Department of Defense Authorizes Service Stars on the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

The Department of Defense announced today that effective immediately, service members are authorized to wear Service Stars on their Global War on Terrorism Medals (GWOT-EM) to represent deployments in support of approved GWOT operations.

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LTC (retired) Thomas Wayne Stewart 1940-2014


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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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.

“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.

To view more of Jamie’s work you can visit her Facebook page, Art By Jamie Warner.

To purchase prints, contact Jamie directly.

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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:

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2 CR Soldier reenlists while recuperating from war injury

By Chuck Roberts, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs

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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2d Dragoon Memorial Fundraiser 2014

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…


Click this link for the website on Constant Contact:

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

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