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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014  08:21:04 AM


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...
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