The 1900s at Ft. Huachuca
Capt. Charles Young was with them when they were in the Philippines. Later he joined the 10th.
1933 - Assigned to 3rd Cavalry division
1940 - Assigned to 2nd Cavalry division
1944 - Inactivated in March in North Africa
1950 - Re-designated as 509th Tank Battalion in October activated at Camp Polk, Louisiana by November
1956 - Inactivated at Fort Knox, Kentucky in April
1957 - Reorganized and redesignated in December as 9th Cavalry, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System.
Its Squadrons were:
- First Squadron (1st Cavalry Division)
- Second Squadron (24th Infantry Division)
- Troop C (157th Infantry Brigade)
- Fourth Squadron (6th Infantry Division)
- Troop E (Non Divisional)
This group had a variety of experiences that ranged from duty in the desert of Arizona to the Spanish-American war, in the Philippines to later encounters in World War II, the Korean war and Vietnam. Numerous decorations were awarded this group.*
*Mary L. Stubbs and S.R.Conner. Armor-Cavalry part I: Regular Army and Army reserve. (Washington D.C.: Office of the chief of Military History, U.S. Army, 1969), PP. 191-201.