COLORED — 1ST CALVARY DIV

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Description

 The 1st Cavalry Division (“First Team”[1]) is one of the most decorated combat divisions of the United States Army, as well as the other four branches of the U.S. military.[2][not in citation given] It is based at Fort Hood, Texas. It was formed in 1921 and served during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf War, with the Stabilization Force in Bosnia-Herzegovina, in the Iraq War, and in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present). As of 2013, the 1st Cavalry Division is subordinate to III Corps and is commanded by Major General Michael Bills.

Active 1921–present
Country United States United States
Branch  United States Army
Type Unit of Action
Role Combat
Size 16,700 troopers
Part of III Corps
Garrison/HQ Fort Hood, Texas
Nickname “First Team”[1]
Motto The First Team!
March Garryowen
Mascot Horse
Engagements World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
Operation Desert Storm
Iraq
Afghanistan

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