• FORT IRWIN, Calif.-A Soldier with 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, crawls his way through a puddle of mud during a Spur Ride at Fort Irwin, Calif., April 5. (Photos by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-A Soldier with 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, crawls his way through a puddle of mud during a Spur Ride at Fort Irwin, Calif., April 5. (Photos by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif- A team of Soldiers pass through Medina Wasl while on a 12-mile road march during 2nd Squadron's Spur Ride, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif- A team of Soldiers pass through Medina Wasl while on a 12-mile road march during 2nd Squadron's Spur Ride, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif-A team of Soldiers cross the end of point of a 12-mile road march during 2nd Squadron's Spur Ride, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif-A team of Soldiers cross the end of point of a 12-mile road march during 2nd Squadron's Spur Ride, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, are awarded their spurs during a ceremony, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, are awarded their spurs during a ceremony, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, are awarded their spurs during a ceremony, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, are awarded their spurs during a ceremony, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, navigate an obstacle during the squadron's Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, navigate an obstacle during the squadron's Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers raise a log as a team during the Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers raise a log as a team during the Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Regimental Support Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Lance Eldred, awards a Soldier with his spurs during a ceremony following the RSS Spur Ride, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Regimental Support Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Lance Eldred, awards a Soldier with his spurs during a ceremony following the RSS Spur Ride, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers are awarded their spurs during a ceremony following the RSS Spur Ride, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers are awarded their spurs during a ceremony following the RSS Spur Ride, April 5. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers prepare to transport a training mannequin during the Regimental Support Squadron's Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers prepare to transport a training mannequin during the Regimental Support Squadron's Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif-Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, crawl into position during the Eaglehorse Squadron Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif-Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, crawl into position during the Eaglehorse Squadron Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif-A team of Soldiers fire at targets during 2nd Squadron's Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif-A team of Soldiers fire at targets during 2nd Squadron's Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif-Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, pulls a wounded team member to safety during the Eaglehorse Squadron Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif-Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, pulls a wounded team member to safety during the Eaglehorse Squadron Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, provide First Aid to a training mannequin during a Spur Ride at Fort Irwin, Calif., April 6. (Photos by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, provide First Aid to a training mannequin during a Spur Ride at Fort Irwin, Calif., April 6. (Photos by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, evacuate a training mannequin during a Spur Ride at Fort Irwin, Calif., April 6. (Photos by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, evacuate a training mannequin during a Spur Ride at Fort Irwin, Calif., April 6. (Photos by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif-Shave Tail Spc. Cameron Atteberry, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, reassembles an M240B machine gun during a weapons familiarization lane portion of Ironhorse Squadron's Spur Ride, April 6. (Photos by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif-Shave Tail Spc. Cameron Atteberry, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, reassembles an M240B machine gun during a weapons familiarization lane portion of Ironhorse Squadron's Spur Ride, April 6. (Photos by Sgt. Giancarlo...

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Shave Tail Spc. Cameron Atteberry, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, reassembles an M240B machine gun during a weapons familiarization lane portion of Ironhorse Squadron's Spur Ride, April 6. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Shave Tail Spc. Cameron Atteberry, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, reassembles an M240B machine gun during a weapons familiarization lane portion of Ironhorse Squadron's Spur Ride, April 6. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo...

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-A team of Shave Tails from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, take up a secure position while other members of their squad move closer to their target during Ironhorse Squadron's Spur Ride, April 6. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-A team of Shave Tails from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, take up a secure position while other members of their squad move closer to their target during Ironhorse Squadron's Spur Ride, April 6. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo...

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Ironhorse Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Christopher Doneski, awards spurs to one of his Soldiers after his unit's Spur Ride, April 6. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Eastman, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Ironhorse Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Christopher Doneski, awards spurs to one of his Soldiers after his unit's Spur Ride, April 6. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Eastman, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Vietnam Veteran Bruce Young salutes Lt. Col. Christopher Doneski, the commander of 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, during a Spur Ceremony, April 6. Young, who served with 1st Squadron in Vietnam, was awarded his Combat Spurs and a certificate during the ceremony. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Eastman, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Vietnam Veteran Bruce Young salutes Lt. Col. Christopher Doneski, the commander of 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, during a Spur Ceremony, April 6. Young, who served with 1st Squadron in Vietnam, was awarded his Combat...

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-A Soldier from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, runs toward the end point of the two-mile run of an Army Physical Fitness Test during the Eaglehorse Squadron Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-A Soldier from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, runs toward the end point of the two-mile run of an Army Physical Fitness Test during the Eaglehorse Squadron Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR...

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, conduct an Army Physical Fitness Test during the Eaglehorse Squadron Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, conduct an Army Physical Fitness Test during the Eaglehorse Squadron Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

  • FORT IRWIN, Calif-A Soldier from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, performs a 3-5 second rush during the Eaglehorse Squadron Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

    Blackhorse Troopers earn their Spurs

    FORT IRWIN, Calif-A Soldier from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, performs a 3-5 second rush during the Eaglehorse Squadron Spur Ride, April 4. (Photo by Sgt. Giancarlo Casem, 11th ACR Public Affairs)

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