Ghosts of Fallujah

Ghosts of Fallujah (written by Coley D. Tyler) is a first person account of the Second Battalion, Seventh Cavalry’s participation in the Second Battle of Fallujah, the largest single engagement of the Iraq War and the largest urban battle since Hue in 1968. A First Marine Division operation, it was spearheaded by one of the […]

He Had His Whole Life in Front of Him

By Ned Fourney   Their stories are heartbreaking. For decades, thousands of families – over 7,800 from America and 100,000 from Korea – have wondered how and when their son, husband, brother, or uncle died during the Korean War. They’ve spent a lifetime hoping their loved one would return. But there has been only silence. […]

First Team Honors Mount’s Service

Story and photos by Master Sgt. Jacob Caldwell 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs FORT HOOD, Texas — 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 Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Division to honor […]

Veterans Day Activities 2018

Activities WWII Memorial 2013 J Eller B Richardson w wreath The William A. Richardson National Capitol Region Chapter in conjunction with the 1st Cavalry Division Association will sponsor a Hospitality Suite and small gift shop from 9-12 November and will host the 10th Annual First Team Veterans Day Dinner which will be held on Sunday, [...]

1st Cav Engineer Awarded De Fleury Recognition Down Range

Media Release Task Force Southeast Gardez, Afghanistan (308) 457- 1139 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RELEASE No. 20170708-04 By Sgt. Christopher Dennis 1st Cav. Div PAO GARDEZ, Afghanistan ­­– Half a world away from Fort Hood, Texas, located outside of Gardez, Afghanistan, Master Sgt. Danjumall Roberts, an engineer assigned to the Police Advisor Team of Task Force [...]
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Soldierly Siblings: Brother, Sister Reunite Downrange

A Story Told in Photos QAYYARAH, IRAQ 07.21.2014 Courtesy Photo 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Source: https://www.dvidshub.net/image/3568661/soldierly-siblings-brother-sister-reunite-downrange   A 3-year-old Kaitlin Rayburn models the helmet of her dad, Tom Rayburn, a retired lieutenant colonel, in the Family’s home in Fort Lewis, Wash., around 1991. Now-Capt. Kaitlin Whitmore, commander of Charlie Company, 215th Brigade [...]