First Infantry Division / 1st Division
"The Big Red One"
World War I
World War II
Algeria-French Morocco (with arrowhead)
Sicily (with arrowhead)
Normandy (with arrowhead)
Counteroffensive, Phase II
Counteroffensive, Phase III
Counteroffensive, Phase IV
Counteroffensive, Phase V
Counteroffensive, Phase VI
Defense of Saudi Arabia
Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1968
Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA
Army Superior Unit Award for 1997
French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for KASSERINE
French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for NORMANDY
French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere
Belgian Fourragere 1940
Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at MONS
Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at EUPEN-MALMEDY
Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm for VIETNAM 1965-1968
Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1965-1970
May 24, 1917
1st Infantry Division consists of the following elements:
* Division Special Troops Battalion
* 1st Brigade Combat Team (Heavy) "Devil Brigade"
o 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion
o 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment "Pale Riders"
o 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment "Dreadnaughts"
o 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment
o 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment
o 101st Brigade Support Battalion
* 2nd Brigade Combat Team (Heavy) "Dagger Brigade"
o 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion "Griffins"
o 5th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
o 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment "Dragons"
o 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment Vanguards
o 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment First Lightning
o 299th Brigade Support Battalion Lifeline
* 3rd Brigade Combat Team (Infantry) "Duke Brigade" at Fort Knox, Kentucky
o 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion
o 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
o 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment
o 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment
o 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment
o 201st Brigade Support Battalion
* 4th Brigade Combat Team (Infantry) "Dragon Brigade"
o 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion
o 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
o 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment
o 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment
o 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment
o 701st Brigade Support Battalion
* Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division "Demon Brigade"
o Headquarters and Headquarters Company
o 1st Battalion (Attack), 1st Aviation Regiment with 24 AH-64D Apache Longbow
o 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment with 24 OH-58 Kiowa
o 2nd Battalion (General Support), 1st Aviation Regiment with 8 UH-60L/M Black Hawk, 10 CH-47D Chinook and 10 HH-60L/M Pave Hawk
o 3rd Battalion (Assault), 1st Aviation Regiment with 30 UH-60L/M Black Hawk
o 601st Aviation Support Battalion
The division is supported by the 1st Sustainment Brigade at Fort Riley.
Source : US Army / Wikipédia.
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