3rd Cavalry Regiment News Releases
May 4, 2016
FORT HOOD, Texas – The lights dimmed. The crowd became silent. One single spotlight shone brightly, illuminating the actors on the stage.
As the audience watched the actors dance to music, a male’s voice overpowered the music setting the scene for the skit. The scene: a 19-year-old female Soldier, who recently arrived to her new unit, was invited to a club by fellow Soldiers within the unit.
A scene not too out of the ordinary. Until, she was encouraged to drink alcoholic beverages.
May 3, 2016
FORT HOOD, Texas – An up-armored vehicle crept along a soggy pathway spewing mud as it traveled. Suddenly, a target appeared a few hundred feet from the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle.
Boom. Boom. Boom. Simulated ammunition was fired at the target. The wooden silhouetted-target fell behind a small hill, which it originated from.
April 26, 2016
FORT HOOD, Texas – Losing your first tooth. Learning how to ride a bike. Driving a car. Those milestones may be similar for most people, however, military children may have to endure unique milestones of their own.
In 1986, the Department of Defense designated April as the Month of the Military Child to highlight the sacrifices and unique milestones of the military community’s youngest members.
April 19, 2016
April 12, 2016
April 5, 2016
March 29, 2016
This article is the second story in a two-part series illustrating the roles women have in the military: Part 2 focuses on Pvt. Lashonda Ivy, one of the Army’s first female combat engineers.
FORT HOOD, Texas – As the sunrise kissed the once dark skies with warm, orange and red hues, an 18-year-old female Soldier climbed the steep mountain, shaking off the chill of the cold, desert air.
March 23, 2016
This article is the first in a two-part series illustrating the roles women have in the military: Part 1 focuses on Lt. Col Lynn Ray, the first commander of the newly stood-up Regimental Engineer Squadron.
FORT HOOD, Texas – A role model is often described as someone who radiates confidence, is highly successful and sets the example for others to emulate.
October 21, 2015
M1 Abrams/ M3 Cav Fighting Vehicle