1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division


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Commander's brief Commander's brief
Col. John DiGiambattista, commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, speaks with brigade Soldiers about the importance of participation in the upcoming...
Soldiers train, build teams, conduct counseling for First Team Training Soldiers train, build teams, conduct counseling for...
Staff Sgt. Robert Owen (left) and Spc. Zachary Adkins, both combat engineers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company “Hammer,” 1st Brigade Combat Team...
Antonio's wish Antonio's wish
Antonio (center), 8, with his father, retired Sgt. Frank Laguna, and Jessica Robertson of Backbone Valley Nursery, Marble Falls, Texas, cuts the ribbon July 28 on the...
Ruck march Ruck march
Col. John DiGiambattista, commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and officers in the rank of major from throughout the brigade, return from a...
Martin and her crew Martin and her crew
Pfc. Terrianna Martin, second from right, poses for a photo with her tank crew in Germany while participating in gunnery during the multinational exercise Combined...
1BCT Soldiers return from European journey 1BCT Soldiers return from European journey
Duffle bags lay ready for their owners as buses bring Soldiers assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team “Ironhorse,” 1st Cavalry Division back to Fort Hood...


Recent Video

2-12 CAV Prepares for Combined Resolve III 2-12 CAV Prepares for Combined Resolve III
2-12 CAV Conducts a field training exercise in preparation for the Multi-National Exercise in preparation for the Multi-National Exercise, Combined Resolve III.
Warming Up Warming Up
First Brigade Combat Team, first cavalry division soldiers have worked diligently this year and they‘re only getting warmed up. Sergeant Fred Brown has the story.
1 BCT, 1ST CAV DIV Conducts Railhead Operations 1 BCT, 1ST CAV DIV Conducts Railhead Operations
1 BCT, 1ST CAV DIV conduct railhead operations to move equipment to Europe in support of Atlantic Resolve.
Team Effort Team Effort
While First Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Gets Ready To Participate In Operation Atlantic Resolve, Soldiers Are Already Preparing The Gear They'll Need....
1 BCT Regionally Aligned Force 1 BCT Regionally Aligned Force
We're the Nato Response Force. This is what we do and how we are related to Nato. Also available in high definition.
Around the Saddle (Ep. 16) Around the Saddle (Ep. 16)
Capt. John Farmer tells us what's been going on in Germany during Week 8 of Combined Resolve II.


Recent News Stories

Soldiers train, build teams, conduct counseling for First Team Training Soldiers train, build teams, conduct counseling for...
In the midst of preparing for another round of multinational training exercises overseas, Soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team “Ironhorse,” 1st Cavalry...
Soldiers load vehicles, equipment for Atlantic Resolve Soldiers load vehicles, equipment for Atlantic Resolve
Soldiers in the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, wasted no time staging, loading and securing several hundred tracked and wheeled vehicles and other...
Cav Soldiers, Make-A-Wish collaborate for ill child Cav Soldiers, Make-A-Wish collaborate for ill child
Chances to make wishes are plenty. People wish upon a star. They throw pennies into wishing wells. They even make wishes and blow out birthday candles. One 1st...
Professional development, collaboration key to Ironhorse mission Professional development, collaboration key to Ironhorse...
Amid twin missions as the NATO Response Force and European Response Force, Col. John DiGiambattista, commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is...
Stepping up; female mechanic loads tank during gunnery Stepping up; female mechanic loads tank during gunnery
In the Army’s combat maneuver forces there is a common understanding that anyone could be called upon to step up and fill someone else’s role at a moment’s...
Ironhorse live fire exercise Ironhorse live fire exercise
Artillery rounds pounded the impact zone while Apache attack helicopters and tanks engaged targets down range. Dismounted infantry maneuvered through the wood line as...


Recent Audio

A golden partnership
While 1st Brigade Combat Team Soldiers work hard during the gunnery portion of Combined Resolve II, our German partners offered Soldiers a chance to earn a...
Mechanized live fire
While tanks and Paladins light up the ranges on Grafenwoehr, Germany, 2-5 Cav infantrymen continue to sharpen their own set of skills. Army Sgt. Fred Brown tells us...
Big Boom In Germany
WITH THE FORCE ON FORCE PORTION OF COMBINED RESOLVE II COMPLETE, ARMY SERGEANT FRED BROWN TELLS US HOW FIRST BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM, FIRST CAVALRY DIVISION SOLDIERS KEEP...
BRAVO COMPANY; GETTING ITS GAME FACE ON
IN THE DAYS BEFORE THE MULTI NATIONAL EXERCISE COMBINED RESOLVE II KICKS OFF, 2-5 CAV, FIRST BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM, FIRST CAVALRY DIVISION CONDUCTS PLATOON LEVEL...
Gear on the go
While the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, packs their bags in preparation for the National Training Center, soldiers with the 115th Brigade Support...
Santa's Workshop for Soldiers
The holiday season can be a time for laughter fun and cheer but for some 1st Brigade Combat families it can be a time of difficulty. Spc. Fred Brown tells us how one...


Recent Publications

Ironhorseman - 07.31.2014
Ironhorseman - 07.31.2014
The June - July 2014 edition of the Ironhorseman features photos, photos and MORE photos of the Ironhorse Brigade during Combined Resolve II.
Ironhorseman - 05.27.2014
Ironhorseman - 05.27.2014
April-May 2014 edition of the Ironhorseman
Ironhorseman - 03.31.2014
Ironhorseman - 03.31.2014
The January-March 2014 edition of the Ironhorseman. Check out the process to get Ironhorse ready for its rotation to the National Training Center and more!
Ironhorseman - 12.19.2013
Ironhorseman - 12.19.2013
The November-December 2013 Edition of the Ironhorseman. This issue highlights Ironhorse events for all of 2013 in the "Year in Review" section. Also, check out what...
Ironhorseman - 10.31.2013
Ironhorseman - 10.31.2013
The September-October 2013 Edition of the Ironhorseman. Nineteen stories from across the Ironhorse Brigade! Check it out!
Ironhorseman - 08.01.2013
Ironhorseman - 08.01.2013
Muleskinners train to decontaminate patients, Garryowen Games test Soldiers under pressure, Dragon Battalion conducts airborne mission