History-Army 1st Cavalry Division TB
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Texas, United States
In Curling Cache
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About This Item
Replica Patch (large) Army 1st Cavalry. The 1st Cavalry Division is one of the most famous and most decorated combat divisions of the United States Army. Presently, it is a rapidly deployable heavy armored division of the United States Army with base of operations in Fort Hood, Texas.
The Division insignia a yellow triangular Norman shield with rounded corners and a black diagonal stripe extending over the shield from upper left to lower right. In the upper right is a black horse head cut diagonally at the neck. The shield has a green border. Yellow is the traditional cavalry color and the horse's head refer to the division's original cavalry structure. Black, symbolic of iron, alludes to the transition to tanks and armor. The black diagonal stripe represents a sword baldric and is a mark of military honor; it also implies movement "up the field" and thus symbolizes aggressive elan and attack.
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