LTC (retired) Thomas Wayne Stewart 1940-2014

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Tom was born in 1940 in Las Vegas, NV; the second of four sons born to Levi Stewart and Kathleen French, he assumed immense responsibility for his two younger siblings and family when his father and older brother both died while Tom was in his teens.

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Reed Museum Honored

Ryan Meyer, curator at the Reed Museum and Second Regiment of Dragoons Heritage Center, has been informed that the museum has been chosen to receive a prestigious award.

A message from Matthew J. Seelinger, chief historian at the Army Historical Foundation, stated that the Reed Museum has been chosen to receive a 2014 Army Historical Foundation Museum Excellence Award. The award includes a plaque and check for $1000.

We are pleased to see that Mr. Meyer’s hard work is finally starting to pay off. HOOAH!!!

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THE LEGACY CONTINUES

With the return of the Regiment to Vilseck from their 2013-14 Afghanistan deployment and in honor of their service, artist Jamie Warner has released her newest print to represent the Regiment’s service past, present and future. Her latest print, “The Legacy Continues”, is now available for sale.
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Jamie has graciously committed to a donation of 20% of all sales revenue to the 2d Cavalry Association’s Vilseck Chapter. “The Legacy Continues” is a limited edition of 500 numbered prints, 14” x20” in size. The sale price is $65.00, which includes shipping and handling expenses.

Other Jamie Warner prints available for sale are:

“The Mission”, which is a smaller print with a very limited run of just 20 prints, 11″x14″ in size for $45.00 including shipping and handling.
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“Cav Country”, which is a limited edition run of 100 prints, 14″x18″ in size for $50.00. The unit guidon and unit number in this print can be customized upon request.
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To view more of Jamie’s work you can visit her Facebook page, Art By Jamie Warner.

To purchase prints, contact Jamie directly.
jamie.warner.art@gmail.com

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2d Cavalry Association 2014 Scholarship Program

Please click on the following link for details of the 2d Cavalry Association 2014 Scholarship Program:

http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1116430694656-28/Scholarship+flyer+2014.pdf

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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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