The 113th Cavalry Regiment
is a cavalry regiment originating as an Iowa National Guard
unit with history tracing back to the 19th century Indian Wars
. It was heavily involved in fighting during World War II
against German forces in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany from June 1944 - May 1945. It remains an active duty unit of the Iowa National Guard
, currently serving in Iraq
. There are 3 troops that comprise the 1/113th cavalry. A and B troops drill out of Camp Dodge Iowa; and C troop which is out of Lemars Iowa. C troop returned from Iraq in October 2006. A troop is deploying in June 2007.