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.

1LT Kniaz was presented with the Order of Saint George for his outstanding service to the Cavalry / 24 June 2019
06/24/2019

1LT Kniaz was presented with the Order of Saint George for his outstanding service to the Cavalry / 24 June 2019

1st BDE Change of Command / 21 June 2019
06/22/2019

1st BDE Change of Command / 21 June 2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division welcomed Col. James Eldridge to the Warrior Brigade family during his Change of Command ceremony at Sexton Field, Fort Drum, Friday. After two great years of leading 1BCT, we wish Col. Shane Morgan all the best as he continues his #ClimbToGlory as Commander of the Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) at Fort Leavenworth, KS. To the Top!

General Townsend, Commanding General of Army Training and Doctrine Command, awarded Major Dawe with the John J. Pershing...
06/21/2019

General Townsend, Commanding General of Army Training and Doctrine Command, awarded Major Dawe with the John J. Pershing Award for his achievements and excellence as the Distinguished Honor Graduate for the Command and General Staff College Distance Learning AOC classes of 2018.

MAJ Dawe is the squadron executive officer and has served previously as squadron S4, HHT commander, and A Troop commander in 3-71 and 1-71 Cav. Well done MAJ Dawe!

Ghost Squadron said goodbye to two outstanding Officers today, CPT Davidson and 1LT Kniaz. Best of luck in your future e...
06/21/2019

Ghost Squadron said goodbye to two outstanding Officers today, CPT Davidson and 1LT Kniaz. Best of luck in your future endeavors. 20 June 2019

In the Shadows!

At HHT's Organizational Day, SPC Drake chose to reenlist in the U.S. Army. Between corn hole, a bounce house, and food m...
06/20/2019

At HHT's Organizational Day, SPC Drake chose to reenlist in the U.S. Army. Between corn hole, a bounce house, and food made by the HHT Commander, CPT Dever, SPC Drake led the Troop Run- as he has done in all of his endeavors in Ghost Squadron. We thank SPC Drake for all that he has done and we know he will continue to do great things for this Country.

Ghost Soldiers Representing at the Camaraderie of Courage Golf Game / 18 June 2019
06/18/2019

Ghost Soldiers Representing at the Camaraderie of Courage Golf Game / 18 June 2019

Charlie Recon conducted a Change of Command Ceremony today bidding farewell to CPT Steel and welcoming CPT Reed. CPT Ste...
06/17/2019

Charlie Recon conducted a Change of Command Ceremony today bidding farewell to CPT Steel and welcoming CPT Reed. CPT Steel led his Troop through a rigorous training cycle and prepared them well for the challenges ahead- we are thankful for all he has done. CPT Reed, we wish you the best of luck in your second command and we know you will continue Charlie Recon's Climb to Glory!

CPL Chan of Ghost Squadron has chosen to reenlist in our great profession. Due to his strong commitment to excellence, G...
06/17/2019

CPL Chan of Ghost Squadron has chosen to reenlist in our great profession. Due to his strong commitment to excellence, Ghost Squadron was able to find him an assignment that allowed him to work alongside his wife, SPC McNabb. We wish them both luck as they move forward In the Shadows of the 10th Mountain Division!

Just a reminder, 3-71CAV has an open order for clothing- Dri Fit T-shirts, long sleeves, sweatshirts, and hoodies! You p...
06/12/2019
3-71CAV May 2019 Group Order Form - Sign Up Today!

Just a reminder, 3-71CAV has an open order for clothing- Dri Fit T-shirts, long sleeves, sweatshirts, and hoodies! You pay directly to the site and all orders are handled online. The order closes after the July 4 weekend!

- Order and pay for your order on this site, but your order will not be sent individually - Prices may change dependent on how many orders there are- most likely the cost for each item will be less and you will be reimbursed after the order is made.

CPL Olivera of C Troop has chosen to reenlist in the Army of the United States, continuing to spread his influence for y...
06/07/2019

CPL Olivera of C Troop has chosen to reenlist in the Army of the United States, continuing to spread his influence for years to come. His steadfast dedication to his craft and the Troopers of the Ghost Squadron will be missed as he continues his career in the 82nd Airborne Division. Thank you for all you have done CPL Olivera, good luck!

As we jump into Summer here a just a few reminders for the season as well as some useful information about the Army and ...
06/04/2019

As we jump into Summer here a just a few reminders for the season as well as some useful information about the Army and Fort Drum!

Mountain 6 and Mountain 7 joined Apocalypse Troop for a great PT session! 31 May 2019Climb to Glory!In the Shadows!
06/01/2019

Mountain 6 and Mountain 7 joined Apocalypse Troop for a great PT session! 31 May 2019

Climb to Glory!
In the Shadows!

3-71 CAV bids farewell to SFC Clingempeel (SQDN Master Gunner) as he moves to Fort Carson, CO and continues his Army Car...
05/31/2019

3-71 CAV bids farewell to SFC Clingempeel (SQDN Master Gunner) as he moves to Fort Carson, CO and continues his Army Career. Best of luck in your future endeavors. 31 May 2019

In the Shadows!

Ghost Squadron bids farewell to two amazing NCOs; SSG Douglas and SFC Shea. For their amazing service In The Shadows as ...
05/31/2019

Ghost Squadron bids farewell to two amazing NCOs; SSG Douglas and SFC Shea. For their amazing service In The Shadows as the Squadron's CBRN NCO and the Medical Platoon Sergeant, Ghost Squadron awards them Army Commendation Medals. They both will be missed and their hard work will take us far into the future, good luck to you both!

Congratulations to PFC Carriveau (C TRP) for winning the Soldier of the month Competition / 30 MAY 2019
05/30/2019

Congratulations to PFC Carriveau (C TRP) for winning the Soldier of the month Competition / 30 MAY 2019

Charlie Recon, Squad LFX / 28 May 2019
05/29/2019

Charlie Recon, Squad LFX / 28 May 2019

Ghost Squadron's SSG Winter along with the 10th BSB, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division was recently recognized by Deputy C...
05/28/2019

Ghost Squadron's SSG Winter along with the 10th BSB, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division was recently recognized by Deputy Commanding General- Support, Brig. Gen. Gregory K. Anderson (2nd row, far left) for FORSCOM awards for Supply Excellence to the 1BCT 10MTNDIV Property Book Office (2018 Winner Active Army Property Book (MTOE) level), 10th BSB S4 Shop (2018 1st Runner-Up Active Army Brigade/Battalion S4 (MTOE) level), and C Co. (Medical), 10th BSB (2018 1st Runner-Up Active Army Unit (MTOE) level), at Fort Drum, Thursday 23 May.

Col. Shane Morgan (center, 2nd row), Commander, 1BCT 10MTNDIV, and LTC Dwight Towler (2nd row, left of center),10BSB Commander, were also on hand to congratulate these teams for their outstanding accomplishments.

Soldiers, Families, and Friends of the Ghost Squadron,Today we remember the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice to de...
05/27/2019

Soldiers, Families, and Friends of the Ghost Squadron,

Today we remember the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend freedom and preserve our way of life.

3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment     "The Ghost Squadron"
05/24/2019

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

Congratulations to CPL Chan, SPC Bacher, and CPL Nolan for graduating from the Basic Leader Course.
CPL Chan represented the Ghost Squadron by completing the course as the Distinguished Honor Graduate and the Essay Exam Winner.
SPC Bacher completed the course as the the SFC Jared C. Monti Leadership Award Recipient.
"In the Shadows"

Congratulations to CPL Chan, SPC Bacher, and CPL Nolan for graduating from the Basic Leader Course.CPL Chan represented ...
05/24/2019

Congratulations to CPL Chan, SPC Bacher, and CPL Nolan for graduating from the Basic Leader Course.
CPL Chan represented the Ghost Squadron by completing the course as the Distinguished Honor Graduate and the Essay Exam Winner.
SPC Bacher completed the course as the the SFC Jared C. Monti Leadership Award Recipient.
"In the Shadows"

Banshee Trooper, SPC Roy, chose our HHT Commander, CPT Dever, to conduct his Reenlistment Ceremony in Sackets Harbor, NY...
05/21/2019

Banshee Trooper, SPC Roy, chose our HHT Commander, CPT Dever, to conduct his Reenlistment Ceremony in Sackets Harbor, NY cementing another 3 year commitment to the United States Army! Stay in the Shadows!

3-71CAV has an open order for clothing- Dri Fit T-shirts, long sleeves, sweatshirts, and hoodies!  You pay directly to t...
05/20/2019

3-71CAV has an open order for clothing- Dri Fit T-shirts, long sleeves, sweatshirts, and hoodies! You pay directly to the site and all orders are handled online. HOWEVER, all clothing will be shipped to Ft. Drum so please include your Trooper's name on the order so they can pick it up here and send it to you! In The Shadows! https://www.customink.com/g/cgt0-00bu-vw3d

A Few Spur Dinner Pics / 17 MAY 2019
05/19/2019

A Few Spur Dinner Pics / 17 MAY 2019

Another Spur Ride in the books for the Ghost Squadron! Nearly 200 Troopers and Soldiers from all over Ft. Drum and Canad...
05/17/2019

Another Spur Ride in the books for the Ghost Squadron! Nearly 200 Troopers and Soldiers from all over Ft. Drum and Canada earned their Spurs- traveling to five different stations, covering 30 miles in 24 hours... while being continuously tested on a grueling series of Cavalry tasks. Once again, the Ghost Squadron has Climbed To Glory!

Congratulations to 3-71 CAVs newest Air Assault Graduates!  SPC Haluska, SGT Pennington, SPC Ingram, PFC Dangal, SPC Gur...
05/17/2019

Congratulations to 3-71 CAVs newest Air Assault Graduates! SPC Haluska, SGT Pennington, SPC Ingram, PFC Dangal, SPC Gurcynski, and SPC Nestor / 17 MAY 2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
05/17/2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Our 3-71 CAV "Ghost" Squadron #MountainWarriors endured the "Spur Ride" today, earning the coveted Silver Spurs, with bragging rights! The Spur Candidates completed 16 events in one day; from PT to First Aid to Vehicle Recovery. #TrueGrit #FindAWayOrMakeOne!

Ghost Squadron recently bid farewell to 1LT Gimbar.  He is moving to the 75th Ranger Regiment with an Army Commendation ...
05/15/2019

Ghost Squadron recently bid farewell to 1LT Gimbar. He is moving to the 75th Ranger Regiment with an Army Commendation Medal for all of his success in 3-71CAV. We also honored the diligent efforts of the Squadron Gainey Cup Team, it was an amazing learning experience for all of the Soldiers involved. In the Shadows of the Division, Ghost Squadron keeps climbing!

3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment     "The Ghost Squadron"
05/14/2019

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

The Troopers and Leaders of the Ghost Squadron continuously train on a variety of weapon systems in order to answer the Nation's call, whenever called upon. From our newest Ghost Troopers to our most senior- all are ready!

The Troopers and Leaders of the Ghost Squadron continuously train on a variety of weapon systems in order to answer the ...
05/13/2019

The Troopers and Leaders of the Ghost Squadron continuously train on a variety of weapon systems in order to answer the Nation's call, whenever called upon. From our newest Ghost Troopers to our most senior- all are ready!

05/12/2019

Ghost 6 Sends:

Soldiers, Families, and Friends of the Ghost Squadron,

The Soldiers and Families of the Ghost Squadron are truly Mountain Strong. My family and I are honored to join your ranks. Kristen hails from Massachusettes and I am from Wisconsin. We have four children: Abigail, Katherine, Charles, and Sarah. We both look forward to meeting Soldiers, spouses, and family members; and getting to know everyone. Please introduce yourselves when you see me or Kristen around the Squadron and the North Country. Please know that I have an open door policy for Soldiers and family members.

The Ghost Squadron Fights With Honor and Wins!

"In The Shadows"

LTC Matt Dawson
Ghost 6

Fort Drum Area Events
05/11/2019

Fort Drum Area Events

~ NEW EVENTS ADDED DAILY ~
Looking for events to take part in? Look no further. Have you had a chance to scroll through all the upcoming area Events yet under the events tab on this page? It's a great way to plan your day, week and months ahead. Click directly on the EVENT Tab to view ALL the upcoming events. (Events are listed in date/time order)

We value and truly appreciate our military Spouses, today and every day!
05/10/2019

We value and truly appreciate our military Spouses, today and every day!

Happy Military Spouse Appreciation Day!

Our Banshee Troop 11Cs never stop training and will find the time necessary to perfect their craft. Soon, the 11Cs will ...
05/08/2019

Our Banshee Troop 11Cs never stop training and will find the time necessary to perfect their craft. Soon, the 11Cs will complete the Mortarmen Gunners Exam to compete for the Gunner, Assistant Gunner, and Ammo Bearer positions. These Ghost Troopers are making corrections for their mortars as fast as 9 seconds and no slower than 30 seconds!

Today Diesel Troop Trained on the Army's Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactical Trainer. A collective training simulator that p...
05/08/2019

Today Diesel Troop Trained on the Army's Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactical Trainer. A collective training simulator that provides a fully immersive virtual environment that trains units on tactics, techniques, and procedures in direct support of wheeled maneuver. Find a way, or make one Diesel Troop!

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
05/08/2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Our “In the Shadows,” 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment welcomed LTC Mathew Dawson to the #Warrior Brigade, during his Change of Command Ceremony at Magrath Sports Complex, Tuesday. We wish all the best for LTC Harvey Lowell, and success in his new position as the Military Advisor Training Academy Director at Fort Benning! In the Shadows! Climb to Glory!

3-71 CAV, Change of Command / 07 May 2019
05/08/2019

3-71 CAV, Change of Command / 07 May 2019

Charlie Recon, 3-71 CAV bids farewell to three outstanding Officers. 1LT Cowles, 1LT Gimbar, and 1LT Hoffman. 03 MAY 201...
05/03/2019

Charlie Recon, 3-71 CAV bids farewell to three outstanding Officers. 1LT Cowles, 1LT Gimbar, and 1LT Hoffman. 03 MAY 2019

Today we said goodbye to a treasured leader, CPT Cassidy, and re-welcomed our former AS3, CPT Tanner, as the new APOC 6....
05/02/2019

Today we said goodbye to a treasured leader, CPT Cassidy, and re-welcomed our former AS3, CPT Tanner, as the new APOC 6. We thank CPT Cassidy and his family for their tireless service to Apocalypse Troop and 3-71 CAV. We also wish CPT Tanner and his family the best of luck with their new position in the Squadron!

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
05/01/2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Ninety-eight-year-old Euel Akins, a WWII Combat Veteran who was assigned to the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment, was honored at #FortDrum Wednesday. He was an honorary guest at the 10th MTN DIV Change of Command ceremony, followed by two unveiling ceremonies. A photo of Mr. Akins and Soldiers he served with in WWI was unveiled at Hays Hall, and his name was etched on the the brick walk at the Division's Memorial Park among other distinguished 10th Mountain Division Soldiers. Akins was a heavy machine gunner and served in numerous major battles in the Apennines Mountains and the Po Valley in Italy, during WWII. In addition, he was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, WWII Victory Medal, European-African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with two bronze stars and a Good Conduct Medal. See photos for more details. #ClimbtoGlory
U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) XVIII Airborne Corps

04/30/2019
Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition

Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition

The sequence is set and the teams are moving out to their OPs. It's officially time to kick off Phase 2 of #GaineyCup2019!

Scouts Out

04/30/2019
Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition

Watch the Ghost Squadron at minute 9:40

LIVE from the Sequencing Ceremony
Teams are in a determined order of march based on how they scored on the previous competition events.
#GaineyCup2019

APOC TRP / Mrs. Merwin was recognized at the annual Volunteer of the Year Award Ceremony today for her outstanding selfl...
04/29/2019

APOC TRP / Mrs. Merwin was recognized at the annual Volunteer of the Year Award Ceremony today for her outstanding selfless service to our Army Community.

An emotionally charging Change of Responsibility Ceremony from 1SG Alvarado onto now 1SG Rivera.  We thank 1SG Alvarado ...
04/29/2019

An emotionally charging Change of Responsibility Ceremony from 1SG Alvarado onto now 1SG Rivera. We thank 1SG Alvarado for their great service to D Troop and 3-71CAV. 1SG Rivera best of luck "In the Shadows"!

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
04/29/2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

#EIB testing officially began this morning at Sexton Field, Fort Drum with a physical fitness test using the U.S. Army #EIB standard of 49 push-ups, 59 sit-ups and a four-mile run in less than 32 minutes. Our #MountainWarrior competitors continue to lead the way! U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) XVIII Airborne Corps

Still hanging tough after Land Navigation.  Tied for 2nd.  Keep Climbing!
04/28/2019

Still hanging tough after Land Navigation. Tied for 2nd. Keep Climbing!

Slant 25 Squads, set Phase Line 1, prepared to continue mission...

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