4th Squadron, 73rd Cavlary Regiment
In 2006 the 82nd Airborne Division began transformation to the US Army's new modular force structure. As a result all 3 existing Brigades and the newly activated 4th Brigade Combat Team all gained Cavalry Squadrons, an integral element of the Modular Brigade. 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division recieved the activated 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment.
In 2007 4-73rd Cavalry deployed along with other elements of the 82nd Airborne's newly activated 4th Brigade Combat Team, to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The unit continued to operate in that country into 2008.
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