tues., Nov. 22 on Rose Barracks.
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VILSECK, Germany – Dragoons entered Memorial Gym on Rose Barracks Tues., Nov. 22 to a slice of history. Pictures depicting great moments in the history of the Native Americans adorned the walls. Artifacts and intricate bead work were displayed throughout the gym as part of the 2011 National Native American Heritage Month Celebration. This year’s theme was one to which many Soldiers could relate, “service, honor, and respect: strengthening our cultures and communities.”

The 76th Colonel of the Regiment, Col. Keith A. Barclay, opened the festivities, welcomed participants and paid tribute to the many contributions made by Native Americans throughout the years.

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Dragoons Host Croatian Delegation

Story and photos by: Sgt. Jerry Wilson
2CR Public Affairs

E-mail: gerald.wilson6@us.army.mil

2d Cavalry Regiment
Public Affairs Office
Vilseck, Germany
PHONE: DSN: 476-5080 COMMERCIAL: (49) 09662-83-5080
Website: www.2SCR.army.mil

How we roll: Lt. Col. Andrew Green, 4th Squadron Commander, gives members of the Croatian delegation a guided tour of the types of Stryker variants used by the SABERS during a mission.
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VILSECK, Germany – In keeping with the Regiment’s ongoing spirit of camaraderie with their multinational partners, Troopers from the 2d Cavalry Regiment recently played hosts to a small delegation of Croatian officers. The delegation spent Nov. 15-18 touring each Squadron and learning about the day-to-day operations of a U.S. Army Stryker Battalion.

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