|" The Buffaloes "|
Music By Stephen Foster - 1850|
Lyrics By .... Anonymous
On 18 December 1922, the 10th Cavalry Regiment was relieved from assignment
and each unit went their separate ways. However, on 01 July 1977, the 3rd
Battalion, 10th Cavalry Regiment was activated and assigned to the 1st Cavalry
Division at Ft. Hood, TX to participate in the Training and Doctrine Command
(TRADOC) Division Restructuring Study (DRS) to test, evaluate and determine
the most effective use of manpower and weapons systems of future "heavy
divisions" on the battlefields of the future. After seven years of intensive
evaluations, the 3rd Battalion, 10th Cavalry Regiment was inactivated and
relieved from the Division on 16 March 1984.
|"C" Troop, 10th Cavalry Regiment Activation Ceremony|
|Colonel Michael Ryan, right, 1st Brigade Commander, 1st
Cavalry Division, passes the guidon to Captain Clinton Alexander, "C"
Troop Commander, during the activation ceremony.|
Photograph by Spc. Don Ward, 1st Cavalry Division PAO
On 18 September, 2001, the organization of "C" Troop, personnel and equipment was accomplished by acquisition of the three maneuvering units of the 1st Combat Brigade; the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry; 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry and 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiments. During the activation ceremony, "C" Troop, 10th Cavalry Regiment took the name "The Cowboys", in honor of the western heritage of the early missions undertaken by the original 10th Cavalry Regiment.
As chartered, "C" Troop became the "eyes and ears" of the 1st Combat Brigade Team conducting reconnaissance and security missions. In the field, the troops - either on foot or moving swiftly in heavily armed HMMWVs, will be probing ahead, scouting the terrain features, accessing, locating and identifying safe routes and the presence of hostiles. This action enables the 1st Brigade to survey deep into their assigned sector, anticipate and plan for attack or counteraction operations.
Following its activation and reassignment to the 1st Cavalry Division, "C" Troop, 10th Cavalry Regiment continued to be called upon for hard missions and completed highly successful National Training Center (NTC) rotations and a deployment to Iraq for Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM (2003 - 2005), continuing the proud traditions of the Regiment.
On 24 May 2005, following six months of extensive planning, officers of the 1st Cavalry Division began executing the monumental task of reorganizing and realigning its manpower and equipment resources into the Army Matrix of Modular Forces. As each Brigade changed command, they changed their colors and become a Brigade Unit of Action (BUA). Under the reorganization, the Division will have six Brigades.
In the 6th step of the continuing the restructuring of the Division and preparation for the reorganization to a Modular Force, the 1st Combat Brigade underwent the following changes on 12 July,
While undertaking the transformation changes, the Division experienced nearly a fifty percent turnover in personnel while performing the coordination of arrival and reallocation of critical new equipment required to support their new missions. Simultaneously, with the equipment changeovers, new training and maintenance programs were initiated to prepare for possible combat redeployment as early as 15 April, 2006.
As of today, none of the 10th Cavalry Regiment units are assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division. Units of the Regiment, currently assigned, are represented by the following active units:
The above listing of 10th Cavalry Regiment active units and their brigade assignments is at its best - may be inaccurate. Visitor submissions of updated linage data is encouraged.
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