Armor and Cavalry - Showcasing the combat arm of decision at Cadet Summer Training at Fort Knox, KY.
A great day with 1-81AR instructors teaching future tankers on putting the driver's station into operation.
TODAY IN ARMOR/CAVALRY HISTORY: 30 June 1966, SGT Donald R. Long of Troop C, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, earned the Medal of Honor for bravery in the face of the enemy, removing himself from cover to better engage the enemy, and for throwing himself onto a grenade, thus saving the lives of eight of his nearby comrades in the Binh Long province of Vietnam.
Full citation at: https://history.army.mil/html/moh/vietnam-a-l.html#LONG
1st Infantry Division
1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
Please join us in congratulating COL Dave Davidson and family on the occasion of his retirement. COL Davidson concluded 30-years of service to the nation here at Fort Benning, GA as the Deputy Commandant of the United States Army Armor School.
(U.S. Army photos by Markeith Horace, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence photographer.)
TODAY IN ARMOR/CAVALRY HISTORY: 27 June 1863 - Major Charles Davis, 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry, earns the Medal of Honor for leading one of the most desperate and successful charges of the Civil War.
DAVIS, CHARLES C.
Rank and organization: Major, 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Place and date: At Shelbyville, Tenn., 27 June 1863
Entered service at: Harrisburg, Pa.
Date of issue: 14 June 1894
Pennsylvania National Guard
"Pride of the Keystone State" by Rick Reeves
A little mid-week motivation from Greywolf. Building readiness for the Army!