Gen. Mark A. Milley passes the colors of U.S. Army Forces Command to Command Sgt. Maj. Scott C. Schroeder, the FORSCOM senior enlisted adviser.  Gen. Daniel B. Allyn (center) had just relinquished command of FORSCOM to Milley in a ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C., Aug. 15, 2014, officiated by Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno.  Milley becomes the 21st commanding general of FORSCOM.  Schroeder is ultimately responsible for the care and maintenance of the command's colors.

Milley takes FORSCOM colors, Allyn departs Fort Bragg to become Army vice chief

Gen. Mark A. Milley took charge of the Army's largest command, Aug. 15, 2014, as his predecessor, Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, relinquished the U.S. Army Forces Command colors and departed for duty in Washington, D.C., to be the 35th vice chief of staff......READ MORE



Mission Statement:
The 1st Cavalry Division, America's FIRST TEAM, is one of the most famous and most decorated divisions in the United States Army. Since its activation in 1921, the 1st Cavalry Division has continuously served the United States of America in peace and war in operations around the world. Today, the FIRST TEAM leads a coalition of International, U.S. and Iraqi brothers-in-arms to deter sectarian violence and defeat terrorists to help the citizens of Baghdad obtain their right to a peaceful and prosperous future.


"Being honored with command of one of the United States Army's most storied units, the 1st Cavalry Division, is a duty I accept with the utmost devotion and dedication."

Maj. Gen. Michael Bills

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