FORT HOOD, Texas– “Operation People First” is an initiative focused on building cohesive teams. These weekly highlights from across 3d Cavalry Regiment showcase Troopers across the regiment, quality of life programs and community relations. Operation People First is about building lethal teams by getting to know Soldiers, certifying leaders; and when necessary, leaders holding leaders accountable.

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The following highlights from around the Regiment include:

  • Trooper recognized for quick action and intervention (Fort Hood, Texas)
  • Back to school supply drive for a local non-profit (Fort Hood, Texas)
  • Troopers recognized for their volunteerism (Fort Hood, Texas)
  • Troopers prevent sex crime (Fort Hood, Texas)

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Staff Sgt. Gabriella Lozano from Headhunter Troop, 4th Squadron was recognized as the 3d Cavalry Regiment Trooper of the Week. Staff. Sgt. Lozano quickly came to the aid of her trooper’s family, sacrificing her time to ensure their safety. Staff. Sgt. Lozano coordinated with agencies across Fort Hood to help the family and prevent a crisis.

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Field Artillery Squadron Troopers recently organized a school supply drive and delivered the donated supplies to Austin Angels Nonprofit. The school supplies will support foster children in the Greater Central Texas area when they go back to school in August.

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Troopers from Brimstone Battery, Field Artillery Squadron were recognized for their partnership with the Harker Heights Vision 21 class. The 37 Troopers volunteered at Habitat for Humanity, Garden of Hope and Oak Creek Academy
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Troopers from 3d Squadron were recognized for their heroic actions intervening and preventing a sex crime from occurring while supporting the Cadet Summer Training mission at Fort Knox, Ky. The command team of U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox presented both Troopers with an Army Commendation Medal for their actions.

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