Spur Ride tests Soldiers' physical and mental capabilities
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Trish McMurphy (USARPAC)
1st Lt. Justin Crose, platoon leader for 1st Platoon, Bravo Troop, 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, carries a simulated mortar round during the call for fire event at the units annual spur ride. Soldiers serving with Cavalry units, referred to as "Troopers", are inducted into the Order of the Spur and receive their spurs after successfully completing a "Spur Ride" or for having served during combat as a member of or with a Cavalry unit. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt Trish McMurphy, USARAK Public Affairs)
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