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image by Tom Gregg, 14 January 1999
The Organizational Color of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. Like the colors of armor regiments and battalions, those for cavalry regiments and squadrons have a yellow field and fringe with scarlet inscriptions and scroll outlines. Squadrons of cavalry regiments have identical colors with the addition of a squadron numeral in the upper fly.
The 11th Armored Cav is a Regular Army unit. It is a separate brigade-sized formation with its own artillery, aviation and support units. These full armored cavalry regiments are attached to corps headquarters; separate armored cavalry squadrons form the recon/scout elements of armored and mechanized infantry divisions.
Tom Gregg, 14 January 1999