U.S. Soldier with the 1st Cavalry, Vietnam, March 4, 1966. The 1st Cavalry Division ("First Team") is one of the most decorated combat divisions of the United States Army. It is based at Fort Hood, Texas.
Clifford Chester Sims, a Staff Sergeant in Vietnam, and Medal of Honor recipient. Sims was honored for "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty." He threw himself on a triggered booby-trap device, taking the entire blast to save his squad.