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Fort Polk in Vernon Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment

 
 
2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment Monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
1. 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment Monument
Inscription.
Side A
In honor of the troopers and families of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment for their dedicated service and support to Fort Polk, LA from 1993 - 2005

"Toujours Pret"

Side B
RCSM OF THE REGIMENT
CSM Ron Semon 1993-1994
CSM Dan L. Helms 1994-1994
CSM Steven Mohror 1994-1997
CSM Carl E. Christian 1997-1999
CSM John T. Taylor 1999-2000
CSM Thomas J. McGarry 2000-2001
CSM William J. Gainey 2001-2001
CSM Roger P. Blackwood 2002-2004
CSM John W. Troxell 2004-2005

Side C
Haiti Jun 1995-Mar 1996
Bosnia Aug 1997-Jul 1998
Iraq (OIF) Mar 2003-Jul 2004

"Troopers who made the ultimate sacrifice" 21

Side D
HONORARY COLONEL OF THE REGIMENT
MG (Ret) Robert E. Wagner

COLONELS OF THE REGIMENT
67th Col Thomas M. Molino Jul 1992-Jul 1994
68th Col Walter L. Sharp Jul 1994-Jun 1996
69th Col Dennis E. Hardy Jun 1996-Sep 1998
70th Col Douglas E. Lute Sep 1998-Aug 2000
71st Col Terry A. Wolff Aug 2000-Jun 2003
72nd Col Bradley W. May Jun 2003-Feb 2005
 
Erected 2005 by Brigadier General Michael D. Barbero, Commander, Fort Polk and the JRTC.
 
Location.
2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
2. 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment Marker
31° 2.919′ N, 93° 12.783′ W. Marker is in Fort Polk, Louisiana, in Vernon Parish. Marker can be reached from Louisiana Avenue east of Colorado Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at the Fort Polk Warrior Park. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Polk LA 71459, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Global War on Terrorism Monument (here, next to this marker); 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (a few steps from this marker); Fort Polk (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (within shouting distance of this marker); Peason Ridge Heritage Families (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Polk Heritage Families (within shouting distance of this marker); The Seventh Armored Division (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Polk.
 
Categories. Military
 
2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
3. 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,793 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 24, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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