Staff Ride Resources

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Battle of Beecher Island, Colorado (1868) Staff Ride Handbook


The Beecher Island Staff Ride and Battlefield Tour

The Beecher Island Staff Ride and Battlefield Tour

By Major James K. Earls III, US Army, Retired

34 Pages

From 17-19 September 1868, the Cheyenne and Sioux achieved a costly victory against a small group of Army Scouts at the Battle of Beecher Island. It was a small fight, yet the battle significantly affected future Plains Indian warfare. The Cheyenne and their allies would rarely again attempt direct assaults against disciplined firepower. The battlefield is located approximately 16 miles south of Wray, Colorado. Major James K. Earls III, US Army (Retired) developed the staff ride for the 4th Infantry Museum.

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Battle of the Bridges, Kuwait (1990) Staff Ride Materials

The Battle of the Bridges occurred in August 1990 when Iraq invaded Kuwait, taking place just west of the town of Jahra. CW3 Benjamin Lewis shared the products that his unit used to conduct this one-day staff ride while deployed.

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TFS Staff Ride MOI | TFS Staff Ride | TFS Strip Map | Kuwaiti Staff Ride Read Ahead | Conversational Arabic | TFS Staff Ride IPR | Zip File With All Available Downloads

The Battle of Big Dry Wash Staff Ride Materials

The Battle of the Big Dry Wash was the last major battle between the US Army and Apache warriors in Arizona. The battlefield is located approximately two hours south of Winslow in the Coconino National Forest. Mr. Nathan Hoepner, a contract instructor with Northern Arizona University’s Army ROTC program, sent us extensive files from the Lumberjack Battalion’s staff ride.

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Spring 2020 Staff Ride Instructions | Apache Last Stand in Arizona | Battle of Big Dry Wash | Preliminary Study Briefs | Stand Slides | Staff Ride Timeline | Zip File With All Available Downloads