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  • "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.

  • Last continuously serving Army officer with Vietnam experience to retire after 40 years of service

    Jun 1, 2010

    After 40 years of Army service dating back to the Vietnam War, Gen. Charles C. Campbell, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, will retire, during a combined retirement/change of command ceremony, June 3.

  • "First Team" troopers meet for Stable Call

    Jun 1, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Back in the time when mounted cavalry meant that a trooper was on horseback, the stable call was a bugle sound that alerted cavalrymen that it was time to care for their horses.

  • 41st Fires opens its pool for summer

    Jun 1, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Fort Hood Soldiers don't have to fear the heat of Central Texas as the "Rail Gunners" prepare to take the sting out of summer.

  • "Black Jack" mourns fallen Soldier

    Jun 1, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Soldiers and leaders from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division gathered to mourn the loss of Pfc. Mark West at a memorial service held in his honor, here, May 18.

  • Long Knife wives earn their spurs

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- "Long Knife" spouses had a chance to earn their spurs, May 22, during the all day event that tested their physical and mental abilities.

  • EIB sets men above rest: Long wait over for Greywolf Soldiers

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - It's been seven years since "Greywolf" troopers have tested themselves to earn the Expert Infantryman's Badge.

  • Remembering Soldiers of the "Forgotten War"

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- It's been nearly 60 years since Sgt. Dean Scantling returned from the Korean War, but the pride of serving his country is something he never forgets.

  • Artillerymen aim for the basics

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Calling for artillery fire is to a forward observer what shooting a tank is to a tanker; it's their bread and butter, and they must be able to do it successfully.

  • 'Steel Dragons' help out at field day

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, participated in Hattie Halstead Elementary School Annual Field Day celebration in Copperas Cove, Texas, May 21.

  • "Greywolf" engineers blast to build confidence

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - With artillery shells flying overhead, engineers from C Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, massed in bunkers at Fort Hood's Curry Demo Range and prepared for their world to explode.

  • Commission accomplished

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-A college graduation is a significant milestone. For most, it represents the culmination of years of work, study and test anxiety; a segue into a new life, or at least the potential for a new life.

  • Machine gun range gets "Garryowen" mission ready

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, participated in a machine gun range, at the Trapnal Range, May 18.

  • PHOTOS: Stable call at 1st Cav Museum

    May 26, 2010

    Stable call at 1st Cav Museum on May 24th, 2010

  • Cav trooper earns top honors

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Since 1st Cavalry Division units started returning from their Iraq deployment, getting their newest noncommissioned officers through the many different career-enhancing schools became first priority.

  • Building spiritual muscles

    May 26, 2010

    Fort Hood, Texas-Anyone in the military can attest that physical fitness is essential to good health and success in the Army.

  • Rethinking safety at all levels: Fatality numbers an issue for senior NCOs

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Since February, seven Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division have been killed in accidents.

  • Venable Village Elementary School honors volunteers

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- The Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division have contributed more than 800 hours of service to the Venable Village Elementary School since August, 2009.

  • Fallen Fort Hood Soldier remembered

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Leaders, Soldiers and friends gathered, here, at the 25th Street Chapel, May 13, to remember and honor one of their own.

  • Welcome to the brotherhood: Saber troopers earn spurs

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - You can find them on e-bay for $20, but some cavalry Troopers are willing to shed blood, sweat and tears to earn them.

  • Phantom Warrior RFC: Supporting local hookers

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-As far as sports go, some rank fairly low among Americans in terms of familiarity.

  • "Blacksmiths", students combine forces for field day

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Killeen, Texas elementary students and 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers held a field day at the school, May 7, as an opportunity to acquaint the unit with their adopted school before the end of the year.

  • "Black Jack" medics geared up and ready to go

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-A unit returning from a combat assignment must take time to repair, refurbish and replace combat equipment, in an effort to ensure that it is prepared to deploy again if called upon to do so.

  • Commissary shows off to single Soldiers

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -Waiting to walk into the Clear Creek Commissary, here, May 11, Spc. Rob Manning, from Battle Creek, Mich. said he was eager to see what the commissary had in store for him and other single Soldiers.

  • New recruits sample Army, Cav life

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - When Yoe High School senior, Joshua Pruitt, a new Army recruit, enlisted last year, he only had a small idea of what Army life might be like before heading off to basic training.

  • Soldiers, chaplain build morale at clay shoot

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division met at the Sportsman Center, here, May for a little range time with Chaplain (Maj.) Mike Patterson, of Vero Beach, Fl.

  • Branching out: Teaching ROTC cadets on Army career paths

    May 24, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Commissioned officers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, offered insight on the U.S. Army officer corps to University of Texas at Austin Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets at the school's campus, April 30.

  • 1st ACB completes third successful deployment

    May 24, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - After three deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade can claim to have made a significant impact in providing security to the Iraqi population.

  • PHOTOS: Runnin' with a Long Knife

    May 24, 2010

    PHOTOS: Runnin' with a Long Knife

  • Korean War vets visit Cav Country

    May 24, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Every year since 1990, members of the 865th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion's Association meet to talk about old times, introduce new family members and just to catch up on new events.

  • Long Knife Soldiers strengthen skills during EIB training

    May 24, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Nearly 40 infantry troops assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division gathered amongst other cavalry Soldiers to conduct Expert Infantry Badge (EIB) training, May 4.

  • PHOTO: First Team's newest Rangers

    May 7, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Georgia - Command Sgt. Maj. Henry Griffith (center), from Washington, DC, congratulates Staff Sgt. Christopher Beauchamp (left), from St. Augustine, Fla., and Sgt. Jason Figgemeir, of Gerald, Mo., after their graduation from the U.S. Army Ranger School, here, 28 April. Both Soldiers are infantry squad leaders with 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • 41st Fires hosts salute to veterans

    May 7, 2010

    CENTERVILLE, Texas-The 41st Fires Brigade and the Leon County Veterans Service Office hosted a Veteran's Appreciation Day to honor veterans of all wars at the Champion Ranch, here, May 1.

  • "Black Jack's" all-volunteer force

    May 7, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-As the clichAfA goes, there are just not enough hours in the day. Those rare few who manage to stay on top of personal, professional and familial responsibilities stand as examples of industriousness and efficiency to others. Yet, there are still others who manage not only their own calendar well, but find the time and energy to help others.

  • 2/82 Cav hones their combative skills

    May 7, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - In a Quonset hut, here, on Fort Hood, sixteen- pairs of Soldiers from faced one another with their hands up, each eyeing his opponent, searching for possible openings to take advantage of.

  • "Spartan" Soldiers flex their muscles

    Apr 27, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Pushing humvees, flipping huge tires and working their way through a challenging triathlon were all in a day's work for the Soldiers of the 2nd Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, during strongman and triathlon competitions here, April 21.

  • Pushing to win PT competition

    Apr 27, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- At 6:00 a.m. more than 130 officers from the 41st Fires Brigade lined the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment softball field to participate in a physical fitness competition, April 20.

  • MG Alleyn

    Apr 26, 2010

  • "Ironhorse" receives new commanders

    Apr 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - After two successful years of commanding the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Col. Tobin Green relinquished his command to Col. Scott Efflandt during a ceremony on Cooper Field, here, April 23.

  • AMCOM reps visit Hood aviators

    Apr 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - For the last 25 years, Peggy Hunt, an Army Contracting Command contracting officer has been a behind-the-scenes player in the overall development of the AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter.

  • Career Soldiers, available for anything

    Apr 23, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Taking care of Soldiers is a responsibility shared by all Army leaders, but for some it goes a step further.

  • Greywolf's Smackdown Challenge highlights camaraderie, athletics

    Apr 21, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The six battalions from 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division engaged in battles here at Fort Hood - not in military operations, but on the playing fields.

  • Greywolf Brigade changes command on Cooper Field

    Apr 21, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Troopers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division saw a change of command in a ceremony, April 16, on the divisionAca,!a,,cs parade field at Fort Hood.

  • PHOTO: Ironhorse Soldiers participate in brigade run

    Apr 21, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Sioux Falls, S.D. native, Col. Tobin Green, commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, congratulates Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Battalion, in completing the brigade run, here, April 20. This is Green's final week with the "Ironhorse" Brigade and asked for everyone to participate in one last event as a brigade.

  • 1st ACB uncases colors following flight delays

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - As volcanic ash from Iceland left air travelers all over the world stranded, the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade command team successfully navigated the crisis to return home from Iraq and uncase the unit colors at Cooper Field, April 19.

  • Rough Riders rise above evacuation exercise

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -Despite the incoming mortars, tactically placed improvised explosive devices and small arms fire from hostile enemies, the American troops defended their forward operating base.

  • Ironhorse donates to Cav memorial fund

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Golf tournaments, brigade balls and other military functions are ways of raising morale and camaraderie within units. They also give Soldiers the opportunity to raise funds for their unit, a cause or a memorial.

  • Long Knife troops sharpen skills during FTX

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted critical training during their brigade field training exercise, here, April 7- 18 prior to their upcoming overseas deployment later this year.

  • 41st Fires Bde. recognizes volunteers

    Apr 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers of the 41st Fires Brigade hosted a volunteer recognition ceremony at the Fort Hood's Club Hood, April 16.

  • Soldiers train on new DRASH equipment

    Apr 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-41st Fires Brigade Soldiers conducted preliminary training on the new deployable rapid assembly shelter (DRASH) used to run a brigade operation center during field time, here, April 12. Soldiers are scheduled to conduct validation training with the equipment throughout the months of May and June.

  • "Black Dragons" put steel on target

    Apr 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers of the 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division honed their field artillery skills; providing precise and lethal fire support during an M109A6 "Paladin" counter fire exercise, here, April 14-18.

  • Head Hunters train new troops in MOUT

    Apr 14, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers assigned to A Troop, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division tested their cordon and search skills, here, at a military operations on urban terrain (MOUT) training site April 10.

  • "Ironhorse" Soldiers attend marriage retreat in San Antonio

    Apr 14, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Making a relationship work takes time, communication, commitment and effort. Leaders from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division held a series of Strong Bonds Marriage Retreats, here, to help spouses build stronger marriages and improve the quality of their relationships.

  • New 'Black Jack' command team focused on basics

    Apr 14, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers welcomed a new commander, Col. John Peeler, and fare welled Col. Ryan Gonsalves during a change of command ceremony on Cooper Field, here, April 9.

  • Allyn takes command of 'America's First Team'

    Apr 13, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Major General Daniel Allyn assumed authority of the 1st Cavalry Division from outgoing division commander Maj. Gen. (Promotable) Daniel Bolger during the 1st Cavalry Division's Change of Command Ceremony April 8, here, at Fort Hood's Cooper Field.

  • PHOTOS: Range time with 2/12 Cav

    Apr 12, 2010

    Range time with 2/12 Cav

  • Aircraft mechanics get taste of Iraqi culture prior to redeploying

    Apr 12, 2010

    CAMP MEJID, Iraq - With the security agreement and responsible drawdown of U.S. troops from Iraq, it is common for service members from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division like Spc. Christopher Howard and Spc. Michael Cooley to spend a year in Iraq without meeting Iraqi security forces or experiencing their culture.

  • 1/6 Cav joins Taji firefighters for mock aircraft accident drill

    Apr 10, 2010

    To prepare for the unfortunate event of a downed aircraft, Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, joined forces with Camp Taji firefighters to practice for such an emergency April 6.

  • Mentoring young motorists

    Apr 9, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Driving dangerously-whether on a motorcycle or a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected armored vehicle-can be catastrophic.

  • Building stronger marriages one couple at a time

    Apr 9, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Building strong marital bonds isn't always easy. Hectic training schedules, increased deployment tempo and heavy workloads all must be weighed against the effort to spend quality time with family.

  • PHOTOS: 'America's First Team' welcomes new commander

    Apr 8, 2010

    'America's First Team' welcomes new commander

  • Air Cav. bids Iraqi Air Force 'farewell'

    Apr 8, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Leaders from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, joined with their Iraqi Air Force counterparts April 4 to bid each other farewell.

  • PHOTOS: Excellence in Armor awards

    Apr 7, 2010

    Excellence in Armor awards presented to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division on April 6th, 2010.

  • 1st Cavalry Division Museum unveils "Surge" exhibit

    Apr 7, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - With the swing of a cavalry saber, the 1st Cavalry Division Museum unveiled its newest exhibit "Back to the Neighborhoods" at Fort Hood's Soldier Family Readiness Center March 30.

  • Long Knives remember fallen soldier

    Apr 6, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, attended Spc. Erik George-Vega's Remembrance Ceremony, here, at the Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran's Chapel on 1 April.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps bids farewell to deputy commanding general

    Apr 6, 2010

  • Thunder Horse troops move into action

    Apr 6, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -Troops assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division gathered around Owl Creek Assault Course, March 29, to conduct fire team training to prepare them for their upcoming deployment to Iraq.

  • Air Cav NCOs build team spirit, pride with morning run

    Apr 6, 2010

    Air Cav NCOs build team spirit, pride with morning run

  • Air Cav conducts joint air assault demo with elite ISF

    Mar 31, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - After spending several weeks working with an Iraqi strike force on planning and executing air assault missions and the importance of air-ground integration, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade concluded the training with a culminating demonstration March 29 to show off their newly capabilities.

  • Secret's out

    Mar 29, 2010

    G2 bestows 89 Soldiers with 'Combat Spurs'

  • Cav holds first ever pre-Ranger course

    Mar 29, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A group of 1st Cavalry Division troopers formed a circle around a terrain map as the patrol leader explained an operation order they were to execute later in the day. The men smelled foul and looked as though they were dragged through mud. Occasionally a head bobbed in exhaustion.

  • Shuffling the deck; new organization builds engineer flexibility

    Mar 29, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- As the Army continues to change and evolve, Black Jack engineers are on the forefront.

  • Bowling brings a "strike" to training

    Mar 29, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - With the smell of pizza, the sight of various colored bowling balls and the feel of shoes that serve a much different purpose than combat boots, the atmosphere of conquering bowling lanes was far from that of conducting field training.

  • Thunder Horse troops take on humvee gunnery

    Mar 29, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Learning how to locate, target, and engage an enemy from a vehicle are important skills Soldiers use during a deployment.

  • Two senior Air Cav aviators make final Apache flight of their careers

    Mar 29, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - After spending their Army careers in the sky, two senior aviators made their final flight in a military aircraft March 25, before turning in the "keys" to the helicopter and moving on to different jobs.

  • IAVA helps new generation of veterans

    Mar 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - According to numbers released by the Pentagon in 2009, nearly 1.5 million men and women have answered their nations call and deployed in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom since the beginning of the war in 2003.

  • Air Cav infantry Soldiers compete in company challenge

    Mar 25, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Soldiers ran through a gauntlet of challenges March 23 that were designed to test their physical fitness, technical knowledge and ability to work as a team.

  • First wave of 1st ACB troops welcomed home

    Mar 23, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Rebecca Vincent took her three children to watch their father, Staff Sgt. Ty Vincent, return from his deployment to Iraq as he and more than 120 other Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division landed at Robert Gray Army Airfield, March 17.

  • Slaying the dragon: Cavalry 'knights' join the prestigious Order of St. George

    Mar 23, 2010

  • Spartan UAVs get ready to fly high

    Mar 23, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - After going through multiple checks to ensure that the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was ready for takeoff, Soldiers directed the grey, fixed wing machine toward the open field.

  • NCO finds night vision enlightening

    Mar 17, 2010

    Deep in a large research facility tucked away in a secure corner of the base, scientists and engineers are working to see in the dark. The magic is made possible by technology and a team of smart individuals.

  • Spartans conquer gunnery, prep to deploy

    Mar 16, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -Within weeks of an approaching field training exercise in preparation for this year's upcoming deployment, troops assigned to the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted humvee training, here, at the Blackwell Multi-Use Range March 12.

  • Cav troopers benefit from unit adoption

    Mar 16, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- For Soldiers serving in combat, there is hardly a more pleasant way to end the day than by opening up a box of goodies sent from fans and friends in the States. And for the lucky units associated with the Adopt-a-Unit Program, these boxes come with regularity.

  • Long Knives remember fallen warrior

    Mar 16, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Lt. Col. John Cushing, commander of the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, places a battalion coin of achievement on 1st Lt. Michael Thomas Jue's memorial during the remembrance ceremony at the Fort Hood Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran's Chapel on March 15. Jue died March 2 after collapsing during morning physical fitness training.

  • 'Sons of Anarchy' salute Air Cav Soldiers with visit

    Mar 16, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Riding in UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, March 15, Dayton Callie, an actor in the television show "Sons of Anarchy," gives a nervous reaction to the movement of the aircraft, inciting a hearty laugh from Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela, from Dallas, the command sergeant major of the unit. 1st ACB hosted four actors from the TV show, offering Soldiers an opportunity to talk with the actors over lunch and a town hall meeting.

  • USF-I commander visits Air Cav

    Mar 15, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - An MQ-1C Sky Warrior unmanned aerial vehicle provides an imposing backdrop, as Gen. Ray Odierno, from Rockaway, N.J., commanding general, U.S. Forces-Iraq, presents Sgt. Justin Palowitch, from Grayson, Ky., a UAV operator, Quick Reaction Capability 1, with his coin, during a visit March 9. Odierno presented other Air Cav Soldiers with coins following his speech to brigade leadership.

  • Air Cav air traffic controller wins high accolade

    Mar 15, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - The job of an air traffic controller requires great diligence, especially when dealing with elements such as weather and the constant flow of aircraft on the flight line.

  • PHOTOS: 1st Cavalry Division rededicates Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial

    Mar 12, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The 1st Cavalry Division Honor Guard presents the Nation's Colors inside the 1st Cav. Div. Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial during the beginning of the division's Memorial Rededication Ceremony, here, at Fort Hood, Texas March 12

  • Air Cav UAV hub reaches 20,000 flight hours

    Mar 9, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Multiple units operating out of a single hub have provided ground commanders in and around Baghdad with 20,000 hours worth of aerial coverage, hitting the milestone March 7.

  • Training the next generation of fighters

    Mar 8, 2010

    Killeen, Texas- In an out-of-the-way shop behind a local mechanic's garage, here, young men jab at punching bags, run in place and pummel speed bags as coaches demonstrate techniques honed by years of training.

  • Family matters

    Mar 8, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- As some First Team Soldiers and their Families rack up second, third and even fourth deployments, the Army is continuing to adapt new ways to help them cope with the increased operational tempo and the stop-and-start transitions between life deployed and life at home.

  • Grill season starts for Greywolf troopers

    Mar 8, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The outdoor grilling season got under way as Soldiers from 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team were treated to grilled-to-order steaks by members from Steak Team Mission during lunch at Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial Dining facility, here, Mar. 3.

  • Security paved way to successful Iraqi elections; leaders pleased

    Mar 8, 2010

    BAGHDAD (March 7, 2010) - As Iraqi forces celebrate what their leaders are calling a resounding victory for a safe and free Iraq, U.S. Division-Center leaders are praising their Soldiers for their strategic role in assisting them.

  • 'Warrior' spouses complete 1st ACB spur ride

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - As the Soldiers of the 1st Air Cavalry "Warrior" Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, prepare to return home from Iraq in late March, the unit's rear detachment and a few 1st ACB spouses have found a way to build momentum, enthusiasm and heart pounding anticipation for what is sure to be a glorious homecoming for 'their' returning heroes.

  • 3rd HBCT upholds tradition through military balls

    Mar 3, 2010

  • Tournament brings pool enthusiasts together

    Mar 2, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - The relentless clatter of pool balls colliding reverberated throughout the Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility, as players watched each other's moves amid a sea of green felt.

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