Talk:1st Cavalry Regiment (United States)
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This article reads like it was directly copied from a book. I have tried to streamline it just a bit, but there is much that can be deleted or condensed into encyclopedic format. 18.104.22.168 18:34, 20 October 2006 (UTC)
- The majority of it was. Look at this and compare it to the historical sections of the Wiki article. It's a direct, unattributed cut and paste.Intothatdarkness (talk) 18:15, 16 May 2011 (UTC)
1st Regiment lives still!
The 1st Cavalry Regiment was not deactivated completely. the 8th Squadron 1st Cavalry was flagged in March of 2007 at Ft. Lewis Wa. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 03:50, 21 October 2007 (UTC)
2/1 Cav is also active again:
On June 1, 2006 at Ft Lewis, WA, a large Army reflagging ceremony occurred. The 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry’s colors were cased, the colors of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment were transferred, and the 4th Brigade, 2d Infantry Division colors were uncased. The 2d Squadron, 1st Cavalry’s colors were uncased as part of this latter ceremony. Our unit is alive once again after a 10 year stand down. (http://www.2-1cavalry.com/history.htm) Also, 1/1 Cav and 2/1 Cav took part in Desert Shield/Storm assigned to 1AD and 2AD respectively. (2/1 Cav was attached to 1/7Cav 1CD) —Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 04:49, 18 March 2008 (UTC)
- 6/1 Cav is active as the RSTA squadron for 1/1 AD at Ft. Bliss. Currently, there are only about 80 people in the squadron, with expectations for it to reach full strength in September of 2008. It'll be deploying sometime next year, with the rest of 1st HBCT. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 17:10, 1 July 2008 (UTC)
8th Squadron 1st Cavalry Regiment of the 5th Brigade 2nd Infantry Division deployed to southern Afghanistan in the Spin Boldak District, Kandahar Province in July 2009 and returned to Joint Base Lewis/McChord in July 2010. In July of 2010 after 5th Brigade 2nd Infantry Division returned from deployment to southern Afghanistan, there was a Brigade reflagging ceremenony where 5th Brigade became 2nd Brigade 2nd Infantry Division.Brian14harris (talk) 00:01, 8 December 2010 (UTC)
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