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506th airborne regiment

506th Airborne Regiment: Top 10 Cool Facts

While the title of this post may “throw you” slightly if you are familiar with the 506th, the fact is, they were an airborne regiment. But they were called a Parachute Infantry Regiment. So airborne… parachute… Same thing. I am going to provide you with 10 cool facts about the 506th Airborne Regiment. #1: The …

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Army Unit Sizes – An Overview Of The U.S. Army Organizational System

I have had people ask me what exactly is an Army Unit Platoon Battalion Brigade Regiment Etc… I will be the first to admit that question about Army Unit can be nerve racking to answer. Unless you can answer it from a civilian perspective, you will get the dumbfounded looks and when you actually try …

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10th Mountain Division – Campaigns & Decorations

I must say that I am going to enjoy writing all about the 10th Mountain Division. The 10th is a light infantry division that continues to defend our great country. I am going to take you through the various campaigns the 10th Mountain Division has participated in and the decorations they have received. Now there …

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3rd armored cavalry regiment

3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment – Campaigns & Decorations

The history behind the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment is amazing. The start came way back in 1845 when the Army saw a need for riflemen on horses. So the Regiment of Mounted Riflemen was authorized and they were formed at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Throughout the years, the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment has been defending and …

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