The mobile division of the United States Army. In the early days of the US Army it included horses, buggies and later on motorized vehicles. During WWII was fully converted to motorized vehicles ie. tanks, apc's, troop carriers and support. In 1968 the cavalry's last horse died fully making it mechanized. The US Cavalry lead the ground assault into Iraq during Operation Desert Storm, Operation Uraqi Freedom.
by Jimi Fox February 20, 2006