1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division


Hometown: Fort Hood, TX, US

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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...
Prepping for battle Prepping for battle
Staff Sgt. Jay Hocker, the operations noncommissioned officer for 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division plots graphics on a map for the combined arms live...
Asking the hard questions Asking the hard questions
Ensuring a Soldier’s overall well-being sometimes means leaders and battle buddies must go the extra mile and even dive into sensitive subjects headfirst if they...


Recent Video

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.
A Combined Fight A Combined Fight
The Multi National Training Exercise Combined Resolve II IS Nearly Complete. Army Sergeant Fred Brown Tells Us How First Brigade Combat Team Soldiers Have One Final...
A Golden Partnership A Golden Partnership
While First Brigade Combat Team Soldiers Work Hard During The Gunnery Portion Of Combined Resolve II, Our German Partners Offered Soldiers A Chance To Earn A One OF A...
2-5 Cav's Sniper Section Hits The Range B-Roll 2-5 Cav's Sniper Section Hits The Range B-Roll
Soldiers With 2-5 Cav's Sniper Section Hit The Range For Target Practice During Exercise Combined Resolve II. Includes interview with Sgt. John Wimple. Available in...
Alpha Battery 1-82 FA Conducts FIST Certification B Roll Alpha Battery 1-82 FA Conducts FIST Certification B Roll
Soldiers With Alpha Battery 1-82 FA Conduct FIST Certification During Exercise Combined Resolve II. Also available in high definition.
Around The Saddle - Ep. 15 Around The Saddle - Ep. 15
SGT Fred Brown gives us a recap of events from exercise Combined Resolve II. Available in high definition.


Recent News Stories

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...
Asking the hard questions Asking the hard questions
“My two basic responsibilities will always be uppermost in my mind – accomplishment of my mission and the welfare of my Soldiers … I know my Soldiers and I will...
Ironhorse Soldiers go for gold Ironhorse Soldiers go for gold
Blue skies, white puffy clouds and a warm breeze greeted Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division on a Tuesday morning as they steeled...


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 - 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
Ironhorseman - 06.01.2013
Ironhorseman - 06.01.2013
Ironhorse Soldiers skills honed during BSA, Ironhorse Soldier follows uncle's footsteps to Cav, Conference empowers, educates, encourages Ironhorse spouses