3rd HBCT upholds tradition through military balls

By Sgt. Karl Williams, 3rd BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public AffairsMarch 3, 2010

Col. Greg Maxton, the deputy commanding officer of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and Lt. Col. Ben Matthews, the commander of 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment present Command Sgt. Maj. Tom Boone, senior enlisted advisor for the 2nd Bn., 82nd FA Regt., with the Ancient Order of St. Barbara Award Feb. 20 during a military ball. The order is a time honored tradition shared among field artillery troops. Five battalions with 3rd HBCT, 1st Cav. Div. upheld tradition through military balls last month at the Killeen Civic Center.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Greg Maxton, the deputy commanding officer of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and Lt. Col. Ben Matthews, the commander of 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment present Command Sgt. Maj. Tom Boone, senior enlisted advisor for the 2nd Bn., 82nd FA Regt., with the Ancient Order of St. Barbara Award Feb. 20 during a military ball. The order is a time honored tradition shared among field artillery troops. Five battalions with 3rd HBCT, 1st Cav. Div. upheld tradition through military balls last month at the Killeen Civic Center. (Photo Credit: Spc. Sharla Lewis, 3rd HBCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Capt. Joseph Himpelmann,and his wife Stacy, both from Chicago, enjoy a dance during the 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment's ball Feb. 20 at the Killeen Civic Center. Himpelmann is the commander of Battery B.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Joseph Himpelmann,and his wife Stacy, both from Chicago, enjoy a dance during the 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment's ball Feb. 20 at the Killeen Civic Center. Himpelmann is the commander of Battery B. (Photo Credit: Spc. Sharla Lewis, 3rd HBCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment greet one another in a military ball receiving line Feb.19 at the Killeen Civic Center.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment greet one another in a military ball receiving line Feb.19 at the Killeen Civic Center. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Karl Williams, 3rd BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment toast their fallen comrades during a military ball at the Killeen Civic Center Feb. 5.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment toast their fallen comrades during a military ball at the Killeen Civic Center Feb. 5. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Karl Williams, 3rd BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Freddie Peto, who works in the communications section of the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team,1st Cavalry Division enjoys an evening meal with his wife Marie during a military ball held Feb. 5 at the Killeen Civic Center. Peto, a Honolulu native, posted the nation's colors as part of the color guard for the ball.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Freddie Peto, who works in the communications section of the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team,1st Cavalry Division enjoys an evening meal with his wife Marie during a military ball held Feb. 5 at the Killeen Civic Center. Peto, a Honolulu native, posted the nation's colors as part of the color guard for the ball. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Karl Williams, 3rd BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL