'Currahee' Cavalry soldiers receive gold spurs

Posted by  kelliloar  Oct 15, 2013

'Currahee' Cavalry soldiers receive gold spurs

October 15, 2013 at 11:21 AM

A cavalry squadron honored the combat service of its troopers in a ceremony in Afghanistan, and in a nod to its history, horses were there to add emphasis.

"Today we took a little time out of our schedule to honor traditions of the past and award the gold spurs to all of the troopers in 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment," said Lt. Col. Thomas T. Sutton, squadron commander of 1-61 Cavalry, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

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