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Cavalry Scouts: the Eyes and Ears of the Army


Last updated 9/13/2022 at 3:07pm

Pfc. Samuel Brandon

Soldiers from the 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, gather for a group photo on Aug. 25 at Fort Carson. The Soldiers were out in the field to participate in a platoon training exercise.

The Red and White Platoons from the Coldblood Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conducted a platoon Situational Training Exercise (STX) from Aug. 24-Aug. 26 on Fort Carson.

Red and White Platoons were the last platoons from 3-61 Cavalry Regiment to partake in the field exercise, which was designed to practice night-operation maneuvers and the proper usage of Night Observation Devices (NODs).

"Everything's easier in the day, but the way Cavalry Scouts work is we rest in the day, and move at night," Cpl. Jaylen Hundon, a Soldie...

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