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  • 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.

  • 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.

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