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Composed by Harry McCarthy - 1861
Synthesized by Barry Taylor
|4CBT Artillery Certifies With M109A6 Paladins At Destiny Range|
On Order, the 4th "Long Knife" Brigade Combat Team deploys to an area of operations and executes a full spectrum operations in support of the objectives of the theater Commander. On Order, the Brigade then redeploys and prepares for future operations.
On 18 October 2005, the 4th Brigade Combat Team (CBT), 1st Cavalry Division was activated in a colorful ceremony held at Noel Field, Ft. Bliss, Texas. Units assigned to the Brigade include: 1st Squadron, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry "Ghost"; 9th Cavalry "Head Hunters"; 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry "Thunderhorse"; 27th Brigade Support Battalion "Rough Riders"; 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery "Black Dragons"; and 4th "Spartans" Brigade Special Troops Battalion.
On the one year anniversary of the units activation, the 4th Brigade Combat Team deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM 05-07. On 09 December 2006, the 4th BCT assumed responsibility of Ninawa province from the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division . The 2-12 Cavalry deployed to Baghdad to augment 1st Cavalry Division efforts in the capital city.
The mission of the Brigade was to build capable Iraqi security forces and to conduct counter-insurgency operations to neutralize anti-Iraqi forces. In Decenber 2007, the brigade transferred authority to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment and returned to Texas following their 14-month deployment. In March 2008, the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Cobras) from the 4th Infantry Division was re-flagged as the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division at Cooper Field on FT. Hood, Texas.
During the train-up of the 4th CBT for deployment, the unit conducted rotations at both the National Training Center (NTC) and the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC). In June 2008 the Brigade deployed to three provinces in southern Iraq in support of Multi-National Division-South during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM 08-10. The Brigade headquarters along with four battalions, including a Romanian Infantry battalion, were located at COB Adder in Dhi Qar Province, and three battalions were located in Maysan Province at FOB Garryowen in the north, FOB Hunter in the south and along the Iraq-Iran border.
On 04 June 2009 the Brigade transferred authority to the 4th Brigade, 1st Armored Division and redeployed back to Ft. Hood, Texas. As of today, troopers of the 4th "Long Knife" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, stands ready to lead the way to any contingency area world-wide to accomplish any mission that the future might bring. The 4th Brigade, represented by the following active subordinate units, is functionally organized and are diligently training and preparing to answer the call of duty.
|4th Brigade Combat Team Organization|
|Date Of Issue - 10 August, 2011|
Today, the soldiers of the 4th "Long Knife" Brigade Combat Team stand ready to answer an on-order mission to deploy by sea, air or land to any part of the world on short notice and once engaged with the threat; to destroy, neutralize, or suppress the enemy.
The following folio of material highlights the many subsequent historical and critical missions performed by members of the 4th Combat Brigade Team, whose actions, operations and the many critical issues resolved over its 6+ year history to meet the changing threat and the honors they achieved are summarized in the following sections:
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