Begun in 1833, one of the proudest divisions of the US Army. The 1st Cavalry Division so clearly identifiable with the yellow triangular insignia bearing the black horses head on the upper right hand corner.
What does the insignia mean?
The colour yellow is the traditional colour of the cavalry and the structure is represented by the black horses head. The iron symbol of black refers to the armour and tanks. The diagonal stripe mark of military honour and represents the sword.
Military Rings – 1st Cavalry Division based at Ft. Hood.
The 1st Cavalry Division is based at Fort Hood, Texas one of the biggest US Army bases in the United States. The 1st Cavalry Headquarters is just of Battalion Avenue and is a gigantic building that is meticulously maintained with the 1st Cavalry insignia on the front.
One of the great services just down the road is the “Casey Memorial Library” where soldiers and family members can get lost in the many books that this fine library has to offer. Soldiers and family members can also email their loved ones on the many computers provided.
Military Rings – 1st Cavalry Division’s Role.
The 1st Cavalry Division provides military command and control, intelligence, communications and logistical support and lots of other capabilities while conducting security and stabilising operations in the many overseas deployments including currently “Operation Iraqi Freedom” and “Operation Enduring Freedom”
The 1st Cavalry Divisions combat teams like the 4th Brigade Combat Team, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team and the 1st Brigade Combat Team are continuously deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan in support of OIF and OEF.
Fallen Warriors of the 1st Cavalry Division.
On October the 2nd 2008 Pfc Tavarus Danard Setzler 23 years old from Jacksonville, Florida died when his vehicle was hit by an IED in Majir al Kabir, Iraq.His military decorations and awards were the Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Army Service Medal.
US soldiers who have died in support of OIF and OEF [Enter Here]
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