Newly organized from remnants of the famous 2nd U.S. Cavalry from the Western frontier, the 5th U.S. Cavalry performed “a hard duty” at Gaines’ Mill. More »
Over half a million visitors per year come to the D.C. metro area to view the Corps’ proud 238-year history. More »
General Alvan C. Gillem led the hard-charging XIII Corps across the Rhine into the heart of Nazi Germany. More »
The audacious raid by Mexican guerrilla leader Pancho Villa, led President Woodrow Wilson to send a punitive expedition into Mexico. More »
On a Secret Mission of Great Importance to the War Effort, Andrew Rowan Carried a Message to Cuban General Calixto Garcia… More »
General Pershing called on the Curtiss Flying Jennies to Pursue Pancho Villa across Northern Mexico. More »
In a hail of bullets, Mexican revolutionary and outlaw Pancho Villa was shot by assassins in Parral on July 20, 1923, ending his bloody career… More »
Under the Punitive Expedition, American troops under General John J. Pershing pursued Pancho Villa across Mexico, albeit unsuccessfully. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.