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.

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
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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...

Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition
04/28/2019

Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition

Standings as of 27 APR and GST results:

Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition
04/27/2019

Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition

Preparation begins for Carter’s Challenge.

Rogue Platoon
04/27/2019

Rogue Platoon

Rogue Warriors getting after GST and Physical Training at the same time. Raised heart rates and optimal performance being controlled and contained in these young Rogue Soldiers.
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#GoRogue
#IfYourNotFirstYourLast
#KillQuietly
#SmallestElementForward

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
04/27/2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Our #MountainWarriors continue to train for the upcoming Expert Infantryman Badge starting Monday. Get an inside look at the #EIB event here on FB, as well as Twitter and Instagram @1BCT10MTN.

Soldier of the Month and NCO of the Quarter Winners
04/27/2019

Soldier of the Month and NCO of the Quarter Winners

APOC TRP / More Gainey Cup Action / 27 April 2019
04/27/2019

APOC TRP / More Gainey Cup Action / 27 April 2019

Keep climbing Ghost!
04/26/2019

Keep climbing Ghost!

#CAVtastic Friday standings and CFF results

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
04/26/2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Happy Friday! 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division #MountainWarriors started Friday right with the 10th Mountain Division Run this morning! This year's event is special because it was 10MTN DIV and Fort Drum Commander Maj. Gen Walter E. Piatt's last at Fort Drum. See action photos for more information. #ClimbToGlory U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) XVIII Airborne Corps

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
04/26/2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

1st Lt. Carder, 3-71 CAV, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, demonstrates how to evaluate a casualty during Expert Infantryman Badge training, Fort Drum, N.Y., Apr 23, 2019. Carder is one of the 645 1BCT EIB participants who will compete for the coveted honor of "True Blue," earning 100% GO in all areas of the EIB starting Apr 29. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. James Avery, 1BCT10 Public Affairs)

A great day in the Ghost Squadron as a Promotion Ceremony was held for 1LT(P) Samer Fawal as he was promoted from 1LT to...
04/26/2019

A great day in the Ghost Squadron as a Promotion Ceremony was held for 1LT(P) Samer Fawal as he was promoted from 1LT to CPT in front of the C-Troop formation today. We wish CPT Fawal good luck as he departs the Squadron for the Captains Career Course.

In The Shadows!

Ghost Squadron held a Hail and Farewell  in Watertown at Pete's Trattoria hosted by HHT. Ghost Command team welcomed new...
04/26/2019

Ghost Squadron held a Hail and Farewell in Watertown at Pete's Trattoria hosted by HHT. Ghost Command team welcomed new leaders and said goodbye to some incredible Officers and NCOs to include the Squadron Commander LTC Harvey Lowell who will be departing next month.

Headquarters and Headquarters Troop - 3/71 CAV  held their Change of Command ceremony. CPT Carl Sanford relinquished com...
04/26/2019

Headquarters and Headquarters Troop - 3/71 CAV held their Change of Command ceremony. CPT Carl Sanford relinquished command to CPT Eric Dever. The Squadron wishes the best of luck to CPT Sanford and his family on their next journey. CPT Sanford was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and his wife Mrs. Kai-Ling Wu was awarded the Commanders Award for Public Service.

In the Shadows!

Ghost Squadron off to a great start after Day 1 of Gainey Cup Best Scout competition. Keep it up Apoc!
04/25/2019

Ghost Squadron off to a great start after Day 1 of Gainey Cup Best Scout competition. Keep it up Apoc!

Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition
04/25/2019

Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition

Day 1 photos at Patton Hall and the firing range. Thanks 14th Cavalry Supply Room, Buffalo Soldiers, and Friends of the Blackhorse Association for passing along Cavalry heritage to the next generation at the 316th Cavalry Brigade, U.S. Army Armor School.

04/25/2019
Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition

Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition

We're LIVE at the 25 meter zero range. Continue to like and share our videos as the competition kicks off.
Scouts Out

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
04/25/2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Our #MountainWarriors continue to train for the upcoming Expert Infantryman Badge starting Monday. Get an inside look at the #EIB event here on FB, as well as Twitter and Instagram @1BCT10MTN.

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
04/25/2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Our #MountainWarriors continue to train for the upcoming Expert Infantryman Badge starting Monday. Get an inside look at the #EIB event here on FB, as well as Twitter and Instagram @1BCT10MTN.

3-71 CAV, A TRP, Representing At The Gainey Cup 2019! / 23 April 2019
04/23/2019

3-71 CAV, A TRP, Representing At The Gainey Cup 2019! / 23 April 2019

EIB Practice Lanes Are In Full Effect / 20 April 2019
04/20/2019

EIB Practice Lanes Are In Full Effect / 20 April 2019

SSG Conner, A TRP, Re-Enlistment in front of the Statue of Liberty / 17 April 2019
04/18/2019

SSG Conner, A TRP, Re-Enlistment in front of the Statue of Liberty / 17 April 2019

U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division
04/15/2019

U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division

Join us May 1st as the 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum community bids farewell to MG Walter Piatt and his family while welcoming MG Brian Mennes, our incoming Commanding General.

04/14/2019
Best Ranger Competition 2019 (Day 2)

Let’s keep rooting for our 3-71 CAV Soldiers currently going through this competition!

These are highlights of the 2nd day of the 2019 Best Ranger Competition that took place at Todd Field. These soldiers continue their journey facing a number ...

Keep pushing- only 28 teams remain and Ghost Squadron’s LT Ben Hoffman with 7th ENG LT Harbol are holding on strong.
04/13/2019

Keep pushing- only 28 teams remain and Ghost Squadron’s LT Ben Hoffman with 7th ENG LT Harbol are holding on strong.

2019 Best Ranger Competition Team Standings following Night Shoot which completes Night Stakes #BRC2019 #RLTW #WhoIsTheBestRanger

April 11th, 2019- Banshee Troop - 3/71 CAV  held their Change of Command ceremony. CPT Eric Dever relinquished command t...
04/12/2019

April 11th, 2019- Banshee Troop - 3/71 CAV held their Change of Command ceremony. CPT Eric Dever relinquished command to CPT Christopher Drew. CPT Dever will continue command as the HHT Commander later this month.

In the Shadows!

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
04/11/2019
1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

See all the Warrior Brigade highlights from Winter 2019 in our 5th edition of the “Mountain Warrior” quarterly newsletter! We roundup the best stories and photos from our seven Battalions and show what makes us the best BCT in the U.S. Army! U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) XVIII Airborne Corps

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
04/11/2019

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Here are your 1BCT #MountainWarriors who are vying for the title of Best Rangers in the Best Ranger Competition! We are rooting for you! Climb to glory! Follow the action here on FB, Twitter and Instagram @1BCT10MTN.
Team 12: Sgt Noah Gergle and 1LT Nathan Dow, 2-22IN
Team 14: 1LT Marcus Harbol, 7ENG and 1LT Benjamin Hoffman, 3-71CAV
Team 24: 1LT Lyle Regalado, 3-71CAV with 1LT Hayden Florence (25th ID)
10th Mountain Division U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) XVIII Airborne Corps 25th Infantry Division

Cheer on 1LT Regalado ((TM 24) and 1LT Hoffman (TM 14) as they represent the Ghost Squadron and the 10th Mountain Divisi...
04/11/2019

Cheer on 1LT Regalado ((TM 24) and 1LT Hoffman (TM 14) as they represent the Ghost Squadron and the 10th Mountain Division in this year’s Best Ranger Competition.

Rangers Lead the Way In the Shadows!

04/11/2019
Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition

Gainey Cup - Best Scout Squad Competition

25 Teams from five nations are coming to show the world that they are the very best in mounted and dismounted Scout skills. Continue to watch this page for all of the action as we take you live to every event of Gainey Cup 2019. If you haven't already, LIKE this page and turn on notifications.

Scouts Out!

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

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Excellence is honored at 1BCT, 10MTNDIV! From the Best Ranger Competition to the Hammer of Excellence, from the Chosin Competition to an Army Commendation Medal for a job well done. See the stories in our pictures! #ReadyNow
3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment "The Ghost Squadron" 3-6 FA 1BCT 10th Mountain Division 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment - Chosin

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

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Excellence is honored at 1BCT, 10MTNDIV! From the Best Ranger Competition to the Hammer of Excellence, from the Chosin Competition to an Army Commendation Medal for a job well done. See the stories in our pictures! #ReadyNow
3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment "The Ghost Squadron" 3-6 FA 1BCT 10th Mountain Division 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment - Chosin

Banshee Troop, Ghost Squadron
04/08/2019

Banshee Troop, Ghost Squadron

Banshee's own 1LT Lyle Regalado is competing in the upcoming Best Ranger Competition in Fort Benning, Georgia! He has been preparing for months and will finally get the opportunity to showcase his Ranger skills.

Follow along starting this Friday, and keep an eye out for Team 24!

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#KillQuietly

Photos from 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment     "The Ghost Squadron"'s post
04/07/2019

Photos from 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment "The Ghost Squadron"'s post

3-71 CAV Barn Dance / 06 April 2019
04/07/2019

3-71 CAV Barn Dance / 06 April 2019

Here’s the new address for the Barn Dance.  It will be held at the 1/10 CAB’s Hangar Building 20472 on Bagram Rd.  H...
04/06/2019

Here’s the new address for the Barn Dance. It will be held at the 1/10 CAB’s Hangar Building 20472 on Bagram Rd.

Head to Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield off of Great Bend Rd. Check in through the gate and continue driving straight. Go through the roundabout, staying on Munn’s Corner Rd., pass the Shoppette on your left. Take the next left on Bagram rd. Stay on the road and head towards the end. It’s Building number 20472 on your left. Parking is on the right.

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