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Posted: 4/29/2011 3:21:04 AM EDT
Why don't we have any more Cav?
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 3:23:55 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Tony-Ri:
Why don't we have any more Cav?


Wat?

Link Posted: 4/29/2011 3:26:00 AM EDT
Originally Posted By R_Fury:
Originally Posted By Tony-Ri:
Why don't we have any more Cav?


Wat?



Link Posted: 4/29/2011 3:35:21 AM EDT








CAV-TV







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CAV-TV, also known as "Cavalier TV," is the official student news broadcast of the University of Virginia, Virginia, USA, which airs on the campus of the University of Virginia's College at Wise.








Link Posted: 4/29/2011 3:36:08 AM EDT
Calvary... You know, people in spiffy uniforms on horses?
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 3:37:49 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Tony-Ri:
Calvary... You know, people in spiffy uniforms on horses?


I know what Calvary is...once upon a time I was a Cav trooper, but some context would have helped.
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 3:38:04 AM EDT

Talking about the wedding, eh?
 




There is a Lancaster/Hurrican/Spitfire/Tornado/Typhoon flypast in about 50 minutes BTW.

Link Posted: 4/29/2011 3:39:39 AM EDT
This is NOT the Age Of Context.



It IS the Age Of WTFBBQ texting with thumbs.


Link Posted: 4/29/2011 3:40:32 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Dumpster_Baby:
This is NOT the Age Of Context.

It IS the Age Of WTFBBQ texting with thumbs.


I guess that I'm getting old.
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 3:45:02 AM EDT
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 3:53:16 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/29/2011 4:01:41 AM EDT by LARRYG]
Originally Posted By R_Fury:
Originally Posted By Tony-Ri:
Calvary... You know, people in spiffy uniforms on horses?


I know what Calvary is...once upon a time I was a Cav trooper, but some context would have helped.


That would be cavalry, not calvary.
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 3:56:04 AM EDT

For those that still don't get it. he is talking about the Household Cavalry that are present at the Royal Wedding today.
 




Link Posted: 4/29/2011 4:00:31 AM EDT
Originally Posted By LARRYG:
Originally Posted By R_Fury:
Originally Posted By Tony-Ri:
Calvary... You know, people in spiffy uniforms on horses?


I know what Calvary is...once upon a time I was a Cav trooper, but some context would have helped.


Wouldn't the guys on horses be cavalry.



Current units from wiki:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cavalry_%28United_States%29#Current_units

Active units:

   (number of active squadrons in brackets)

   1st Cavalry Division founded 1921, (Active)
   1st Cavalry Regiment (6), US Regiment of Dragoons founded 1832. Changed to the 1st Cavalry Regiment in 1861.
   2nd Cavalry Regiment (4), 2nd Regiment of Dragoons founded 1836. Changed from 2nd Dragoons to the 2nd Cavalry in 1861.
   3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment (3), Regiment of Mounted Riflemen founded 1846
   4th Cavalry Regiment (5), founded 1855
   5th Cavalry Regiment (2 squadron and 2 troops), formerly 2nd Cavalry Regiment formed 1855. Changed to 5th Cavalry in 1861
   6th Cavalry Regiment (3), founded 1861
   7th Cavalry Regiment (5), founded 1866
   8th Cavalry Regiment (4), founded 1866
   9th Cavalry Regiment (3), founded 1866
   10th Cavalry Regiment (3), (Buffalo Soldiers), founded July 28, 1866
   11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (2), founded February 2, 1901
   12th Cavalry Regiment (2), founded February 2, 1901
   13th Cavalry Regiment (2), founded 1901
   14th Cavalry Regiment (2), founded 1901
   15th Cavalry Regiment, founded 1901 US Army Training and Doctrine Command unit
   16th Cavalry Regiment, founded 1916 US Army Armor School
   17th Cavalry Regiment (5), founded 1916.
   32nd Cavalry Regiment (1)
   33rd Cavalry Regiment (1)
   40th Cavalry Regiment (1)
   61st Cavalry Regiment (2)
   71st Cavalry Regiment (2), reestablished in 2004
   73rd Cavalry Regiment (4)
   75th Cavalry Regiment (1)
   89th Cavalry Regiment (2)
   91st Cavalry Regiment (1)

Army National Guard:

   18th Cavalry Regiment, CA ARNG
   104th Cavalry Regiment, PA ARNG
   106th Cavalry Regiment, reestablished in 2006
   107th Cavalry Regiment, OH ARNG
   108th Cavalry Regiment, LA ARNG
   113th Cavalry Regiment, IA ARNG
   116th Cavalry Brigade, ID ARNG
   1-153th Cavalry Sq­ron, FL ARNG
   158th Cavalry Regiment, MD ARNG
   163rd Cavalry Regiment, MT ARNG
   278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, TN ARNG
   299th Cavalry Regiment, HI ARNG
   303rd Cavalry Regiment, WA ARNG
   1-152nd Cavalry Squadron, IN ARNG

So none of these count?
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 4:00:57 AM EDT
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 4:02:52 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/29/2011 4:06:17 AM EDT by LARRYG]
Originally Posted By R_Fury:
Originally Posted By LARRYG:
Originally Posted By R_Fury:
Originally Posted By Tony-Ri:
Calvary... You know, people in spiffy uniforms on horses?


I know what Calvary is...once upon a time I was a Cav trooper, but some context would have helped.


Wouldn't the guys on horses be cavalry.



Current units from wiki:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cavalry_%28United_States%29#Current_units

Active units:

   (number of active squadrons in brackets)

   1st Cavalry Division founded 1921, (Active)
   1st Cavalry Regiment (6), US Regiment of Dragoons founded 1832. Changed to the 1st Cavalry Regiment in 1861.
   2nd Cavalry Regiment (4), 2nd Regiment of Dragoons founded 1836. Changed from 2nd Dragoons to the 2nd Cavalry in 1861.
   3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment (3), Regiment of Mounted Riflemen founded 1846
   4th Cavalry Regiment (5), founded 1855
   5th Cavalry Regiment (2 squadron and 2 troops), formerly 2nd Cavalry Regiment formed 1855. Changed to 5th Cavalry in 1861
   6th Cavalry Regiment (3), founded 1861
   7th Cavalry Regiment (5), founded 1866
   8th Cavalry Regiment (4), founded 1866
   9th Cavalry Regiment (3), founded 1866
   10th Cavalry Regiment (3), (Buffalo Soldiers), founded July 28, 1866
   11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (2), founded February 2, 1901
   12th Cavalry Regiment (2), founded February 2, 1901
   13th Cavalry Regiment (2), founded 1901
   14th Cavalry Regiment (2), founded 1901
   15th Cavalry Regiment, founded 1901 US Army Training and Doctrine Command unit
   16th Cavalry Regiment, founded 1916 US Army Armor School
   17th Cavalry Regiment (5), founded 1916.
   32nd Cavalry Regiment (1)
   33rd Cavalry Regiment (1)
   40th Cavalry Regiment (1)
   61st Cavalry Regiment (2)
   71st Cavalry Regiment (2), reestablished in 2004
   73rd Cavalry Regiment (4)
   75th Cavalry Regiment (1)
   89th Cavalry Regiment (2)
   91st Cavalry Regiment (1)

Army National Guard:

   18th Cavalry Regiment, CA ARNG
   104th Cavalry Regiment, PA ARNG
   106th Cavalry Regiment, reestablished in 2006
   107th Cavalry Regiment, OH ARNG
   108th Cavalry Regiment, LA ARNG
   113th Cavalry Regiment, IA ARNG
   116th Cavalry Brigade, ID ARNG
   1-153th Cavalry Sq­ron, FL ARNG
   158th Cavalry Regiment, MD ARNG
   163rd Cavalry Regiment, MT ARNG
   278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, TN ARNG
   299th Cavalry Regiment, HI ARNG
   303rd Cavalry Regiment, WA ARNG
   1-152nd Cavalry Squadron, IN ARNG

So none of these count?


Well, those are cavalry units, not calvary.

You said:

I know what Calvary is
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 4:06:14 AM EDT



Originally Posted By Tony-Ri:


Calvary... You know, people in spiffy uniforms on horses?


Easter was last weekend.



 
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 4:07:10 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/29/2011 4:07:50 AM EDT by Harvster]





Originally Posted By Tony-Ri:



Calvary... You know, people in spiffy uniforms on horses?



So is it the men in uniform or the horses that do it for you?





 
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 5:35:42 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Harvster:

Originally Posted By Tony-Ri:
Calvary... You know, people in spiffy uniforms on horses?

So is it the men in uniform or the horses that do it for you?
 


Do you know how many CHC's (crazy horse chicks) are around here? Those spiffy uniformed gentlemen with funny accents riding horses are what they all must dream about nightly!
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 6:26:39 AM EDT



Originally Posted By Tony-Ri:



Originally Posted By Harvster:




Originally Posted By Tony-Ri:

Calvary... You know, people in spiffy uniforms on horses?


So is it the men in uniform or the horses that do it for you?

 




Do you know how many CHC's (crazy horse chicks) are around here? Those spiffy uniformed gentlemen with funny accents riding horses are what they all must dream about nightly!


DO they ride bareback?



 
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 7:12:48 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/29/2011 7:30:44 AM EDT by Snake_driver]
You know what they say?  "If you 'aint Cav., you 'aint shit!!!"  

ETA:
Former 1st Cav.
Former 17th Cav.
Link Posted: 4/29/2011 7:18:52 AM EDT
they got busted by the ATF..
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