From Indians to the Iron Curtain

Submitted by: Rob Gould

A 2nd Armd Cav Gallop through History

From war against the Indians in the festering swamps of Florida during the Seminole Campaign to Iron Curtain sentry duty in the 1960’s-the United States Army’s oldest cavalry regiment has galloped across a turbulent swath of American history.

Born out of the necessity of cleaning up the Indian menace in newly acquired Florida in 1836, the 2nd U.S. Cavalry has marched on through years of trial and change to forge a tradition that thrives on urgency.

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