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!!!Read More
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:
To view more of Jamie’s work you can visit her Facebook page, Art By Jamie Warner.
To purchase prints, contact Jamie directly.
Please click on the following link for details of the 2d Cavalry Association 2014 Scholarship Program:Read More
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
They died Dec. 17, in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. The incident is pending investigation.
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.Read More
NO. 2013–15 } HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
WASHINGTON, DC, 12 August 2013
VALOROUS UNIT AWARD
VALOROUS UNIT AWARD…………………………I
VALOROUS UNIT AWARD (AMENDMENT)………………II
I — VALOROUS UNIT AWARD. By direction of the Secretary of the Army, under the
provisions of AR 600–8–22, paragraph 7–14, the Valorous Unit Award is awarded to the
following units of the Armed Forces of the United States for extraordinary heroism while
engaged in military operations during the period indicated:
HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS TROOP,
2D SQUADRON, 2D CAVALRY REGIMENT
1 September 2007 to 31 October 2007
(to include the following assigned or attached units)
Troop E, 2d Cavalry Regiment
Troop F, 2d Cavalry Regiment
Troop G, 2d Cavalry Regiment
By Order of the Secretary of the Army
RAYMOND T. ODIERNO
General, United States Army
Chief of Staff
GERALD B. O’KEEFE
Administrative Assistant to
the Secretary of the Army
DISTRIBUTION: This publication is available in electronic media only and is intended for the
Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S.
[Contact the WEBMASTER for a copy of the entire order in a PDF file]Read More