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  • GREYWOLF Soldiers dominate on obstacle course

    May 19, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - During the early morning hours of May 10, while most Soldiers on Contingency Operating Base Adder remained tucked in their beds, a four man combined team from the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion participated in a combat obstacle course designed to test Soldier skills and cardiovascular endurance, sponsored by the 407th Security Forces Flight as one of the many activities marking National Police Week.

  • 'Thunderhorse' Soldiers earn their spurs

    May 19, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq - "Thunderhorse" Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, deployed to U.S. Division-North in support of Operation New Dawn, participated in a long-standing Cavalry tradition at Contingency Operating Site Warrior, in Kirkuk Province, May 14.

  • Soldier receives CIB from 1st CAV CG

    May 17, 2011

  • Standards are Non-Negotiable

    May 17, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Operation New Dawn is a different kind of fight. It is not the door-to-door, street-by-street fight that was typical of Operation Iraqi Freedom, but that does not mean that the lessons learned from the previous years of sacrifice in Iraq cannot translate into success for Operation New Dawn. For the Soldiers of the Personal Security Detachment, 6th 'Saber' Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center, the lessons learned from years of operations in Iraq are evident as they prepare for every mission.

  • 'Head Hunter' squadron trains Iraqi Army on cordon, search techniques

    May 16, 2011

    Iraqi Army Soldiers of 3rd Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division cordoned the area and stormed through the neighboring buildings during the urban operations exercise, May 12, 2011, while Soldiers from the "Head Hunter" 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division watched intently, taking note of the Iraqi soldier's progress.

  • Black Jack Soldiers carry the "torch" back to Iraq

    May 12, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Nothing leads to success as well as being prepared. For a unit deploying this means having Soldiers ready and support channels established well before the main groups begin to arrive overseas.

  • 1st Cavalry Division NCOs train to win

    May 12, 2011

  • GREYWOLF hosts commander's conference

    May 12, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - The commander of the 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Col. Douglas Crissman, hosted a commander's conference here on May 5 and 6, for all GREYWOLF stability transition team leaders, battalion commanders, and command sergeants major. The conference also was attended by Maj. Gen. Daniel Allyn, commander of the 1st Cavalry Division, currently deployed to Afghanistan and Maj. Gen. Eddy Spurgin, commander of United States Division-South.

  • The Basrah Operations Command

    May 12, 2011

    BASRAH, Iraq-Basrah is a 19,000 square kilometer Southern Iraqi province with a growing population of three million people. The Basrah Operations Command is the command and control element headquarters for all Iraqi Security Forces operating in the Basrah Province.

  • Comedians bring sense of humor to JSS India

    May 12, 2011

  • First Cav. Div. commander visits 'Long Knife' troopers at COS Marez

    May 11, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Maj. Gen. Daniel Allyn, commanding general of 1st Cavalry Division, visited Soldiers assigned to 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cav. Div., deployed to Contingency Operating Site Marez, near Mosul, Iraq, May 6-7.

  • Leading off....Task Force Guns

    May 11, 2011

  • 'Saber' Squadron Soldiers receive combat awards

    May 11, 2011

  • COB Adder gathers for National Day of Prayer

    May 11, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Contingency Operating Base Adder, near Nasiriyah, Iraq held a breakfast May 5 to observe the 60th National Day of Prayer, an annual event held on the first Thursday of May each year.

  • 'Saber' Soldiers Teach Traffic Control Point Techniques to Iraqi Partners

    May 11, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Travel down any major road in Baghdad these days and it will be hard to not encounter at least one security check point, formally known as a traffic control point. As a part of the gradual draw down of United States Forces in Iraq, the Iraqi Army and police have taken over responsibility for security operations and one of many functions that ensures the security of the Iraqi people are these traffic control points along the roads.

  • Dark Knights boost morale with an Organization Day

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRAH, Iraq - On April 23, the Alpha Distribution Company "Dark Knights," 215th Brigade Support Battalion, took time from their busy schedule to conduct an organization day in order to boost morale and improve unit cohesion.

  • Greywolf lieutenant chosen to play in All-Army Chess Championship

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Chess is a game of strategy, preparation and control. When the players are unmatched, a game may end in as few as three moves, but when players of equal ability contend, a game may last hours with hundreds of moves.

  • 'Black Dragon' Soldiers mentor Iraqi policemen at Ghuzlani

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ - U.S. Soldiers assigned to Battery A, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment taught Iraqi policemen room-clearing techniques during an urban operations class at Ghuzlani Eagle Training Site, April 27.

  • 'Rough Rider' supply specialist takes charge, supports fellow troopers

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Delivering, receiving, storing and maintaining accountability for equipment and documents are primary tasks for all U.S. Army unit logisticians.

  • Steel Dragons help southern Iraq prepare for future security

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - The 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade hosted a conference with local military and police officials to discuss ways to secure southern Iraq's main roadways April 26 at Contingency Operating Base Adder.

  • 'Saber' Soldiers Conduct Map Reading Course with Iraqi Partners

    May 6, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi unit boundary and hierarchical changes have caused 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center to become partnered with new units.

  • Gunfighter company conducts critical mission

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Every week, Soldiers from the G "Gunfighter" Forward Support Company, Task Force 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division head to the motor pool to conduct a critical mission; preventive maintenance.

  • Transportation at its Best

    May 6, 2011

  • Cav Soldiers become this summer's local lifeguards

    Apr 20, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division received more than Soldiering skills training this past week.

  • Soldier's love of volunteering flows into current service

    Apr 20, 2011

    Before joining the Army, Pfc. Phillip Plack spent four years volunteering at his local hospital by dressing as an elf during Christmas for the kids. When Plack arrived at Fort Hood, he began searching for volunteer opportunities. He found the United Service Organization.

  • Colors cased and ready to charge

    Apr 20, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Maj. Gen. Daniel Allyn, the 1st Cavalry Division commander, along with Soldiers from the division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team and Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, cased the division's colors in preparation for deployment in support both fronts of the War on Terror on Fort Hood's Cooper Field April 15.

  • Responsibility changes for America's First Team

    Apr 19, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - With two brigades deployed, and two more and its headquarters scheduled for deployment, the 1st Cavalry Division experienced a significant change within its ranks.

  • Black Jack Brigade cases colors, prepares for deployment

    Apr 19, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Soldiers and families of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, gathered together on Cooper Field April 15 to watch as the brigade cased its colors during the division's color casing ceremony.

  • 91 years and still Cavtastic

    Apr 19, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Ivor McKay, one of the eldest members of the 1st Cavalry Division, celebrated his 91st birthday, April 18, in the north foyer of the division's headquarters.

  • Greywolf commander presents combat patches

    Apr 18, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Sometimes unpredictable events lead to unique opportunities.

  • Making time for others

    Apr 18, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-More than 90 volunteers throughout the 41st Fires Brigade were honored during the brigade's volunteer recognition award ceremony held at Club Hood, April 13.

  • Secretary of Defense visits U.S. Division-North in Iraq

    Apr 18, 2011

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates finished a three-day visit to Iraq, meeting with troops deployed to U.S. Division-North, April 8.

  • Ranger buddies reunited at Fort Hood

    Apr 18, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Odds are a funny thing. The odds of winning the lottery can be millions to one, but somebody will win. Maybe that someone is next door.

  • Flight medics train for deployment

    Apr 18, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Flight medics from Company C, Task Force Lobos, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, tend to a 'casualty' during a mass casualty exercise here April 9. The exercise was a culmination a week-long training event that was designed to prepare the flight medics for scenarios that they will encounter once they embark on their scheduled deployment to Afghanistan in the coming months.

  • 1st ACB flies in for career day

    Apr 18, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Some were dressed as doctors, others as construction workers, and a select few were in their military attire.

  • Squadron competes for best "Saber Shooter"

    Apr 14, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Over the course of three days, Soldiers of the 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center, competed to be the top "Saber Shooter".

  • Black Jack battalion commander throws out first pitch

    Apr 14, 2011

  • Transition teams partner with Basrah authorities

    Apr 13, 2011

    Leaders with the Stability Transition Team, or STT, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, laid the groundwork for growth and strength within the agencies they partner with in southern Iraq using an Army quad chart for guidance.

  • ATX fills final piece of combat readiness for 1st Air Cav

    Apr 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. - Soldiers of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade put the final pieces of their combat readiness puzzle together during an aviation training exercise at the Seneff Aviation Warfighting Simulation Center, here, April 4-8.

  • Blacksmiths focus on HAZMAT

    Apr 12, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Troopers with Charlie Medical Company (CMC), 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division scheduled the month of April to focus on preventing injury and illness by educating Soldiers on hazardous materials used in day to day operations.

  • Remotely stationed troops receive finance, AAFES visit

    Apr 12, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Once a month, a finance team with 9th Financial Management Company, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, out of Fort Lewis, Wash., and personnel with the Army and Air Force Exchange Services set up shop in the dining facilities of remote outposts in United States Division - South to serve troopers there.

  • Bass tourney keeps general's memory alive

    Apr 11, 2011

    HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas-The sun was still down, but more than 60 boaters were up in anticipation on the first call to hit the waters of Stillhouse Hollow Lake and cast their first lines.

  • Family, Soldiers honor Spc. Richardson

    Apr 11, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers, civilians and family members gathered together to mourn the loss of Spc. Justin Richardson at a memorial service held in his honor April 7.

  • U.S. forces help Iraqi Army complete training program

    Apr 8, 2011

    United States Division - South witnessed the culmination of a training iteration at Tadreeb al-Shamil during a ceremony near Nasiriyah, Iraq, March 30.

  • Going beyond the call of duty

    Apr 8, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq - "I went in the living room and couldn't see anything - it was all black and thick," said Spc. Shane Darst, describing a house fire. "I got down on my knees and crawled into the living room. There was only about an inch between the carpet and smoke where you could see clear across to the kitchen but you could see the fire ripping the kitchen apart."

  • High intensity adventure warriors

    Apr 5, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers and officers with the 324th Network Support Company, 41st Fires Brigade, participated in the Warrior Adventure Quest program offered through Fort Hood's Morale, Welfare and Recreation office, at the paintball course at the Belton Lake and Outdoor Recreation Area, April 1.

  • Greywolf Soldiers compete in quarterly competition

    Apr 4, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Units across the Army use a variety of tools to motivate, educate and recognize their Soldiers.

  • Medics extend life-saving skills to Iraqi partners

    Apr 4, 2011

    The medics of the 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center, traveled to the 4th Iraqi Federal Police headquarters to provide basic medical classes on administering an IV, injury treatment, first responder, running an aid station, and other basic combat lifesaver skills.

  • Black Jack Soldiers field fire new grenade launcher

    Apr 4, 2011

    2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division field fire the new M230 Grenade Launcher

  • 589th BSB attends Leadership University

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - School bells ring and chime throughout Killeen, signaling the start and end of a new day of learning for school-aged children.

  • Historic deployment begins with historic monument

    Mar 30, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - One can travel the world from the Acropolis in Athens to the pyramids of the ancient Mayan Empire and find no structure older or more emblematic of civilization's beginning than the Ziggurat of Ur found in modern day Iraq.

  • Planning Under Way For Old Ordnance Cleanup

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone will be performing interim remedial measures at known or suspect waste sites of chemical warfare materiel. Even though this recovery effort is scheduled to begin in 2013, extensive planning and coordination has already begun.

  • Saber Squadron seeks to aid Iraqi partners

    Mar 30, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - For the past month, Soldiers of 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center have worked closely with their Iraqi partners, the 4th Federal Police.

  • Greywolf medic conducts training with Iraqi counterpart

    Mar 30, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Pfc. Ryan Jones (Right), a medic with B Company, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division demonstrates the placement of a chest needle decompression, used to relieve the pressure of trapped air in the chest cavity, during medical training with Sgt. Rashad Sherif, a medic with 10th Iraqi Army Division, March 24. "If we can take two or three knowledgeable medics and make them instructors, they can turn around and train the whole base after we're gone," he said.

  • Congressional delegates visit Cavalry troopers in southern Iraq

    Mar 30, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRAH, Iraq - Four members of the U.S. House of Representatives paid a visit to Soldiers from their home states deployed to southern Iraq.

  • Lamb brings Long gold

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The Fort Hood Culinary Arts team battled it out in the kitchen, armed with their sharpest knives and their best meals, while facing some of the toughest culinary arts teams across the U.S. and Europe during the 36th Annual U.S. Army Culinary Arts Tournament held at Fort Lee, Va. Feb. 26-11 March.

  • 'King of the Hill 2' challenge

    Mar 30, 2011

    The sounds of cheers could be heard all throughout Starker gym as Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment, applauded for their peers fighting inside the combatives octagon, March 24.

  • The stars shine bright deep in the heart of Texas

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT HOOD, TEXAS - The 1st Cavalry Division promoted two of its own to the rank of brigadier general, as Colonel (Promotable) James Richardson, of South Carolina, and Spokane, Wash. Native, Col. (Promotable) Gary Volesky, took their oath of office from the 32nd and current Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, General Peter Chiarelli here on Cooper Field, March, 28; earning them both their first star.

  • Soldier works on doctorate while in uniform

    Mar 29, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Effective time management and establishing a system of priorities are two of several things someone can unintentionally learn while pursuing a higher education.

  • 1-1 CAV first to train for Operation New Dawn at NTC

    Mar 25, 2011

    Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, have earned a distinction at the National Training Center - they're the first unit to train here for a deployment in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • Spouses set up fundraiser for breast cancer awareness

    Mar 23, 2011

    COPPERAS COVE, Texas- Clothes, toys, dishware, and other accessories lined the tables as the "Boobie Brigade," made up of a team of Fort Hood spouses, held a yard sale to benefit the Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure Foundation, March 18-19.

  • Wolfpack Soldiers assist National Guard aviators

    Mar 23, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers with Battery A, 26th Field Artillery Regiment, (Target Acquisition Battery), 41st Fires Brigade assisted pilots from the 2nd Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment, Virginia National Guard, with the combined operation, Wild Horse II, on North Fort Hood, Texas, March 17.

  • 'Head Hunters' train IA support Soldiers to sustain Tadreeb al Shamil operations at Ghuzla

    Mar 23, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - At Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center located on Contingency Operating Site Marez, U.S. troopers work to enhance Iraqi Security Forces' ability to perform maintenance checks and repair tactical vehicles.

  • 'Long Knife' Soldiers bring the heat at Destiny Range

    Mar 23, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Armed with mortars and self-propelled field artillery systems, Soldiers assigned to 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted a combined arms live fire exercise to demonstrate the unit's ability to provide accurate and timely fires, March 17.

  • 1st Air Cav wraps up three months of high altitude training

    Mar 22, 2011

    The Soldiers of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, culminated three months of high altitude mountain environment training event at Fort Carson, Colo., March 15.

  • 'Head Hunters' bring mortar knowledge to IA soldiers

    Mar 16, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Mortars are the most responsive indirect fire asset available to small unit commanders during the heat of close quarters combat, and the effectiveness of this weapon system is dependent on the proficiency of the mortar crew.

  • First Strike races against drugs

    Mar 16, 2011

    KILLEEN, Texas - The roars of the engines and the cheers from the audience could be heard for miles as the patrons of the Texas Thunder Speedway celebrated its opening night, and driver of stock car number eight, Buck Owens, circled the track avoiding crashes and debris, March 12.

  • Female comediennes bring comic relief for troops

    Mar 16, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Soldiers assigned to 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, delighted in comedic performances from entertainers of the "It's Not That Time of the Month" All Female Comedy tour, March 12.

  • 'Black Dragons' amp-up training for Iraqi federal police

    Mar 16, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Soldiers assigned to 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted training exercises for their Iraqi counterparts to increase local Iraqi Police tactical proficiency.

  • Saber improves mission readiness

    Mar 16, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - In a perfect world, all the vehicles and equipment necessary for a Soldier to conduct their mission would be ready the first day he or she arrived in Iraq. However, that is rarely the case as Soldiers spend many long hours and days getting their equipment, vehicles, and tactical operations center fully mission capable.

  • Combat stress control Soldier, working dog inducted into Order of Spur

    Mar 16, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to 85th Medical Combat Stress Control Detachment were recognized for their hard work providing behavioral health services for the deployed troopers of 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, during an awards ceremony March 8.

  • Send out Ravens, save Soldiers

    Mar 16, 2011

    Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and the 41st Fires Brigade, re-certified on the Army's smallest unmanned aerial vehicle, the Raven RQ-11B.

  • Sons of Anarchy stars join Fort Hood Soldiers during mentorship ride

    Mar 15, 2011

  • Fort Hood unit assumes authority in southern Iraq

    Mar 15, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division uncased its colors and assumed authority of Muthanna, Dhi Qar, Maysan and Basrah Provinces from 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 4th Infantry Division in a ceremony on Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq on March 12.

  • HFOT helps wounded Soldier readjust

    Mar 15, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers returning home from deployment often have many new things to adapt to. For most of these Soldiers it is readjusting to their "normal" way of life but for others it is getting used to the injuries and handicaps they received while on their deployment.

  • MPs train with pepper spray

    Mar 9, 2011

  • Army life Rail Gunner style

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Rail Gunner Soldiers welcomed 80 Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets, March 7, from the A J. Moore Academy out of Waco, Texas, and gave them an in-depth view of the multiple launch rocket systems, and the various weapons used within the 41st Fires Brigade.

  • Training for the close quarter fight

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The Army combatives program is more than competing in an eight-sided ring. The program is designed to train Soldiers on how to remain calm and focused in close-quarter combat.

  • Saber medics broaden skills in Iraq

    Mar 8, 2011

    The medics of 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment took advantage of the fact they are located next to Witmer Troop Medical Clinic, at Camp Liberty, Iraq, a level-two care facility, by setting up a level-two training program with the Soldiers of the 546th Area Support Medical Company who operate the facility.

  • Greywolf begins relief in place

    Mar 8, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Troopers from 3rd Advise and Assist Bde., 1st Cavalry Division conducted a relief in place with units in Iraq while developing their own tactics, techniques and procedures.

  • Experiencing the Cav first hand

    Mar 8, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Tina Flores-Nevarez, a human resource generalist for Texas A&M University - Central Texas, assumed the prone, held the rifle close and engaged targets on the large 12-foot screen in front of her.

  • A work of heart

    Mar 7, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - "I've been an artist all my life," said Spc. Macaulay. "My earliest memory was drawing things in middle school to try to impress girls, I tried to set myself apart from the crowd," he added with a slight chuckle.

  • Black Jack remembers Spc. Ortega

    Mar 7, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers, civilians and family members gathered together to mourn the loss of Spc. Juan Ortega Jr. at a memorial service held in his honor on Fort Hood, Texas, March 3.

  • New vehicle crews train to standard

    Mar 3, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - In the Army, people are always on the move. Soldiers come and go all the time, and switching jobs and positions is just part of career progression.

  • 1st Cav., 1-12 team up for training

    Mar 3, 2011

    When a 1st Cavalry Division aviation unit came to Fort Carson for high-altitude training to prepare for its deployment to Afghanistan, it needed the assistance of ground troops to make training as realistic as possible.

  • Practicing for Bataan Death March

    Mar 3, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-10 Rail Gunner Soldiers threw on 40 pound rucksacks across their backs and started out on a 22-mile trek through the tank trails and back roads of North Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 26, to practice for the upcoming 22nd annual Bataan Memorial Death March.

  • Saber Squadron joins new formation in Iraq

    Mar 1, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Soldiers of 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division uncased its colors in a ceremony to signify the beginning of its mission in Iraq Feb. 23.

  • Taking on non-lethal ammo training

    Mar 1, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - By, with, and through were the guiding words for the Soldiers of Troop A, 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, as they prepared for their upcoming advise and assist missions in Iraq.

  • Pegasus 6 visits troops at JSS India

    Mar 1, 2011

    Photos of MG Allyn's visit to JSS India, Iraq.

  • Cav artillerymen celebrate St. Barbara's Day

    Mar 1, 2011

    BELTON, Texas - It's a peaceful night full of remembrance, tradition and fun.

  • Medics train to save, deliver babies in austure conditions

    Feb 28, 2011

    Some Soldiers and family members have the luxury of having a child delivered in the comforts of a home or hospital. However, other unlucky individuals can only hope to give birth in a structure with a roof and four walls.

  • Local village officially welcomes new clinic

    Feb 28, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Local residents, village officials and U.S. Soldiers participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the official opening of the Al Quba Medical Clinic, Feb. 14.

  • Saluting the general

    Feb 28, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Battery B, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, gives the command to fire at the farewell ceremony for outgoing Brig. Gen. John Rossi, here, Feb. 22.

  • High tech commo training for Rail Gunners

    Feb 28, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Satellite communications specialist and noncommissioned officers throughout the 41st Fires Brigade took part in the High Capacity Line-of-Site (HCLOS) certification training on Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 23-25

  • 'Black Dragons' help federal police secure checkpoints

    Feb 28, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Soldiers assigned to Battery A, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, trained Iraqi policemen of 3rd Federal Police Division on checkpoint operations, Feb. 17.

  • 1st Cav embraces Black History Month

    Feb 28, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - From the bloody battle of Chaffin's Farm during the last years of the Civil War to the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, African-Americans have played an immeasurable role in the history of our nation and our military.

  • Live strong, run strong, Army Strong

    Feb 23, 2011

    AUSTIN, Texas-As running has been an Army tradition for many years, several Rail Gunners hit the streets of Austin to live up to that tradition and to take Army Strong and running to a higher level.

  • Greywolf leaders set stage for transition at Stability Academy

    Feb 23, 2011

    VICTORY BASE COMPLEX, Iraq - Commanders, select staff officers and stability transition team (STT) members from the 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, attended the Stability Academy at Camp Victory in Baghdad to study the current situation in Iraq, Feb. 10-15.

  • Gladiator troop reunites with father

    Feb 23, 2011

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait- Pfc. Brandon Albert, a combat engineer from 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, met with his father, Henry Albert, on Camp Buehring, Kuwait Feb. 15.

  • 1st Team chemical Soldiers talk change

    Feb 22, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The operation tempo of today's Army is that of a high caliber, so is the advancement within each of its military occupational specialties. These progressions help each Soldier with knowledge and new devices to better themselves and the Army.

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