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Histories for Bravo Company 1/5 Cav.




01 Feb CO B 2/8 Cav 1967-68 HISTORY (Peter O'Sullivan)
Detailed history and unit photographs at www.eagerarms.com
09 Feb The 1st Cavalry Today (Robert Lofgran)
Today's Cavalry Upon its return to the United States, the 1st Cavalry Division became the largest division in the Army, with the reactivation of its 3rd "Greywolf" Battle Team May 21 1991. Included in this battle team was the 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment; 1st and 3rd Battalions, 67th... More
09 Feb The Persian Gulf (Robert Lofgran)
Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm In August 1990, the 1st Cav was alerted for deployment to Southwest Asia as part of the joint forces participating in Operation Desert Shield. The focus at that time was the defense of Saudi Arabia against potential Iraqi attack. During August, the... More
09 Feb Modern History (Robert Lofgran)
Modern Cavalry Cav returned to the United States on May 5, 1971 where it was reorganized as the "First Triple Capability (TRICAP) Division." This TRICAP designation stemmed from its organization, consisting of an armored brigade, a mechanized infantry brigade, an airmobile brigade, and support... More
09 Feb Southeast Asia - Vietnam (Robert Lofgran)
Vietnam The division went home in 1965, but only long enough to be reorganized and prepared for a new mission. Within 90 days of becoming the Army's first air mobile division, the First Team was back in combat as the first fully committed division of the Vietnam War. Their first real combat... More
09 Feb Early History of the 1st Cavalry Div. (Robert Lofgran)
1st Cavalry Division units have served the nation from 1855 to the present; building a history rich in pride with solid ties to the traditions and heritage of the United States Cavalry. The famed 1st Cavalry Division was baptized by fire and blood on the western plains in an era of... More



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