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  • "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.

  • Half-marathon honors fallen warriors

    Mar 1, 2010

    Service members from all military branches came together for the Fallen Soldier Half-Marathon Feb. 27 to pay tribute to those who died in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, despite the constant rain.

  • Half-marathon honors fallen warriors

    Mar 1, 2010

    CAMP TAJI - One after another they ran through the wet and slippery streets, their bodies caked in drying mud, foraging ahead to the finish line at their own speed.

  • Air Cav honors Black History Month with observance

    Feb 26, 2010

    CAMP TAJI - The Soldiers of 1st Air Cavalry Brigade observed Black History Month with a celebration at the Taji Ministry Center Feb. 24, with black history through music as their theme.

  • USF-I deputy commanding general of operations visits 1st Air Cavalry

    Feb 26, 2010

  • Long Knives honor Buffalo Soldier Legacy

    Feb 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Civilians and Soldiers of all ranks, ethnicities and backgrounds enthusiastically observed the Buffalo Soldier displays as Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech echoed softly in the background.

  • Something old, something new

    Feb 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - As an organization, mounted cavalry dates back to the earliest days of warfare. Through its history, it has evolved to encompass new and innovative equipment and practices while holding firm to its roots. Some of the traditional roles of cavalry in support of larger formations were in reconnaissance, command and control, screening and forward security. Even though the cavalrymen of today may not look or act like the Roman cavalry, its spirit continues.

  • Change in Pockets...and Lifestyles

    Feb 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Military members have a moral and legal responsibility to ensure they manage their money properly, which could include everything from using credit responsibly to putting money away for retirement. To assist in financial management, DoD provides resources and information to assist.

  • Air Cav. operations in Al Asad

    Feb 25, 2010

  • Army Air Cav keeps Marines, Navy, Air Force flying over Iraq

    Feb 25, 2010

    AL ASAD, Iraq - A specialty aircraft repair shop has become a valuable asset for all U.S. military branches operating out of Al Asad.

  • Army Safety professionals 'get to the left of the bang'

    Feb 25, 2010

    Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston urged Army safety professionals to do the hard work needed to get the force to "the left of the bang" Feb. 23 during the Army Senior Safety Symposium at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • Troop Olympics leads to camaraderie

    Feb 25, 2010

    Fort Hood - In the spirit of the Winter Olympics one unit conducted its own Olympics Feb. 9 creating teamwork among Soldiers.

  • Air Cav. partners with Iraqi strike team for air assault training

    Feb 22, 2010

  • Black Hawk mechanic serves in both Colombian and U.S. Army

    Feb 16, 2010

    CAMP TAJI - During the 1990s, the internal strife that tore Colombia apart affected the lives of many, including one 15-year-old youth.

  • Air Cav pilot reaches pinnacle of career as son begins his

    Feb 16, 2010

    CAMP TAJI-A 1st Air Cavalry Brigade pilot pinned on the highest rank within the warrant officer corps while his son, a recent graduate from flight school, watched from more than 5,000 miles away.

  • Air Cav crew chiefs given chance to fly in Apache

    Feb 16, 2010

    CAMP TAJI - Unlike crew chiefs for the CH-47F Chinook and UH-60 Black Hawk, AH-64D Apache crew chiefs don't get to fly in the aircraft they maintain, despite their many hours of work.

  • Air Cav undertakes sling load in support of aviation mission

    Feb 11, 2010

  • "Black Jack" Soldiers hit ground running

    Feb 10, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - After nearly a year of fighting insurgents and enhancing relations between Kurds and Arabs in the contentious northern Iraq province of Kirkuk, the Soldiers of the 2nd "Black Jack" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, returned to Fort Hood and uncased their colors at a ceremony Feb. 2.

  • Air Cav. Medics engage in mass casualty exercise

    Feb 8, 2010

    CAMP TAJI-Everywhere the medics looked, another casualty was found; some missing limbs, others suffering penetrating chest wounds or head trauma.

  • Aviator reaches 2,000 combat hours in flight

    Feb 8, 2010

    Ask Chief Warrant Officer Anthony Potter what it takes to reach 2,000 combat flight hours and he'll tell you it requires the support of a loving family and fellow Soldiers.

  • Wounded Warriors visit Air Cav on journey back to Iraq

    Feb 8, 2010

  • First Team honors fallen comrades

    Feb 3, 2010

  • Air Cav. fuelers reach over two million gallons pumped

    Feb 1, 2010

    CAMP TAJI - The relentless nature of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade aviation mission requires aircraft to be in the air at all times.

  • Ironhorse returns, unveils brigade colors

    Jan 29, 2010

  • Brig. Gen. Mangum visits 1st Air Cav

    Jan 29, 2010

  • Females excel in male-dominated field

    Jan 28, 2010

    BAGHDAD -Females are becoming more and more prevalent in military flight crews.

  • Air Cav flies mission west

    Jan 27, 2010

  • Iraqi Air Force control aircraft traffic alongside U.S. counterparts

    Jan 27, 2010

    CAMP TAJI - As aircraft pour in and out of the Taji flight line, a flurry of Iraqi and American accents can be heard directing the flow of traffic over the airwaves.

  • Air Cav, Iraqi Air Force maintain partnership with joint flight

    Jan 25, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Military leaders are hoping the presence of an Iraqi aircraft and a U.S. aircraft flying side-by-side will send a positive message to the Iraqi population, again. AH-64 Apache helicopter pilots from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division - Center, flew a second joint mission Jan. 20 with UH-1 Iroquois helicopter pilots from 2nd Squadron of the Iraqi Air Force.

  • Air Cav conducts hoist training to prepare for emergencies

    Jan 25, 2010

    From the ground, it appears a daunting prospect - being hoisted 75 feet in the air to a hovering UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. In the face of an emergency medical situation, especially when there is no clear area for aircraft to land, the task becomes a necessity. These were some of the conditions medevac crew chiefs from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade faced when they undertook hoist training Jan. 21. Training with hoists is not common in Iraq due to mostly flat surfaces which makes the opportunity to use the hoist valuable, said Chief Warrant Officer Brian Rinck, from Hillsboro, Ore., a standardizations pilot for 1st ACB, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center.

  • Air Cav honors U.S. civil rights leader with observance

    Jan 21, 2010

    The legacy and memory of Martin Luther King Jr., was recognized by 1st Air Cavalry Brigade at the Taji Ministry Center Jan. 18 with an observance in honor of the civil rights leader who died in 1968.

  • UAV operator brings smiles to Soldiers through magic skills

    Jan 20, 2010

    By day, he works magic controlling unmanned aerial vehicles, helping keep ground patrols safe with protection from the skies. At night, he works magic of a different sort - making coins disappear and cards appear out of nowhere, bringing smiles wherever he performs his arsenal of magic tricks. The art of magic has been a lifetime passion for Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael Allan, from Marysvale, Utah, and a UAV technician for Quick Reaction Capability 1, attached to 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division - Center. He became fascinated with magic as a youngster.

  • Soldiers conduct joint live fires exercise

    Jan 19, 2010

  • Air Cav first to employ new unmanned aircraft system

    Jan 19, 2010

    CAMP TAJI - Placing a new aircraft in a combat situation is a true test of its capabilities and future role within the Army.

  • The love of flight: a Soldier's dream

    Jan 19, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Bbbbrrrrwwww... The motor begins to turn and the bird takes off into the breaking dawn. If you've been on Camp Taji long enough, you've heard it; it sounds like something between a lawnmower and a leaf blower.

  • Brothers reunite in Iraq

    Jan 19, 2010

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Two brothers were able to spend a day together after their lives intersected in Iraq from two different parts of the world.

  • 1st Cavalry Division returns from Iraq

    Jan 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The last of the 1st Cavalry Division headquarters' Soldiers to arrive back home from their Iraq deployment touched down on Robert Gray Army Airfield hours before any thought of the fog ruining their homecoming ceremony Jan. 14, at Fort Hood.

  • 'Iron Soldiers' take reins from 'Mavericks'

    Jan 12, 2010

    BAGHDAD - The 1st Armored Division Special Troops Battalion commander, Lt. Col. Lane Turner, took the reins from the 1st Cavalry Division STB commander, Lt. Col. Matthew Karres, in a transfer of authority and color-casing and uncasing ceremony conducted at Camp Liberty Jan. 9.

  • Air Cav on mission day or night

    Jan 12, 2010

  • Working out key to 'survivability'

    Jan 12, 2010

  • Hours flown equal busy time for 1st Air Cav during three deployments

    Jan 12, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - After three deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and over 225,000 hours flown, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade can claim to have played an essential role during its seven years of combat in Iraq.

  • Brigade managed range "On Target"

    Jan 12, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - What started out as a simple discussion between various Fort Hood leaders during a routine range-orientation walk through literally turned into a ground breaking decision this past summer.

  • "Garryowen" prepares for incoming unit

    Jan 11, 2010

    JSS ISTIQLAAL, Iraq - About a year ago, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division prepared to move to Joint Security Station Istiqlaal.