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26th Cavalry Regiment (PS)

Captain John Wheeler and the 26th Cavalry Regiment (PS)

Captain John Wheeler leading the Machine Gun Troop of the 26th Cavalry Regiment(PS)(Horse) just prior to the Japanese invasion. From the cover of the March/April, 1943 issue of The Cavalary Journal.

Captain John Wheeler leading the Machine Gun Troop of the 26th Cavalry Regiment(PS)(Horse) just prior to the Japanese invasion. From the cover of the March/April, 1943 issue of "The Cavalry Journal".

John Wheeler from the March 2, 1942 Issue of Life magazine

John Wheeler from the March 2, 1942 Issue of "Life" magazine.

 

26th Cavalry (PS) Coat-of-Arms

Original coat-of-arms for the 26th Cavalry (PS), courtesy of First Sergeant (Ret) Charles Aresta. The red and white mantling signifies that the unit was originally formed from Field Artillery personnel

Original coat-of-arms for the 26th Cavalry (PS), courtesy of First Sergeant (Ret) Charles Aresta. The red and white mantling signifies that the unit was originally formed from Field Artillery personnel.

 
Rudy Cabigas, a retired San Jose Fire Department Captain, representing a Filipino trooper of the legendary the 26th Cavalry, Philippine Scouts. His father and an uncle served with the 26th.

Rudy Cabigas, a retired San Jose Fire Department Captain, representing a Filipino trooper of the legendary the 26th Cavalry, Philippine Scouts. His father and an uncle served with the 26th.


 
 

Last modified: 17-Jun-2007