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  • Black Knights block and tackle their way to gunnery

    Aug 23, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, completed tank mounted maneuvers at Dalton Mountain Multiuse Range, here, Aug. 9-12, for the upcoming "Black Jack" gunnery.

  • Gladiators remember one of their own

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Colored light from the stained-glassed windows of Fort Hood's Memorial Chapel greeted mourners as they filled it's pews to pay their respects to one of 3rd Brigade's Soldiers, Aug. 17.

  • Saber medics perfect their bedside manner

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Patients waiting in the emergency room of Fort Hood's Carl R. Darnell Medical Center (CRDAMC) may find themselves being cared for by Cav Soldiers.

  • Cav Troopers receive upgraded fighting vehicles

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -Cavalry Troopers from 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division received their M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles from the Army's reset program, here, Aug. 16.

  • 1st Cav hosts first EFMB in eight years

    Aug 18, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Many military medics have distinguished themselves by earning their Combat Medical Badge (CMB) while deployed in support of combat operations overseas, however, in the military medical community there is a badge that less than one percent of all medics have earned.

  • Warhorse headquarters dedicated to fallen troops

    Aug 18, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers and supporters of 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division memorialized fallen heroes, here, Aug. 11, at a building dedication on Fort Hood.

  • Ironhorse Soldiers earn Expert Infantry Badge

    Aug 17, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Expert Infantry Badge Testing, a highly valued badge earned by demonstrating expert knowledge of infantry skills, was conducted here, Aug. 9 through Aug. 13.

  • Expert Field Medical Badge award ceremony

    Aug 16, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Only 18 of 241 candidates finished the weeklong test and earned the Expert Field Medical Badges, here, Aug. 13.

  • 1st Cav readies student bodies for new school year

    Aug 16, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-A free service for Fort Hood students offered by the 1st Cavalry Division Surgeon's office performed state required immunizations and sports physicals for over 500 1st Cav. Div. & Fort Hood community students.

  • Family time with a splash

    Aug 16, 2010

    1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division enjoyed the day at the Summer Fun Water Park, in Belton, Texas, Aug. 12. "Centurion" Soldiers and their families enjoyed a family-friendly evening of water slides, monkeybars and a hot dog dinner.

  • Infantry squads build on the basics

    Aug 13, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- When it comes to military training, the most important lessons aren't usually learned from battalion, company or even platoon-level training. They're learned hands on in a small squad.

  • Black Jack trains on new radars

    Aug 11, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, were introduced to radar and software upgrades at their battalion's motor pool, here, Aug. 3.

  • Wounded Iraq vet retires with full Cav honors

    Aug 11, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- A former 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldier retired from the military, Aug. 3, at a ceremony on Cooper Field after only five years in service.

  • "Black Jack" Soldiers tee off for charity

    Aug 10, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- You don't always need a reason to play golf, but it's a little easier to explain to the boss, and the spouse, if you have one.

  • 1st ACB touches down with special needs kids

    Aug 9, 2010

    KILLEEN, Texas - A flight crew from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, landed in the hearts and minds of youngsters attending Camp Soaring Eagle, a camp for kids with neurological disorders, when they landed in the activity field at Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children, here, Aug. 2.

  • Long Knife leaders participate in trail ride

    Aug 9, 2010

    Director of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, the Commanding General of the 1st Cav. Div., and leaders of the 4th BCT, 1st Cav. Div., ride together during a trail ride at the 1st Cav. Div. Horse Detachment Aug. 5.

  • Long Knife Soldiers enjoy brigade ball

    Aug 9, 2010

    Photos from the 4th BCT, 1st Cav. Div., brigade ball held on August 5th, 2010.

  • Long Knife equipment bound for Iraq

    Aug 9, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, made final preparations of their equipment, Aug. 2-6, for the units upcoming deployment to Iraq.

  • Cadets enjoy evening out with West Point alumni

    Aug 9, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Col. Douglas Crissman, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, his wife Carolyn, as well as the Heart of Texas West Point Society, hosted a reception for the U.S. Military Academy cadets participating in the Cadet Troop Leading Training program, July 22.

  • 1st Cav, USAREC undertake pilot outreach program

    Aug 9, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Maj. Gen. Daniel Allyn, 1st Cavalry Division commander, and Maj. Gen. Donald Campbell, commander of the United States Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) signed an initial memorandum of agreement, here, Aug.3, outlining a pilot program for Army recruiters.

  • Retreat helps couples build stronger marriages

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Maintaining a strong marriage can be tough when you're in the military. Between deployments and training, Soldiers don't always have quality time with their spouses.

  • Fire teams train for success

    Aug 5, 2010

    Photos taken during a rehearsal for a live-fire training that focused on building fire team skills, Aug. 3.

  • Chilean army officers visit Black Jack brigade

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- It was a day-long tour, complete with equipment displays and a tour of a field site, for Chilean Army officers who visited the 15th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, July 30, 2010.

  • Deep Strike Soldiers learn emergency destruction procedures

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-As the artillery rounds flew overhead, Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery Regiment continued press forward and train.

  • Centurion engineers end the day with a blast

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - "Fire in the hole! Fire in the hole! Fire in the hole!" Combat engineers from C Company, 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, shouted this warning to surrounding Soldiers to take cover from an impending blast.

  • Air Cav Soldiers making a difference: Assisting through Habitat for Humanity

    Aug 4, 2010

    KILLEEN, Texas - Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, took time out of their workdays to volunteer with the Fort Hood Area Habitat for Humanity.

  • Long Knife Soldiers run as a team

    Aug 4, 2010

    Long Knife Soldiers run as a team

  • Alternative PT challenges Greywolf command teams

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Teamwork and endurance led more than 70 leaders from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division over four challenges during physical fitness training at Fort Hood's Training Area 8, July 30.

  • 1st ACB Diamond Club goes for motivational run

    Aug 3, 2010

    The first sergeants and command sergeants major of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, known as the 1st ACB Diamond Club, ran to raise awareness of the importance of keeping fit and setting the standard as senior noncommissioned officers.

  • "Long Knife" ships equipment, ready for Operation New Dawn

    Aug 3, 2010

    "Long Knife" ships equipment, ready for Operation New Dawn

  • Red Team hosts United States Field Artillery Association golf tournament

    Aug 3, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-After a week of pouring rain and thunderstorms, the clouds parted and let the sun shine on the Red Team United States Field Artillery Association golf tournament held at the Clear Creek Golf Course, here, July 29.

  • "Sabers" say goodbye to one of their own

    Aug 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Family members and Soldiers from 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, gathered to mourn the loss of one of their own at the 1st Cavalry Division's Memorial Chapel, here, July 29.

  • LRS: True test for the "quiet professional"

    Aug 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- In 1943, Gen. Frederick Browning, commander of the British First Airborne Corps, granted a battalion of paratroopers from the United States Army's 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment membership in the British Parachute Regiment and authorizing them to wear the British-style maroon berets.

  • "Ironhorse" Soldiers remember fallen comrade

    Jul 30, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Sgt. Derek Schicchi, known to many as a great friend and outstanding Soldier, was remembered during his memorial service at the "Ironhorse" Chapel, here, July 28.

  • "Black Jack" throws out first pitch

    Jul 30, 2010

    Photos of "Blackjack" during the opening ceremony for the 2010 Amateur Softball Association's 14 and under, B-Girls Fast Pitch Southern National Tournament at the Lions Club Park in Killeen, Texas, July 29.

  • 2nd BCT Soldier named Army Times Soldier of the Year

    Jul 28, 2010

    He's been shot at in combat, he's saved lives on the battlefield and he responded to the wounded victims of the Nov. 5 attack on Fort Hood, and now Staff Sgt. Zackary Filip has been named the Military Times Soldier of the Year.

  • TAPS: Assisting those left behind

    Jul 27, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and other units from throughout Fort Hood, acted as mentors and friends for children throughout the Central Texas area who've lost loved ones serving in the military during a seminar hosted by the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivor, here, July 23-24.

  • "Ironhorse" Soldiers mentor children at TAPS seminar

    Jul 27, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Twenty Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division spent time with children during the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Seminar at Meadows Elementary School, here, July 23 and 24.

  • "Saber" Soldier receives Purple Heart Medal

    Jul 27, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- A former 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldier was awarded the Purple Heart Medal last week for injuries he sustained in Diyala Province during a combat logistical convoy in the fall of 2007.

  • "Black Jack" Soldier wins commandant challenge

    Jul 27, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- With a straight face and professional look, Spc. Luis Rodriguez, an ammunition team chief with 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, walked across the stage to receive the Fort Hood Warrior Leader Course Commandant Challenge award, at Howze Theather, July 22.

  • "Greywolf" combat medics train-up for prestigious badge

    Jul 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - It's considered one of the hardest tests in the Army to overcome and one of the most coveted badges to earn. It also denotes professional competence and physical endurance of medical Soldiers.

  • Graduating with honors

    Jul 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Among the 200 plus Soldiers attending Warrior Leader Course class 11-10, a multiple launched rocket system crew member excelled ahead of his peers to achieve the school's highest academic honor, the Distinguished Honor Graduate, during the July 22 ceremony held at Howze Auditorium.

  • 1st ACB Soldier graduates with honors

    Jul 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Soldier graduated with honors from the III Corps' Warrior Leader Course, here, July 22.

  • "Ironhorse" Soldiers learn new physical training manual

    Jul 23, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Leaders of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division are taking proactive measures to train Soldiers on the changes in the Army's updated physical training program by holding a monthly, eight day "Building Soldier Athletes" Class, here.

  • Greywolf works to improve Comanche II Village

    Jul 23, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, as a unit, continues to nurture their relationship with their sponsored, on-post community., the Fort Hood community that the unit sponsors.

  • Air Cav into sunset

    Jul 23, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, makes a traffic pattern near Robert Gray Army Airfield, here, July 21. Although the 1st ACB returned from Iraq just three months ago, they are already back to work and training for missions.

  • Keeping it cool in the pool

    Jul 21, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- There's no better way to beat the heat in Texas than with a splash in the pool, and there's no better time to go to the pool than when you're supposed to be working.

  • 41st Fires works towards validation

    Jul 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The 41st Fires Brigade packed up its equipment and rolled out to the field for their validation exercise during the Battle Command Systems of Systems Integration Training, here, July 6-16.

  • Mentorship program keeps Soldiers safe

    Jul 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Motorcyclists from the 41st Fires Brigade participated in a brigade motorcycle ride to Marble Falls, Texas, as a part of its mentorship program, July 16.

  • 1st ACB Soldier fulfills lifelong dream

    Jul 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Soldier fulfilled his lifelong dream of joining the Army after immigrating from Hong Kong to the U.S.

  • Cav. medics train for coveted badge

    Jul 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division medics went to the field, in the sweltering heat and humidity of a Texas summer, to participate in a demanding training exercise designed to prepare them for the 1st Cavalry Division's first Expert Field Medical Badge testing in eight years.

  • "Black Jack" Soldiers give blood to save lives

    Jul 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Soldiers and spouses throughout the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division filled the seats at Robertson Blood Center, here, in support of a 13-14 July blood drive.

  • Visit to wounded brothers at BAMC

    Jul 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers and Family Readiness Group leaders from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, traveled to Brooke Army Medical Center, in San Antonio, July 13.

  • Stay Alert, Walk Safe, Arrive Alive: Motor Vehicle Safety

    Jul 14, 2010

    As the summer kicks into high gear, the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command leadership cautions personnel to remain vigilant and observe safe practices when operating a motor vehicle.

  • Preserving their title as "Kings of Battle"

    Jul 12, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, are living up to their storied heritage.

  • "Red Dragons" hit the green

    Jul 12, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, hosts a golf scramble at The Courses of Clear Creak on July 7th, 2010.

  • British officer makes the grade in the Cav

    Jul 9, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A pivotal moment in a 1st Cavalry Division Soldier's career is when he or she gets promoted or receives an award. These promotions and awards show the utmost recognition of a job well done.

  • 1st Air Cavalry Brigade changes command

    Jul 9, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, and four of its battalions changed command, here, July 7.

  • "Greywolf's" combat power displayed during Freedom Fest

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Long lines and lots of questions greeted 'Greywolf' Soldiers during Fort Hood's Independence Day Festival, here, July 4.

  • "Black Jack" honored for hosting Single Soldier Festival

    Jul 7, 2010

    The 2nd BCT Command team received a 50-inch television on behalf of "Black Jack" Soldiers from the Fort Hood Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program, July 6, for the effort the brigade put into planning and hosting the Fort Hood Single Soldiers' Festival.

  • Long Knives: Rulers of the octagon

    Jul 7, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" After enduring rounds of forceful kicks, shattering punches, and vigorous body slams, Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Combatives Team came out victorious during the Fort Hood Combatives Tournament, here, July 1.

  • Simulators help "Blacksmiths" conduct convoy training

    Jul 6, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers of F Forward Support Company, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted simulated support convoy training, July 1, at Fort Hood's Battle Command Training Center.

  • "Blacksmiths" celebrate battalion's birthday, highlight summer safety

    Jul 6, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from the 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division celebrated the battalion's birthday and held a safety day, here, June 30.

  • "Greywolf" Soldiers grieve for fallen comrades

    Jul 6, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - More than 200 Soldiers and Family members filled the pews of Fort Hood's Memorial Chapel, June 30, to pay their respects to Pfc. Christopher Scott Herrick, A Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment and Spc. Nickolaus Gossack, B Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Long Knife ready for Operation New Dawn

    Jul 6, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. - Troopers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, concluded their culminating training event at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La., June 26.

  • Building on the basics

    Jul 6, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- In a modern warzone, every Soldier is an infantryman. This was never more true for the artillerymen of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, than during their last deployment to Iraq in 2009, when they traded in their cannons for school supplies and humanitarian aid equipment as they helped build up the city of Kirkuk.

  • Surviving summer

    Jul 6, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Summer is a time for fun on the lake, motorcycle riding or just cruising in the car with the windows down. But without proper safety knowledge, this kind of fun can turn deadly.

  • Building confidence before gunnery

    Jun 30, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Troopers from 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted refresher training, here, on their M3-A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle Systems prior to the start of gunnery.

  • Movies on the Lawn with Dad

    Jun 30, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -"First Team" Families from Comanche Housing Areas I and II spread out blankets and set up lawn chairs in the back of Comanche II's Community Life Building for a movie night, compliments of Fort Hood's United Service Organizations and Comanche Community Life Center.

  • "Gladiators" hone marksmanship skills

    Jun 30, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from 3rd Battalion Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted night and day basic marksmanship training, June 23-24, in order to improve their basic Soldier skills and become re-familiar with their weapons.

  • 2-8 Cav offers troopers an infantry experience

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A Soldier's ultimate responsibility, regardless of his or her job, is to be an infantryman. These pivotal skills are what allow them to perform all mission requirements regardless of the situation in which placed.

  • Soldiers train-up for sniper school

    Jun 28, 2010

    The snipers of 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are readying a handful of Soldiers for the U.S. Army's Sniper School.

  • Greywolf welcomes new troops to the pack

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Col. Douglas Crissman, the commander of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, held an incoming brief, June 21, at the Memorial Chapel on Fort Hood for new Soldiers that arrived to the unit in the month of May.

  • PHOTOS: Secretary of the Army visits Long Knife troopers

    Jun 28, 2010

    Secretary of the Army visits 4th BCT "Long Knife", 1st Cav. Div. troopers in JRTC.

  • The art of calling for fire

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- A slight miscalculation when shooting an artillery round can mean the difference between destroying an enemy target and wiping out a city block.

  • Fallen Greywolf Soldier memorialized at service

    Jun 23, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers and Family from Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division mourned the death of fellow "Greywolf", Spc. Robert Rose, at a memorial ceremony at the Memorial Chapel, here, June 22.

  • Overcoming EIB challenges

    Jun 22, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- A lot of longtime Soldiers will tell you that earning military badges isn't what it used to be; that things have gotten easier or that instructors give you more slack. While this might be the case for some, for infantrymen hoping to earn their Expert Infantryman Badge, it's quite the opposite.

  • Thunder Horse leader improves partnership skills

    Jun 22, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. - In between their combat outpost defense and fire support exercises, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, participated in key leadership engagement (KLE) training to strengthen the relationship they will soon build with their Iraqi partners during their deployment this fall.

  • 1st ACB commander completes last flight

    Jun 22, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - As the blades of the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter came to a rest on Robert Gray Army Airfield, so did the aviation career of one senior pilot.

  • Black Jack engineers 'blow the lid' on training

    Jun 22, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- There are a lot of ways to make a hole. You can use a shovel. You can use your hands. You can even get someone else to do it for you. Or, if you're an Army combat engineer, you can take a little bit louder of an approach.

  • Rail Gunners compete for "Best by Test" title

    Jun 22, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Competition was fierce as 102 Soldiers throughout the 41st Fires Brigade competed for the title of "Best by Test" June 14-17.

  • PHOTOS: Training to advise and assist

    Jun 21, 2010

    4th BCT, 1st Cav. Div., Trains to advise and assist

  • PHOTOS: FORSCOM commander visits Long Knife troopers

    Jun 21, 2010

    FORSCOM commander visits Long Knife troopers

  • Black Dragons fire back during JRTC rotation

    Jun 15, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. - Soldiers assigned to A Battery, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, provided fire support and assisted role playing Iraqi Army (IA) Soldiers during their combat outpost defense training at the Joint Readiness Training Center, here, June 12.

  • Out for summer: Future West Point graduates' continue to train

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Col. John Thomson, commanding officer of the 41st Fires Brigade, his wife Holly, as well as the Heart of Texas West Point Society, hosted a reception at the Thomson's residence for the U.S. Military Academy cadets participating in the Cadet Troop Leading Training program, June 10.

  • 1st Cavalry Division Links

    Jun 14, 2010

    1st Cavalry Division Links

  • 235 years strong: 1st Cav celebrates the Army's birthday

    Jun 14, 2010

    The "First Team" helps celebrate the U.S. Army's 235th Birthday with a Division Run.

  • Countering IED tactics at JRTC

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. - Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, prepped for their missions at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), here, through a series of pre-rotational classes.

  • Mounting MILES at JRTC

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. - Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, mount multiple integrated laser engagement systems (MILES), June 9, in preparation for the brigade's Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) exercise.

  • Texas Girl Scouts donate to the Cav

    Jun 11, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Hearing Do-Si-Dos, Samoas and Tagalongs in a conversation can make someone think of either dancing or Girl Scouts. For the 1st Cavalry Division it meant the latter and their cookies.

  • Learning to "Live the Legend": 1st Cav. begins newcomer's briefs

    Jun 11, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Being assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division is an experience all in itself. Its traditions and standards are different, and for some, more exciting than any other traditional Army unit.

  • Greywolf trooper receives Purple Heart

    Jun 10, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldier was awarded the Purple Heart Medal last week for the injuries he sustained during a combat patrol in Mosul, Iraq last November.

  • "Garryowen" visits Patriots for field day

    Jun 7, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, spent June 2-4 at the Palo Alto Middle School, in Killeen, Texas, to take part in the student's Field Day.

  • Long Knife troops prep for JRTC

    Jun 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, prepared for their month-long field exercise at the Division Rapid Reaction Field (DRRF) and rail operations center, June 2.

  • PHOTOS: Running the Gauntlet: Soldiers and NCOs compete to be the year's best

    Jun 4, 2010

    PHOTOS: Running the Gauntlet: Soldiers and NCOs compete to be the year's best

  • "Railgunners" celebrate Asian Pacific heritage

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The 41st Fires Brigade hosted a Asian/Pacific Heritage month celebration at the 25th Street Chapel, May 26.

  • "Lancers" conduct land navigation training

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted land navigation training, May 26, to prepare themselves for the upcoming Iron Warrior Stakes competition to be held in June.

  • Passing on legacy of tradition

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-As the Pacific-Island dancers moved in and out of formations, their graceful movements began to tell a story of a distant culture in a far away land.

  • New commander takes HCD reins

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - On his horse, with saber in hand, Capt. David Jackson took command of the 1st Cavalry Division's Horse Cavalry Detachment from Capt. Jay Bunte, May 27, at their horse stables on Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Every dog has its day: 1st Cav. Div. Horse Det. dog dons SGT stripes

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Just about every school, sports team, and most every Army unit has a mascot of some sort.

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