Stories of the 12th Cavalry

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12th Cavalry Memorial Unit JROTC, Rio Grande City, Texas Travis Whitehead, The Monitor. The Rio Grande City High School established the JROTC unit in 1998 as a historical replica of the U.S. Army’s 12th Cavalry, which served at Fort Ringgold from 1921 to 1941.

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Four Horses, a Mule and a Wagon By Marilyn Short, The Horse Gazette. Another story of the Rio Grande City 12th Cavalry Memorial Unit JROTC unit which honors our 12th Cav history.   

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Old School Plan for a New War, by Charles Krohn. July 22, 2008 New York Daily News opinion article.

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The Wall, by Roger King. He wrote this essay immediately after his first volunteer visit to the Wall in November of 2001.  Roger continues to volunteer at the Wall two weeks each year and he has volunteered over 500 hours.  Roger lives in Oregon and travels cross-country to Washington DC do his volunteer service. As of November, 2008, the total number of names on The Wall is 58,260. Roger served in Company B, 1/12th Cavalry in 1969-70.

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Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall, by Roger King. The Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall, an 80% size replica, was at the Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City, Oregon from September 24-30, 2008. Roger King was asked to speak.

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Oregon Vietnam Veterans Living Memorial, by Charlie Bader. A beautiful setting in Portland's Washington Park honoring the 801 men from Oregon who died or are missing in action during the Vietnam War. This includes eight men from the 12th Cavalry Regiment.

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Updated 2008 Branson Reunion - The Final Accounting, By Terry Combs. What went wrong with the 2008 Branson reunion and the corrective action taken to ensure it will not occur again.

 

 

 

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