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Volume 40, Number 2
162nd Issue (post WWII)
Hello to you my fellow Cavalry and Armor
Soldiers. It has certainly been a busy spring we have had and we
look forward to an equally busy summer
for us all. Well as we
are all well aware our valiant Soldiers of the 102nd Cavalry
Squadron have been deployed to both Jordan and the Horn of
Africa, Somalia in particular, and are as usual "Setting the
Standards" at a very high level for others to attain.
will "Show em the Way."
Take care and enjoy until we see each
other at a meeting "See ya when I see ya."
Show 'Em The Way!
Daniel T. Mahon Colonel, Retired, USA
Squadron Commander’s Message
"With the Squadron well over the half-way
mark on our overseas deployment, we have scored historical
achievements on our security cooperation and SECFOR missions. We
should all be very proud of what we have accomplished across
three continents - both the forward-deployed elements and the
rear detachment - knowing that we will continue to excel on the
bottom half of our tour. Let us all stay vigilant, keeping our
sabers sharpened and our mounts ready, as we display this
Squadron as the shining example of Army excellence
that it indeed is"
From the Editor
Troopers, Thank you very much for your
continuing support. As our Squadron is deployed across the
world on missions of importance to the national security, I
hope you will look forward to reading some of their new
exploits here. Consider also coming out to one of our
upcoming events or meetings and having a follow up
discussion face to face. It's always great catching up with
old friends & making new ones. Please keep the Troopers in
your thoughts and prayers as they are away from their
families and homes in defense of our freedoms & on our
behalf. Godspeed & Show 'Em the Way!
-From the Frontlines
-Jordan, America launch new training cycle
-Cavalry Troopers Receive Their Combat Patches
-New Jersey Cavalry & Armor Association Minutes
-75th Anniversary of D-Day
-10th Annual Support Our Troops Casino Night
First, please join me in extending our warm gratitude to SGM
(Ret) Ken Mahan for his many years of faithful service to the
organization. You have always been an
of the organization, will are grateful for your dedicated
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