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89th Cavalry Unit Crest, Ready Now! (L&R)

Distiguished Unit crest, 89th Cavalry, Ready Now! (L&R) 2 pack 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment deployed to Germany in 1944. The unit saw little action during the War, but still had notable moments. 1st Squadron was patrolling near a town named Scherpenseel in Holland where they were ambushed by a German artillery unit. They were pinned down until SSG Briles laid down heavy machine gun fire. This suppressive fire resulted in multiple German casualties and surrenders . SSG Briles was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions.The next time that the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment had a notable deployment was in 2006 to Iraq. During this fifteen-month deployment, soldiers of the 1st Squadron killed and captured over 200 High-Value Targets (HVT). 1st Sqaudron also seized 57 major weapons caches, which helped their fight against the Iraqi Insurgency. 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment returned to Iraq in 2009. This deployment included training the Iraqi Police, incapacitating HVT's, and raiding known insurgence hideouts and weapon caches