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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014  06:05:38 PM

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The 1st Cavalry Division Honor Guard performs the cake-cutting ceremony following the uncasing of the division colors during a ceremony Friday on Cooper Field at Fort Hood. Roughly 75 Soldiers of the 300 that deployed will remain in Afghanistan as the TAAC-South.
First Team uncases colors
The 1st Cavalry Division was welcomed back to Fort Hood during a ceremony that marked the end of its deployment. To signify the completion of that mission, Maj. Gen. Michael Bills, 1st Cav. Div. commanding general, and Command Sgt. Major Andrew Barteky, the division’s command sergeant major, uncased the unit’s colors Friday on Cooper Field at Fort Hood. “When we conducted our transfer of authority in July, I told our troopers to ‘make every day count.’ They did that and more,” Bills said. The division served as the Regional Command-South headquarters in Afghanistan overseeing the closure and transfer of four Forward Operation Bases – Spin Boldak, Walton, Pasab and Apache. Bills said the transition of those bases occurred at night under enemy contact. “The successful transfers or closu...» read more
 
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