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I found a job as commander of a rifle company in 1st Cavalry Division: C Company, 2d Battalion, 7th Cavalry. I had just turned 25, and I was the "Old Man". My radio call sign was "Pony Teams 6". Best job I have ever had. Initially, several good enemy contacts turned out very well with minimum casualties ...
"Leaders from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, began a unit level search for Pfc. Stump as soon as he failed to report to formation on Oct. 10, 2016," spokesman Christopher Haug told Army Times. "On Oct. 13, 2016, the scope of the search expanded, reaching outside of ... soldier

The 96th Transportation Company, 553rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade, provided heavy equipment transporter support to 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div. by transporting M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks ...
Dave Jones, left, instructor, listens as Spc. Jake Holmes, 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, holds and describes the parts of a full-face mask and respirator during a show and tell session in the Painters and Allied Trades Veterans Program class at the McChord ...
Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. Army Corporal Thomas H. Mullins of Harriman, who went missing on November 2, 1950 while serving with Company L, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division ...
2, 1950, while serving with Company L, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division in the vicinity of Unsan, North Korea, during the Korean War, according to a news release from the Tennessee Department of Veterans Services. After the war ended, a former POW explained to American ...

Simon was serving with the 1st Cavalry Division as part of the last-ditch defense of the Pusan Perimeter in South Korea. pusan.jpg U.S. soldiers man the line at the Pusan Perimeter during the Korean War, a battlefield where Army Sgt. Peter Simon, a decorated World War II veteran, was killed in action.
Local Man Writes Book About Korean War Veteran Who Survived Massacre. Monday, March 26, 2018. James Melvin Rudd with the author and his wife. An Ooltewah man has written Massacre at Hill 303, the riveting story about James Melvin Rudd who was captured while serving with the 1st Cavalry Division during his first ...
The 154th Composite Transportation Company, 553rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade case their organizational colors during a ceremony Monday at Fort Hood, as the unit prepares to deploy to Kuwait. “Deploying is never easy,” said Capt. Nathaniel ...
In a ceremony fit for any Soldier who passed while on active duty, leaders from across 1st Cavalry Division and Fort Hood gathered Friday for a memorial ceremony at the 1st Cav. Div. Horse Cavalry Division to honor more than 20 years of faithful service of a mount named Cambrai. Cambrai was sent to ...
The 553rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade, held its “Best Squad Competition,” March 8. Seven teams, one from each company in the battalion, participated in the competition, which consisted of each team rotating through six lanes of mental and physical ...
Soldiers assigned to the 96th Transportation Company, 553rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade, spent the day educating students at Western Hills Elementary in Temple, March 9. The Soldiers had the opportunity to take part in the school's career day to ...
The Kempner Veterans of Foreign Wars post was packed Saturday as more than 400 past and present troopers of the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment “Garryowen” gathered together for a first-of-a-kind Past and Present Garryowen Reunion. The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division ...
Harkness was a member of a 1st Cavalry Division battalion that was fighting against Communist Chinese forces in North Korea in November 1950. He was reported missing in action when his unit couldn't account for him. After the war, officials learned Harkness was captured and died in a prisoner of war ...
Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, carried out multiple gunnery tables that concluded at Fort Hood Friday. These gunnery tables took place only three months after the brigade had returned from a nine-month deployment in Kuwait. The 3rd BCT's reset phase happened faster ...
M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank crews assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division engage targets at a live fire accuracy screening test range at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt, Sept. 15 in preparation for a culminating ...
Fort Hood's 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment took a trip down south to celebrate the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The team now travels each year to the largest rodeo in the world. The troopers and their horses marched in the downtown Rodeo parade on Saturday. Captain Justice Nance ...

The 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Greywolf,” 1st Cavalry Division, conducted its Best by Test across Fort Hood over the last three weeks. “A Best by Test is a battalion-run event that the firing batteries participate in and it allows us to determine who the best cannon ...
Students from Florence Elementary School hitched up with 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment troopers on Fort Hood Thursday as a reward for their participation in the Academic University Interscholastic League. Test officers and NCOs of the U.S. Army Operational Test Command, partnered ...
FORT HOOD – Approximately 300 soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, were greeted by family and friends on Fort Hood's Cooper ... William D. Taylor, the 1st Cavalry Division deputy commander for maneuver, addressed the soldiers as they marched off the buses and stood in ...
STORCK BARRACKS, Germany — Air Cavalry Soldiers with the 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, tested their will with fellow troopers in the Oberdachstetten training area located just outside of Storck Barracks, Germany, March 16-17, as part of a time-honored ...
FORT HOOD — Troopers and family members of 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team “Ironhorse,” 1st Cavalry Division, took time out of their pre-rotation training to ensure both the soldiers and their families had all the tools necessary to weather the unit's upcoming rotation to Europe during a deployment fair ...
The Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, “Ghost,” 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division along with elements of 3rd Brigade Engineer Battalion conducted rail operations on Fort Hood March 14 in preparation to support the brigade's Army Total Force Partners, the 155th Armored ...
The unit is a part of the 1st Cavalry Division's 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team. “It's easy to say it's an honor (to recognize the veterans), but it's what they deserve,” said Maj. Jason Walsh, squadron executive officer. “It's doing the right thing. I know what it's like to serve, they served, and we're connected ...
The unit, which was established July 28, 1866, is part of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and is most well-known for its participation in the Battle of Little Big Horn under the command of Lt. Col. George A. Custer and for its victory against a vastly superior force during the Vietnam ...
The 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade hosted an African American History Month observance at the Community Events Center, Feb. 22, following the theme, “African Americans in Times of War.” “This theme commemorates the centennial of the end of the First World War, and provides us the ...
Fifteen European journalists toured the Great Place Monday to better understand U.S. Army capabilities and to meet members of the 1st Cavalry Division's 1st “Ironhorse” Brigade Combat Team, which is set to deploy to the European theater beginning in May in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
Soldiers from the 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division played a significant role during the celebration as they marched in the parade, carrying the United States flag, the 1st ACB guidon and the 615th ASB guidon, as the honor guard team. “The 1st Air Cavalry ...
Capt. Devon Zillmer holds his daughter, Esther, who will soon be 3, after returning home to Fort Hood from Korea with the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. Jeromiah Lizama | Herald · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. FORT HOOD — Soldiers from ...
REWARDING EXPERIENCE IN SYRIA >> Sgt. 1st Class Craig Strahm, with 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, served for part of the deployment as a platoon sergeant with Bandit Troop working out of Northern Syria. They established a U.S. presence there and kept different factions focused on fighting ...
In 1988 he was assigned back to Fort Hood as the commander of the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division. His final assignment was at Fort Sam Houston as the assistant president of the Physical Disabilities Board. He retired to Harker Heights in 1992 with his wife Betty. Mr. Beasley was preceded ...
Association members viewed a static display of 1st Cavalry Division vehicles at the 1st Cavalry Division museum following the tree planting ceremony, and then attended a memorial service at held at the Operation Iraqi Freedom Chapel, where retired Lt. Gen. Paul “Butch” Funk Sr. was guest speaker.
The “Raider Brigade” replaces soldiers from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas. “This is the first time soldiers wearing the 3ID patch have served [on the peninsula] since fighting in the Korean War,” Raider Brigade commander Col. Mike Adams said at the ...
Family and friends eagerly awaited the arrival of approximately 300 soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, on Fort Hood's Cooper field following their return from deployment late on Feb. 7. A total of around 3,500 soldiers were deployed to South Korea for a nine-month deployment ...
Josh Koscheck, a retired MMA fighter, visited and trained close quarter fighting skills with Soldiers from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, on Fort Hood Feb. 6. Koscheck, a UFC fighter best known for his appearance on the first season of the reality show “The Ultimate Fighter,” spent over an ...
Students from Florence Elementary School hitched up with 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment troopers on Fort Hood Thursday as a reward for their participation in the Academic University Interscholastic League. Test officers and NCOs of the U.S. Army Operational Test Command, partnered ...
At the same time, the 1st Cavalry Division was arriving and began using helicopters in combat. Bakowski was 19 and decided it was time to get involved. As a child, he would play army games and always envisioned himself as a paratrooper, like his uncle, so he went down to the recruitment office and ...
Before the U.S., led by the 1st Cavalry Division, seized and occupied the North Korean capital from fleeing defenders, the U.S. Air Force destroyed three quarters of Pyongyang, paving the way for U.S. and South Korean ground forces. That was in October 1950 when the war should have been over.
FORT HOOD — The continuing loud booms heard by Central Texas residents are from training at Fort Hood, according to post officials. The 1st and 2nd Battalions of the 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are participating in continuous 155 mm artillery ...
Ralph Phelan, 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, and Spc. Richard Swanson, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, all of Fort Hood; Jose Moreno and James Gattison, Killeen; Christopher Colwell, Salado; Kenneth Solack, Kempner; Frank Ceballos, Copperas Cove; Joseph Holland, ...
FORT HOOD — About 300 soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, were greeted late Wednesday night by family and friends on Fort ... William D. Taylor, the 1st Cavalry Division deputy commander for maneuver, addressed the soldiers as they marched off the buses and stood in ...
... beware — new policy means marks on records. Spc. Perrish Goggins, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, rehearses a scene in a Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment Awareness skit at Fort Hood, Texas. LEAH R. KILPATRICK/U.S. ARMY.
FORT HOOD – Approximately 300 soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, were greeted by family and friends on Fort Hood's Cooper ... William D. Taylor, the 1st Cavalry Division deputy commander for maneuver, addressed the soldiers as they marched off the buses and stood in ...
The troopers of 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Greywolf,” 1st Cavalry Division, held a two-day spur ride at Fort Hood from Jan. 30-31. Although the event lasted a total of three days –including dinner – planning began as early as October of last year. According to Sgt. 1st ...
A combined change-of-command and colors-casing ceremony was Friday afternoon at Fort Hood. The 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, part of the 1st Cavalry Division's 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, welcomed their new commander, Lt. Col. Chad P. Corrigan, and bid farewell to outgoing commander Lt. Col ...
Iraqi Army soldiers and U.S. Army soldiers from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division run across a street during their joint operation in the Amariyah neighborhood of west Baghdad, Iraq on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007. By James Poulos | |. January 26, 2018 ...
“The benefit here for us as a unit is we get to do that training locally here with our aligned units, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, for example, or the 1st Cavalry Division,” Biancardi said. “More importantly,” he added, “because of our requirements overseas and our deployment rate, this provides an opportunity to get ...
Soldiers, Family and friends of the 1st Cavalry Division gathered for the promotion of Col. Matthew Van Wagenen to brigadier general on Jan. 19 on Cooper field. Van Wagenen, the division's deputy commander – sustainment, said the day carried a lot of meaning for him. “It's about the heaviest amount of ...
Congressman Carter tours 1st Cavalry Division, barracks renovation progress. By Jason Douglas ... “I came to see the renovation of the headquarters for the 1st Cavalry Division and they're going very well,” Carter said. “It's got great working space ... 1st Cavalry public affairs officer Maj. Paul Oliver said the ...
The 1st Cavalry Division deputy commander for support Col. Matthew J. Van Wagenen was promoted to brigadier general and received his first star during a ceremony at Cooper Field on Friday. Maj. Gen. Paul Calvert, the 1st Cavalry Division commander, said Van Wagenen was a seasoned and capable ...


 

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