DATELINE

24th July 2016


1866 - Constituted in the Regular Army as the 7th Cavalry Regiment. (20 July)

1866 - Organized at Fort Riley, Kansas, Colonel Andrew J. Smith, commanding. (21 September)

1866 - 1871 Fort Riley, Kansas; Indian Wars. Troops "A", "B", "C", "D", "E", "F", "G", "H", "I", "K", "L" & "M".

1871 - 1873 Custer at Elizibethtown, Kentucky. Squadrons distributed over Southern States to enforce Federal distillery tax and suppress the Klu Klux Klan activities.
HQ & Troop "A" - Elizibethtown, Kentucky
Troop "B" - Unionville/Spartanburg, South Carolina
Troop "C" - Winnsboro South Carolina/ Rutherfordton, North Carolina
Troop "D" - Chester, South Carolina
Troop "E" & "M" - Spartanburg, South Carolina
Troop "F" - Meridian,Mississippi/Taylor Barracks, Kentucky
Troop "G" - Sumpter, South Carolina/McPherson Barracks, Georgia
Troop "H" - Ash Barracks, Tenneesse/Huntsville, Alabama
Troop "I" - Bagdad/Shelbyville, Kentucky
Troop "K" - Yorkville, South Carolina
Troop "L" - Winnsboro/Columbus, South Carolina

1873 - Fort Rice, Dakota Territory; Temporary Staging Area. Troops "A", "B", "C", "D", "E", "F", "G", "H", "I", "K", "L" & "M".

1873 - 1876 Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory; Indian Wars. Troops "A", "B", "C", "D", "E", "F", "G", "H", "I", "K", "L" & "M".

1876 - Custer's Last Battle; Little Big Horn. (25 June)

1876 - 1892 Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory; Indian Wars. Troops "A", "B", "D", "G", "H", "K" & "M".

1879 - 1888 The Regiment scattered and Troops rotated between: Fort Buford - Fort Keogh - Fort Leavenworth - Fort Abraham Lincoln - Fort Meade - Fort Pierre - Fort Riley - Fort Totten - Fort Yates - Troops "A", "B", "C", "D", "E", "F", "G", "H", "I", "K", "L" & "M".

1883 - Cavalry Companies officially designated as Troops. (Circulars 8 and 9, AGO, of 1883.)

1888 - 1892 Fort Riley, Kansas; The first time the Regiment roster was complete and they were together again as a single group since 1876. Troops "A", "B", "C", "D", "E", "F", "G", "H", "I", "K", "L" & "M".

1890 - The Last Indian Wars Battle The Ghost Dance War at Wounded Knee, South Dakota. (29 December)

1891 - 1897 Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Indians were enlisted in Troop L, (Under General Orders No.28, AGO dated March 9th), Troop L, designated as Indian Troop, was stationed at Fort Sill, Oklahoma Territory (July, 1891)

1895 - 1896 Fort Bayard, New Mexico; Patrolling the Mexican Border to prevent hostiles attempting to re-cross the border to Mexico. Fort Grant, Arizona Territory; Protect surrounding area settlers from Indian raids.

1896 - Fort Sill, Oklahoma Territory Troops "A", "B", "C", "D", "E", "F", "G", "H", "K", "L" & "M".

1897 - The last of the Indians discharged from Troop L. (31 May)

1899 - 1902 Camp Columbia, Cuba; Spanish American War.
1st Squadron Troops "A", "B", "C" & "D".
2nd Squadron Troops "E", "F", "G" & "H".
3rd Squadron Troops "I", "K", "L" & "M".

1902 - 1904 Camp George H. Thomas, Chickamunga State Park, Georgia; Maneuvers.

1904 - 1907 Camp McGrath, Batangas Province, Philippines; The Philippines Insurgence. "HQ", "HQ Staff" , "NCO Staff", Troops "B", "C", "D", "E", "F", "G" & "H". Camp Gregg, Pangasinan Province, Philippines Troops "I", "K", "L" & "M". Camp Columbia, Laguna Provice, Philippines Troop "A".

1907 - 1910 Fort Riley, Kansas; Garrison, outpost and patrol duty.

1911 - 1915 Fort William McKinley, Philippines; Second tour of duty - Philippines.

1915 - 1916 Left Manilla, Philippines on Nov 21st 1915 and arrived in San Fransisco on December 14. They were quartered at the Presidio in San Fransisco until Dec 21, 1915. Departed on Dec 21, 1915. and arrived in Douglas, Arizona on Dec 23, 1915.

1915 - 1916 Camp Harvey J. Jones - Douglas, Arizona; Patrolling the Mexican Border.

1916 - 1917 Mexican Punitive Expedition.

1917 - Assigned to the 15th Cavalry Division. (December)

1918 - Relieved from the 15 Cavalry Division. (May)

1917 - 1921 Fort Bliss; Texas; Patrolling the Mexican Border.

1921 - Assigned to the newly organized 1st Cavalry Division. (13 September)

1921 - 1943 Fort Bliss; Texas; Patrolling the Mexican Border, support of the Civil Conservation Corps (CCC) and maneuvers.

1927 - 7th Cavalry Regiment Band was separated from the Service Troop and became a separate component. (22 June)

1928 - Troop "C", 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division inactivated. (01 February)

1932 - The 7th U.S. Cavalry Association was Organized by a group of Spanish American War Veterans, all former members of the 7th Cavalry Regiment in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1934 - By order of The Secretary of War, /s/ E. T. Conley, Brigadier General, the saber was discontinued as an item of issue. (18 April)

1940 - 2nd Reconnaissance Troop constituted in the Regular Army and assigned to the 2nd Division (later re-designated as the 2nd Infantry Division). (20 July)

1940 - 2nd Reconnaissance Troop, 2nd Infantry Division activated at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. (01 August)

1940 - Troop "C" reactivated at Fort Bliss, Texas and assigned to the 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division. (01 August)

1942 - 2nd Reconnaissance Troop, 2nd Infantry Division re-designated as the 2nd Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop. (01 April)

1943 - 7th Cavalry dismounted and reorganized partly under cavalry and partly under infantry tables. (28 February) Reorganized and assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division. (04 February)

1943 - 2nd Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop re-designated as the 2nd Reconnaissance Troop, 2nd Infantry Division. (01 March)

1943 - 2nd Reconnaissance Troop, 2nd Infantry Division reorganized and re-designated as the 2nd Reconnaissance Troop, Mechanized, 2nd Infantry Division. (10 August)

1943 - 1945 1st Cavalry Division assigned to Pacific Theater.
1st Squadron, Troops "A", "B", "C" & "D".
2nd Squadron, Troops "E", "F", "G" & "H".

1944 - 2nd Reconnaissance Troop, Mechanized, re-designated as the 2nd Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, Mechanized, 2nd Infantry Division. (06 July)

1945 - 2nd Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, Mechanized re-designated as the 2nd Mechanized Reconnaissance Troop, 2nd Infantry Division. (16 June)

1945 - 7th Cavalry reorganized wholly as infantry but retained Cavalry designations. (20 July)

1945 - 2nd Mechanized Reconnaissance Troop re-designated as the 2nd Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, 2nd Infantry Division. (30 July)

1945 - 1949 Japan; Occupation Forces (1st Cavalry Division/8th Army)
1st Squadron, Troops "A", "B", "C" & "D".
2nd Squadron, Troops "E", "F", "G" & "H"

1948 - 2nd Mechanized Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop reorganized and re-designated as the 2nd Reconnaissance Company, 2nd Infantry Division. (15 October)

1949 - Japan; Occupation Forces (1st Cavalry Division/ 8th Army)
1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry re-designated Company "A" 7th Cavalry.
2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry re-designated Company "B" 7th Cavalry.
3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry re-designated Company "C" 7th Cavalry.
4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry re-designated Company "D" 7th Cavalry.



1949 - Japan; Occupation Forces (1st Cavalry Division/8th Army)
1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry - "A" Company re-designated 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry "A", "B", "C" & "D".
2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - "B" Company re-designated 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry "E", "F", "G" & "H".
3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - "C" Company re-designated 3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry "I", "K", "L" & "M".

1949 - 1950
1st Battalion 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division stationed at Camp Drake, Japan. Companies "A","B","C" & "D".
2nd Battalion 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division stationed at McKnight Barracks Tokyo, Japan. Companies"E","F","G" & "H"
3rd Battalion 7th Cavalry, was formed from the 15th Infantry Regiment at Fort Benning. Amphibious training at Little Creek, VA, shipped Camp Drake, Japan to receive weapons, vehicles. Companies "I", "K", "L" & "M"

1950 - 1955 Korean War: 1st Cavalry Division
1st Battalion 7th Cavalry "A", "B", "C" & "D".
2nd Battalion 7th Cavalry "E", "F", "G" & "H".
3rd Battalion 7th Cavalry "I", "K", "L" & "M".



1950 - 1951 Korean War: 1st Cavalry Division .
4th Battalion 7th Cavalry Activated (Company "D") (Greek Expeditionary Force attached to the 7th Cavalry)
4th Battalion, 7th Cavalry - "D" Company re-designated 4th Battalion, 7th Cavalry..



1955 - 1956 4th Battalion, 7th Cavalry - deactivated.

1957 - Regimental Reassignment (Death of the Regiment) 15th October 1957



1958 - 2d Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division, Warner Kaserne. Bamberg, Germany.( 20 February)

1958 - 3rd Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry - inactivated at Fort Benning, Ga. and relieved from the 2nd Infantry Division. (20 February)

1958 - 3rd Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry - re-designated 4th Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry and inactivated at Fort Benning, Ga. Relieved from the 2nd Infantry Division. (20 February )

1958 - 2d Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry - assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division, Warner Kaserne. Bamberg, Germany.(February)

1958 - 3rd Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry - Relieved from assignment to 10th Infantry Division, assigned to 2nd Infantry Division and reorganized at Fort Benning, Georgia. (14 June)

1958 - 3rd Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry reassigned to the 2nd Infantry Division,(as a basic training unit) Fort Benning, Georgia. (14 June)

1960 - 4th Battalion 7th Cavalry disbanded. (02 July)

1960 - 4th Battalion 7th Cavalry. Reconstituted in the Regular Army, consolidated with Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry (02 July)

1961 -
1st Battle Group, 7th Cavalry - assigned to 1st Cavalry Division. Korea

3rd Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division, (as Full combat ready unit) Fort Benning, Georgia. (14th Aug)
4th Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division, (as Full combat ready unit) Fort Benning, Georgia.

1963
2nd Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry - relocated from Bamberg to Schweinfurt, Germany. (18 April )
2nd Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry - Redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry and concurrently relieved from assignment to the 3rd Infantry Division and assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division. Korea (5 June)
3rd Reconnaissance Squadron, 7th Cavalry redesignated as 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry. (5 June)
1st Battle Group - Redesignated as 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry. (01 September)

1964
1st Battalion - assigned to 1st Cavalry Division, Korea
2nd Battalion - assigned to 1st Cavalry Division, Korea
3rd Squadron - assigned 3rd Infantry Division, Germany. Troops: "H&H" Troop, "A", "B", "C" & "D"
4th Squadron - assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division, Korea. Troops: "H&H" Troop, "A", "B", "C" & "D"

1965
1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry - Transferred, less personnel and equipment from Korea to Fort Benning, Georgia and reoreganized. (01 July)
2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - Transferred, less personnel and equipment from Korea to Fort Benning, Georgia and reoreganized. (01 July)



1965 -
1st and 2nd Battalions transferred from Korea (less personnel and equipment)to Fort Benning, Georgia. Re-equipped and filled with personnel (11th Air Assault Division [Test]) and further transferred to Vietnam. (01-03 July )
3d Reconnaissance Squadron,7th Cavalry re-designated Squadron and assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division; Schweinfurt, Germany. HHT and Troops "A", "B" & "C"; Ledward Barracks Troop "D"; Conn Barracks. The Garryowen pocket patch was worn by the Squadron and "D" Troop wore black Base Ball hats.
4th Reconnaissance Squadron: Company "D" re-designated 4th Reconnaissance Squadron and assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division.

1966 - 5th Battalion 7th Cavalry: Company "E" re-designated 5th Battalion 7th Cavalry, Fort Carson and assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, with the 1st & 2nd Battalions.

1971 -
3rd Brigade, (seperate) 1st Cavalry Division - GarryOwen Task Force - Formed 30 april 1971
Regimental Units under GarryOwen Task Force
2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment
1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment
2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment
1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment

1972
3rd Brigade, (seperate) 1st Cavalry Division - GarryOwen Task Force - 28 June 1972 stand down - colors moved to Fort Hood. Regimental Units under GarryOwen Task Force
2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment
1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment
2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment
1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment

1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry: Company "E" retained in Vietnam untill August 1972





1972 - 1986 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron wore black berets. Pocket patch was discontinued sometime in 1971. The Garryowen Pipe and Drum Band cease to exist during this period of time.

1973 - 2nd Battalion , 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion deactivated and re-designated 1-9 Cav

1974 - 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 1st Battalion activated, re-designated 1st Squadron 7th Cavalry, as a Tank Battalion. and assigned to 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood. (20 June)

1974 - 2nd Battalion , 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion activated, Divisional Recon for the 1st Cavalry Division

1974 - 1978 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion reorganized as Mechanized Infantry and assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division. "HHC" "A" "B" "C" and
CSC (Combat Support Company).

1975 - 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 5th Battalion Activated and assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas. (21 September) The Battalion was rotated every 6 months to Wildflecken, Germany

1976 - 1977 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 4th Squadron was at Camp GarryOwen (Camp Rice) Korea as Ground Cavalry - "HHT" "A" "B" "C" with 1 Troop of Air Cav (D Troop)stationed at Camp Stanton/Stanton Army Airfield. Delta Troop had 1 platoon of (air assault) Infantry called the "Delta Blues".

1978 - 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 5th Battalion relieved from assignment to the 1st Cavalry Division and inactivated at Fort Hood, Texas. (30 September)

1983 - 1988 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 4th Squadron "HHT" and "A" Troops- Camp GaryOwen (ROK),. "B" Troop, Camp Stanley (ROK), "C" Troop, Camp Stanley (ROK), "D" Troop, Camp Stanton (ROK)...

1985 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron "C" Troop deactivated "HHT" "A" "B" Troops (Ground)

1985 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron restructed "HHT" "A" "B" "C" "D" Troops. "HHT" "A" "B" Ground Troops [Ledward Barracks] "C" and "D" Air Troops activated, [Conn Barracks]

1986 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron Reorganized and re-designated the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry 1-9 Cav reflagged as the 1-7. Divisional cavalry Squadron. (16 October )HHT, A, C and D Troops:

1986 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion deactivated and re-designated 2-5 Cav

1986-1993
2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion Activated as Squadron Ft. Bliss, Texas re-designated 2nd Squadron and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division - Fort Carson, Colorado.

1986 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron inactivated 16 October, Schweinfurt Germany and relieved from assignment to the 3rd ID . Troops:"H&H" Troop,"A","B","C","D"

1986 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron activated 16 December and assigned to the 8th ID . Manheim, Germany. Troops:"H&H" Troop,"A","B", "C", "D" "HHT" "A" "B" Ground Troops "C" and "D" Air Troops

1988 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 4th Squadron Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry inactivated in Korea and relieved from assignment to the 2nd Infantry Division. HHT and Troops "A", "B", "C". (18 January)

1989 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 4th Squadron Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron activated; assigned to the 3rd Armor Division, Buedingen, Germany. (16 February) HHT and Troops "A", "B", "C", "D" & "E". (Armstrong, Kasern)

1990 -
1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron deployed. Gulfwar, Saudi Arabia 1st Cav Div. Two Troops from 2-1 Cav (the 2d Armored Division's cav squadron) came to 1-7 for Desert Shield/Storm, and became B and E Troops.
4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 4th Squadron deployed. Gulfwar, Saudi Arabia 3rd Armor Div.

1991 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, as the 1st Cavalry Division reconnaissance Squadron; Fort Hood, Texas. HHT and Troops "A", "B", "C", "D", "E" & "F".



1991 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 4th Squadron Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry inactivated in Germany and relieved from assignment to the 3rd Armored Division. (16 October)

1992 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron deactivated in Germany. (16 November): relived from assignment to the 8th ID. Colors moved to Fort Hood then deactivated.

1993 - 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Squadron re-designated Battalion and reassigned from the 4th Infantry Division to the 1st Cavalry Division "Rapid Deployment Unit". (August) HHT and Companies "A", "B", "C", "D" & "E".

1993 - 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Squadron re-designated Battalion and reassigned from the 4th Infantry Division to the 1st Cavalry Division"Rapid Deployment Unit". (August) Companies: HHT, A, B, C, D.

1993 - 1995
1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron assigned to 1st Cavalry Division Rapid Deployment Unit - Fort Hood, Texas. The squadron got tanks. (before A, B, and E Troops had 19 Bradleys each). Ground Troops became A, B, and C. Air Troops became D and E Troops.
2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion assigned to 1st Cavalry Division Rapid deployment Unit - Fort Hood, Texas.

1994 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron HHT's aviation unit maintenance (AVUM) became F Troop.

1995 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion "E" Co deactivated.

1996 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron activated Fort Stewart, Georgia and assigned as 3d Infantry Division Reconnaissance Squadron. (16 Feb) Troops:"H&H" Troop,"A","B","C","D" & "F".

1996 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 4th Squadron Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry consolidated with the 2d Reconnaissance Company and designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry; concurrently assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division and activated at Camp "Garryowen", Korea. (05 April) HHT and Troops "A", "B" & "C", (Camp Garryowen) Troops "D", "E" & "F". (Camp Stanton)

1998 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron "HHT" CAMP McGOVERN, Bosnia and Herzegovina Operation Joint Forge in Bosnia

2000 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron deployed to CAMP McGOVERN, Bosnia and Herzegovina Operation Joint Forge

2002 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron deployed to Kuwait, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division. [September 2002]

2003 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron is the leading element (spearhead) during the Iraq War, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division. [March 20]

2003 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron returned from Iraq, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division and stationed at Fort Stewart, GA [August 1]

2003 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion - "HQ", "A", "B" & "C" Companies. Company "D" deactivated. [August 15 ]at Ft. Hood, TX. [conversion to the FXXI design, also known as the Conservative Heavy Division [CHD]

2004 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron deployed to Iraq, assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division [February 11]

2004 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion deployed to Iraq, assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division [February 11]

2004 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion is comprised of these units.[June 1]
["HHC" 2-7 CAV] , ["A" Co 2-7 CAV] , ["B" Co 2-162 IN] , ["B" Co 215th FSB] , ["C" Co 2-7 CAV (HQ & 1 mech platoon)] ,["C" Co 3-8 CAV] , [1 motorized plt each from ["2-162"] and ["3-153 IN"]

2004 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron returned from Iraq, assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division and stationed at Fort Stewart, GA [Feb 30]

2004 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron re-designated Armored Reconnaissance Squadron,"H&H" Troop, "A", "B" & "C" Troops. - Air Troops "D", "E" & "F" deactivated [August 15].

2004 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 5th Squadron activated and designated - 5th Squadron 7th Cavalry Armored Reconnaissance Squadron at Fort Stewart, Georgia and assigned to the 3d Infantry Division [July 21]. Troops:"H&H" Troop,"A","B" & "C"

2004 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 4th Squadron re-designated Armored Reconnaissance Squadron,"H&H" Troop, "A", "B" & "C" Troops. assigned to the 2ID 1st Brigade Combat Team - Air Troops. "D", "E" & "F" deactivated [October].

2004 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 4th Squadron reassigned from CP Garryowen to CP Hovey, Korea"H&H" "A", "B" & "C" Troops. assigned to the 2ID 1st Brigade Combat Team [December 16].

2004 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 5th Squadron deployed to Iraq, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division [December 26]

2005 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron deployed to Iraq, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division [January 12]

2005 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron returned from Iraq, assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division and stationed at Fort Hood, TX [February 27]

2005 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion returned from Iraq, assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division and stationed at Fort Hood, TX [February 27]

2005 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron deactivated at Fort Hood, TX "HHT" "A", "C" reflagged as the 6-9 Cav, assigned to the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division. "B" Troop was not deactivated and stayed with the New 1-7 [July 12]

2005 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron activaded at Fort Hood. 1-12 Cav reflagged as 1st Squadron 7th Cavalry, and designated the Reconnaissance Squadron to the 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division and comprised of Troops "HHT" "A", "B", "C" - Mortar Det - "D" Bde Spt Bn. [July 12]

2005 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion deactivated - 3rd Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood,TX [July 14]

2005 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion "Reactivation" - 4th Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, TX [Oct 18th]

2006 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron returned from Iraq, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division and stationed at Fort Stewart, GA [January 22]

2006 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 5th Squadron returned from Iraq, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division and stationed at Fort Stewart, GA [December 26]



2006 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division is rotated back to Iraq from Fort Hood, TX. [Oct 18th]

2006 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division is rotated back to Iraq from Fort Hood, TX. [Oct 18th]



2007 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 5th Squadron deployed to Iraq, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division [17 January]

2007 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron deployed to Iraq, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division [1 March]



2007 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion - "Returned from Iraq" - 4th Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, TX [December 8th]

2007 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron deployed to Iraq, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division [January 17]

2008 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion - "Deactivated" 4th Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, TX [March 4] Standard - Guidons cased and moved to Fort Hood, TX

2008 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion - "Activated" 4th Brigade Combat Team [ Long Knife ] 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX [March 7]

2008 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 5th Squadron - "Returned from Iraq" - assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart GA [April 1]

2008 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron returned from Iraq, assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division and stationed at Fort Hood, TX [January 1]

2008 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 5th Squadron returned from Iraq, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division and stationed at Fort Stewart, GA [April 1]

2008 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion - "Rotated to Iraq" - 4th Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX [June 12]

2008 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron returned from Iraq, assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division and stationed at Fort Stewart, GA [July 3]



2008 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron - "Returned from Iraq" - assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart GA [July 3]

2009 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron deployed to Iraq, - 1st Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX [February 05]

2009 - The 7th Cavalry Regiment is currently represented by the following active Units:

1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 1st Squadron, organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.

2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - 2nd Battalion, organized as a Combined Arms Battalion, assigned to the 4th Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.

3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 3rd Squadron, organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia.

4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 4th Squadron, organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, stationed at Camp Hovey, South Korea.

5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - 5th Squadron organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, is assigned to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia.



2010 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX [February 05]

2010 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - IRAQ - organized as a Combined Arms Battalion, assigned to the 4th Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.

2010 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - IRAQ - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia.

2010 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - KOREA - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, stationed at Camp Hovey, South Korea.

2010 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, is assigned to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia.



2011 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - IRAQ - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX [September 09]

2011 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as a Combined Arms Battalion, assigned to the 4th Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. [September 09]

2011 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia.

2011 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - KOREA - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, stationed at Camp Hovey, South Korea.

2011 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, is assigned to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia.



2012 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX [September 12]

2012 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as a Combined Arms Battalion, assigned to the 4th Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. [September 12]

2012 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - AFGANISTAN - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division.

2012 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - KOREA - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, stationed at Camp Hovey, South Korea.

2012 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, is assigned to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia.






2013 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

2013 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - AFGANISTAN - organized as a Combined Arms Battalion, assigned to the 4th Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. Based at LAGHMAN, AFAGANISTAN

2013 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - AFGANISTAN - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Based at FOB KUNDUZ, AFAGANISTAN

2013 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - KOREA - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, stationed at Camp Hovey, South Korea.

2013 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - AFGANISTAN - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, is assigned to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Based at ZABUL, AFAGANISTAN


2013 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. ( January 2013)

2013 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as a Combined Arms Battalion, assigned to the 4th Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.( July / August 2013)

2013 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia. ( July 2013)

2013 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - KOREA - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, stationed at Camp Hovey, South Korea.

2013 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, is assigned to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia.( July / August)



2014 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. ( January 2013)

2014 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as a Combined Arms Battalion, assigned to the 3rd Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.( October 15, 2013)

2014 - 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia. ( July 2013)

2014 - 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - KOREA - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, stationed at Camp Hovey, South Korea.

2014 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - organized as an Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, is assigned to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia.( July / August 2013)

2015 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - BULGARIA - NOVO SELO TRAINING CENTER, ROMANIA, CONSTANTA,- EXERCISE JUSTICE SWORD - assigned to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia.



2016 - 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry - KOREA - assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. ( January 2013)

2016 - 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry - CONUS - assigned to the 3rd Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.( October 15, 2013)

2016 - 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry - HUNGARY - assigned to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia.( July / August 2013)




Dateline maintained by:   James W. Savage,  SGT  "D"  Troop  3-7 (1968-69)
Contributor: Harry Boudreau, 1st Cavalry Division Association Historian