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The Order of The Garter – A Cavalry Tradition

August 14, 2012

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The US Cavalry has many traditions that have been carried on for +/- 200 years. One of these traditions is the Wearing of the Garter by the wives of the Cavalry Trooper. At first the color of the ribbon on the garter was yellow. Since the original garter came out the colors of Red and […]

The Stetson and the Cav Patch

October 31, 2011

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The 1st Cavalry Division Patch: When the Army decided to form the 1st Cavalry Division it sent out a Directive requesting for people to submit a design for the Division’s Shoulder Insignia or Patch. It was a requirement that the Insignia conforms to three things. 1. It must be of only two colors. 2. It […]