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Members of the Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard, 1st Infantry Division, stand at the 50-yard line Oct. 30 at Arrowhead Head Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri. The CGMCG presented the colors during the national anthem as part of Salute to Service night prior to the Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos matchup. The CGMCG wore their doughboy uniforms as a way to recognize the division’s 100 years of continuous service and America’s first unit involved in World War I. More than 100 other uniformed service members participated during Salute to Service night hosted by the KC Chiefs.
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Sgt. Breahna Woods navigates a serpentine course with a saber as she rides Chico, a 14 year old American Quarter Horse, during a demonstration in Hays, Kansas, July 1.
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Capt. Jennifer Houle, incoming commander of the 1st Infantry Division Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard, thanks attendees during her remarks at the unit’s change of command ceremony on Fort Riley Oct. 13. Houle went through multiple interviews before being chosen for the position and spent time getting to know the unit and its mission before taking command. “I am honored and humbled to get the opportunity to take such a fine unit,” Houle said while attending the national cavalry competition with the unit last month. “I look forward to all of the exciting events that we’ll hopefully be attending next year.”
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Troopers of the 1st Infantry Division Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard prepare to fire pistols in tandem while jumping a hurdle during the U.S. Cavalry Association’s 2017 Annual Bivouac and National Cavalry Competition on Fort Reno, Oklahoma, Sept. 29.
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A Trooper of the 1st Infantry Division Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard races through a course during the U.S. Cavalry Association’s 2017 Annual Bivouac and National Cavalry Competition on Fort Reno, Oklahoma, Sept. 29.
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Sgt. Cecil Sanderson, Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard, 1st Infantry Division, brings his horse to a halt after completing his event-winning run during the Bolté Cup at the U.S. Cavalry Association’s 2017 Annual Bivouac and National Cavalry Competition, at Fort Reno, Oklahoma, Sept. 30. The Bolté Cup takes the top riders from a myriad of preceding competitions and challenges them with a collection of obstacles including jumping, rifle and pistol marksmanship, mounted saber and a simulated water crossing. Sanderson, who won the cup while pitted against a variety of other Soldier and civilian riders, went on to collect his trophy during an awards ceremony that evening and took the opportunity to credit both of his parents for his success. For the full story on the CGMCG’s success at the National Cavalry Competition, pick up next week’s issue of the 1st Infantry Division Post.
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Members of the Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard complete a group jump during a demonstration at Fall Apple Day Sept. 23.
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Staff Sgt. William Medlin, Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard, shoots a special balloon filled with blue powder to find out the sex of the child he and his wife are expecting during a demonstration at Fall Apple Day Sept. 23. The powder was blue to signify a boy.
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Members of the Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard perform saber drills during a performance for attendees of the Fall Apple Day festival Artillery Parade Sept. 23. Soldiers of CGMCG dress in period attire and use functioning replica sabers, pistols and rifles during their demonstrations.
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Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Snider, right, platoon sergeant riding Fox, and Sgt. Cecil Sanderson, senior rider riding Jim, use revolvers to shoot targets as they jump their horses of an obstacle as they demonstrate how cavalry Soldiers in the 1860s trained using weapons for combat on July 1 at the Fort Hays State University Rodeo Grounds in Hays, Kansas. Both Soldiers are members of the 1st Infantry Division Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard.
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Children pet the horse Chico following a cavalry demonstration by the 1st Infantry Division Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard at the Fort Hays State University Rodeo Grounds in Hays, Kansas, July 1. The CGMCG team invited spectators to pet the horses and ask team members questions following the demonstration that showed how cavalry Soldiers in the 1860s trained for combat.
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Staff Sgt. William Medlin, left, senior farrier riding Lookout, and Staff Sgt. Kory Owen, senior rider riding Saber, demonstrate how cavalry soldiers in the 1860s trained to use sabers for combat July 1 at the Fort Hays State University Rodeo Grounds in Hays, Kansas. Both Soldiers are members of the 1st Infantry Division Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard based out of Fort Riley.
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Brig. Gen. Patrick D. Frank, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley acting senior commander, thanks members of the 1st Inf. Div. Band for their support and performance during the ceremony commemorating U.S. involvement in World War I at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, April 6.
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Members of the 1st Infantry Division’s Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard, dressed in World War I “doughboy” uniforms, provided support to America’s national ceremony commemorating the centennial of the United States entry into World War I April 6 at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri.
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Members of the 1st Infantry Division’s Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard, dressed in World War I “doughboy” uniforms, provided support to America’s national ceremony commemorating the centennial of the United States entry into World War I April 6 at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri.
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The 1st Infantry Division Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard reproduced 1871-era wagon represents Fort Riley in the Inaugural Parade Jan. 20 for the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump.
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