Archives from February 2012
There is a poem, well known by Cavalry Troopers, that starts with, "Halfway down the trail to Hell, in a shady meadow green..."
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Many confuse Veterans Day with Memorial Day. What is the significance of the two? Memorial Day, observed annualy on the last Monday in May, is a day for honoring American heroes of our armed forces who died in battle. Veterans Day, celebrated on November 11th, pays tribute to ALL of our veterans, our living heroes in particular, to show our appreciation for the sacrifices they have made in the name of freedom.
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The One and only "Big Red One" Reunion is coming!
Veterans of the Army's renowned 1st Infantry Division (1ID), the Big Red One (BRO), will hold their 94th Annual Reunion from August 1-5 at the Marriott Memphis Downtown, TN.
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The U.S. Cavalry Association is once again sponsoring the National Cavalry Competition, held in September each year in conjunction with their Annual Bivouac. The competitions promote good horsemanship and provide an opportunity for reenactors, active and reserve military mounted color guards, and mounted police officers to compete and improve their riding skills.
The National Cavalry Competition is open to all who are interested in promoting their cause, to keep the Cavalry spirit alive.
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