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Honorary Colonel and Sergeant Major of the Regiment announced

The 124th Cavalry Regiment Association announced COL(R) Jay Whitaker as the Honorary Colonel of the Regiment (HCOR) and the nomination of 1SG(R) David Holland as the Honorary Sergeant Major of the Regiment (HSGMOR) at this year's' Regimental Day. Both will serve a three year term. Both are committed to assist us to perpetuate the history and [...] Read more

The Last Horse Soldiers documentary on Youtube

The Last Horse Soldiers, a documentary interviewing Mars Task Force veterans from the 124th Cavalry Regiment, has been digitized from tape and uploaded to Youtube by the Association for your viewing pleasure. https://youtu.be/mmDectv9kUI

Regimental Day 2016

The Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Troopers of the 124th Cavalry Regiment request your presence at the 124th Cavalry Regimental Day Commemorating the Eighty-Seventh Anniversary of the Regiment's Founding Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 From 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 1st Squadron Headquarters 2120 North New Road, Waco, Texas Lunch served at Noon [...] Read more

Marsmen in Burma reprint available

It has taken longer than expected to work out the details of making the book available again. Quite a few test runs and edits were made but the Association is excited to announce the book is now available for purchase. Online orders, for now, can be requested by emailing the webmaster for a link to the book. The bulk of sales will be made through [...] Read more

Additional WW2 pictures added

I was contacted last year by the family of PFC Pete Pedrazzi of Troop B, 1-124th Cavalry. They graciously scanned some photos from his deployment to Burma. PFC Pedrazzi was the Champion Cowboy of the Lashio Burma Rodeo. Readers of the book Marsmen in Burma may remember this rodeo being mentioned toward the end, after the Japanese were defeated and [...] Read more

1LT Jack Knight MOH Dedication Ceremony at USASOC

1LT Jack Knight has been recognized at the US Army Special Operations Command as a part of their Medal of Honor exhibit. See the video below from the dedication ceremony. Post by U.S. Army Special Operations Command.

CBI Roundup

I found an online copy of the CBI Roundup newspaper that was distributed to US forces in the China Burma India theater of operation. http://www.cbi-theater.com/roundup One edition in particular has an article by a familiar author. On a Mule's Tail Through Burma With Marsmen was written for the Roundup by PFC John Randolph, author of Marsmen in [...] Read more

Marsmen In Burma Reprint to be released soon

I've spent years trying to get this to publishers for a reprint but without purchasing several hundred copies for justify a cost reduction, we (I) could not get the money or interest in doing this. I acquired a digital copy of the book provided to the Association from the last publisher and got to work on getting it ready for online print on [...] Read more

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