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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: July 30, 2013 9:56:42 AM CDT

Troops with 4th Brigade Long Knife, 1st Cav, to return with ceremony, colors uncasing

FORT HOOD, Texas -- The 1st Cavalry Division will host a redeployment and 'uncasing of the colors' ceremony for 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, and 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, both with 4th Brigade Combat Team "Long Knife", 1st Cavalry Division, at Cooper Field here at approximately 8:35 p.m., Tuesday, July 30.

Lt. Col. Monte Rone, commander, 2-12 Cav, and Command Sgt. Maj. James Gandy, command sergeant major, 2-12 Cav., will uncase their battalion's colors  

Lt. Col William Johnson, commander, 5-82 FA, and Command Sgt. Major Lawrence Maynard, command sergeant major, 5-82, will uncase their battalion's colors.

The uncasing of the colors symbolizes the official end of their tour.

The Soldiers are returning after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.  

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For more information contact:
1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs
(254) 287-9400
Bldg. 28000 Battalion Ave.
Fort Hood, TX 76544
[email protected]