FORT HOOD, Texas -- The 1st Cavalry Division will host a redeployment and 'uncasing of the colors' ceremony for 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, and 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, both with 4th Brigade Combat Team "Long Knife", 1st Cavalry Division, at Cooper Field here at approximately 8:35 p.m., Tuesday, July 30.
Lt. Col. Monte Rone, commander, 2-12 Cav, and Command Sgt. Maj. James Gandy, command sergeant major, 2-12 Cav., will uncase their battalion's colors
Lt. Col William Johnson, commander, 5-82 FA, and Command Sgt. Major Lawrence Maynard, command sergeant major, 5-82, will uncase their battalion's colors.
The uncasing of the colors symbolizes the official end of their tour.
The Soldiers are returning after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. (click here for the minority report)