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B Troop Cavalry Unit at Ft. Huachuca to host two events

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The public is invited to attend two events hosted by B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) in May. 

The first is a change of command ceremony.  It will happen on May 16 at 2 p.m. According to a recent release Navy Commander Troy Wilcox will relinquish command to Navy Lieutenant Commander Joshua Hengst. 

The second ceremony is May 22 at 2 p.m. and is a Calvary Riding School graduation ceremony.  Both events will be held at Brown Parade Field on Ft. Huachuca.

B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) unit is one of the most famous and decorated regiments in the U.S. Army, according to the release.  The unit was activated in 1855 and has continuously served from the Indian Wars to the Gulf War, in both war and peace.  The 4th Cavalry has been awarded 58 campaign streamers, three Presidential Unit Citations, three Valorous Unit Awards and the French Croix de Guerre with silver star for wartime service. 

B Troop was established by regulation and is funded by the Army, according to the release.  There is a zero manpower authorization and is staffed fully by volunteers.  Members represent reserves, active duty and retired personnel, as well as DoD civilians employed at Ft. Huachuca and military family members 18 and older. 

There is additionally a Ladies Auxiliary that supports B Troop, they participate in parades riding side saddle and wearing period costume, as the members of B Troop do.  They assist with horse care and training as well.  An artillery unit also supports B Troop, the operate the 1840 mountain howitzer at ceremonies and public events.

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