One of the younger Family Spur Ride participants from the 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment of the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division learns about a Stryker reconnaissance vehicle in a static display at Training Area 6 here Aug. 30. A trooper in a cavalry unit "earns his spurs" by passing a series of challenging physical and mental tests relevant to the Cavalry. The purpose of a Family Spur Ride is to give their spouses and families a better appreciation of what their soldier is training for. After a morning of diverse activities ranging from an obstacle course to "Shoothouse" training, the participants enjoyed a barbecue and were presented with honorary spur certificates.
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