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A tradition remembered

In accordance with a tradition started in the 1800s, cavalry troopers’ new spurs aren't recognized for wear until the 'Senior Spur Holder' taps their silver spurs with his Cavalry Saber, as strong symbol of pride and honor within the Cavalry.



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This work, A tradition remembered [Image 1 of 2], by SSG Matthew Winstead, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.30.2011

Date Posted:09.30.2011 18:41

Photo ID:466086

VIRIN:110930-A-#####-303

Resolution:2784x2227

Size:3.05 MB

Location:JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK, USGlobe

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