3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment "The Ghost Squadron"

3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment     "The Ghost Squadron" This is the Official page to honor the 3-71 Cavalry Squadron of the 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division, past and present.

12/24/2018
10th Mountain Division

10th Mountain Division

#Mountain6 has a very special message to everyone in the #NorthCountry and everyone in the 10th Mountain Division at home and abroad. From our family to yours #HappyHolidays and #ClimbToGlory!

Rough day in the office for some lucky 10th Mountain Division Soldiers as they got the unique community outreach opportu...
12/20/2018

Rough day in the office for some lucky 10th Mountain Division Soldiers as they got the unique community outreach opportunity to meet and shoot hoops with the Syracuse University Basketball Team.

12/15/2018

We are having a blast at the Ghost Holiday Party. It’s not too late to
make it. Come on out and see Santa, his reindeer, and pet a couple cute baby goats.

Some great events if you are remaining around FDNY for the Holidays.
12/14/2018

Some great events if you are remaining around FDNY for the Holidays.

12/13/2018
U.S. Army

U.S. Army

Happy birthday to the Armor Corps. The Armor branch traces its origin to the Cavalry. A regiment of cavalry was authorized to be raised by the Continental Congress Resolve on Dec. 12, 1776.

https://go.usa.gov/xPt9K

U.S. Army video by Spc. Anthony Zendejas

Reminder to kick off the Holiday Season with some fun with our outstanding Ghost Team.  Spread the word as it’s going ...
12/13/2018

Reminder to kick off the Holiday Season with some fun with our outstanding Ghost Team. Spread the word as it’s going to be a Cavtastic time.

Ghost Troopers great way to get out and enjoy the North Country.
12/12/2018

Ghost Troopers great way to get out and enjoy the North Country.

❄️Get certified at the snowmobile safety class to be able to rent Fort Drum Recreation snowmobiles and participate in their guided rides!❄️
For more information please contact Fort Drum Recreation at 315-772-5169/8222.⛄️

Following Mountain Peak execution, 3-71 Cav leadership sat down with 3rd Squadron 89th Cavalry Regiment leaders to condu...
12/10/2018

Following Mountain Peak execution, 3-71 Cav leadership sat down with 3rd Squadron 89th Cavalry Regiment leaders to conduct an AAR. We want to thank them for coming up all the way from Fort Polk, LA and braving the cold and snow to act as Observer, Coaches/Trainers for us.

12/07/2018
1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Go Army! Beat Navy! See our explosive 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division U.S. Army spirit video for Saturday's Army Navy Game. Our Mountain Tough Warriors are rooting for a repeat of last year's epic victory and a three-peat! DVIDS download @ https://dvidshub.net/r/bbyv84
#ArmyNavy2018
Army West Point Athletics U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) West Point - The U.S. Military Academy XVIII Airborne Corps

3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment "The Ghost Squadron" was among the first in the Army to test the new Squad Multipurp...
12/06/2018
Fort Drum Tests New Robotic Technology

3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment "The Ghost Squadron" was among the first in the Army to test the new Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET). Check out what our Ghost Troopers had to sat about them.

Fort Drum soldiers are testing out some of the newest robotic technology the Army has to offer.

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
12/06/2018
1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division is the first in the U.S. Army to field test the new tech Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET), during our Mountain Peak exercise. Watch the TV coverage highlighting how our Soldiers use it to find and destroy the enemy! #RelevantTomorrow
3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment "The Ghost Squadron" 7 News/Fox 28 U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
http://www.wwnytv.com/story/39595021/fort-drum-tests-new-robotic-technology

While 3-71 CAV soldiers brave the weather to fight the fight during Mountain Peak training exercise, the amazing 3-71 Fa...
12/03/2018

While 3-71 CAV soldiers brave the weather to fight the fight during Mountain Peak training exercise, the amazing 3-71 Family Readiness Group brought a little holiday cheer to our HQ. The troopers of Ghost Squadron are fortunate to have such a strong support network.

12/02/2018
10th Mountain Division

Go Ghost

As THE all-weather IBCT force-on-force decisive-action training exercise, through sun and snow...#MountainPeak rolls on. #ClimbToGlory

2-22 IN Mortars
11/28/2018

2-22 IN Mortars

A huge thank you to the mortar experts, engineers and Soldiers from across the Brigade that came out to our Mortar Symposium on 15 November! US Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, U.S. Army ARDEC-Benét Laboratories Hawk Company, 1st Battalion 87th Infantry Regiment 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment "The Ghost Squadron" 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment - Chosin

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
11/26/2018

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

As we continue Thanksgiving weekend let's see more great images of our Thanksgiving Meal served at the Warrior Inn Dining Facility. This year's theme was "Over the Rainbow," and our Soldiers and Families were treated to all the fixings of a home-cooked meal, served by brigade leaders. Enjoy your Thanksgiving weekend #MountainWarrior Family!

Throws are a perfect gift for the Holidays.  The throws are $30 each. Please let your FRG leader know how many you’d l...
11/23/2018

Throws are a perfect gift for the Holidays. The throws are $30 each. Please let your FRG leader know how many you’d like so we can order the correct amount. You may pay and pick up them up on December 14 at the Squadron Headquarters or December 15 at the Holiday Party.

Don't forget to order your Squadron Shirt. November 27th is the deadline!
11/23/2018

Don't forget to order your Squadron Shirt. November 27th is the deadline!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Ghost Command Team
11/22/2018

Happy Thanksgiving from the Ghost Command Team

Happy Thanksgiving Ghost.   Come on over and get some food at the Regimental room.
11/22/2018

Happy Thanksgiving Ghost. Come on over and get some food at the Regimental room.

3-71 CAV braved the elements to play a friendly game of Officer vs. NCO football in our annual Turkey Bowl. It was a clo...
11/22/2018

3-71 CAV braved the elements to play a friendly game of Officer vs. NCO football in our annual Turkey Bowl. It was a close game with the NCOs winning 16-14.

A Troop 3-71 CAV conducted a Change of Responsibility Ceremony where 1SG Anderson assumed the Troop from 1SG Ford. 1SG F...
11/21/2018

A Troop 3-71 CAV conducted a Change of Responsibility Ceremony where 1SG Anderson assumed the Troop from 1SG Ford. 1SG Ford will continue to serve the Squadron in S3-Operations. Ramona Ford, 1SG Ford's wife, was inducted in the Order of St. Joan D'Arc and awarded the Commander's Award for Public Service for her dedication to the Troop.

3-71 CAV Leaders celebrated Thanksgiving by taking the time to serve the soldiers and families of 1st Brigade. The hardw...
11/21/2018

3-71 CAV Leaders celebrated Thanksgiving by taking the time to serve the soldiers and families of 1st Brigade. The hardworking cooks of the 1st BCT DFAC cooked up an incredible meal!

Another great day to be in Ghost Squadron.  A second to none Thanksgiving meal followed by awarding the Order of St. Joa...
11/21/2018

Another great day to be in Ghost Squadron. A second to none Thanksgiving meal followed by awarding the Order of St. Joan D’Arc to Mrs. Romona Ford for her hard work and dedication to Apoc Troop, the Squadron and our Families. More pictures to follow.

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
11/20/2018

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division said goodbye to Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew Updike, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment "The Ghost Squadron"'s top NCO during their Relinquishment of Responsibility ceremony today at Monti Physical Fitness Center, Fort Drum, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2018. CSM Updike will continue his #ClimbToGlory as Task Force Sinai's Command Sgt. Maj. 1BCT wishes you and your Family all the best! #FindAWayOrMakeOne!

Today we bid farewell to Command Sergeant Major Updike at his Relinquishment of Responsibility Ceremony. His guidance an...
11/19/2018

Today we bid farewell to Command Sergeant Major Updike at his Relinquishment of Responsibility Ceremony. His guidance and mentoring enabled the Squadron to excel over the last two years.

CSM Updike was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for his service to the Division, Brigade, Squadron, and community. His wife, Kari Updike, was awarded the Commander’s Award for Public Service for her service.

Command Sergeant Major Updike and his family will be missed.

3-71 CAV welcomes back the Troopers who were deployed to Afghanistan with SFAB 1. It's good to have you home!
11/18/2018

3-71 CAV welcomes back the Troopers who were deployed to Afghanistan with SFAB 1. It's good to have you home!

If you don’t have plans for Thanksgiving, swing by the SQDRN Regimental Room and enjoy some football and good home coo...
11/17/2018

If you don’t have plans for Thanksgiving, swing by the SQDRN Regimental Room and enjoy some football and good home cooking.

This week 3-71 CAV was proud to pin 1SG Anderson who will be taking over as the A Troop 1SG next week. Welcome to the Un...
11/17/2018

This week 3-71 CAV was proud to pin 1SG Anderson who will be taking over as the A Troop 1SG next week. Welcome to the Unit!

Check out November's edition of the Blizzard, which has been dedicated to the late William Morrison, a 10th Mountain vet...
11/16/2018

Check out November's edition of the Blizzard, which has been dedicated to the late William Morrison, a 10th Mountain veteran who served with the division during WWII.

Check out November's edition of the Blizzard, which has been dedicated to the late William Morrison, a 10th Mountain veteran who served with the division during WWII.

https://www.dvidshub.net/publication/issues/44200

11/16/2018

Due to inclement weather on Friday Nov 16, the Garrison Commander has issued a DELAYED REPORTING ORDER. Unless notified otherwise by their chain of command, non-emergency/non-essential uniformed MILITARY personnel will report at 1:00 pm.

Unfortunately this means that the Annual Turkey Trot has been cancelled.

Find full details of which services have been affected at U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division

A snap shot of some of the high speed training Ghost and our sister BNs were able to participate in this week.
11/16/2018

A snap shot of some of the high speed training Ghost and our sister BNs were able to participate in this week.

This week 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division received platoon level training in operating in subterranean environments at the Combined Arms Collective Training Facility (CAC-TF), Fort Drum, N.Y. To continue our #ClimbToGlory, #Soldiers of 1BCT braved the cold to become more #Lethal and #ReadyNow by incorporating this new training into our regimen. U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) U.S. Army XVIII Airborne Corps U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)

11/15/2018
Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leaders Course - RSLC
11/15/2018
Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leaders Course - RSLC

Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leaders Course - RSLC

WHAT'S OLD IS NEW: BACK TO THE BASICS
RSLC provides a rigorous training environment that forces students to execute reconnaissance and surveillance missions while minimizing electronic signature.

RSLC is the Army's premier dismounted reconnaissance course that trains leaders to conduct reconnaissance and surveillance missions to find, collect, and report information in support of a higher commander's information collection plan and reconnaissance guidance.

https://www-m.cnn.com/2018/11/14/politics/russia-nato-jamming/index.html

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
11/15/2018

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division took delivery of four new vehicles today! 1BCT is one of only two Brigades in the U.S. Army field testing the Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET). 1BCT will put the SMETs through their paces here at Fort Drum, N.Y. while 2nd Brigade Combat Team "STRIKE" will test theirs at Fort Campbell, KY. The four variations of SMET vehicles will be tested during a six-month technical demonstration and are intended to reduce #Soldier load and increase operational reach. See the photos below for more and like and share to show your support! U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) XVIII Airborne Corps U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
11/14/2018

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Today the #MountainWarriors of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division bid farewell to Command Sergeant Major Wendell J. Franklin during 1BCTs Relinquishment of Responsibility Ceremony at Magrath Sports Complex, Fort Drum, Nov. 13, 2018. For the past 15 months, CSM Franklin brilliantly served 1BCT Soldiers and Families as "Warrior 7!" CSM Franklin will continue his leadership climb as the next Operations Group CSM in the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) at Hohenfels Training Area, USAG Bavaria. 1BCT wishes CSM Franklin and his Spouse, MSG Lameka Franklin, the very best during their immediate move to Germany and we thank them for their steadfast support, care, and leadership to our Soldiers and Families. #ClimbToGlory! U.S. Army, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) XVIII Airborne Corps U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)

11/13/2018
10th Mountain Division

10th Mountain Division

Today on #VeteransDay2018 we say Thank You to all who have served in the 10th Mountain Division and across the Military. Let us know where you served so we can say thank you. #ClimbToGlory #ThankAVeteran

This week the HHT 3-71 CAV Medical Platoon completes the first of their two week “Table VIII” training and certifica...
11/10/2018

This week the HHT 3-71 CAV Medical Platoon completes the first of their two week “Table VIII” training and certification at the MSTC!

Today our 3-71CAV, 1BCT10MTN NCO and 10th Mountain Division #Soldier of the Year, Sgt. Michael Lima spoke at the Associa...
11/08/2018

Today our 3-71CAV, 1BCT10MTN NCO and 10th Mountain Division #Soldier of the Year, Sgt. Michael Lima spoke at the Association of the United States Army - AUSA National breakfast about what it is like to be a #Veteran. "They were always ready to answer the Nation's call, no matter where, no matter who." U.S. Army U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) XVIII Airborne Corps U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
11/08/2018

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

A Veterans Day message from Col. Shane P. Morgan, Warrior 6, and CSM Wendell J. Franklin, Warrior 7.

Get ready for our annual Turkey Trot on November 16th. Make sure to bring the family (pets included), followed by a panc...
11/07/2018

Get ready for our annual Turkey Trot on November 16th. Make sure to bring the family (pets included), followed by a pancake breakfast hosted by Chaplin Eskind!

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