Photo Credit: Master Sgt. Pete Mayes, 101st Airborne Division
Command Sgt. Maj. Brandon Haywood (left), command sergeant major of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and Brig. Gen. Mark Stammer, the senior acting commander of the 101st, add the coveted Gold Air Assault Excellence Streamer to the guidon of Troop A, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd BCT, 101st, during a special ceremony conducted at Strike Field, April 16. Ninety percent of the Soldiers assigned to the troop are Air Assault qualified. Currently there is no recording within the division of a gold streamer being awarded and worn by another 101st unit and the division leadership understands the importance of the troop's accomplishment.