The legendary U.S. actor visited a no less famous Army’s Ironhorse Brigade on Tuesday.
Chuck Norris together with the camera crew visited the base of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, officially called Ironhorse Brigade.
The U.S. Army’s Ironhorse Brigade announced on its Facebook account that the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (2-8 CAV), 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division (1st ABCT, 1st CD) had the amazing opportunity to host Chuck Norris for an up close and personal look at the M1A2 “Abrams” main battle tank.
Soldiers with the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division wrote in response to Ironhorse Brigade’s post: “Yes this actually happened today!!! Chuck Norris is now an Honorary Stallion Spur Holder. Don’t want to catch a roundhouse to the face with those on!”
It is reported that the legendary actor is hosting a documentary series that will be broadcasted sometime in July of this year and Abrams tank will be one of the heroes of the episode. The Abrams main battle tank, manufactured by General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS), continues to be a top tank choice for the U.S. Army, National Guard and Marine Corps, as well as several U.S. allies, because it provides a proven, unrivaled and decisive edge in combat.
“He is hosting a documentary series that will be broadcasted sometime in July of this year. Stay tuned to find out when and what network to watch your IronРorse troopers,” said in the post.
Chuck Norris (real name Carlos Ray Norris) is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter. After serving in the United States Air Force, he competed as a martial artist, won many championships, and he has since founded his own school of fighting, Chun Kuk Do. Norris is a black belt in Tang Soo Do, Brazilian jiu jitsu and Judo.
Norris appeared in a number of action films, such as Way of the Dragon (in which he starred alongside Bruce Lee), Good Guys Wear Black, The Octagon, Lone Wolf McQuade, Code of Silence, The Delta Force, and Missing in Action 1, 2, & 3. He was The Cannon Group’s leading star in the 1980s. He played the title role in the television series Walker, Texas Ranger from 1993 until 2001.