Yeeeee-haw!

A “just because” story…

…  just because I like Rodeos, and Cav Troopers in Stetsons, and Horses, and Sabers, and….

… just because this is a good distraction!  

1st Cavalry News

On the Home Front: Killeen Rodeo – Cav style

 
Spc. Adam Byrd (left) and Sgt. 1st Class Troy Gorman, troopers with the 1st Cavalry Division’s Horse Cavalry Detachment, attack balloons with their 1880s-era pistols during a mounted cavalry demonstration at the 60th annual Rodeo Killeen June 1 at the Rodeo Arena in Killeen, Texas. Cavalry troopers demonstrated all the skills needed by the horse cavalry during the 1880s, including rifle and pistol marksmanship, riding ability and saber skills. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Robert Strain, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs)

Spc. Adam Byrd (left) and Sgt. 1st Class Troy Gorman, troopers with the 1st Cavalry Division’s Horse Cavalry Detachment, attack balloons with their 1880s-era pistols during a mounted cavalry demonstration at the 60th annual Rodeo Killeen June 1 at the Rodeo Arena in Killeen, Texas. Cavalry troopers demonstrated all the skills needed by the horse cavalry during the 1880s, including rifle and pistol marksmanship, riding ability and saber skills. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Robert Strain, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs)

Spc. Adam Byrd, a trooper with the 1st Cavalry Division’s Horse Cavalry Detachment, attacks a burlap sack with a saber during a mounted cavalry demonstration at the 60th annual Rodeo Killeen June 1 at the Rodeo Arena in Killeen, Texas. Members of the horse detachment demonstrated all the skills needed by horse cavalry troopers during the 1880s, including rifle and pistol marksmanship, riding ability and saber skills. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Robert Strain, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs)

Spc. Adam Byrd, a trooper with the 1st Cavalry Division’s Horse Cavalry Detachment, attacks a burlap sack with a saber during a mounted cavalry demonstration at the 60th annual Rodeo Killeen June 1 at the Rodeo Arena in Killeen, Texas. Members of the horse detachment demonstrated all the skills needed by horse cavalry troopers during the 1880s, including rifle and pistol marksmanship, riding ability and saber skills. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Robert Strain, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs)

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2 Responses to Yeeeee-haw!

  1. Betty says:

    This is our son!!!!! He was selected for the HD in Iraq their last deployment.
    The HD is at Ft. Hood & they are a GREAT bunch of guys.

  2. cavmom says:

    Betty ~ That is fantastic! I would love to have the opportunity to watch them perform a skills demonstration.

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